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The hitchhiker’s guide to Windows Secrets 2.0

With apologies to the late Douglas Adams. We’ve received lots of feedback and support from you this week, along with many questions. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We’ll address as many of your questions as we can here; we’re also changing some policies whenever possible in response to your suggestions. There will undoubtedly be other changes over time.

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Start 2016 right with a clean Windows PC

The old saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure was never so true as when applied to computing. It’s time for our annual PC checkup. Taking an hour or so now to run through the following steps could save you many hours or even days of troubleshooting down the road.

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Options for controlling updates in Windows 10

Win10 Pro and Win10 Pro Version 1511 let everyone push off updates — for weeks or months. Win10 Home users are mostly out of luck, but a couple of options will still let you take some updating control.

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