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3 shortcuts every Windows 10 user should know

3 shortcuts every Windows 10 user should know
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There are ways to do things, and there are secret ways to do things.

These secret ways are called "life hacks." A life hack is an insider secret to getting things done better and faster. It's perfect timing to talk about digital life hacks, because it's "Digital Life Hacks Week" at Komando.com.

Despite the popularity of Mac computers the fact is, every day, more people use Windows 10 computers than any other. Here are three special shortcuts that every Windows 10 user should know to speed up their work:

  1. First, make sure that Windows Defender is on. It’s a powerful tool to protect you from viruses and malware, and it’s already on your Windows 10 computer.
  2. Next, if the computer is slow, find the programs that are dragging it down. Open what’s called Task Manager. Click the Process tab. Look for the programs that are eating up most of the resources. If they’re unnecessary and just running in the background, shut them down.
  3. And finally, use the Windows Task Scheduler. It does just what the name implies. Turn your computer off at night or on in the morning and have it waiting and ready for you.

Listen to Kim talk about Windows 10 Digital Life Hacks:

We all know you're busy, and learning all the ins and outs of Windows 10 will help you save time and effort. That's why this Komando eBook on Windows 10 Secrets and Tips for Busy People will come in handy every time. Tap or click here to download the eBook available now in my Shop.

By the way, if you're a Kim's Club member, all Komando eBooks are free. Just another perk of being a Kim's Club member. If you're not already a member, tap or click here to join now!

3 fun apps for Windows 10

The only thing better than spending time on the Internet, whether it's for fun or work, is getting lost in all it has to offer. You can find yourself drifting from one incredible, informative website to another. In this Komando.com Flash Tip, we have three Windows 10 apps that help you streamline the Internet by focusing on your areas of interest!

Tap or click here to watch.

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