New PC ? — what to do first

If you got a new PC for the holidays, congrats. What’s next? Windows 10, Cortana, customization, updates, privacy settings, another browser, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, backup, … fun.

As for prior years, PC World posted several articles about what to do first with a new PC.

1. “Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Here are some of the most useful Windows 10 tweaks, tricks, and tips we’ve found. Be warned: Some of these may break as the operating system evolves, given Microsoft’s new “Windows as a service” mentality, though we plan to update this article over time …

2. “7 critical things to do immediately with a new PC

3. “Your new PC needs these 15 free, excellent programs