Windows 10

  • Disable Wi-Fi Password Sharing in Windows 10

    The benefits of Wi-Fi sense might sound appealing, but when you consider the risks you may think twice. Learn the pros and cons of this feature as well as the steps to disable it, should you choose to do so.
    By C. Taylor October 28, 2015 

  • Control How You Get and Share Updates in Windows 10

    If privacy and security concerns make you uncomfortable with shared updates in Windows 10, you can disable this option. Although the settings to do so take time to discover, the process is straightforward and the change will put you at ease.
    By C. Taylor October 28, 2015 

  • Stop Advertisers from Uniquely Tracking You in Windows 10

    If you are concerned about Microsoft assigning a unique advertising ID that allows companies to collect your information, learn how you can prevent these advertisers from gathering your details.
    By C. Taylor August 31, 2015 

  • Setting Up Cortana in Windows 10

    The opt-in personal assistant feature in Windows 10, Cortana offers many exciting features. Learn how to enable Cortana and start finding new ways to use it.
    By C. Taylor August 27, 2015 

  • Removing Collected Data From Windows 10’s Cortana Personal Assistant

    Disabling Cortana removes any data collected on your Windows 10 device, but Microsoft retains this data on its servers, including typing history, voice patterns, contact details, search history, calendar events, flight tracking and more. To clear this...
    By C. Taylor August 27, 2015 

  • What Happened to Windows 9?

    With Windows 10 being released to the general public in late July, many people are wondering just what happened to Windows 9, considering the most recent update was titled Windows 8.1. Are the great changes to how Windows works justifying the dramatic...
    By Cassie Phillips August 19, 2015 

  • Disabling Windows 10’s Cortana to Improve Privacy

    Although Cortana is arguably one of the most useful features in Windows 10, you might consider if it is worth the privacy risk. If you decide it’s not, then disabling it should significantly reduce your data footprint on Microsoft servers.
    By C. Taylor August 17, 2015 

  • Why You Might Avoid the Windows 10 Upgrade

    Windows is offering a free upgrade! What else would you need to know? Windows 10 offers a wealth of new features and resolution of issues contained in Windows 7/8, but it might not be for everyone. Before taking the leap to Windows 10, consider...
    By C. Taylor August 11, 2015 

  • What to Expect in Windows 10

    Microsoft pushes its newest Windows 10 operating system to current Windows 7 and 8 users as a free upgrade, but before making the decision, consider if there’s any real benefit. This article focuses on the major differences between systems. Some...
    By C. Taylor August 11, 2015 

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