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How to turn off Windows Defender's enhanced notifications in Windows 10

Windows Defender in the Anniversary Update loves to tell you what it's doing. Here's how to stop that.

Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key

Goodbye, product key; hello, digital license. Learn more about the changes here.

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How to remove your login password from Windows 10

Sure, you can remove your password from your Windows 10 PC, as long as it's in a very safe place. Here's how.

Install Windows 10 with privacy settings

The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.

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A beginner's guide to BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool

Here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.

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How to make sure you're using the latest version of LastPass for Firefox

LastPass just patched a major security flaw that allowed an attacker to remotely compromise an account. Here's how to make sure you're not vulnerable.