Microsoft’s New Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now Available – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
Microsoft’s new Edge browser is now finished and available for download. This new browser is based on Chromium, which forms the basis of Google Chrome. Windows 10 users will also get the new Edge browser automatically delivered via Windows Update in the next few months.
How to Upgrade to Windows 10 From Windows 7 for Free – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
Windows 7 is dead, but you don’t have to pay to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft has quietly continued the free upgrade offer for the last few years. You can still upgrade any PC with a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8 license to Windows 10.
How To Reduce Windows Explorer High CPU Usage – By Ollie Green helpdeskgeek.com
It’s unfortunately common to see Windows Explorer using up your system resources. With the file explorer system hogging up processing power, games won’t run as smoothly, video editing will take longer, and other basic tasks may run into issues.
How to Switch to a Local User Account on Windows 10 – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
Windows 10’s setup process now forces you to sign in with a Microsoft account. If you’d rather use a local user account, Microsoft says you should switch from Microsoft to a local user account afterward. Here’s how.
Disable Microsoft Edge from running in the background in Windows 10 – By Ashish Mohta thewindowsclub.com
Microsoft Edge keeps running in the background. It, therefore, launches faster and is useful if you want to receive notifications. While Windows 10 keeps it in a suspended state, it still can consume some power and resource. In this post, I will show how you can disable new edge Microsoft Edge (Chromium) from running in the background.
Google Drive vs. Microsoft OneDrive – By Ian Paul pcworld.com
There are three cloud storage service that most people consider using: Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive. More often the choice is coming down to the latter two. The magic combination of price and the convenience of integration with other Google and Microsoft services make them top choices.
How to Print Photos in Windows 10 – By Kevin Parrish howtogeek.com
We store most pictures digitally on mobile devices, SD cards, and PCs and are easily accessible online. But what if you want an old-school physical copy to frame? This guide shows you how to print photos in Windows 10.
You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free With a Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 Key – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer is over–or is it? There’s still a way to activate Windows 10 with a Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 key, in addition to Microsoft’s accessibility offer.
Here is why free upgrades to Windows 10 still work – By Martin Brinkmann ghacks.net
When Microsoft launched Windows 10 in 2015, it revealed that devices with legitimate Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 licenses could be upgraded to the new operating system free of charge for the first year.
Why Microsoft Still Allows Free Windows 10 Upgrades And How To Get Yours – by hothardware.com
Are you still using Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1? Windows 10 was released over four years ago, but you can still get with the times and get Microsoft's latest OS it without paying a dime. A loophole continues to allow users to upgrade to Windows 10 for free nearly three years after their initial free upgrade offer.
Chromebooks vs Laptops: Which is best for you? – By Sydney Butler 9to5google.com
Google Chromebooks sure look a lot like any other normal laptop. However, when it comes to Chromebooks vs laptops, that resemblance is only skin deep. So which type of clam-shell computer is right for you? It turns out there’s a surprisingly long list of things to consider before making your purchase!
How to Scan a Document in Windows 10 – By Kevin Parris hhowtogeek.com
A great way to preserve sensitive, written documents like W9s, contracts, and living wills is to store them digitally. This guide shows you how to scan a document in Windows 10 without installing third-party tools.