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Microsoft is shutting down its online versions of Hearts, Spades, Checkers and more

Microsoft says that it will discontinue the online versions of many popular games, such as Hearts, Backgammon, and Go.

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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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PCWorld's June Digital Magazine: This is the first foldable tablet

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Microsoft ports DirectX 12 to Windows 7, giving some older PC games a performance boost

Microsoft is porting DirectX 12 to Windows 7 on a game-by-game basis. The first game to deliver will be World of Warcraft, with others to follow.

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Recent Windows 10 patch brings good, bad performance news for PC gamers

Though Windows 10 patch KB4482887 offers a performance improvement for older Intel Core processors, it also introduces a known issue that may slow down your GPU and mouse.

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PCWorld's March Digital Magazine: Intel Xeon reviewed

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How to find Windows security setup resources

Find security scripts, compliance and other Windows resources.

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Preventing data leakage in Windows

Set data loss prevention policies in Windows 10 to prevent data leakage.

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Preventing malicious links in Windows

Set Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection policies to block known malicious URL addresses.

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Intel publishes its first Modern Windows Driver for PCs, and there's no going back

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings with it the first Modern Windows Driver for PCs by Intel. It's a sharp break, as there's no going back to the "legacy" driver model without a support call.

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6 ways modern laptops make life more convenient

Stuck with an older laptop? Here are six ways you can improve your life with a modern PC.

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Surface Pro 6: Should you upgrade?

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 has a few changes under the hood compared to the Surface Pro (2017) and Surface Pro 4. PCWorld's Mark Hachman is here to tell you if it's worth the upgrade.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update releases today with ray tracing in tow

The next major iteration of Windows 10, the October 2018 Update, will become available on Tuesday.

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Windows 10 October Update: 6 Features Worth Trying

The October 2018 Update isn't as splashy as some prior releases, but features like Font Maker, Your Phone, Storage Sense and more.

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How to stop Windows Update from ruining your life

Microsoft's Windows 10 Windows updates can kick in at the worst times. But if you use Windows' built-in settings, you should be able to make them manageable.

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Browse safely with Windows Device Application Guard

Windows 10 contains a hidden, free Web browser called Windows Device Application Guard (WDAG) for secure browsing. Here's how to use it, and what it can and can't do.

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How to make your own font with Microsoft Font Maker

The Microsoft Font Maker app allows you to create your own personalized font, right from your own handwriting. We'll show you how.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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