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How to set up a wireless router

These tips will make your wireless router installation even easier.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Windows 10 makes it easy to download and use an ISO file to reinstall the operating system. We’ll show you how to do it.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to install Windows 10 on a USB drive with Microsoft's Media Creation Tool

Microsoft's Media Creation Tool offers an easy way to create a USB drive to install Windows 10.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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How to save Windows Spotlight images to your PC in a few clicks

The Windows 10 app SpotBright lets you save Windows Spotlight images to your PC.

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How to take screenshots in Windows 10

Taking screenshots in Windows 10 is easy if you know the right keyboard shortcuts.

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How to get past Windows Defender SmartScreen in Windows 10

The SmartScreen filter in Windows 10 can sometimes stop you from downloading the app you want. Here's how to get past it, and why sometimes you should think twice before doing so.

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What to do if Windows 10 Control Panel disappears from the WinX power user menu

If Microsoft removed the Control Panel option from your WinX menu, here's how to get it back.

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How to use your Windows 10 PC as a mobile hotspot

Even your PC can share its Internet connection with other devices when necessary.

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How to activate Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update

Game Mode is a great choice for budget gamers or anyone else who needs to dedicate as many system resources as possible to their game.

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How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature that lets you turn off your Wi-Fi, and then turn it back on automatically after a set time period.

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How to find the Windows 10 Creators Update's hidden desktop themes

The Windows Store has nearly 175 desktop themes for Windows 10 Creators Update users, but don't start by opening the Store to find them.

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How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Browsers can supply your location when you permit it. If you have no plans of ever permitting it here's how to turn that feature off.

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Set your power button to turn off all your PC's displays in the Creators Update

Windows 10 has new Power Options setting in the Control Panel.

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Windows 10 Privacy: How to disable the Location features

Windows 10’s Creators Update makes it easier to disable location tracking and also erase location history.

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How to create a single-column Start menu in the Windows 10 Creators Update

There's a new setting in the Creators Update that lets you simplify the Start menu.

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How to defer future updates in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update makes it much easier to delay feature and security updates than previous versions of Windows 10.