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3 Windows settings you can change to improve PC security

Here are three easy ways to improve PC security while also protecting your files and system information from bad actors.

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Here’s everything Microsoft is removing from Windows 11

Microsoft just announced Windows 11, but alongside all of the new updates, also shared details on features that will be deprecated or removed.

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Beware! Nasty Windows 10 bug can corrupt your hard drive — and it's super easy to trigger

Security researchers have warned about a Windows 10 bug that can cause major damage to your hard drive, and all it takes is to look at a folder it's hiding in.

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Windows 7: A year after the end-of-support deadline, millions choose not to upgrade

Microsoft officially ended support for its one-time flagship operating system, Windows 7, at the start of 2020. As the year draws to a close, I ran the numbers to see how many PCs are still running this unsupported OS. Spoiler: It's a big number,

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26 great apps for your new 2020 Windows PC

If you’re switching to Windows for the first time or you just want to step up your Microsoft Store game, these are some of the best apps to consider.

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The 10 best apps for your new Windows PC

Anyone who has used Windows through more than one version knows that, no matter how many utilities Microsoft adds to its operating system, there are always apps and utilities that will enhance your use.

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Update Warning Issued For Millions Of Microsoft Windows 10 Users

Microsoft's Windows 10 problems continue with a warning every user needs to know about...

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Microsoft Issues Serious Windows 10 Update Warning

Microsoft has issued a new warning to Windows 10 owners about a serious update problem...

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Windows 10 2020 Update Is Available For Insiders Who Skip Ahead | Digital Trends

An update to Windows 10 that won't be released to the wider user base until 2020 is now available for testing even though the late-2019 update hasn't been released to Windows Insiders yet. It reportedly requires a longer lead time for testing, which may h

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Getting Windows 10 updated doesn't have to be so painful

If you're trying to get your system patched up to the latest version but find your Windows 10 update isn't working, don't despair. While you do need to do a little troubleshooting, it's not as complicated as you might think. Here, we&#

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Goodbye old friend: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in one year

It’s not surprising to see PC users running an old version of Windows. Whether they refuse to switch to Windows 10’s service model or their IT department is lazy, it’s still pretty common to see PC’s running Windows 7. It might be a good time to m

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update: the 10 best new features

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update is being made available to existing machines today. All you have to do is visit Windows Update to manually trigger this latest update, or wait...

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ProBeat: Windows is dead. Long live Windows | VentureBeat

Terry Myerson is out. Microsoft lists his full title as “executive vice president and the former leader of the Windows and Devices Group (WDG).” Yes, Microsoft needs shorter titles. In short, the chief of Windows is leaving the company after 21 years.

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Windows 10's new 'Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday’s build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Perform

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How to whip annoying Windows Updates into submission – BGR

Microsoft really really wants you to have the most up-to-date version of Windows available. There are some great reasons for this, including timely security updates and patches that prevent bad actors from exploiting known holes, but it always seems like

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The recent Windows 10 update is breaking webcams

It won’t support two encoding processes and fixes aren’t coming until September.

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Microsoft readies Windows 10 update, answers critics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has a birthday present for Windows 10 users: more capabilities for its Cortana digital assistant and new ways to ditch passwords.

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I installed Windows 95 on my Apple Watch — Tendigi Insights

With a 520 MHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage, the Apple Watch packs a lot of computing horsepowe…

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Google finally cutting off Chrome updates on Windows XP and Vista | PCWorld

Google announced Tuesday that it will finally stop providing updates to users of Microsoft's nearly geriatric, insecure operating system.

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Microsoft: Windows 95 launch was a $300 million 90s spectacle | BGR

20 years ago today, Microsoft launched Windows 95 and forever changed the way people across the world use computers. While Apple enthusiasts will be quick to tell you that many of the more well-received Windows 95 features had long been available on the

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Windows 10 Upgrade: First 5 things to do after Windows 10 download | BGR

Windows users, it's time to breathe a collective sigh of relief. After what seemed like an eternity trapped in the clutches of Windows 8, Microsoft's latest and greatest operating system is finally here to save us. Tech bloggers the world over have sung W

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Worst Allergy Mistakes - Health.com

View All: How to prevent and reduce allergy symptoms when pollen and outdoor allergens are making life miserable.

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Leaked Office for Mac 2015 screenshots look just like the Windows version | The Verge

Microsoft’s next version of Outlook for Mac appeared earlier this week in leaked screenshots, and now we’re starting to see even more applications that are part of Office for Mac 2015. Chinese site...

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The Most 90s Thing That Could Ever Exist

The zeitgeist summed perfectly in one technological artifact, which is a VHS tape promoting Windows 95, starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.

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Security flaw puts all Internet Explorer users at risk, exposes Windows XP

If you're still using a 12-year-old operating system, a new security flaw discovered in Internet Explorer should cause you quite a bit of consternation. Microsoft published a security advisory...

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How to Take a Screenshot in Microsoft Windows

If you've got a problem with a program in Windows, you may be wondering how to show someone the errors you're receiving. Luckily, taking a screenshot of your current display is just a quick keystroke away. Follow this guide to take a...