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Get tips on troubleshooting Windows and fine tuning your system performance from the experts.

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Hybrid tablet showdown: Huawei Matebook vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White puts these two hybrid tablets through the paces to see which one is the best fit for the enterprise.

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Microsoft releases one of its biggest security updates this year

Microsoft released one of its biggest security updates this year, fixing 50 vulnerabilities in its products and 26 more in Flash Player which is bundled with its Edge browser.

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Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key

Goodbye, product key; hello, digital license. Learn more about the changes here.

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A USB device is all it takes to steal credentials from locked PCs

A security researcher demonstrated that all it takes to steal an OS account's password hash from a Windows computer in a locked state, is to plug in a special USB device for a few seconds.

Sophos false positive detection ruins weekend for some Windows users

A bad malware signature caused Sophos antivirus products to detect a critical Windows file as malicious, preventing some users from accessing their computers.

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PAX 2016: South Park's fart-simulating Oculus Rift parody is an invention from Satan

Hayden pushes his nose to the limits with the Nosulus Rift and the perfume "Fart No. 3."

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PAX 2016: Rock Band VR hands-on

Rock Band VR ditches the trademark note highway so you can feel more like a true guitar god. It makes for a good Oculus Touch demo, but does it have staying power?

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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How To Enable Windows 10's Dark Theme

You see a window and you want to paint it black. Here’s how.

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

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Intel debuts Project Alloy VR headset

The biggest news out of the Intel Developer Forum this year is Project Alloy — Intel’s push in virtual and augmented reality.

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Windows 7 and 8.1 updates switching to cumulative monthly rollups starting in October

Starting from a fresh install of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will soon be much easier.

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Microsoft's .Net Framework will get its own Patch Tuesday

Starting in October, the .Net Framework Monthly Rollup will provide regular security and quality updates.

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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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Cortana: The spy in Windows 10

Cortana, Windows 10’s built-in virtual assistant, is both really cool and really creepy.

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Microsoft patches 27 flaws in Windows, Office, IE, and Edge

Microsoft has released another batch of security patches, fixing 27 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and its new Edge browser.

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Install Windows 10 with privacy settings

The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update: The good, the bad and the 'meh'

The new version of Windows 10 is a solid, if not dramatic, upgrade.

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