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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Windows: Cortana can do a lot of cool stuff in Windows 10, but she tends to prefer Microsoft's own apps and services. EdgeDeflector can force Cortana to use Chrome, Firefox or any other browser you prefer.
So you've run out of patience with your old MacBook Pro, and have now been tempted over to the world of Windows by all the shiny 2-in-1 devices recently announced (or maybe you just prefer Cortana to Siri). How exactly do you get started? And can you really move all of your important files over easily? Here's everything you need to know about switching from Mac to Windows.
Just when you think you can rest easy, Microsoft decides to release a bunch of updates that once again add telemetry (information-gathering) services to your machine. While not harmful, they can sometimes hog system resources and be annoying in other ways, so here's how you can purge your PC and — hopefully — keep your computer clean for good.
I can't fathom the number of quirky tricks Microsoft likely has to employ to make Windows work as well as it does... perhaps even going so far as to skip a version number so the world doesn't explode. Speculation aside, there is one odd behaviour we can put to bed — why do "new" drivers from Microsoft have dates as far back as 2006?