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Customize Microsoft Edge for better browsing
Microsoft Edge, a sleek and powerful web browser, has a ton to offer. Keep these tips in mind for better overall browsing.
What is the best antivirus software out there?
I always wanted to ask this question since I honestly don't know enough about computers. I always wanted to know if I am wasting my money buying McAfee or is the windows updates enough? Is it harmful to have too many antivirus software on your computer. If one computer has it at home does it effect the others that are on the same network?
Have You Tried New Microsoft Edge?
Browser is important and interesting feature in Windows. Just imagine using Windows without visiting any website and you will see the important of browser. We know you are using different browsers and there are long discussion about which browser is better. If you haven't tried yet, please go ahead and test new version of Microsoft Edge and let us know what you think: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/microsoft-edge
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Tips of the day: Exploring and maintaining your computer
To see how much disk space is free, hold down ALT and double-click the icon for the drive in the This PC window. You can solve disk space problems by accessing Storage in Settings or Disk Clean-up. To free disk space, try emptying the Recycle Bin. Deleted files and folders are saved in the Recycle Bin until you empty it. You can use File Explorer to see all the file son your computer. You can use Paint (normally launched by clicking Start, scrolling down to Windows Accessories, clicking Windows Accessories, and then clicking Paint) to draw pictures and view bitmap files. When a folder is open, you can press BACKSPACE to open a folder one level higher. Use Preview Pane in File Explorer to preview a document without opening it by clicking a document. When you display files in the Details view, you can sort them by clicking the column headings. To sort the files in reverse order, click the column heading once more. You can right-click anywhere to see a menu of available commands. You can try many useful programs by clicking Start, scrolling down to Windows Accessories, and then clicking Windows Accessories. In File Explorer, you can set options to show or hide three-letter filename extensions. If your computer's network is set to Private, you can access the Network folder in File Explorer to see computers in your workgroup. Use the error-checking tool periodically to check a volume for errors. In This PC, double-click a drive while holding down ALT, and then click Tools. If you have an external hard drive, you can use File History to make copies of important files. Press WINDOWS LOGO + I, click Update & Security, and then click Backup. For security, you can lock your computer whenever you walk away from it by pressing WINDOWS LOGO + L. You can also take your phone with you and allow your computer to lock automatically; this is called Dynamic Lock.
Is there a way to wait to install an update
I have tried to turn off windows updates but even when I go in and disable them, they still manage to turn themselves off. I only find out when I got to turn off my laptop and my options are update and restart or update and shut down. I like to be there when it's updating and sometimes I want to go to bed. So what are my options ....I have to sit there and wait for it to update. Why can't they give me an option to ignore update for now and shut down normally. I feel like I have no control over my computer updating. On my apple devices it tells me when there is an update available and I can decide when it's a good time for me to update. Is there some way around this? I'm in the market for a new laptop and I am seriously wondering if I really want to get another windows laptop because of the lack of control over the updates.
Microsoft Maps Location
Anyone know if Maps or Microsoft's location services were changed recently? I moved from one side of the country to the other and built a new computer. It showed my location as my previous address much to my dismay. I turned off all location services and set my time and weather manually as well as clearing any incorrect locations from my account. We then went back to visit for a month, and after returning, I tried turning location back on and it correctly showed my new address. Starting at the beginning of this week, my location had drifted by a couple houses, and today it went back to my old address on the other side of the country, thus making my weather and time settings wrong as well. I'm hoping this isn't going to require me to take another trip just to get it to work correctly again.
Give your Android phone a new look with Microsoft Launcher
Customize your Android phone home screen with Microsoft Launcher. Enjoy new features like Bing wallpapers, themes, and widgets.
How do I discover and remove malware when the OS can not?
If the operating system doesn't detect and remove the root kit how do I remove it from the system? Please post a walkthrough on how to detect and remove malware using command prompt or an external drive. Why does my administrator require "elevation" in command prompt? How do I patch a system after removing a root kit? I do not want to format my hard drive, how do I know my media tool isn't infected? How do I know someone isn't connected remotely to my windows or iOS?
See your computer screen in greater detail with Magnifier
Magnifier in Windows 10 makes reading easier by allowing you to enlarge text and images for a closer look.
Find settings in Windows 10. Content provided by Microsoft. Applies to: Windows 10. Select Product Version. Find your Windows settings in a snap! Select the Start button, then select Settings. From there, browse the categories or use search to find what you're looking for.
Most of the settings you'll want to change in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 are in PC settings. You'll find settings for screen resolution, adding and removing devices, personalizing the lock screen, changing the date and time, and adding user accounts.
Use this URI scheme to launch the Windows Settings app to specific settings pages. Launching to the Settings app is an important part of writing a privacy-aware app. If your app can't access a sensitive resource, we recommend providing the user a convenient link to the privacy settings for that resource.
In the search box next to Start on the taskbar, type control panel.Select Control Panel from the list of results.. Note: Many Control Panel features are simpler and faster in Settings .
With Windows Startup Settings you can start Windows in different advanced troubleshooting modes to help you find and fix problems on your PC. Get to Windows Startup Settings in PC settings. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings.