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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How to Share Your Screen in Windows (With or Without Internet)

It's a common occurrence. You need to show other people the contents of your computer screen, but you can't necessarily have them look over your shoulder. There are several ways to screen share on a W...

How to Upgrade from Windows 10 S to Full Windows

A number of new laptops, including the HP Envy x2 and Asus NovaGo TP370QL, come with Windows 10 S (aka Windows 10 S mode) installed. Microsoft claims that 10 S is faster and more power efficient than ...

How to Remove Suggested Apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows 10 is a great upgrade over past versions, except when it loves to suggest apps for you to use in the Start menu. Maybe some will see these as a welcome addition, but I've always found them a n...

How to Search a Second Hard Drive in Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it easier than ever to find files, with a handy always-active search bar right next to the start menu. There’s only one problem: Although Windows 10 is supposed to index files on all ...

Microsoft Eliminates Windows 10 S Upgrade Fee Ahead of S Mode

Despite a previously published deadline of March 31, you'll never have to pay to switch from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Home or Pro.  Previously, the company had extended the opportunity to upgrade fo...

Microsoft Selling Surface Laptop With Windows 10 Pro

The Surface Laptop is a really strong all-around laptop, but it has been hamstrung by Windows 10 S. Finally, Neowin reports, Microsoft is selling it with Windows 10 Pro, albeit through its commercial ...

Microsoft Building Modern Version of Windows 10 Called Polaris

Microsoft is building a lightweight, "modern" version of Windows 10 for laptops, 2-in-1s and desktops called Polaris, which will be built entirely on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Windows Cent...

How To Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Windows 10

A multi-monitor setup in Windows 10 can be a beautiful thing — but it can also be a confusing thing, if you don’t pin down your settings just so. For example: by default, your taskbar will show up...

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 Install New Desktop Themes in Windows 10

Out of the box, Windows 10 comes with a handful of themes sure to suit most tastes. For those that desire a bit more customization, you can always download themes from the Microsoft Store, all of whic...