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Windows 10 tip: Turn off Cortana completely

In the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607, Microsoft removed Cortana's on-off switch. But it's still there, if you know where to look. Use …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Build 14393.51 Released: Download & What’s New

Microsoft today has made available to download Windows 10 Anniversary Update build 14393.51 (KB3176495) to all compatible Windows PCs around the …

Windows 10 Tip: Personalize your PC by enabling the dark theme

Happy Monday, everyone! Today we’re kicking off our Windows 10 Tip series, with a post every Monday highlighting tips and tricks for getting the most …

Microsoft Monday: Master Chief Inside The Xbox One S, Windows 10 Upgrade Loophole Update, Skype Bots

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the Windows 10 roll back period trimming down, two Windows 10 updates in 2017, the 2TB white Xbox One S selling out without plans to restock, the Master Chief …

Microsoft Might Roll out Windows 10 Redstone 2 Build to Insiders This Week

Soon after Windows Anniversary shipped, Microsoft confirmed that Redstone 2 builds would be coming as early as August. New information suggests that …

Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it | On MSFT

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

Windows 10

Windows 10 Anniversary Update causing random PC freezes for many

First noticed by Neowin, the scale of the serious issue is revealed by a Reddit thread that now has over 600 replies. No single cause for the …

Windows 10

Enable Dark Theme Mode In Windows 10 Anniversary Update [How-To Guide]

Here's a step by step guide on how to enable Dark theme mode in Windows 10 Anniversary Update running on your PC.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Fix Windows 10 Error 0x80070057 During Anniversary Update Install, Here’s How

Getting "something went wrong" error 0x80070057 during Windows 10 Anniversary Update install? Here's how to fix it.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Microsoft's Edge browser in Windows 10 Anniversary Update is faster, better, more secure | On MSFT

Earlier this week, Microsoft started the roll-out of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Windows 10 PCs and Microsoft Edge is definitely one of the …

Windows 10

Microsoft rolls out a big update to Groove music app for Windows Insiders in the Fast ring

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Although it will be a little while longer before new Windows 10 Insider …

Windows 10

Why it matters whether your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit

<i>Ken wrote in saying he loves PCWorld, natch, and that he wants to know the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.</i>I have to admit this isn’t something I’ve thought about in a long time, but I peeked around and lo and behold Microsoft’s latest OS—Windows 10—is being offered in a …

The case against Windows 10 Anniversary Update grows

Given the massive testing and repeated refinement that brought us Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you’d think the rollout would proceed with few …

Windows 10

How to enable Windows 10’s hidden Dark Mode

From the desktop or home screen, press Win+R to open a dialog box and type “regedit.” Then press enter.<p>In the regedit app, browse to …

The latest update finally fixes one of Windows’ oldest problems

There’s a long list of reasons why you should probably download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update: better Cortana, the new Windows Ink, or just the …

Microsoft offers a closer look at the Windows 10 Anniversary Update features

Microsoft yesterday released Windows 10 Anniversary Update for Windows 10 PCs. You can read about all the new features included in Windows 10 …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Install Stuck? Here’s How To Fix It

Here's how you can fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update install stuck at 25%, 38%, 75% problem on your computer installing the new update from …

Decades-old Windows bug leaks your Microsoft account to the world

As MSPoweruser reports, the bug was discovered by a group of researchers who documented it in a recent whitepaper. It uses a weakness in SMB, a …

Information Security

How To Repair A Leaking Camper And RV Roof

How To Repair An RV Roof<p>DIY Trailer and RV Roof Repair and Camper Waterproofing<p>This will be a multi-part series about camper, RV and trailer repair. …

Home Improvement

Cigar 101: How To Smoke a Cigar

<i>The complete HSS guide on how to smoke a cigar properly</i><p>When it comes to smoking a cigar, there’s a lot that needs to happen before you actually get …

Cigars

How To Get A Crazy Sharp Kitchen Knife

Why would anyone want to cook with a dull knife? It’s frustrating, it turns cooking from a joy to a chore, and it’s dangerous. A dull knife requires …

This GitHub repo teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.<p>Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through …

How to Use Android’s Built-In Tethering When Your Carrier Blocks It

Tethering your phone’s internet connection, which allows users to share their phone’s data connection with other devices, is really useful if you’re …