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Windows 10

How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11

Find out if your PC is ready for the brave new world of Windows 11 with this guide.
5 Sep 2022
How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10

Are you missing Windows 10? Here’s how to get it back if you’re regretting your Windows 11 upgrade
5 Sep 2022
How to move the Start Menu in Windows 11 to where it belongs
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Microsoft Windows

How to move the Start Menu in Windows 11 to where it belongs

…and other tips to make Windows 11 feel like Windows 10
5 Sep 2022
How to turn on Bluetooth for Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to turn on Bluetooth for Windows 10

A step by step guide to turning on Bluetooth in Windows 10 and easily connect your keyboard, mouse, headphones, or printer
24 Aug 2022
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
28 Jul 2022
How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data
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Microsoft Windows

How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data

Reinstalling Windows 10 can wipe your system clean; here’s how to keep your files intact
18 Jul 2022
How to make a printer shortcut in Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to make a printer shortcut in Windows 10

Quickly checking printer settings and the print tray just got a bit easier with these simple steps
18 Jul 2022
Command Prompt Windows 10: What is it and how does it work?
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Microsoft Windows

Command Prompt Windows 10: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
15 Jul 2022
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks to help you solve Windows 10 upgrade problems, for everything from freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
15 Jul 2022
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
22 Jun 2022
Best business laptops 2022: Acer, Asus, Dell and more
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Laptops

Best business laptops 2022: Acer, Asus, Dell and more

Looking for a business machine that won’t let you down? Here’s our pick of the best laptops in 2022
13 Jun 2022
Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution
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antivirus

Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution

Central management puts Defender head and shoulders above other free options; the fact that it's already deployed doesn't hurt either
1 Jun 2022
How to turn on Windows Defender
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Software

How to turn on Windows Defender

Find out how to switch on Windows Defender in Windows 10 and older versions of the OS
31 May 2022
Windows 10 Pro vs Home vs Enterprise: Which is best for your business?
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operating systems

Windows 10 Pro vs Home vs Enterprise: Which is best for your business?

A guide to the various features available across each iteration of Microsoft's most popular operating system
27 May 2022
How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
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Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

A step by step guide on how to safely wipe data from a Windows, Mac, or Linux machine
20 May 2022
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
13 May 2022
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
13 May 2022
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
13 May 2022
How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode
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Software

How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Everything you need to know about starting Windows 10 securely and returning to normal boot
6 May 2022
How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10

Discover ways to break free from endless Windows automatic repair loops
4 Apr 2022
How to run Windows on a Mac
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Microsoft Windows

How to run Windows on a Mac

Get the best of both operating systems on one computer
24 Mar 2022
How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes
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Microsoft Windows

How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes

Some of Windows 10’s most useful features are mysteriously tucked away. We reveal how to find and make the most of the operating system’s hidden ‘mode…
10 Feb 2022
Microsoft tells IT admins to turn off legacy group policies to improve Windows performance
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft tells IT admins to turn off legacy group policies to improve Windows performance

Though the recommendations are supposed to simplify the management of environments, admins say they are being given conflicting advice from the compan…
21 Jan 2022