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Don’t be lazy: Always use a fresh Windows installation for a new PC

Don’t be lazy: Always use a fresh Windows installation for a new PC – By Alaina Yee PCWorld
Migrating your data from an existing storage drive to a new one is a pain. It can take hours to complete the process, and you always run the risk of leaving something behind. It’s understandable that you’d be tempted to take your SSD or HDD and just connect it to your new system’s motherboard. But you shouldn’t give in to the desire.

How to right click on a Chromebook in three ways

XDA Basics: How to right click on a Chromebook in three ways – By Jeff Springer www-xda–developers-com.cdn.ampproject.org
If you recently moved from a Windows PC to a new Chromebook, you might have noticed a few key differences. There are several design differences between the two operating systems, but there’s also a bit of a usability learning curve. In addition to a different list of settings, there are keyboard touchpad changes on Chrome OS. On Windows, right-click functionality is fundamental to the operating system itself, as you can access several important options within the right click menu.

Everything about Windows Movie Maker

Everything about Windows Movie Maker – By Karen Greene ioforth.com
Windows Movie Maker was a video editing program created by Microsoft. The program allowed users to integrate video, sound, still images, and transcripts to create a personalized movie. Over the years, Movie Maker was updated several times, with the last update being in 2012. In 2017, Microsoft announced that it was no longer supporting Movie Maker.

Windows 10 has a built-in ransomware block, you just need to enable it

Windows 10 has a built-in ransomware block, you just need to enable it – By Paul Lilly PC Gamer
Windows 10 comes with its own baked-in antivirus solution called Windows Defender, and it is enabled by default when setting up a new PC. At the very least, that affords you some basic protection against the many malware threats out in the wild. But did you know there is an added optional layer that can keep your pictures, videos, work documents, and other files safe in the event of a ransomware infection? The caveat is that you have to manually enable ransomware protection in Windows 10.

How to make Microsoft Edge always show the favorites bar

How to make Microsoft Edge always show the favorites bar – By Ciprian Adrian Rusen digitalcitizen.life
By default, Microsoft Edge does not always show the Favorites bar with the websites that you want to keep at hand, for easy access. However, in Windows 10 April 2018 Update, it does show it when you open a new tab. If you want to make this web browser display the Favorites bar, at all times, here is how it is done:

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