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 Find the Distance Between Two Spaces by Drawing a Line in Windows Maps

Windows Maps was first unveiled in the Creators Update, and it already has some pretty exciting features. One of my favorites is the integration with Windows Ink Workspace which allows you to draw a l...

How to Search for Words and Phrases in Windows Books

Recently updated in the Creators Update, Books is now a full-fledged reader. And as a full-fledged ebook reader, you’d expect certain tools to come with it, with search being one of the key ones. We...

How to Create Reading Reminders Using Cortana and Edge

If you’re like me, tabs are the bane of your existence. You always have far too many open, and when it comes time to remember why they were open in the first place you completely blank. Many of thes...

How to Blacklist Apps That Aren't in the Windows Store

There are a number of reasons to ban apps that aren’t on the Windows App Store, but for me, the idea came about when handing off a laptop to a young child. Since he’s not quite the hardened online...

How to Find the Time it Takes a Program to Load at Windows 10 Startup

If you’re on an older computer -- or just looking to speed up your current machine -- knowing the time it takes Windows 10 programs to load fully at startup makes a world of difference. Once you kno...

iTunes Coming to the Windows Store

SEATTLE -- In a surprise announcement at its Build developer conference, Microsoft announced that Apple's iTunes app will be coming to the Windows Store.This is particularly important, as Microsoft ha...

Microsoft Fluent Design System Will Change the Look of Windows 10

SEATTLE -- Microsoft's new design language for Windows 10 is officially called the Microsoft Fluent Design System. The new aesthetic, formerly known as Project Neon, is meant to help developers tackl...

Microsoft Details Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

SEATTLE -- Don't call it Redstone 3 anymore. At its Build developer conference, Microsoft unveiled the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the next major upgrade to its operating system since the company...

Microsoft Build 2017 Preview: Windows, Cortana and More

Microsoft’s Build developer conference will take place from May 10 through May 12, which means it’s almost time for us to learn about the company’s vision for the future of Windows and computing...

How to Change the Name of Your Wi-Fi Network

Each Wi-Fi network has a name that help people identify it. This is called an SSID, or secure set identifier. When the ISP installs a new internet connection, it typically uses the router’s default ...