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Tip of the Week: It’s Possible to Change Your Windows Password Without Knowing Your Password, Here’s How

Tip of the Week: It’s Possible to Change Your Windows Password Without Knowing Your Password, Here’s How

In a recent survey, it was discovered that the average computer user has a whopping 27 online passwords to remember. Unsurprisingly, the same survey found that 37 percent of people forget at least one password each week. For many online services, forgetting a password means simply resetting it via email, but what if you forget your Windows password?

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Tip of the Week: Prevent Windows From Updating Your PC at the Worst Possible Time

Tip of the Week: Prevent Windows From Updating Your PC at the Worst Possible Time

Windows Updates are generally issued with the intention of improving your user experience, but sometimes they can cause complications. This is why most IT departments will opt out of implementing them and will instead review the issued updates before doing the work themselves. However, for the average PC user who simply wants to postpone updates from interrupting your day, read on and find out what you can do about them.

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Tip of the Week: Use Cortana to Get Android Notifications in Windows 10

Tip of the Week: Use Cortana to Get Android Notifications in Windows 10

With the Windows 10 Anniversary update now available, users have access to a plethora of handy new features. Some of these features allow greater interactivity with Android devices, most notably, the ability to receive those notifications that normally would register exclusively on your phone, on your computer as well, with the caveat that the Cortana app has to be installed.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Easy Ways to Move Several Files at Once

Tip of the Week: 5 Easy Ways to Move Several Files at Once

File storage is a staple in the office, and chances are that even your work desktop is jam-packed with files and folders that could use a bit of sorting. This might include moving all of your files to different locations, but you don’t have to move each one individually. We’ll go over the many different ways that you can move files, many of which can save you considerable time and effort.

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How Today’s Teens React to Windows 95 [VIDEO]

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_95_for_kids_400.jpgDo you remember the good old days of Windows 95? The nostalgia factor might be one reason to bring this up again, but the fact remains that Windows has changed significantly over the past twenty years; so much so that teenagers who were born just twenty years ago, after the introduction of Windows 95, may have no clue what they’re looking at.

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