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​How to make folders private on a Windows 8.1 family PC

Choosing File Explorer's "Stop sharing" option doesn't prevent other administrator accounts from accessing your default folders for pictures, documents, videos, and music. Here's how to privatize your personal folders on a multiuser PC.

By May 9, 2014

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Using Windows 8.1? It's time to get the update

On Tuesday, Microsoft will make Windows 8.1 Update available. To continue to get patches, 8.1 users need to move to it soon.

By April 7, 2014

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Ex Microsoft staffer arrested for allegedly stealing Win 8 trade secrets

A former Microsoft employee has been charged with passing on Microsoft trade secrets involving Windows 8.

By March 19, 2014

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Microsoft employee e-mail also hit by Syrian Electronic Army

After some of the company's social-networking accounts were hacked, Microsoft says some of its e-mail accounts were also compromised.

By January 15, 2014

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Xbox Twitter accounts too

News spread that the hacking group got into the Microsoft News Twitter account, but apparently it also breached Xbox's Twitter and Instagram accounts.

By January 13, 2014

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Xbox.com, other Microsoft sites hit by service disruption

Error message indicates that the Azure-hosted sites are experiencing a DNS disruption.

By November 21, 2013

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Save time and trouble with these 10 productivity tips

Get more work done in less time -- and with fewer interruptions -- by doing a quick system check and making a few simple, straightforward tweaks.

By September 30, 2013

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 free to Windows 8 users, $119.99 and up for others

Those running Windows 8 will be able to get Windows 8.1 for free. But 8.1 will cost everyone else between $119.99 and $199.99 (for Pro).

By September 17, 2013

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Microsoft gets Windows 8.1 out early to developers after all

Redmond reverses course (again) and makes the "gold" Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 bits available to developers and volume licensees ahead of the October 18 general-availability date.

By September 9, 2013

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Microsoft: Windows 8.1 is now in PC makers' hands

The first big update to Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing -- that is, to Microsoft's partners, and only them. Everyone else, you'll have to cool your heels until October 18.

By August 27, 2013