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How to remove the Live Tiles section in Windows 10 Start

We think the Live Tiles section in Start is an awesome feature for Windows 10, but it can be completely removed. It might not be obvious for some users, so we made a quick how-to video. See it in action on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10. First, you'll need to unpin every tile in Start....
Can't reserve your free copy of Windows 10 due to the missing update icon on the taskbar? Try this

Can't reserve your free copy of Windows 10 due to the missing update icon on the taskbar? Try this

Many users around the world today are updating to Microsoft's Windows 10. Indeed, this video shows the installation rate and just how fast it is going. Still, some users are having issues. We already posted how to force start the update if you have Windows 10 reserved but what about if you are...
Here's a fix for iTunes issues after Windows 10 update

Getting error code -54 in iTunes on Windows 10? Here's your fix

If you are having trouble syncing your Apple device — don't worry, we don't judge — after the Windows 10 update, don't worry. With just a few clicks you will be back up and running, and able to sync your device with your computer again. It appears as though the Windows 10 update is marking the...
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How to do a clean installation of Windows 10

How to do a clean installation of Windows 10

Windows 10 is now rolling out to millions of users around the world, in fact, our early report shows that over 67 million computers have been upgraded in the first three days. Now, if you are an advanced user or if you have been running an installation of Windows for quite some time, you probably...
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This is Windows Hello with a RealSense camera and fingerprint scanner

With Windows 10 out for the masses this week we decided to focus a little more on Windows Hello. Although I covered it in my review, Windows Hello is so unique and interesting we know you want to see it in action. Windows Hello is Microsoft's new biometric authentication system for Windows 10...
Here's a fix for iTunes issues after Windows 10 update

Getting error code -54 in iTunes on Windows 10? Here's your fix

If you are having trouble syncing your Apple device — don't worry, we don't judge — after the Windows 10 update, don't worry. With just a few clicks you will be back up and running, and able to sync your device with your computer again. It appears as though the Windows 10 update is marking the...
How to manually enable tablet mode in Windows 10

How to manually enable tablet mode in Windows 10

Continuum is Microsoft's fancy new way of switching between tablet and desktop mode in Windows 10 as and when the need arises, but what if you want to play around with tablet mode on your desktop PC? Well, no worries, as is often the case there's a manual way to do it so long as you know where to...
Cortana in Windows 10

How to disable Cortana from the task bar in Windows 10

One of the prominent new features in the task bar in Windows 10 is the Cortana search box to the right of the Start button. It's a really great tool to have close at hand, but, it does also use up quite a bit of real estate. So, it's understandable you might want to make it go away – especially...
Windows 10 Start

How to remove the Live Tiles section in Windows 10 Start

We think the Live Tiles section in Start is an awesome feature for Windows 10, but it can be completely removed. It might not be obvious for some users, so we made a quick how-to video. See it in action on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10. First, you'll need to unpin every tile in Start....
Can't reserve your free copy of Windows 10 due to the missing update icon on the taskbar? Try this

Can't reserve your free copy of Windows 10 due to the missing update icon on the taskbar? Try this

Many users around the world today are updating to Microsoft's Windows 10. Indeed, this video shows the installation rate and just how fast it is going. Still, some users are having issues. We already posted how to force start the update if you have Windows 10 reserved but what about if you are...
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Windows 10 upgrade not showing up yet? Here's how to manually trigger an update

Microsoft has opened the floodgates for Windows 10, making the upgrade available in 190 countries around the globe. If you've already reserved the upgrade on Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 and are yet to see the update, there's an easy fix that allows you to manually initiate the download process...
How to make a full backup of a Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 PC

How to make a full backup of a Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 PC

There is no such as thing as too many backups. If you can make a backup of the backup, do it. Luckily, Windows makes it super easy to make an exact copy of your entire computer using the System Image Backup utility. Never used it before? We'll explain what it does and how to use it. What is...
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How to set the default web browser in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is your new, default web browser for Windows 10, but that doesn't mean you have to use it. Web browsing is a personal experience and many of us are already attached to and invested in a particular browser. So, while Edge may be the default out of the box, it's pretty simple to...

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