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Preston Gralla

Preston Gralla

Contributing Editor at Computerworld | IDG Communications

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Preston Gralla

17 ways to speed up Windows 10 - Computerworld

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

What’s new in Office 2021? - Computerworld

The new release brings the non-subscription version of Microsoft Office closer to what’s available with Microsoft 365 or Office 365 — but only partway.

The worst version of Windows ever released - Computerworld

Windows Me was unstable, unloved and unusable. But was it really the worst OS Microsoft ever produced – worse even than Windows 8?

Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word: Which works better for business? - ...

Has Google Docs caught up to Microsoft Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today’s online environment.

Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds - Computerworld

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Build 19044.1739 for the Release Preview Channel, released on May 23, 2022.

Word for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference - Comput...

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Word for Office 365 in Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet - Computerworld

Learn to use the best new features in Microsoft Excel for Office 365 in Windows.

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Windows is now officially irrelevant. Here’s why that makes Microso...

Sometimes it’s good not to get all the attention.

It’s time for Microsoft to kill the Microsoft Store — or else fix i...

Fixing it would be easy: Just offer people the software they want to download.

Here’s why Microsoft raised the white flag on Edge - Computerworld

The company is being refashioned in ways its former CEOs could never have imagined.

How Microsoft became tech’s good guy - Computerworld

Even if it’s doing so out of self-interest, the company has been acting as a force for good.

Microsoft wants you on Edge, even if it has to trick you - Computer...

Stealthily getting users to use its browser is ill-advised. Why not just make the thing better?

Windows 10: A guide to the updates - Computerworld

Here’s what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it’s released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5013942, released on May 10, 2022.

Review: In Office 2016 for Windows, collaboration takes center stag...

Long available in rivals such as Google Docs, real-time collaborative editing finally comes to Microsoft Office, along with a handful of other useful improvements.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds - Computerworld

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is due this summer -- but if you don’t want to wait, you can install the various builds via Microsoft’s Insider Program. Here is a guide to what each build brings.

How Windows 10 became malware - Computerworld

Any software — even a premier operating system — that gets onto computers through stealth means has crossed over to the dark side.

First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview - Com...

A rundown of the Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, due this summer, including some new features available in the latest Insider build.

4 overblown Windows 10 worries - Computerworld

There are a lot of alarms going off about Windows 10’s effect on your security and privacy. We look at the four top concerns to find out whether they’re true or not, and tell you what you can do about them.

Will Microsoft's Satya Nadella dump Windows Phone and the Xbox? - C...

If Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is true to his logic, one day he’ll dump both Windows Phone and the Xbox -- and of course, the Surface. But is he willing to follow that logic, or instead keep Microsoft’s worst-performing divisions?

Is this Windows 9 Start Menu the real thing? - Computerworld

Computerworld covers a range of technology topics, with a focus on these core areas of IT: Windows, Mobile, Apple/enterprise, Office and productivity suites, collaboration, web browsers and blockchain, as well as relevant information about companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google.

Preston Gralla: Is Google suffering from Microsoft syndrome? - Comp...

Replacing CEO Eric Schmidt with co-founder Larry Page may be an attempt to return to its fleet-footed youth.