The Best Way to Back Up Computer

Preface Everyone loses data at some point in their lives. Your computer’s hard drive could fail tomorrow, ransomware could hold your files hostage, or a software bug could delete your important files. If you’re not regularly backing up your computer, you could lose those files forever. Backups don’t have to be hard or confusing, though. You’ve probably heard about countless different backup […]

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Reinstall Windows 10 Without the Bloatware

Preface The “Reset Your PC” feature in Windows 10 restores your PC to its factory default settings, including all that bloatware your PC manufacturer included. But the new “Fresh Start” feature in Windows 10’s Creators Update makes it much easier to get a clean Windows system. This was always possible through downloading Windows 10 installation media […]

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Protect Yourself from Viruses, Hackers, and Thieves

Preface People often think of computer security as something technical and complicated. And when you get into the nitty-gritty, it can be—but the most important stuff is actually very simple. Here are the basic, important things you should do to make yourself safer online. Enable Automatic Updates All the software we use every day is […]

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How to See When Windows 10 Last Installed a Major Update

Preface Every six months, Microsoft releases a new major Windows 10 update every six months, but Windows doesn’t install them immediately. If you’re not sure when you last updated, there are a few ways to check the most recent major update installation date. How to Check the Major Update Install Date in Settings First, open […]

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Change default search, install Chrome Extensions for Microsoft Edge

Micosoft officially released Microsoft Edge Chromium Microsoft has officially launched Edge Chromium browser for Windows 10 users on Wednesday (January 15, 2020) this week. The highly regarded Edge Chromium browser is likely to replace Google Chrome in the future. Edge Chromium has all the features of Google Chrome due to the same Chromium kernel, which […]

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