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Avoid malicious Outlook email forwarding

Set up Office 365 to defend against hackers who use hidden Outlook rules to forward emails.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4471332 (OS Build 17763.194), released Dec. 11, 2018.

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Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs

Microsoft's Edge is embracing the open-source Chromium project and expanding to other operating systems. It'll even run Chrome extensions, company executives said recently.

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With move to rebuild Edge atop Google's Chromium, Microsoft raises white flag in browser war

After watching its Edge browser bleed users, Microsoft this week gave up the ghost and said it will replace the browser's home-grown rendering engine with Blink, the engine that powers Google Chrome.

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Microsoft trash talks Windows 10 LTSC – again

LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialized edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google Pixel 3 XL review

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

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How to use Windows Delivery Optimization

Allow devices to share and distribute updates across a network without having to rely on Windows Software Update Services.

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Microsoft gets explicit about Windows 10 upgrade blockers

Relying in part on the telemetry it receives from Windows 10 computers, Microsoft is getting more aggressive in blocking PCs from getting problematic updates.

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Microsoft open-sources WPF, WinForms, and WinUI XAML

Developers will be able to contribute to these technologies on GitHub, as well as build a private copy of the UI stack

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Do we need another stripped-down version of Windows? Microsoft apparently thinks so

Lite appears to be Microsoft's latest attempt to slim down Windows, with the likely goal of taking on Chromebooks.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 fails to unseat Windows 7

Migration watch: If past is prologue, Windows 10 is likely to overtake Windows 7 this month as the world's most-used OS.

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Top web browsers 2018: IE and Edge catch a break – and their breath

For the first time since June, Microsoft's two browsers managed to hold onto their share of the browser market; the same could not be said of Firefox.

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Snag extremely useful Windows software for cheap in the Best of Stardock Humble Bundle

Get close to $90 worth of Stardock utility software for $15 including Fences, Groupy, Multiplicity, and more.

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Ivacy VPN review: A competent VPN that doesn't mind cryptocurrencies

Ivacy offers average speeds, a cleanly designed app, and a few helpful features like split tunneling, but it's also a company that doesn't want to reveal who's running the show.

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you should

Just because Microsoft wants you to use the Edge browser doesn’t mean you have to. Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox or another your primary browser in Windows 10.

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FAQ: Windows 10 LTSB explained

The 'Long-term Servicing Branch' of Windows 10 was initially aimed at enterprises that wanted to avoid Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service model and delay frequent feature updates. Here's how it's supposed to work.

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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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How to script a security feature update with Windows 10

Learn how to create a script that will install security and other feature updates at a specific time

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