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Be more productive with guidance from Microsoft Windows. Use our tools and tips to optimize your time, no matter what you're doing.

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Boost productivity with these Windows keyboard shortcuts

Take advantage of these Windows 11 keyboard shortcuts to accomplish tasks quickly.
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How to Use the Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

Create your own installation media using a DVD or a flash drive with Windows Media Creation Tool.

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How to record your screen on Windows 11

Find out just how easy Windows 11 makes it to capture anything and everything that’s happening on your screen.

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11 go-to Windows 11 Widgets to explore

Stay in the know, without breaking your flow. Widgets are windows into what matters the most to you.

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How to stay focused while working from home

Work from home successfully with these tips on staying focused.

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The dos and don’ts of managing your side hustle

Tips for getting organized as you take your passion projects to the next level.

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How to customize your PC

How to personalize your computer to your preferences.

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5 goal-setting tips and tools to help you achieve your New Year’s goals

Helping you live your best year yet.

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Get to know Windows 11

Jump into your new operating system with 11 exciting features, benefits, and tools to kickstart your Windows 11 experience.

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Holiday planning, simplified

Make your holiday planning full of glee and worry-free by putting your tech to work for you.

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Chart your progress using these goal-tracking tips

It’s always a good time to measure movement toward your goals, but especially at the beginning of a new year.

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How to sync your computers

A simple way to make life a little easier is to sync Windows 11 across your devices.

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How to share large video files

Find the fastest, easiest way to share video files wherever you are.

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Easy and speedy touch features to explore

A handy way to boost your productivity and make creative magic.

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How to use an external monitor with your laptop closed

Save space on your desk and use peripherals while your laptop isn't open.

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Power your productivity

Whether it’s for life, work, or school, you can tackle to-do lists, increase efficiency, and stay focused with everything Microsoft 365 has to offer.

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