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Windows 10: Maps and Mail

Windows 10's Maps and Mail apps were once deemed inadequate by many, but have recently grown into highly useful tools.

How to use Microsoft’s Paint 3D app

Paint 3D is coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update. But we can show you how to create cool 3D scenes right now.

3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10's settings offer a few surprising ways to make the OS run faster.

How to remove malware

If you've found malware on your system, what should you do about it? This video walks you through the steps of getting the bad stuff off your PC.

How to Clean-install Windows without Bloatware

You can get rid of bloatware or other troublesome software by doing a clean install of Windows 10. Here’s how it works.

How to recover your system from a Ransomware attack

After infecting a system with Locky Ransomware, CSO attempted to recover it using basic tools and backups

What a Locky Ransomware attack looks like

CSO Online's Steve Ragan infects a laptop with Locky Ransomware

Google Photos tips and tricks

Google Photos has some powerful tools for tweaking and editing images. We show you how to take advantage of them to enhance and display your photos.

Facebook encrypted messages: Setting up Secret Conversations in Messenger

Even Facebook lets you have a little privacy, letting you send encrypted messages using the Secret Conversation feature in Facebook Messenger. Here’s how it works.

How to Block Ads in Windows 10

Some Windows 10 ads are pretty unobtrusive, but several get right up in your face. Here’s how to disable them with a few simple menu tweaks.