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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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Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Valve announced that Steam is ending support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019.

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Microsoft lets you gift digital PC games now, but the Xbox experience still sucks on computers

You can now gift PC games, DLC, and Xbox One games in the Microsoft Store, a feature Steam has had since before the Microsoft Store launched five years ago.

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Windows 10's busted HDR display support got a whole lot better in the April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update added an SDR brightness slider that partially fixes the biggest problem with HDR monitors.

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The Best Features of Windows 10's April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update, aka Redstone 4, isn't getting much love from Microsoft. But here's what we think you'll like.

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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga unboxing

We unbox one of Lenovo's legendary Thinkpad business laptops. The X1 Yoga is a 360-degree convertible with many great details--check 'em out here.

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Hands-on with Dell's powerful new XPS 15

Dell's new XPS 15 has up to 6-cores and faster GeForce graphics.

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Hands-on with Gigabyte's new Aero 15

Gigabyte's stunning new Aero 15 adds a six-core Intel CPU and high-refresh panel while sticking to its mantra of great battery life.

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Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

How a distinct version of Windows 10 could appeal to PC gamers.

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