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Reader Alec submitted this desktop that brings a little bit of Windows 10 into macOS, but only the good parts. Mission Control gets a lovely unified look, and there's an app launcher at the bottom that functions like a taskbar. Here's how it's all set up.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.

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ravenclawwit's desktop is too pretty to ignore. The clock in the center is a combination of awesome-looking cyberpunk and a Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes challenge — but it's just the time. Here's how it's all set up.

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Don't let Windows 10 get you down! If you've found the operating system's search functionality has suddenly stopped working, it's possible Cortana is to blame. Unfortunately, killing Cortana won't have an effect — you'll need to tinker with Windows Firewall instead.

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Windows: Windows 10 introduced the Action Center where your notifications and quick settings toggles live. It's a handy panel, but its icon lives in the far-right of the system tray. If you prefer the old days when your clock lived there, you can swap their spots.

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If you're erasing sensitive files from a computer, you probably want them gone forever and far beyond the reach of data recovery tools. Unfortunately, that's not what happens all of the time. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure your files are deleted permanently.

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Every week, we feature customised desktops submitted by readers that show off beautiful wallpapers, great customisation, and UI tweaks. Sometimes they're fun, sometimes they're functional, and sometimes they're both, but 2016 was a great year for them. Here's a look at your favourites.

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We've been seeing a lot of water-based, beach-y, ocean-y wallpapers lately, and that makes us think you guys must be yearning for warmer weather. This one, from Sebastian, is a gorgeous, stark, black and white desktop with just a little customisation. Here's how it's all set up.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

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There are many ways to open a new window or instance of an application. Simply selecting it again from the programs list; right-clicking its icon on the taskbar and using the context menu; or typing its name into the Start Menu search box... the list goes on. But they're all less convenient and slower than using Shift or the middle mouse button.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.