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Winget: The best way to keep Windows apps updated

The winget command, which taps into the Windows Package Manager service, makes it a breeze to keep applications up to date in Windows 10 or 11. Here’s how to use it.

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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 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5022303, released on Jan. 10, 2023.

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It’s 2023 — time for new Windows hardware?

If the new year means a new Windows laptop, you’ll want to choose smartly. Here’s what to keep in mind if it’s time to upgrade.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 and 11 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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How to troubleshoot and reset Windows Update

When Windows Update refuses to cooperate, here are three basic troubleshooting steps to take in Windows 10 or 11 to get it back on track.

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Making sense of out-of-band Windows updates and KIRs

Microsoft’s monthly security patches often have unintended side effects on Windows 10 and 11 systems. Out-of-band Windows updates and Known Issue Rollbacks can help. Here’s what you need to know.

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Beware going down the Windows beta-testing rabbit hole

Many tech geeks like to try out new Windows (and Office) features before they officially arrive. But beta testing can get confusing if you don't know what you're doing.

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Build the ultimate bootable Windows repair drive

Load up a USB drive with the right software, and you’ll have a complete toolkit to restart, troubleshoot, and repair Windows PCs.

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What does Windows 10 22H2 bring to the table? Not much.

Windows 11 isn't the only version to get a fall "22H2" update. Windows 10 has one, too. Here's what you need to know about it.

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Microsoft rolls out first 'moment' update for Windows 11; Win 10 22H2 now available

Microsoft announced the availability of its first periodic Windows 11 update that includes several features involving tabs in File Explorer, Taskbar, Photo app, and others. The new tabs feature will allow users to organize files and...

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How to manage and customize Windows Terminal

The Windows Terminal app provides an entry into multiple command line tools for Windows 10 and 11. Some key customizations make it even more useful.

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PC sales fall off a cliff

The sale of personal computers, which surged as companies turned to hybrid and remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, fell sharply in the third quarter. The release of Windows 11 and its first annual update seemed to have no effect....

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Blogger’s notebook: File Explorer tabs, Ignite, and Windows 11 22H2

It's a big week for Microsoft with the company's Ignite event taking place. With that backdrop, let's look at a few Windows tidbits to keep in mind.

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Windows 11 22H2 is out, so why isn’t your PC getting it?

Although the latest Windows 11 update was released two weeks ago, many users aren’t yet seeing it offered for download. Here’s why (and what you can do about it).

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Is it finally time to upgrade to Windows 11?

Microsoft's Windows 11 is now almost a year old and has gotten its first major update. If you've been waiting to upgrade, wait no more.

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Windows 11 22H2 gets a slew of new group policy changes

With the latest version of Windows 11 officially out, IT admins have a variety of group policy options at their disposal. Here's a look at what they do.

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Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to

Microsoft just released the first major feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2. It includes a number of user interface and productivity enhancements, as well as a new AI-assisted security feature.

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