Five tips for getting the most out of Windows 10

If there’s one thing many of us aren’t good at, it is change. Even when it is change for the better we can be resistant — particularly when it comes to operating system change.

Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 10, offers a number of improvements over Windows 8.1, but most users will likely want to make some tweaks to the default settings to get the most from the OS.

Our video intern Jody Blinoff put Windows 10 through its paces, and has come up with these five quick video tutorials to help you get the most from the OS.

How To In Windows 10: Change privacy settings

How To In Windows 10: Turn off Wifi password sharing

How To In Windows 10: Sign in with a local account

How To In Windows 10: Start up Cortana in Canada

How To In Windows 10: Use the new Start Menu

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Jeff Jedras
Jeff Jedras is a technology journalist with IT World Canada and a member of the IT Business team. He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada and the channel for Computer Dealer News. His writing has also appeared in the Vancouver Sun & the Ottawa Citizen.

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