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Tip of the Day: Lock the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Beware the Checkmark

Tip of the Day: Stop Freaking Out About Porn Spam

Tip of the Day: Avoid the Registry Editor

Tip of the Day: Have Edge Read to You

Tip of the Day: Windows File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

Tip of the Day: Save Downloaded Programs

Tip of the Day: Revisit Old Passwords

Tip of the Day: Create a Folder of Shortcuts

Tip of the Day: God Mode

Tip of the Day: Get Pro, not Home, if You Have a Choice

Tip of the Day: F11 Is for Focus

Tip of the Day: Check the Date

Tip of the Day: Restrict Windows Search

Tip of the Day: Don’t Clear Cookies

Tip of the Day: Try Triple Click

Tip of the Day: Headlines Are Written to Make You Click

Tip of the Day: Windows Key + P for Projector Mode

Tip of the Day: Discover What’s Behind the Asterisks

Tip of the Day: Schedule a Delayed Shutdown

Tip of the Day: Default to Microsoft Office File Types in Open and Libre Office

Tip of the Day: Question Marks in URLs

Tip of the Day: Avoid Periods in Email Addresses

Tip of the Day: Reinstall Windows on That Used Computer

Tip of the Day: Use Notepad for Your Daily Log

Tip of the Day: Use Your Password Vault as Bookmarks

Tip of the Day: Resize Some Text Entry Boxes in Chrome (and Edge)

Tip of the Day: You Don’t Always Need an Account

Tip of the Day: Don’t Reply to “Don’t Reply” Emails

Tip of the Day: Sign In Occasionally

Tip of the Day: Always Display Scrollbars

Tip of the Day: Don’t Get Attached to Your Password

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop to Your Browser’s Bookmarks Bar

Tip of the Day: Remember the Second Most Popular Search Engine

Tip of the Day: Click-Hold-Move: an Irritation and a Solution

Tip of the Day: Keep a Wired Mouse and Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Use Slmgr to View Your Windows License

Tip of the Day: Remember Your Password

Tip of the Day: Move Any Default Folder

Tip of the Day: Show the Desktop with a Click

Tip of the Day: There’s Nothing Special About Keyloggers

Tip of the Day: Consider Speech Recognition and Speech-to-Text

Tip of the Day: Always Choose Custom Install (and then Pay Attention)

Tip of the Day: Mark Spam as Spam and Move On

Tip of the Day: Reduce the Number of Restore Points

Tip of the Day: Read What’s On the Screen (PLEASE!)

Tip of the Day: Screenshots Are Forever

Tip of the Day: RAID Disk Formats Are Proprietary

Tip of the Day: Try Another Computer

Tip of the Day: Play with Windows File Explorer Views