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Windows 10 quick tips: How to protect your privacy

Worried about possible privacy problems in Windows 10? Now updated for the Windows 10 Anniversary (and Creators) Updates, this story offers some quick and easy ways to protect your data.

Microsoft: No, it's not an audit

Microsoft thinks enterprise customers have the wrong idea about the asset management investigations its partners tout as a way to save money on software licensing.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Microsoft's next big upgrade, and it's bringing all sorts of new features.

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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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FAQ: Microsoft drafts new Windows Server upgrade blueprint

Microsoft is changing its upgrade cadence for Windows Server, crafting a schedule that mimics Windows 10 and Office 365 release dates.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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How to reformat a Tablo DVR hard drive, so you can use it with your Windows PC

Windows won't recognize hard drives after they've been used with a Tablo DVR. We'll show you how to fix that.

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Windows 10 S FAQ: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's streamlined operating system

Windows 10 S is Microsoft's answer to Chromebooks in schools, but you'll be able to buy it too. Here's everything you need to know.

Microsoft resurrects Windows XP patches for second month straight

Microsoft today followed May's unprecedented release of security updates for expired operating systems by issuing another dozen patches for the aged Windows XP.

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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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What Microsoft owes customers, and answers to other 'WannaCry' questions

Microsoft took the unprecedented step of issuing security patches for Windows XP, even though support for it ended in 2014. What does that portend for the future?

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Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move

Microsoft and Qualcomm are preparing to launch a full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors including x86 app emulation, a move that would give companies greater mobility choices. But Intel isn't happy.

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Windows 10: IT wants to manage PCs like phones

Many businesses moving to Windows 10 are managing it differently, with more frequent updates and policies borrowed from mobile.

PCWorld's June Digital Magazine: Ryzen Threadripper

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS.

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The 11 most intriguing Fall Creators Update features in Windows 10 Build 16215

Microsoft's list of features for its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has grown enormously with Insider Build 16215, which opens up Linux, adds Cortana photo interpretation, desktop emoji, and much more.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Windows 10 makes it easy to download and use an ISO file to reinstall the operating system. We’ll show you how to do it.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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10 essential pen-friendly Windows apps

Put that slick Surface Pen to work with these ink-happy tools for your laptop-tablet hybrid.

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