Bashware Lets Malware Bypass Most Security Programs A new exploit has been discovered, allowing hackers to install malware on Windows 10 systems without detection of most anti-virus programs. The exploit, deemed Bashware, is found within the newly added Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Kim Komando reported, WSL was created to add Linux Shell support to […]
Your taskbar can be one of the most efficient tools on your PC. Between the search bar, pinned apps, and icons accessible near your clock — you can make your Windows 10 taskbar fully customizable. Unpinning Apps from Taskbar The Windows 10 taskbar comes with apps already pinned. This may include Edge, TripAdvisor, Mail, etc. […]
Optimize Your Windows 10 Experience Full disclosure, I had no idea 80% of these existed! I can’t speak for everyone, but who doesn’t love a new trick to make using your PC even easier?! BuzzFeed shared 22 tips and tricks to help navigate your Windows 10 PC. I am going to share my personal favorites, […]
Windows 10 operating system offers a variety of sign on options. These options range from signing on with a password, pin and/or a picture. You also have the option to require the sign on function to be enabled each time the computer “wakes up from sleeping”, or never use the function. Follow the steps below […]
We live in an era of personalization. Whether it is customizing our cell phone cases or our t-shirts, we love to make our things unique. So, why not Windows 10? Personalizing Your Windows 10 PC Windows 10 offers several personalization features to make your PC perfect for you. Here is how you access these settings. First you […]
Ads are everywhere – and I mean everywhere. For those of you who have upgraded to Windows 10, you may have noticed several new ads being pushed onto you in various places within the operating system. Here is how you can disable Windows 10 ads: Removing Ads From Lock Screen: Settings> Personalization> Lock Screen> In the Background drop […]
It’s been just over a year since the consumer launch of Windows 10. Microsoft pulled no punches in attempting to accelerate the adoption of this new PC operating system by providing free upgrades for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. The PC Pitstop waterfall chart for Windows operating systems shows that there hasn’t been a […]
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4 things Microsoft must fix about Windows 10.
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How to customize or completely disable the Windows 10 lock screen.
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Different options for disabling automatic Windows 10 updates.
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How to change the desktop icons view in Windows 10.
How to force Windows 10 to notify you before installing or downloading updates.
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5 solid reasons you should stick with Windows 7 or 8 and postpone your upgrade to Windows 10.
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How to find and force a Windows 10 system update.
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How to solve the confusion around if Windows 10 is installed or upgraded.
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Step by step guide to getting a full version of Windows 10 for free.
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Windows 10 release date, upgrade info, features, price & more.
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Leo Notenboom helps you evaluate Windows 10 upgrade options.
Microsoft is once again blurring the lines of what Windows 10 upgrade options will exist for those with non-genuine copies currently installed.
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What can you expect from Microsoft’s next ‘big thing’.
Today, Microsoft announced plans to offer free upgrades to the new Windows 10 OS for those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows Phone 8.1.
How will Windows 10 function and how it fits into Microsoft’s overall strategy.
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Is previewing the new version of Windows for everyone?