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3 top tips for Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 can be tough to use. But you don’t need to be a spreadsheet jockey to get the most out of Excel 2016. Just follow these three tips.

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Leveraging Windows Server 2016 for hyperconvergence

Hyperconverged infrastructure tools in Windows Server 2016 can support storage, SDN and cost savings when building enterprise data centers.

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Linux command line tools for working with non-Linux users

If you work within a Linux terminal, working with non-Linux users can be difficult. These tools help with document compatibility and companywide instant messaging.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

A lok at 8 tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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6 tips for the paranoid Windows traveler

Travelers carrying confidential or privileged corporate information need to take steps ahead of time to ensure that private data stays private. Watch this video for 6 quick tips.

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Top 5 Windows Server 2016 features that enterprises are deploying

A year after Windows Server 2016 has been released, these are the top capabilities organizations have been actively deploying in their enterprises.

Why does Microsoft Windows 10 need Linux?

Is Microsoft’s increasing love affair with Linux a clash of computing philosophies or a marriage made in heaven?

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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Choosing Windows for your organization should get you fired

No operating system gets hit by ransomware attacks like Windows. If you want to keep your data safe, you need to migrate to a different operating system.

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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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Windows 10 still does a lot of snooping

Security analyst Mark Burnett says Windows 10 Enterprise Edition still connects to Redmond with user data, and the consumer edition has even less protection.

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Microsoft discusses progress in Git migration

Microsoft's migration of the Windows repository to Git hasn’t been flawless. The company's Brian Harry gives an update on its progress.

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Asus ZenBook Flip S First Look

This is the Asus ZenBook Flip S. Asus says it is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible laptop in the world.

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WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

The weakness of Windows 7’s Defender was partly to blame for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

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