Preston Gralla

Contributing Editor

Preston Gralla is a contributing editor for Computerworld, a blogger for ITworld, and the author of more than 45 books, including NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly 2012) and How the Internet Works (Que, 2006).

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19631 for the Fast ring, released on May 21, 2020.

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

If you want to speed up Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips. Your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4556799, released May 12, 2020.

Review: Windows 10 May 2020 Update delivers little tweaks that add up to... well, not a lot

Review: Windows 10 May 2020 Update delivers little tweaks that add up to... well, not a lot

There’s no reason we can see to rush out and install the Windows 10 version 2004 upgrade.

Podcast: Answering your Windows 10 questions: May 2020

Podcast: Answering your Windows 10 questions: May 2020

Listen as Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release.  And check out Preston's column on how the coronavirus will change Windows...

The coronavirus will change Windows forever

The coronavirus will change Windows forever

And that’s partly because it’s making it easier for Microsoft to head in a direction it was already taking.

We need to social-distance from the scammers

We need to social-distance from the scammers

One economic activity that’s thriving during the coronavirus pandemic is hacking. Hackers always follow the money — and they aren’t about to let a worldwide crisis stop them.

How to handle Windows 10 updates

How to handle Windows 10 updates

Step 1: Understand that there are updates, and then there are updates.

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.)

Cortana, say goodbye

Cortana, say goodbye

The digital assistant isn’t entirely going away, but we’re near the end of the road for another me-too technology from Microsoft that nobody really wanted.

Answering your Windows questions: February 2020

Answering your Windows questions: February 2020

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release.

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