Windows is powerful, but it often arrives on your PC as a bloated, crapware-filled mess. Here's how to remove the bloatware and clean it up, without making things worse with more crapware-filled helper apps.
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Don't ya just hate it when Windows Update fails? Fortunately, there are ways to fix the problem. We'll show you 10 tricks you can try that should get your Windows Update updating.
Tick tock. Every second gets us closer to July 29. And every second gets us closer to the point when Windows 10 won't be a free upgrade. If you're still running XP, here's how to migrate quickly and easily, without tears.
This is the last holiday weekend before Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade is gone in a flash. Are you prepared? Here are some tips to make the process go more smoothly.
With the free upgrade window for Windows 10 about to close, David Gewirtz makes the case for why it's time, right now, to upgrade to Windows 10.
How can vendors expect to migrate reluctant users to more reliable and up-to-date operating systems like Windows 10 or El Capitan -- especially when upgrade notices and reminders break earlier versions?
Will we give up a decades-long relationship with Windows just because it costs a few bucks more than its competitors? In a world where PC adoption has cratered, what of the future of Windows? David Gewirtz makes the case that there's still life in them old bits.
Buying a new PC -- or building one? Upgrading from Windows 8.1 or an earlier OS? David Gewirtz walks you through all the possibilities, so you're armed with the best decision-making strategy for your needs.
I swore off the tiled Windows Start screen back in the days of Windows 8 but the Start screen in Windows 10 has its appeal. If you give it a chance, you might discover the same thing.
Remember the last time you paid for a desktop OS upgrade? We're half a year into Windows 10 with no announced plan for what happens after the free year of upgrades is over. David Gewirtz thinks paid OS upgrades are a thing of the past.