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How to Work with File History in Windows 8.1, from PC Settings

One of the minor but welcome changes in Windows 8.1 is that it allows users to use the File History from PC Settings. If you have a tablet or a computer with touch, you can quickly turn on this feature, select the drive where your data is backed up and perform manual backups. Here’s how it works.

NOTE: Before you enable File History, plug in an external hard drive or a large USB memory stick with plenty of space on it, so that it can be used for your backups.

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How To Work With File History In Windows 10, From The Settings App

In Windows 10, Microsoft has tried to improve the way you control system settings by introducing a redesigned, touch optimized, Settings app. The new Settings app seems to have an increasingly more important role in basic computer configuration and tweaking. One of its interesting improvements is related to the way you can backup data with File History.The new Backup area of the Settings app offers a better way of personalizing your experience with File History, that bypasses the need to use the legacyControl Panel. In this tutorial, we will try to show you how to use the Settings app to control the way File History works.

Where To Find File History In The Settings App

Before you can modify any settings of File History, you will need to plug in an external hard drive or a large USB memory stick with lots of free space on it, which will be used for your backups. Then, you have to open the Settings app. If you have any problems in finding or opening this application, read this guide: Introducing Windows 10: 6 ways to open Settings.

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How To Switch Between User Accounts In Windows 10

In many cases we are not the only users of our devices. Whether you have a little brother or a little sister, or one of your grandparents wants to experience the new world of technology, because they are not familiar with these devices, they could cause a real damage in your operating system. For this situation and for many other circumstances Windows 10 allows you to create one user account for each user. In this article we’ll show you how to switch between multiple user accounts in this operating system.

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How To Automatically Login To Windows, Without Typing Any Password

No matter whether you use Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, we will show you how to set up your operating system so that it will log you in automatically, without requesting that you type your user account password or PIN code every time. We will guide you through all the steps and share with you all the information you need to know, to make everything as quick and easy as possible. Let’s get started:

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How to upgrade to Windows 10: A step-by-step walkthrough

As someone who signed up as a Windows Insider some months ago, I was near the top of the list for the free update to Windows 10. So, I took advantage of the situation and opted to get Windows 10 as soon as I possibly could. Here’s a step-by-step walkthrough of the upgrade process I went through upgrading my Windows 8 machine to Windows 10.

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How To Upgrade Your Windows 8.1 Or Windows 7 PC To Windows 10 Right Now!

Windows 10 is officially launched and it’s already on its way to many people’s computers or devices. If you are eligible, you can go ahead and upgrade your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 computer or device to Windows 10, either by using the reservation app, or the Media Creation Tool offered by Microsoft. If you are not satisfied with how the reservation app works and the fact that it is slow to provide you with an upgrade, then the Media Creation Tool is your only chance of getting Windows 10 today. Here’s how to use it to upgrade your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 computer, today:

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Top 11 Things We Don’t Like About Windows 10

While Windows 10 comes with lots of new features and improvements, there are also some things we don’t like about it. We’re not trying to be perfectionists here but there are a couple of things that Microsoft could change or improve. Some of our complaints are small while others are quite significant. If you are curious to learn what we don’t like about Windows 10, don’t hesitate to read this article:

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Where To Buy Windows 10? Which Version Should You Buy?

f you are interested in Windows 10, you will want to know how to get Windows 10. Can you get it for free? How? If you can’t, then where can you buy Windows 10 and how much will it cost you? Also, which edition of Windows 10 should you buy? The answers to these questions are not that obvious and you will need to do a bit of research in order to answer them. We decided to make things simpler for you and do the research for you, so don’t hesitate to read this article:

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Windows 10 review: Full of promise, but not a must-have just yet

Unlike its predecessors, Windows 10 isn’t expected to be superseded by a new release but rather upgraded over time, with Microsoft bolting on new features via regular updates – which home users won’t be able to refuse.

That means even if you don’t like Windows 10 now it should get better over time. That’s good news – as, at present, Windows 10 seems more like an operating system with promise, rather than a must-have.

Of course, many of these criticisms should be tempered by the fact Windows 10 is free to the vast majority of users. As widely covered, anyone running Windows 7 or 8.1 will qualify for a free upgrade to Windows 10, which, providing they meet the system requirements, will be available via Windows Update.

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Deep-dive review: Windows 10 — worth the wait (video)

Finally, an operating system from Microsoft you can love.

With Windows 10, Microsoft undoes the damage wrought by Windows 8. This is a cleanly designed operating system that works equally well on traditional computers and tablets, brings back the much-mourned Start menu and introduces useful features such as the Cortana digital assistant and new Edge browser.

I’ve been following the progress of Windows 10 ever since the first technical preview last year, and wrote about the second technical preview back in January 2015. I lived with, tested and reviewed its major iterations. I’ve seen rough edges smoothed, new features introduced and some features dropped.

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