Windows 10

Windows 10 has built-in ransomware protection: how to use it

Ransomware protection is built into Windows. Here’s how to get started. Ransomware gangs have gone pro. DarkSide, the group responsible for a series of ransomware attacks including Colonial Pipeline, now operates with a business model that reflects legitimate businesses. Called Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS), it uses partners to execute cyber attacks. For …

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4 Ways to Restart File Explorer in Windows 10

Whenever you have issues with the Windows user interface, for example, your taskbar is unresponsive or file browsing seems slow, restarting the Windows Explorer process can often resolve the issue. By doing this, you are essentially pressing the restart button on the GUI without having to shut down or restart …

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How to clean up Windows 10 startup

When trying to fix a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) or other critical Windows 10 errors, you want to go through a process of elimination. If you’re not sure exactly what is causing the error, one of your first steps should be to perform a clean boot, which involves booting …

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