People have been selling and donating old tech for years. One security researcher decided to find out just how many people remembered to delete their personal information before handing over their old devices. You’ll be surprised at just how many did not erase them properly…

Before donating or selling a device, you need to make sure everything has been deleted properly.

If you don’t wipe your device, information can be found later on down the road. All those deleted letters, financial documents and compromising photos are still lurking on the computer. All it takes is a little know-how to recover them.

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It appears that Microsoft is going ahead with its plans to drop the useful ‘System’ applet from the Control Panel, and instead force people to use the ‘Settings’ app that was first introduced with Windows 8…

This risks annoying a lot of people, because the ‘System’ part of Control Panel is genuinely very useful, giving you an overview of your PC (such as what processor and amount of RAM you have installed), along with quick links to your PC manufacturer’s support website and more.

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A picture password is a way of logging into Windows 10 that involves using a picture of your choosing and gestures drawn on that picture, instead of a password…

Windows 10 also offers other means of authentication, including using a PIN code, a fingerprint, facial recognition, physical security keys, and also picture passwords. The latter is the one that we’re going to talk about in this tutorial. If you want to know the correct order of the steps necessary for creating a Windows 10 picture password, read on.

The Sign-in options from Windows 10 Settings

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