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The Windows Store has always had its fair share of growing pains, and since its debut in Windows 8, it has been dwarfed by Google and Apple’s offerings. In Windows 10, however, it finally looks like the Windows Store has turned the corner.

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Few people noticed at the time, but Microsoft added a new feature to Windows 8 that allows manufacturers to infect the UEFI firmware with crapware. Windows will continue installing and resurrecting this junk software even after you perform a clean-install.

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It is always a good idea to be concerned about the security of your data, especially when it comes to your login credentials for websites. With that in mind, just how secure is the Windows Clipboard? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a worried reader’s question.

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Slack is How-To Geek’s go-to method for sharing ideas, collaborating, and just shooting the breeze. That said, during the course of time, messages can quickly become lost, and knowing how to search Slack can make your life substantially easier.

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There are various reasons why you may want to protect a document. Whatever the case, you may want to make a document read-only without requiring a password to open it. We’ll show you a few different methods of doing this.

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If you’re already well on your way to becoming a Windows 10 convert, you might have noticed there have been a few tweaks to the way the taskbar is configured and customized for the average user. And although there haven’t been a huge amount of changes since the days of 8.1, Microsoft has still stuck to same ethos it has with much of the rest of its new flagship operating system: even if it ain’t broke, there’s probably a better way to fix it.

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Now that Windows 10 is available for public download and installation people have more questions than ever about the new version of Windows. We’ve rounded up the questions we get most frequently here at How-To Geek and compiled them to help you get up to speed about Windows 10.

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Windows 10 includes OneDrive, and Microsoft’s official party line is that you can’t disable it. That’s not true — there are several ways to disable OneDrive and remove it from File Explorer on Windows 10.

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Windows 10 includes bunch of new personalization settings that let you change your desktop background, windows colors, lock screen background, and more. Here is what you need to know to get your computer looking exactly how you want it.

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If you’re creating a Word document containing sensitive information only to be viewed by certain people, you can add a password to the document so it can’t be opened by anyone who doesn’t know the password. We’ll show you two ways do this.

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Microsoft Edge, the new replacement for Internet Explorer, lets you take notes, write, doodle, and highlight directly on web pages as a note. Afterwards, you can save or share the web note. In this article we’ll show you how to take notes in Microsoft Edge.

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Android phones and tablets can fill up quickly as you download apps, fill them with media files, and cache data for use offline. Lower-end devices may only include a few gigabytes of storage.

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Windows 10 uses the new Photos app as your default image viewer, but it still includes Windows Photo Viewer — kind of. Microsoft has hidden Windows Photo Viewer on new Windows 10 systems.

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Windows 10’s All Apps list functions a bit differently than the All Programs list in Windows 7. You can’t just drag-and-drop shortcuts or right-click All Programs and select Explore anymore.

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Cortana is one of Windows 10’s most visible new features. Microsoft’s virtual assistant makes the leap from Windows Phone to the desktop, and there’s a lot you can do with it. It isn’t just a voice assistant either — you can also type commands and questions

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