12 Dumbest PC Default Settings (and How to Change Them)
If you bought a new car that came with the seat tilted all the way back, the air conditioner going at full blast in the winter and the radio volume turned down to inaudible levels, you'd immediately make adjustments. Unfortunately, most PC users don't change the default settings in their operating system or other popular software. Programmers know this and often configure the defaults to protect users, distract them with unnecessary bling or push a business agenda.
Fortunately, when you know what to change, you can take control of your computer. Here are the 12 dumbest default PC settings and how to change them.