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You do not need to Activate Windows 10 to install it, but this is how you can activate later

You do not need to Activate Windows 10 to install it, but this is how you can activate later

Microsoft has done an interesting thing with Windows 10. Besides giving it as a free upgrade to anyone with an activated Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC the OS is also one big shareware demo. Specifically, by the demo I mean near fully functional OS that you can install anywhere to try out. This...
How to downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1

How to downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1

Microsoft released Windows 10 on July 29th, and since launch there have been over 50 million installs of the operating system. And there are good reasons. The software giant is betting on Windows 10 to be one of the best operating systems you want to use. After all, it brings familiar features...
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How to find Internet Explorer in Windows 10 if you really need it

You might not have been aware that Internet Explorer can still be used in Windows 10. In this beginners guide we'll show you how to find it and how you can easily get to it any time you want. It doesn't show up under "All Apps," but that's OK, you can just use the Cortana/Search box. Activate...
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How to overcome the placeholder limitation of OneDrive in Windows 10

How to overcome the placeholder limitation of OneDrive in Windows 10

Windows 10 has been out for over a month now, and thus far the operating system is hit with more than 75 million computers already upgraded. While the new operating system brings a lot of new features and changes, Microsoft is also removing what it feels isn't working or moving features in a...
How to use Task Manager to optimize your Windows 10 experience

How to use Task Manager to optimize your Windows 10 experience

We're continuing our series of Windows 10 "How To" guides with a look at the Task Manager. It's likely that many of you are already well acquainted with the Task Manager. However, if you're still learning how to get the most out of Windows 10 then look no further! The Task Manager has been a...
3 Tips to help you get the most out of OneDrive in Windows 10

3 Tips to help you get the most out of OneDrive in Windows 10

There is no doubt that OneDrive is perhaps the best cloud storage service for a Windows 10 PC. Yes, there are many different cloud storage services out there, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Apple's iCloud, Box, and others. However, if we can move past the placeholder dilemma for some users, you'...
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How to search for files in Windows 10 with Cortana

A quick way to get to your files in your Windows 10 PC is by using Cortana's search feature. Sure, you can use File Explorer and go browse through multiple folders, but searching will probably be faster. Cortana can search your PC and the web from the taskbar to find help, apps, files, and...
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How to automatically post your Instagram photos as Twitter photos

I love sharing photos on Instagram, and 300 million other users feel the same, but I don't like the fact that my Twitter followers can't preview the images directly from my timeline. They need to click the Instagram link to view the photo. It used to work a couple of years ago, but Instagram has...
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How to view and delete browser history in Microsoft Edge

Forgot the site you were looking at yesterday? Don't worry; Microsoft Edge remembers your browsing history. We'll show you how to view your history and how to delete them after visiting some questionable sites. How to view browser history in Microsoft Edge Tap or click the Hub. It's the icon...
How to stop getting Insider builds of Windows 10 Mobile

How to stop getting Insider builds of Windows 10 Mobile

If you are currently a user of the Insider Program for Windows Phone, you may wonder how to disenroll. Likewise, if you are considering jumping into the Insider Program for Windows 10 Mobile you may want reassurance that you can leave at any time. Much like the Insider program for PCs you can...
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How to install apps from the Windows Store in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with built-in apps that can help you socialize, stay in touch, share and view documents, organize photos, listen to music, and more, but you can find even more apps in the Windows Store. There are also many great apps that are free, so you don't have to spend any money if you don...
How to disable auto-correct and highlighted misspelled words in Windows 10

How to disable auto-correct and highlighted misspelled words in Windows 10

Windows 10 is the new operating system from Microsoft that brings Cortana to the desktop, universal apps, and a super easy to use Settings app to find and configure different options in the operating system, and many other features. Like in Windows 8.x, the new version of the operating system...
How to use the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10 to remind you all the things

How to use the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10 to remind you all the things

There's a little app built into Windows 10 that you might not know is there, or have just skipped over without more than a passing glance: Sticky Notes. But, this simple app can be a powerful reminder tool to help you plan your day. Imagine your monitor filled with Post-It notes and you're about...

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