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Tip of the Day: Confirm Your Time Zone

Tip of the Day: Try Another USB Port

Tip of the Day: Configure an Email Program (Even if You Don’t Use One)

Tip of the Day: Run CHKDSK Periodically

Tip of the Day: Damage Assessment Can’t be Relied On

Tip of the Day: Pause Cloud Sync

Tip of the Day: Get a PIN Before You Go

Tip of the Day: Check for Updates to Get the Latest

Tip of the Day: Share What You Learn

Tip of the Day: the History in the Back Button

Tip of the Day: Play a Sound for Caps Lock

Tip of the Day: Share Your Location with Friends

Tip of the Day: Don’t Answer the Phone

Tip of the Day: Back Up and then Delete Windows.old

Tip of the Day: Use Wildcards in Search

Tip of the Day: Move the Windows Screenshots Folder

Tip of the Day: Visit (and Clean) the Temp Folder in Windows Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Open Command Prompt in File Explorer’s Displayed Folder

Tip of the Day: You’re the One Responsible

Tip of the Day: View Keyboard Shortcuts on Menus

Tip of the Day: Quit Relying on the Desktop

Tip of the Day: List ALL the Accounts on Your Machine

Tip of the Day: A Shortcut to Lock Your Computer

Tip of the Day: CTRL+ESC for the Start Menu

Tip of the Day: Don’t Ignore Security Reminders

Tip of the Day: Your Two Spam Filters

Tip of the Day: Get the Windows Version Quickly

Tip of the Day: Drive UAC with the Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Admin in a Keystroke

Tip of the Day: Plan for the Worst

Tip of the Day: Back Up Your Password Vault

Tip of the Day: Run Recuva Even When You Don’t Need It

Tip of the Day: the Free-space Wiper You Already Have

Tip of the Day: Wi-Fi Speed is Often Irrelevant

Tip of the Day: Stop Responding to Silly Facebook Quizzes

Tip of the Day: A Line Isn’t Always a Line

Tip of the Day: Turn It On and Walk Away for a While

Tip of the Day: When in Doubt, Ask Someone Else

Tip of the Day: Use Fewer Browser Extensions

Tip of the Day: Pay Attention to the Entire Error Message

Tip of the Day: Check Your Passwords for Hacks

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop a Shortcut to Your Desktop

Tip of the Day: Don’t Delete, Archive Email

Tip of the Day: Save the Originals

Tip of the Day: Don’t Focus on Ransomware

Tip of the Day: Mark Non-spam as Not Spam

Tip of the Day: Don’t Re-Type that URL

Tip of the Day: Photograph or Scan Important Documents

Tip of the Day: Automate Your Backups

Tip of the Day: Try the Manufacturer’s Support First