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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.

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How to enable Windows Sonic virtual surround sound in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update's built-in Windows Sonic spatial sound feature is supposed to improve your headphone audio experience

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How to use Night Light in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update brings a built-in way to adjust your screen's color temperature and make it easier to sleep after a late-night computer session.

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Windows 10 Privacy in the Creators Update

Windows 10 privacy settings are easier to find and use in the Creators Update. But there's a difference between getting more control and getting more privacy.

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How to use Start menu folders in the Creators Update

Start menu folders have arrived on Windows 10 to pack more apps into a smaller space.

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How to free up storage space automatically with Storage Sense in the Creators Update

The Storage Sense feature in the Creators Update automatically dumps the contents of your Recycle bin and temporary folders.

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How to prevent installation of apps from outside the Windows Store

A new feature in the Windows 10 Creators Update helps you keep third-party apps off a PC.

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How to reclaim file permissions and ownership in Windows

Malware or network issues can sometimes change file permissions or disown you. If you're getting a "you don't have permissions" error, here's how to fix it.

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How to remove or change the signature in Windows 10 Mail

WIndows 10's Mail app includes a "sent from Windows 10 Mail" signature by default. Here's how to change that or remove it.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 4: How to keep your iPad and iPhone in the mix

Incorporating your iPhone and iPad into your new life with Windows is easy.

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How to have Windows re-open active windows and programs on reboot

Jackie P. wanted to be able to reboot her PC and have it automatically open whatever was open when she closed it. Though the solution isn't perfect, it's close!

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How to re-enable delete confirmation for Sticky Notes

In Sticky Notes once you click "don't ask me again" it won't, so here's how to fix it.

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Windows 10's native Beam support makes PC game streaming dead simple

The Windows 10 Creators update offers native support for PC game broadcasting, using Microsoft's Beam service. What it lacks in users and features, it makes up for in sheer ease of use.

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How to install Windows on an external drive

If you install Windows to an external drive, USB 3.1 can make it almost as fast as an internal drive.

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How to use Process Explorer, Microsoft's free, supercharged Task Manager alternative

Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.

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4 of the best Windows 10 app launchers for increasing your productivity

Add one of these to your desktop to more quickly open programs, find important files, search the web, and more.