Happy New Year from the frigid Northeast. Here is the first "Ask Paul" of 2018.
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Happy holidays and thank you, as always, to those who wrote in with questions.
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This week: Phones, Surface, Call of Duty, passwords, Microsoft Edge, technology nostalgia, and much more.
This week: GDPR, iPad Pro and entitlement, SMS Relay, smartphone case preferences, and Pixel 2 XL vs. Note 8.
I've received a few questions recently about using a Microsoft Account (MSA) to sign-in to Windows 10.
A reader email this week has me thinking about Microsoft's Signature PC program and whether this is still a recommended source for clean PCs.
As some of you may know, Windows To Go is a perk of Windows 10 Enterprise. So why is this feature available in Windows 10 Pro too?
A reader asked me this week whether Microsoft was preventing PC makers from adding their own recovery environments to Windows 10 going forward.
Good news: You can still use an Office 365 Personal offer to add time to an existing Office 365 Home subscription.
Microsoft has been plotting a major upgrade to its Outlook.com web email service for quite some time. But despite many delays, it appears that the upgrade is final accelerating. And many readers have questions about what is happening.
Starting with Windows 10 version 1607---which you get by applying the Anniversary Update---Cortana, Microsoft's personal digital assistant, is no longer disabled by default. But what if you don't want Cortana? Is it possible to disable this feature anymore?
This is a bit random, but three readers have asked me the same question over the past week: What do I use to backup my PCs? It's a great question.