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Tip of the Day: Horizontal Scroll with the Mouse Wheel

Tip of the Day: Think Twice (or more) Before Sharing a Password

Tip of the Day: Resolve IP Addresses in Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Change Your Browser’s Home Page

Tip of the Day: Add Your Own Auto-Start Programs

Tip of the Day: Don’t Overdo Security Software

Tip of the Day: “Start Up Boost” May Slow You Down

Tip of the Day: “Software Program” is Redundant

Tip of the Day: Copy as Path

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop Full Paths into Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Don’t Ignore Protected View

Tip of the Day: ALT May Restore Menus

Tip of the Day: Zoom in Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Turn Off Useless Defender Notifications

Tip of the Day: Maximize the Browser with F11

Tip of the Day: Sending and Receiving Email are Two Separate Things

Tip of the Day: You’re Only as Secure as Your Endpoints

Tip of the Day: Search Using Dates

Tip of the Day: Avoid Being Tricked by a Simple Lie

Tip of the Day: Copy Text Out of Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Update Microsoft Office

Tip of the Day: Be Careful, Even With Replies

Tip of the Day: Quickly Change the Default App for a File Type

Tip of the Day: Save Early, Save Often, with CTRL+S

Tip of the Day: “They” Will Never Call You

Tip of the Day: Restart as Soon as Practical When Alerted

Tip of the Day: Copy Only Updated Files Using XCOPY

Tip of the Day: Sign Out

Tip of the Day: Minimize and Restore Programs Quickly Using the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Windows Calculator

Tip of the Day: Archive.org to the Rescue of Missing Pages

Tip of the Day: Using Quotes in Search

Tip of the Day: Take Microsoft Updates Too

Tip of the Day: List All Drivers

Tip of the Day: Know Your Retention Periods (and Then Never Need Them)

Tip of the Day: Create a Shortcut Keystroke for an Often-used Application

Tip of the Day: Dump the Fax

Tip of the Day: Airplane Mode Is for More Than Airplanes

Tip of the Day: Windows Key Shortcuts

Tip of the Day: The TaskKill Command

Tip of the Day: Make Emojis Larger

Tip of the Day: Site Search

Tip of the Day: Back Up First

Tip of the Day: Beware Recharging Stations

Tip of the Day: Use Remote Files Without Connecting First

Tip of the Day: Long Press is Often Right-Click

Tip of the Day: Copy the Path Out of a File Open or Save Dialog

Tip of the Day: Clean Your Mouse

Tip of the Day: File Extensions

Tip of the Day: SHIFT+Right-click