Windows 10 now includes anti-cheat protection for games

Windows 10's Fall Creators Update is full of changes, but one of the understated additions could make a big difference if you're a gamer. Microsoft has switched on its previously teased TruePlay feature, which promises to protect against "common" che…

Download Windows 10 Enterprise Fall Creators Update ISO Evaluation Copy From Microsoft

You can now officially download Windows 10 Enterprise Fall Creators Update ISO 1709 evaluation copy from Microsoft. Here are the details.

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HD Box Kodi Addon Not Working? Here’s How To Install It The Right Way

Is HD Box Kodi addon not working for you? Here’s how to fix it by installing it the right way on your Kodi 17 box.

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3 Spooky Rainmeter Effects for Halloween

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For some, Halloween is just another yearly event. For others, it’s a day of celebration wherein cobwebs, pumpkins, and everything in between fill the otherwise bleak walls of offices and homes. So why not your desktop? Read on to turn your once bleak desktop to a haunted wonderland using the completely free and insanely useful Rainmeter! Popup Ghosts …or anything, really! This simple skin will allow you to make small, preferably spooky, images appear with a mouse move. You can have your images appear over or under any window, making for a subtle or overt surprise. We’ll be making the…

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5 Things You Must Do Before Installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Ever since Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015, we’ve gotten big updates every 6-8 months plus a bunch of minor updates between each milestone. Some haven’t even upgraded yet, choosing instead to chill on Windows 7 or, God forbid, Windows XP (mitigate the risks of running Windows XP). Windows Update is a fickle beast. Sometimes it runs so smoothly you don’t notice an update happened. But more often than not, updates occur at the most inopportune of times and/or bring unexpected troubles. We have valid reasons for hating Windows Update. So before you run Windows Update again, here are…

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Write! Is a Distraction-Free Text Editor with Just the Right Features

Windows: Finding a good text editor can be tough. Some lack basic features, like spell checking, and others are so heavy they may as well be word processors. Write! is a new application, currently in beta, that rides the sweet spot and delivers the features you’d actually find useful without the cruft (or system bloat) you don’t want.

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In Defense of the Clean Install

These days a new operating system can be downloaded from the web and installed in a couple of reboots, or “purchased” for free from an App Store. It might seem like a clean install isn’t worth the time and effort. Nothing could be further from the truth. Upgrades may be convenient, but sometimes it’s better to give yourself a clean slate, and not just for that “fresh out of the box” feeling.

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The Lifehacker Pack for Students

Every year we put together a list of our Lifehacker App packs for each operating system. In the spirit of those lists we figured it was time to put together a list for students getting ready for school. Whether you’re on Windows
, Mac
, Android
, or iPhone
, we’ve got you covered.

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