In Pictures: Time-saving PC tips and tricks

What’s the best way to tell an expert PC user apart from a bumbling amateur? The expert doesn’t waste time.

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Filling out forms in your Web browser is a pain, but you can make it go a little faster. For one, use the relevant hotkeys. The Tab key, to start, will jump your cursor ahead to the next field in the form. In addition, holding down the Shift key and hitting Tab will jump you back to the previous entry—great for when you notice you’ve made a mistake.

Next, make sure that your autofill settings are correct. In Chrome, find these in Advanced Settings, by clicking Manage Autofill Settings under the Passwords and Forms heading.

In Internet Explorer, you can’t directly edit the autofill settings, but you can clear them all by clicking Internet Settings > Content > Autocomplete settings

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