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How To Reset All Windows Security Settings To Default In Windows 10

If you recently tried applying a Group Policy or Local Policy in Windows and are having odd side effects, or notice the policy doesn't seem to be working as expected, you can try to reset / restore your local security policy settings to default in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. I recently tried [...]

Watch Windows Upgrades From Windows 1.0 Through Windows 8

I've been a Microsoft Windows user ever since my first computer, which ran Windows 3.1 back in the mid-1990's. I've used a Mac and various Linux distributions, but I've always come back to Windows. I have done plenty of Windows installations and Windows upgrades in my time, and have used most of these operating systems. [...]

Tech Tip: Visually Speed Up Windows 10 (8.1/8/7/Vista/XP)

For the last four versions of Windows (8, 7, Vista, XP), Microsoft has added some fancy animations to some basic Windows functions like minimizing and maximizing a window. These are nice and can be visually appealing, but it can also make your system feel slower, especially on older hardware or even the new ATOM-based processors. [...]

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Critical Windows 8 Patches Coming Dec 11th Patch Tuesday

In case you weren't aware, Microsoft tries to keep an update schedule when it comes to their security patches, which has been dubbed Patch Tuesday. This coming Tuesday will see one of the first major security updates for Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT (as well as some for Windows XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, [...]