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Why Am I Getting “Invalid Password”?

“Invalid password” messages frustrate a lot of people, particularly when they’re certain they’ve typed in the right thing. I’ll review how what you enter might still be invalid.

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How to Protect Your Computer from Power Problems

Problems with the power to your computer can damage your computer and data. I’ll cover how much protection you might need.

Windows Features

Tip of the Day: Accessing Additional Windows Features

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Tip of the Day: View Hidden Files

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How Do I Remove this Error on Startup?

Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I’ll show you how to clean up.

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Back Up Smartphone Photos Using OneDrive

Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like OneDrive are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.

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Tip of the Day: Show and Configure the Home Button in Edge

Rename PC

Tip of the Day: Give Your Computer a Meaningful Name

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

Virus and Threat Protection

Where is Windows Defender’s Vault?

A vault is a place where programs like Windows Defender put suspected malware rather than deleting it. Typically, it’s managed by the program.

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How to Hover Over a Link to Check its Validity

When it comes to links on webpages and HTML mail, what you see is not always where you go. Hovering over a link is an important technique to look before you leap.