Windows 10 Guide

Windows 10 offers a bevy of helpful features, including the Cortana digital assistant, an improved Start menu and a flexible user interface that toggles between desktop and tablet modes. Read our advice before deciding whether to upgrade, then browse through dozens of tutorials designed to help you make the most of Microsoft's operating system.

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Screen Mirroring on Windows 10: How to Turn Your PC Into a Wireless Display

Windows 10 has offered the ability to mirror your screen to any dongle or device (streaming box, TV) compatible with the popular Miracast standard since its launch in 2015. Microsoft's OS now lets you...

How To Password Protect a Folder in Windows 10

We all have computer files we'd like to keep secret from the world, but not everyone knows how to password protect a folder in Windows 10. Whether you're hiding notes from someone with access to your ...

How to Add a Printer in Windows 10

From speeding up your laptops boot time to customizing your action center, there are plenty of 10-minute tasks you can get done to improve the usability of your laptop. Installing a printer in Windows...

How to Reset Your Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 is prone to all sorts of issues, from the sudden disappearance of files to problems with installing updates. If your computer isn't running the way it should, giving you strange errors or p...

How To Repair and Restore Windows 10

So Windows 10 won't load. Or maybe it starts up, but crashes a lot. Either way, you need to fix the problem before you can use your laptop. If your screen is rotated, we have an easy fix for that. If ...

How to Block a Program From Connecting to the Internet in Windows 10

While you may want most programs on your laptop to be connected, there are occasions when you’ll need to know how to stop Windows 10 apps from connecting to the internet — for example, if you want to ...

How to Use Windows 10

Windows 10 is the most powerful operating system that Microsoft has ever made, but it's also the most complex. While the user interface is extremely intuitive, you'll have to dig a little deeper to cu...

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free in 2019

In November of 2017, Microsoft quietly announced it was shutting down its free Windows 10 upgrade program. If you didn’t get your free version of its best operating system to date, well, you were pret...

How to Pin a Website to Windows 10's Start Menu

 Microsoft brought back the Start Menu with Windows 10, and refreshed the familiar interface with colorful Live Tiles. This touch-friendly system makes it easy to access your favorite apps and co...

How to Pause Windows 10 Updates for Up to 35 Days

Newer Windows 10 builds allow users to press pause updates for up to 35 days. Of course, that’s not to say you should actually use it. Most updates are security fixes that patch holes and remove vulne...