Factory resets can solve a number of Windows issues. If your computer is far slower than it once was, you’re dealing with malware that won’t go away, or plan to sell your machine, a factory reset is the most convenient solution. Depending on your setup and installed version of Windows, you have a few different

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Windows Defender has improved over the years. For the majority of Windows 10 users, it offers more-than-adequate protection. However, there are lots of options out there. How can you decide which is the best antivirus for Windows 10? Here are our eight picks. The Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 If you want to stick

A Machine Check Exception is a critical Windows system error. The result? A blue screen of death. Unfortunately, a Machine Check Exception error isn’t usually a one-off. Some users report being plagued by Machine Check Exception errors, having to trial a long list of potential fixes before arriving at the promised land. This article gathers

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In Microsoft’s ideal world, everyone will have upgraded to Windows 10 by now, but that hasn’t yet happened. So, Microsoft is offering to keep supporting Windows 7 for a little while longer… if you’re willing to pay for the privilege. Windows 7 Extended Security Updates In a blog post detailing how Microsoft is “helping customers

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Windows offers you a variety of power plans. Depending on your situation, they let you customize the way your machine uses power to either extend the battery life or squeeze more performance out of your computer. The native power plan, which wrings the most juice out of your computer, is called High Performance. However, it’s

In 1995, the world was a very different place. Very few people had access to the internet, floppy disks were still a thing, and a Steve Jobs-less Apple was struggling. And then Microsoft launched Windows 95, an operating system that changed everything. Windows 95 was the first desktop operating system many people used. And to

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