Windows 10

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
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Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

Selling your laptop? Make sure that all your sensitive data is gone before it reaches its new owner
17 Nov 2020
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
10 Nov 2020
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
10 Nov 2020
How to get help in Windows 10
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operating systems

How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
3 Nov 2020
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips covering everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
2 Nov 2020
16 ways to speed up your laptop
Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
2 Nov 2020
Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10

Not ready to shell out for a new SSD? Here are some free tips you can try to speed up Windows 10
26 Oct 2020
Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix
Microsoft Windows

Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix

A faulty Windows patch is forcing ThinkPads into an endless boot loop
21 Sep 2020
16 ways to speed up your laptop
Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
16 Sep 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
software development

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020
Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions
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Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions

Firm backports updated architecture to enterprise customers still relying on pre-2020 versions of Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
20 new features in Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

20 new features in Windows 10

This spring’s big update and a host of add-ons have brought a wealth of new features to Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode
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Software

How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Everything you need to know about starting Windows 10 securely and returning to normal boot
27 Jul 2020
Windows 10 needs to go back to basics
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 needs to go back to basics

Remote tech support brings home how appalling Windows is when it comes to the fundamentals
11 Jul 2020
Virtualise Windows 7 under Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Virtualise Windows 7 under Windows 10

It isn’t safe to run a Windows 7 PC connected to the internet, but if you don’t want to lose access to your apps and setup this is a cunning workaroun…
5 Jul 2020
Windows 10 update is causing forced reboots
operating systems

Windows 10 update is causing forced reboots

LSASS failure is affecting computers running Windows 10 version 1809 and later
24 Jun 2020
Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes
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operating systems

Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes

Advanced volume controls and a smaller search bar are included in early previews
23 Jun 2020
Windows 10 2004 bug breaks Storage Spaces
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 2004 bug breaks Storage Spaces

Microsoft’s latest features update misses some glitches in certain configurations
19 Jun 2020
How to run Windows on a Mac
Microsoft Windows

How to run Windows on a Mac

Get the best of both operating systems on one computer
12 Jun 2020
Unlock Windows 10’s secret modes
Microsoft Windows

Unlock Windows 10’s secret modes

Some of Windows 10’s most useful features are mysteriously tucked away. We reveal how to find and make the most of the operating system’s hidden ‘mode…
10 Jun 2020
Linux GUI apps coming to Windows 10
Linux

Linux GUI apps coming to Windows 10

Soon you’ll be able to run your favorite GUI apps directly on Windows.
22 May 2020
Windows 10 May 2020 Update delayed after zero-day discovery
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 May 2020 Update delayed after zero-day discovery

The corruption-reporting bug is among a set of vulnerabilities being ironed out by developers
4 May 2020
Best laptops 2019: Dell, Apple, Acer and more
Laptops

Best laptops 2019: Dell, Apple, Acer and more

The best notebooks, ultrabooks, and ultraportables around
29 Apr 2020