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Cortana isn't all about calendar appointments, reminders, and jokes. Microsoft's digital assistant is capable of all sorts of tricks.
Classic Shell let's you replace Windows 10's Start menu with that of Windows 7, or even Windows XP.
Windows 10 makes it easy to start fresh by letting you reset the operating system and remove everything. We’ll show you how to find and start this feature.
A little app called Share Via Clipboard takes the frustration out of copying links or other content from Windows Store apps.
Microsoft's pushing Windows 10 onto Windows 7 and 8 PCs even if you didn't consent to it. Here's how to get your computer back to normal.
Windows 10 comes with a contacts app, but it's not entirely clear what you can do with it
Pressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.
The OneDrive Windows Store app for Windows 10 makes viewing offloaded files easier.
You have two new ways to uninstall programs in Windows 10. We’ll show you how it works.
You may think there's free space in these hidden drive partitions, but think twice before messing with anything in these locations. We use a third-party disk utility to find out what's really in them.
The File History feature lets you set up an external drive to back up your files automatically. You don’t need any extra software, and it’s very customizable.
Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.
You can dual-boot old and new operating systems, but if you upgraded to Windows 10, your old Windows 7 is gone. Here's how to start over.
Malware is designed to stay put. You should be able to get rid of the malicious code with these steps.
Your Windows PC came with one or two partitions you're not supposed to touch, and upgrading to a new Windows version just creates more. You might be able to get back a little storage space, if you tread carefully.
OneNote becomes even more powerful at organizing your life when its connected to the right add-ins and services.
Ugh, the Windows Store. Some days you just want to forget it exists. Here are three quick fixes for when the Windows store is not working.
Windows 10 notifications going by too fast? Here's how to slow them down.
On Wednesday, Microsoft released a version of its operating system that lets users try out Linux on Windows 10. Here's how to get it set up.
Say you're just not feeling Windows 10's Live Tiles, it's possible to banish them from the Start menu for a minimalist vibe.
Now that the Start Menu's back, make it your own. We'll show you how to customize what's listed at the left, how Live Tiles show on the right, and more.
The account you log onto in Windows 10 is probably connected to Microsoft. Here's why you might (and might not) want to change that and how to do it.