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5 steps to a lean, clean Windows machine

Performing a regular disk-cleaning regimen frees up precious storage space and helps keep Windows 10 or 11 operating smoothly. Follow some or all of these steps to get yourself a lean, clean machine.

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How to share a Windows 10 or 11 PC

Need to share a PC among employees or temporary workers at the office, or with family members at home? No problem — here's how to do it.

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Should you upgrade to Windows 11? It’s complicated

The choice is yours – but it also depends on your hardware. Some PCs shouldn’t run Windows 11, and others shouldn’t run Windows 10.

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds for Windows 10 22H2 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for 19045.3391 (KB5029331) for the Release Preview Channel, released on Aug. 10, 2023.

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Make multitasking a Snap on your Windows PC

Here’s how to put your Windows PC’s ultimate multitasking feature to use — and how to go beyond it for even more power, whether you’re using Windows 11 or Windows 10.

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Drive cloning in Windows 10 and 11

In workplace practice, disk cloning supports various valuable uses. Learn how to clone a drive in Windows 10 or 11 using two recommended tools.

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How to handle Windows 10 and 11 updates

You can significantly delay some Windows updates, temporarily pause others, control what time of day they’re installed, uninstall problematic updates, and more. Here’s how.

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Businesses to boost Windows 11 adoption in ‘24, but Windows 10 still dominates

Economic uncertainty has slowed enterprise adoption of Windows 11, but analysts expect most companies to make the transition next year – if economic fears don’t get in the way.

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For Windows 10 PCs — out with the old, in with the new?

If you're still running Windows 10 on older hardware, it's time to start planning your upgrade path to Windows 11 and beyond.

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How to reduce Windows driver bloat

Once you've run Windows 10 or 11 for a while, it can become bloated with out-of-date device drivers. Use Driver Store Explorer and some simple techniques to pare down the number of obsolete or unused drivers in the Windows driver...

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With Windows 10 going away, time to get serious about Windows 11

Microsoft last week made it official: there will be no more big updates for Windows 10. Now, companies have to get serious about moving to its successor.

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For Windows 10, 22H2 is the end of the road

Microsoft says the final version of Windows 10, released last fall, is version 22H2. From now until the end of support in 2025, only security updates will be released.

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How to preview and deploy Windows 10 and 11 updates

Microsoft’s ‘channels’ for Windows Insider Previews and new Windows releases are confusing for everybody. Here’s help choosing the best method of testing and updating Windows 10 and 11 for yourself or your business.

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Still using Windows 10 21H2? Time to upgrade

For consumers and smaller businesses, security updates for Windows 10 21H2 will end in June. Here’s how to make sure your systems are on Windows 10 22H2 before support runs out.

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Ransomware as a service? Windows users can still fight back.

With Attack Surface Reduction rules in Windows 10 and 11 (and other tweaks), users can make it harder for attackers to succeed.

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Understanding the Windows Unified Update Platform

The platform that drives Windows Update, UUP enables client devices to find, download, install, and roll back Windows updates. Here’s how it works and how to use the UUP Dump website to create custom Windows images for enterprise...

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Quick fixes for common Windows remote desktop problems

Built into Windows, Microsoft’s Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Connection apps make it easy to connect to and control a remote PC — when they’re working properly. Here are some common problems you might encounter and what to do...

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