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 Type With Your Voice In Windows 10 – By David Buck How-To Geek
If you’re tired of typing with a keyboard, entering text can be as easy as using your voice in Windows 10. The OS includes built-in speech recognition and dictation features. Here’s how to set them up.
All Microsoft’s PowerToys for Windows 10, Explained – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
Microsoft is hard at work on PowerToys for Windows 10. This open-source project adds many powerful features to Windows, from a bulk file renamer to an Alt+Tab alternative that lets you search for windows from your keyboard.
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.
Don’t Panic: You Can Keep Using Windows 10 Until 2025 – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
After Microsoft announced Windows 11, several publications raised the alarm that the new OS would make millions of PCs obsolete. Luckily, you can keep using your current PC hardware safely with Windows 10 for at least four more years. Here’s why.
How to manually check for updates on a Windows 10 computer and install them – Business Insider
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.
How to Set Up a Forwarding Email Address in Gmail – By Sandy Writtenhouse How-To Geek
Forwarding emails is a common practice in inbox management. But what if you need to forward all emails to another address? You can set up a forwarding email address in Gmail to do this automatically.
How to Turn Off a Windows 10 PC – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
When it comes time to turn off a Windows 10 PC, you might not know the best way to do it. But there’s more than one way to shut down your computer, and we’ll show you six different methods that do the trick.
The 5 best free email account services you can use online – by Meira Gebel businessinsider.com
Some of the best free email accounts include Gmail, Outlook, iCloud, ProtonMail, and Yahoo Mail.
The best free email accounts, like Gmail and Microsoft Outlook, offer users reliable and easy-to-use features.
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.
You Should Definitely Update Your Dell Computer Right Now – By Gizmodo
A public service announcement for anyone who, like me, is using a years-old Dell computer as their primary machine: Dell has released a security patch for a security vulnerability affecting close to 400 different computer models manufactured between 2009 and right now. That’s, uh, a lot of laptops.
How to Automatically Back up Windows Folders to OneDrive – By Rob Woodgate How-To Geek
Microsoft OneDrive can back up your computer’s Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders automatically for you. Here’s how to back up your other Windows folders—including Downloads, Music, and Videos—to OneDrive as well.
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:
What Does “Run as Administrator” Mean in Windows 10? – By Chris HoffmanBenj Edwards How-To Geek
If you use Windows 10, you’ve no doubt seen the phrase “Run as administrator” at some point. But what does it mean? Here’s why it’s important, how it works, and when to use it.