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Getting Help in Windows 10

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Turn Off Adobe Flash in Windows Edge Browser

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Cleaning Up & Regaining Disk Space After Windows 10 Upgrade

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Once you've gotten used to Windows 10, regain some Disk Space by cleaning up the files and old operating systems that are no longer needed.

Using Common Sense for WiFi Sense in Windows 10

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Connecting to suggested open Hotspots sounds very insecure until you realize, they are the same hotspots you already access. The hotels you stay at, libraries, etc. I always use a VPN anytime I connect to one of these places for added protection.

Allowing all of your friends and contacts access to your Wi-Fi seems like a security risk. 
Is it really ? If you think about it, you may think differently. You already allow your friends and family that visit your home access to your Wi-Fi. Wouldn't you do the same for your contacts ?
Granting your contacts access doesn't mean they all get to use your Wi-Fi. That would only happen if they were close enough to access your Wi-Fi signal. 

What at first glance seems like a request to expose your computer to all sorts of dangers, may not be as 
Bad as we thought.
Think about it and then make your decision.You can always change it if you later decide differently.

How To Speed Up Windows 10 after the Upgrade

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After the upgrade and because there are so many files to shift around the second run (where defrag kicks in) can take up to an hour
Download the SDK web installer from here (https://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_EAC=300105886)
Run the installer and select the following:
Leave the default location.
Windows Performance Toolkit

You must reboot on completion of the install
After reboot set aside about 30 – 45 minutes when you will not need the computer
When ready start an elevated command prompt :
Right click on the Start button (bottom left) and select Command Prompt (Admin)
Then copy and paste the following command into the black box :
xbootmgr -trace boot -prepSystem -verboseReadyBoot

Now your PC will be restarted 6 times. With a two minute pause before the tool runs after the desktop loads.
After the second reboot the MS defragmentation program is running and is placing the files into an optimized layout, so that Windows will boot up faster
The last Reboots are training of rea…