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Microsoft Windows is probably the most widely used operating system in the world among consumer PC users. These tutorials provide helpful tips in getting the most out of Windows and Windows software. Tips include fixing common annoyances and productivity tips.

How to Disable Web Search in Windows 10 - Spring Update 2018
In   Windows23rd May 2018
The Windows 10 Spring Update (2018) no longer lets you disable web search in Start which can lead to Microsoft tracking applications and documents and potentially leaking sensitive information to the web. Here is a fix to disable web searches in the start menu.
Get Back Open Command Window Here Context Menu
In   Windows8th December 2016
Windows 10 Creators Update removes the "Open Command Prompt here" context menu entry and replaces it with "Open PowerShell window here". Microsoft has decided that the trusty old command prompt is too old and dated and will be phasing it out. They are now making PowerShell the de facto command shell in Windows 10.
Strengthen Your Privacy in Windows 10
In   Windows8th November 2016
Whilst Microsoft's latest version of Windows was a popular free upgrade for many people, most people are unaware that the cost of the "free" upgrade is the exchance of potentially private information and telemetry data to Microsoft servers.
How to Fix a Slow-Opening Windows Downloads Folder
In   Windows29th August 2016
When you're browsing through your hard drive in File Explorer (aka Windows Explorer), most folders open quickly. However, the Downloads folder, which is one of the most frequent and important places on your computer, often takes 10 seconds or longer to fully load.
Visual Studio Code - Can it beat Notepad++?
In   Windows17th May 2016
Visual Studio Code is a brand new, free code editor from Microsoft optimised for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. How does it stack up against the most popular source code editor, Notepad++?
First Look at Visual Studio Code
In   Windows24th April 2016
Visual Studio Code is a free source code editor from Microsoft which aims to be fast. It was initially released a year ago as a beta but has just become a stable product, so let's have a look at what's on offer.
Windows 10 - The Essential Guide
In   Windows5th March 2016
Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade and it introduces loads of new features, platform-unifying designs, and Microsoft's new Windows-as-a-service strategy. This guide will help you get up to speed on the most significant details.

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