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How to manually delay Windows updates

Windows 10 update settings are varied and at times confusing. Here is an exact list of the settings that control when updates will automatically run.

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How to use PowerShell to scan for Windows 10 updates

Here’s how to tell what patches and security improvement are in Windows 10 updates before you install them.

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Microsoft Managed Desktop: All your Windows 10 devices, managed by Microsoft

With Microsoft Managed Desktop, Microsoft is betting your organization has better things to do than endpoint management. Early customers like the Seattle Reign show what to expect.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming in the Windows 10 October update?

The next big feature upgrade for Windows 10 arrives soon, so it's time to discuss what's new – and think about why the pace of OS innovation seems to be slowing.

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6 security reasons to upgrade to Windows 10

From advanced authentication to new privacy controls, Windows 10 offers users solid security reasons to upgrade.

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6 practical reasons businesses should upgrade to Windows 10

Believe it or not, a large number of businesses haven’t upgraded to Windows 10 yet. Here’s why they should.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Word 2016

Word is the workhorse of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite, but lots of people don’t know some of its more useful features. Here are three of the best tips.

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Mingis on Tech: The main changes coming to Windows 10 this spring

The next update to Windows 10 is expected to arrive soon, so it's a good time to look at what's coming. Windows expert Preston Gralla has the details.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 can be tough to use. But you don’t need to be a spreadsheet jockey to get the most out of Excel 2016. Just follow these three tips.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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HP Elite x3 review: Yep, this was the last great Windows phone

HP's Elite x3 combines amazing hardware, tremendous battery life, a stellar Continuum experience, and support for older Win32 apps. Whether that's enough to buoy Microsoft's vision remains to be seen.

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10 key warnings for your Windows 10 migration

If you’re looking at a Win10 rollout, like Damocles staring at the sword, there are a few important tidbits that every executive needs to understand. Here is your report from the Win10 trenches.

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6 tips for the paranoid Windows traveler

Travelers carrying confidential or privileged corporate information need to take steps ahead of time to ensure that private data stays private. Watch this video for 6 quick tips.

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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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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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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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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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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