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Microsoft Edge Tips

Learn more about Microsoft Edge
BY - JANUARY 20, 2018

Are you keeping an eye on Microsoft Edge's latest features? Check out the Microsoft Edge Tips page, with guides to new Edge features, customizations and plugins.

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Windows 10 Tips - Night light

Get a better sleep by using Windows 10's Night light
BY - JANUARY 7, 2018

Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you suffer from the occasional eye ache or eye strain after using your PC for long periods of time? Try using Windows 10's Night light.

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Tools for Windows 10

Some useful tools for Windows 10. What tools do you recommend?
BY - JANUARY 5, 2018 (UPDATED)

Have you tried these tools for Windows 10? These useful free tools can help your Windows device, or help you know more about your Windows device. Let me know what tools for Windows 10 you recommend.

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Windows 10 Tips for Beginners

Windows 10 tips stemming from questions asked by beginners
BY - JANUARY 2, 2018 (UPDATED)

Are you new to Windows 10 or Windows in general? Here are some Windows 10 tips for Windows beginners. They stem from questions asked when sitting down for the first time with Windows 10 beginners.

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Windows 10 Tips - Emoji

How to type Emoji in Windows 10
BY - JANUARY 1, 2018 (UPDATED)

Did you know that Windows 10 has an easy access emoji panel? Can you never get enough of hearts, poop, and smiley faces? Here's a quick how-to guide to typing emoji in Windows 10.

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Last Week to Upgrade to Windows 10 for FREE

Microsoft will end the Windows 10 free upgrade offer for Assistive Technology users
BY - DECEMBER 25, 2017

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 yet? Did you know you can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free? If you'd like to treat yourself this holiday season, there's only one week left before the offer ends.

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Web Browsers for Windows

Basically all of the main web browsers for Windows
BY - DECEMBER 20, 2017 (UPDATED)

Have you tried these web browsers? Whether you want speed, privacy, security, color, clean lines, straight edges, round curvy tabs, add-ons or developer tools, the web browser you're looking for should be here.

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Puffin Browser Released for Windows

Is your web browser faster?
BY - DECEMBER 20, 2017

Unknown to many, but proven on Android and iOS, Puffin Browser has been released for Windows, and it's fast!

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Tech Accessibility

Learning about accessibility progress in the tech world
BY - DECEMBER 16, 2017 (UPDATED)

Are you curious about accessibility progress and improvements in the tech world? Do you have any accessibility devices, tools, software or tips and tricks you recommend for others?

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Audio Players for Windows

The original and most popular audio players for Windows
BY - DECEMBER 16, 2017 (UPDATED)

Are you looking for a fresh new audio player for Windows? Are you curious about popular audio players people are using? So many long-term users continue to use these original audio players for Windows, from the old-school classic Winamp to the impressive AIMP.

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Farewell Cakewalk Sonar

The end of Cakewalk Sonar? Plus Petition
BY - DECEMBER 9, 2017

Cakewalk customers were shocked to hear that their favorite Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), Cakewalk Sonar, is going to be discontinued along with the company, after 30 years of being in the digital audio industry. Is it really the end? Sign a petition here.

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Free Security Apps for Windows

The most popular Free security apps for Windows
BY - DECEMBER 11, 2017 (UPDATED)

Is your Windows security enough? Many Windows 10 & Windows 8 users use the built-in Windows Defender. If you'd like to try a different security app for Windows, here are the more popular FREE ones.

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Classic Shell for Windows 10 goes Open Source

One of the original free Start Menu alternatives for Windows
BY - DECEMBER 9, 2017

After 8 years, the popular free Windows Start Menu Classic Shell for Windows has ended official development and gone Open Source.

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Start Menus for Windows

The best and most popular 3rd-party Start Menus for Windows
BY - DECEMBER 4, 2017 (UPDATED)

Do you want to change your Start Menu? Do you want to try a Start Menu that looks like Windows 7? Here are the most popular 3rd-party Start Menus for Windows.

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Windows 10 Maintenance

Using only the built-in Windows 10 maintenance tools
BY - DECEMBER 3, 2017 (UPDATED)

Is your Windows 10 device optimized? Is it as clean and fresh as it can be? Here are the Windows 10 maintenance tips using only the built-in Windows 10 maintenance tools and settings.

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Firefox Quantum released by Mozilla

Have you tried the latest and fastest version of Firefox?
BY - NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Twice as fast as before, Cleaner UI, 30% less memory than Chrome, Firefox Quantum is the latest version of Firefox and it's back with a vengeance!..

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Second Opinion Anti-Malware

The main contenders in the second opinion Anti-Malware race
BY - NOVEMBER 5, 2017 (UPDATED)

Do you need a second opinion anti-malware app for Windows? Is your security blocking undesirable websites and connections in real time? Some second opinion anti-malware apps can be better than security suites at finding and removing malware. Here are the more popular second opinion anti-malware apps for Windows.

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What's New in Windows 10?

Here's what's inside the box when you switch to Windows 10
BY - JANUARY 2, 2018 (UPDATED)

Are you thinking about switching to Windows 10? Are you worried about a different desktop experience or new things you might have to learn? Here are some of the things you can expect to find when trying Windows 10 for the first time.

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Microsoft Edge and other UWP apps have a full-screen mode which most people didn't know

Do you know how to make Microsoft Edge full screen?
BY - APRIL 19, 2017

Many people were unaware that Microsoft Edge and other UWP apps have a full-screen mode. Do you know how to make Edge go full screen?

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Free Office Suites for Windows

The full office experience at no cost at all
BY - FEBRUARY 20, 2017 (UPDATED)

Do you want a new Windows office suite, but you can't really justify spending money? Say no more. You can still get a great full office experience with these popular FREE office suites for Windows.

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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Useful keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflow
BY - APRIL 16, 2017 (UPDATED)

Is there a keyboard shortcut for what you need? Can I make life easier in Windows by learning a few keyboard shortcuts? Here are many useful keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.

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Character Map (£$¥¢©)

How to type special characters within Windows
BY - NOVEMBER 30, 2016

How do I type special characters? How do I type a pound sign? I can't see them on the keyboard, so where are they? Here is where to find and how to type special characters in Windows.

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Microsoft Safety Scanner

How to use Microsoft Safety Scanner
BY - OCTOBER 22, 2017

Did you know that Microsoft has an app called Microsoft Safety Scanner? Microsoft Safety Scanner is possibly a replacement for the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here's how to download and use this almost identical security app.

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Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

How to use Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
BY - SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 (UPDATED)

Have you heard of Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool? Every month Windows Update downloads and scans for Malware with the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here's how to run it manually.

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Computer Maintenance

For Windows + including free 3rd-party maintenance apps
BY - AUGUST 19, 2016 (UPDATED)

Why is my computer slow? How can I make it feel like new? Can I free up disc space? Here are some computer maintenance tips to help you clean up your Windows PC. They also include the use of free 3rd-party apps.

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Cortana

How to use Cortana in Windows 10
BY - APRIL 16, 2017 (UPDATED)

What is Cortana? Do I really need Cortana? Can I really benefit from talking to my Windows 10 device? Cortana is the interactive personal assistant built into Windows 10. Here are an introduction and video of Cortana in use.

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My Computer

Which parts would you replace first and why?
BY - AUGUST 19, 2016 (UPDATED)

How often do you upgrade your computer? It's probably time for me to upgrade my PC, but do I really need to? Would you upgrade this PC for any reason? Which parts would you replace first, or would you build a new one?


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HTC Desire HD ROMs

(Most of the ROMs for the HTC Desire HD.)
BY - MARCH 12, 2017 (UPDATED)




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