How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD  [LINK]
It never takes long for hundreds of gigabytes of empty space to turn into a straightjacket, but moving your OS installation and files can be a pain. We're here to help. The post How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31  [LINK]
Users who still want a free copy of Windows 10 can get it -- but only for a little while longer. The post How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31 appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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How to View and Delete All Your Windows 10 Activity History  [LINK]
Windows 10 collects and saves your activity history both on your computer and to the cloud, from browsing history to location information to everything in between. Luckily Microsoft makes it easy to see all the data that is being stored, and als... [Read More]
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How to View and Delete All Your Windows 10 Activity History  [LINK]
Windows 10 collects and saves your activity history both on your computer and to the cloud, from browsing history to location information to everything in between. Luckily Microsoft makes it easy to see all the data that is being stored, and als... [Read More]
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How to View and Delete All Your Windows 10 Activity History  [LINK]
Windows 10 collects and saves your activity history both on your computer and to the cloud, from browsing history to location information to everything in between. Luckily Microsoft makes it easy to see all the data that is being stored, and als... [Read More]
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Increase Memory: 7 Weekend Projects for Windows Users  [LINK]
Do you have some computer tasks that you’ve put off? Sometimes it’s tough to find the motivation to work on a big project when you get a free weekend. We’ve covered some of these important projects for Windows users before. But that... [Read More]
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How to Take a Screenshot in Windows  [LINK]
There are a variety of third-party tools for taking screenshots in Windows, but there are a number of included options that go beyond the Print Screen key. We break them down. The post How to Take a Screenshot in Windows appeared first on ExtremeTech... [Read More]
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Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger  [LINK]
Just weeks after getting caught with onboard spyware, HP has been found shipping a keylogger (albeit a disabled one). The post Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Dell Sells PCs Without Intel’s Management Engine, but With Tradeoffs  [LINK]
It's technically possible to buy a laptop without Intel's Management Engine enabled, but there are significant tradeoffs and these systems aren't typically available to ordinary consumers. Read on for details. The post Dell Sells PCs Without Intel&r... [Read More]
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How to Back Up Your (Outlook) Email With Windows 10 File History  [LINK]
You should always back up the data on your computer. If you use Outlook to manage your emails, you need to keep that information backed up too. If you don’t, you risk losing your emails, contacts, tasks, and more. Windows 10 comes built-in with... [Read More]
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The 10 Best New Windows 10 Features  [LINK]
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is currently rolling out to the public. The latest Windows version integrates a host of new features (e.g. 3D apps). But are the new features worth upgrading immediately? You can manually download the Fal... [Read More]
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The End of Classic Shell: The 7 Best Windows Start Menu Alternatives  [LINK]
You probably interact with the Windows Start Menu dozens of times a day. It’s the hub for all the apps, settings, and utilities on your computer. Shouldn’t you love working with it? While we’re glad that the proper menu is back afte... [Read More]
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New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way  [LINK]
MIcrosoft's first Windows on ARM machines have debuted, with a claimed 20-22 hours of battery life, all powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835. The post New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is now available for Windows 10 users  [LINK]
 When it announced the new Surface Pro a few months back, Microsoft also used the opportunity to preview Whiteboard, a Windows 10 app designed to offer creative and business collaboration across devices. Since then, the app’s only been ava... [Read More]
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How to Delete Old Windows Update Files  [LINK]
After what feels like an eternity, Microsoft has found a solution to the Windows updates conundrum — and more amazingly, users are happy with it. Windows Update now relies on a combination of active hours, customizable restarts, and manual... [Read More]
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Windows 10 Now Runs on 600 Million Devices Worldwide  [LINK]
Windows 10 has hit 600 million devices, up from 500 million worldwide earlier this year. While the company won't hit its original goal of 1 billion devices by 2018, significant regional disparities in OS usage make its Windows 10 shipments look worse... [Read More]
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Everything You Can Do With Fonts in Windows 10  [LINK]
The default fonts that come pre-installed on Windows 10 are fine but ultimately boring. Never settle for Arial, Calibri, Times New Roman, or Verdana unless you truly love and adore them above all other fonts. You deserve better! You can have better. ... [Read More]
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Should You Delete the Hiberfil.sys File in Windows 10?  [LINK]
If you’ve scanned your computer for large files, you’ve almost certainly come across hiberfil.sys. This Windows file is responsible for handling computer hibernation, but what is hibernation even for? Do you need this file, or should you ... [Read More]
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HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission  [LINK]
HP is pushing an update (possibly through Windows Update itself) that installs a telemetry tracker on your system -- and it's doing so without every informing customers that the software has been installed, or explaining what it does. The post HP Cau... [Read More]
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How Android Became My New Windows Phone  [LINK]
Windows Mobile 10, and its predecessor, Windows Phone, are dead. Updates, and support, are ending. There are no new devices on the horizon. PC-in-your-pocket system Continuum has proved to be of little interest. Mobile users don’t want a PC in ... [Read More]
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Best Mini PC: HP, Intel, and More with Windows, Android or Chrome OS  [LINK]
The past few years have seen the rise of a new form factor in personal computers: the mini-PC. Moore’s Law and the miniaturization of motherboards have made computers smaller than ever before. And it’s slowly replacing the good old beige ... [Read More]
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How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM in Windows 10  [LINK]
Seeing errors related to video RAM on your Windows PC? Struggling to run graphic-intensive programs like video editors and new video games? You may need more video RAM. But what even is that, and how can you increase it? We’ll share everything ... [Read More]
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How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM in Windows 10  [LINK]
Seeing errors related to video RAM on your Windows PC? Struggling to run graphic-intensive programs like video editors and new video games? You may need more video RAM. But what even is that, and how can you increase it? We’ll share everything you need to know about video RAM, so read on! What Is Video RAM? Video RAM (or VRAM, pronounced “vee-RAM”) is a special type of RAM that w... [Read More]
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Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken  [LINK]
Windows 10 is supposed to include support for memory address randomization techniques that stop certain kinds of malware. Unfortunately, that protection isn't currently working. The post Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken appeared fi... [Read More]
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