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The next biggest update to Windows 10 will arrive on October 17. If you’re like most Windows 10 users, then you haven’t heard much about the update so far. We’re here to change that. Here are the most important features, benefits, and changes you’ll notice after the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is released on October 17. My People Microsoft released a creators update earlier this year,...

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You might have missed it, but Microsoft quietly released a new operating system called Windows 10 S. That operating system is designed primarily for schools. It’s built to compete with Google’s Chromebooks – which are taking an increasingly large share of Microsoft’s school userbase. Today, we’re explaining 5 things you need to know about the new Windows 10 S OS. What Does the S Stand For? Most people understand...

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Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows Vista on April 11, 2017, five years after they announced the end of “mainstream support” for Windows Vista. Unfortunately for Microsoft, thousands of people still use Windows Vista. What do you need to know about the end of Windows Vista? How can you prepare? We’re here to help. Microsoft is Ending All Support for Windows Vista Microsoft ended most...

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One of the most annoying changes Microsoft made with Windows 10 was with its automatic reboots during Windows Updates. I can’t be the only one who has lost valuable work, browser tabs, or documents after discovering that my computer rebooted itself overnight. The question here is: can you actually prevent Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates? Or are you always stuck with these reboots? Today, we’re...

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Earlier today, Microsoft held a major press event. As expected, Microsoft announced a new all-in-one PC called the Surface Studio (with prices starting at $3,000). The company also made several other important announcements that affect Windows users. What do you need to know about today’s Microsoft event? Here are 5 fast facts that affect Windows users the most. 5) A New $3,000 Surface Studio All-in-One PC Microsoft is...

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Microsoft is holding a press event on October 26. Rumors are flying across the internet. What will Microsoft announce? Should you care? Some of the biggest news from the event could be the release of an all-in-one Surface desktop system. Microsoft could be bringing the Surface brand name to the desktop market, introducing an Apple-like system where everything is packaged into a sleek desktop-style device. Some people...

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Microsoft Edge recently became a much superior browser. Thanks to the Anniversary Update, Edge now lets you install browser extensions. For years, browser extensions have been the difference between Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Put simply, most of us rely on extensions for our day to day browsing. Without extensions, Microsoft’s browsers have had trouble competing. Thankfully, Edge now has extensions. And it has a surprising number...

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Microsoft wants its users to focus on what the company is adding to Windows 10 in their upcoming Anniversary Update. However, Microsoft is also taking away some key features that you may enjoy. Yes, we’re getting improvements like a more powerful Cortana and better integration with mobile devices, but we’re also losing some things in the process. Here are 5 things we’re losing in the Windows 10...

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In the future, Microsoft’s Cortana will be listening to every word you speak – and there’s no way turn it off. At least, that’s how privacy advocates are treating the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which rolls out automatically on August 2. Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant that sits in the taskbar. It’s replaced the default Windows search bar – the place you used to search for...

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Most of us know that Microsoft Edge is a decent browser. But most of us don’t have a good reason to switch away from our well-established Chrome or Firefox profiles. Well, Edge just got extensions. And now, people are starting to realize another killer feature of the browser: it’s the only one of the big four browsers capable of streaming Netflix at 1080p. That’s right: all the...

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