What is bloatware, and how can you remove it?

Bloatware is software that nobody asked for but is on your computer, taking up valuable space. These software apps come with your hardware pre-installed, and very often, it isn’t always apparent how to delete them properly. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner ads were breaking webpage […]

Changes in Windows 10 update process

Windows 10 users receive regular security and feature updates for the operating system. But when such patches coincide with driver updates from Microsoft’s hardware partners, Windows 10 experiences compatibility problems. Here’s how Microsoft is addressing the issue. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software […]

Simplify logging in with Windows Hello

Just like in sci-fi movies, Microsoft’s biometric logins can now recognize your face, fingerprint, or eyes when you attempt to access your device. Here’s everything you need to know when setting up Windows Hello. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in Windows […]

Windows 10 security can be bypassed by Snatch malware

If your business is running on a Windows 10 operating system (OS), you should be careful of Snatch, a new strain of ransomware that can easily bypass its security protocols. Discovered by a research team in Sophos, this malware can slip through Windows 10’s security software by rebooting your computer in Safe Mode and disabling […]

Windows 10’s November 2019 Update: What you need to know

Microsoft rolled out the latest Windows 10 update on November 12. And though it’s a relatively small update, it comes with new features that will improve your Windows 10 computer’s functionality and performance. Also known as Windows 10 version 1909 or 19H2, the Windows 10 November 2019 Update can be installed by heading to Settings […]

Underutilized Windows 10 tips and tricks

Are you using all of Windows 10’s awesome productivity features? From adjusting system and battery performance to silencing notifications, you could be missing out on powerful features and productivity enhancements — check out our four favorites. Night Light This feature lets you reduce the amount of blue light emitted from your screen, which reduces eye […]

Back up files securely with Windows 10

Businesses rely on computers for their daily operations, so succumbing to a ransomware attack is devastating. Ransomware blocks access to all data, which can result in financial losses and the company closing down temporarily or permanently. Fortunately, Windows 10 offers built-in tools and cloud storage options so you won’t have to fear data loss. File […]

Here’s Microsoft 365!

Microsoft pays more attention to customer feedback than you might think. Many business owners who complained about having to purchase Office 365 and Windows 10 separately have gotten what they wanted: Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 caters to the workplace by combining Office 365 and Windows 10 into one solution, which is available in two plans: […]

Biometrics authentication on smartphones

The World Wide Web Consortium recently launched the FIDO2 project, allowing users to log in to online accounts with fingerprints, facial scans, and voice recognition. This technology is now also available in popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite, which not only boosts security, but also makes account management much simpler. Authenticate your profile […]

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