How to Disable the Recycle Bin in Windows 10

How to Disable the Recycle Bin in Windows 10

In some cases the Recycle Bin in Windows can be more of an annoyance than anything else. Learn how you can disable the Recycle Bin in Windows and remove it from your desktop.

By Fabio Buckell -
How to Recover Your Windows Product Key

How to Recover Your Windows Product Key

If you want to keep using your legacy software with your new computer, chances are you’ll have to find a few strings of letters and numbers. Here are a few to recover product keys in Windows.

By Andrew Braun -
How to Uninstall Antivirus Programs in Windows

How to Uninstall Antivirus Programs in Windows

While it is easy to install an antivirus program in Windows, it is relatively difficult to remove it from your system. This article will show how to uninstall antivirus programs in Windows.

By Simon Batt -
Why You Shouldn’t Use an Admin Account as Your Main Account

Why You Shouldn’t Use an Admin Account as Your Main Account

Just about everyone uses an administrator account for their primary computer account. If a malicious program or attackers are able to get control of your user account, they can do a lot more damage with an admin account than with a standard account.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Set Windows Photo Viewer as Default in Windows 10

How to Set Windows Photo Viewer as Default in Windows 10

Windows Photo Viewer was phased out in Windows 10 in favour of the volatile “Photos” app. This will show how you can get Photo Viewer to work in Windows 10 and set it as your default photo viewing app again.

By Robert Zak -
Do We Really Need To “Safely Remove” USB Devices?

Do We Really Need To “Safely Remove” USB Devices?

Have you noticed that Windows puts a little icon in the system tray informing you that you can “safely remove” the USB drive? What does it mean to “safely remove” a USB drive? And do we need to do it with all USB devices?

By Simon Batt -
How to Create Undeletable Folders in Windows 10

How to Create Undeletable Folders in Windows 10

Erasing a file is a straightforward task, but sometimes the wrong files can be deleted. If there is a folder that you don’t ever want to erase, creating an undeletable folder is your best bet.

By Fabio Buckell -
How to Record Windows 10 Screen Using VLC Media Player

How to Record Windows 10 Screen Using VLC Media Player

Windows doesn’t come with any tool for you to record the computer’s screen. Here we’ll walk you through the process of recording your Windows 10 screen using the free and versatile VLC media player.

By Kenneth Kimari -
How to Format a Hard Drive in Windows 10

How to Format a Hard Drive in Windows 10

The process of formatting your hard drive may sound daunting, but it’s actually fairly easy to do. Here we’ll tell you everything you need to know about formatting a hard drive on Windows 10 and how to do it.

By Robert Zak -
How to Remove “Tips” from the Settings App in Windows 10

How to Remove “Tips” from the Settings App in Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators update comes with a new tips section on the right side of every page, but unless you are a complete beginner, you may not be using these tips that often. Here’s how to remove the tips from the Windows 10 Settings app.

By Vamsi Krishna -
What Is the Ultimate Performance Feature in Windows 10?

What Is the Ultimate Performance Feature in Windows 10?

Windows 10’s various power options won’t let you squeeze every bit of performance out of the system you have. A new Ultimate Performance feature introduced by Microsoft in Windows 10 can change all of this.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
What Is Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and How to Upgrade

What Is Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and How to Upgrade

Microsoft is always on the lookout for ways to make Windows 10 a better operating system. The latest edition, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, is powerful and one of a kind. Read on to learn more about Windows 10 Pro.

By Kenneth Kimari -
How to Use Virtual Desktop on Windows 10

How to Use Virtual Desktop on Windows 10

In Windows, the virtual desktop feature has been ignored for long enough, as it only became a standard feature in the Windows 10 iteration. Learn how you can make use of the Virtual Desktop feature in Windows 10.

By Nicholas Godwin -
How to Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows

How to Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows

If you’re one of the those Windows users who just wants to dabble in the open-source platform, then it could be handy to have a bootable Ubuntu USB. This guide will show you how to create a bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows.

By Robert Zak -
How to Use the New “My People” Feature in Windows 10

How to Use the New “My People” Feature in Windows 10

One of the new features in Windows 10 is the “My People” feature which was implemented in the Fall update. It’s a useful tool that gives you easier access to your favorite contacts. Let’s take a look at this new feature and see what can be done with it.

By Simon Batt -
Second Monitor Not Detected? We Have the Fixes

Second Monitor Not Detected? We Have the Fixes

These days, a second monitor is standard procedure in many a PC setup, but what if it stops working or Windows doesn’t detect it any more? Here we have the best fixes for this common problem.

By Robert Zak -
How to Downgrade Windows 10 and Reinstall Windows 7

How to Downgrade Windows 10 and Reinstall Windows 7

Many people upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 and regretted it. If you are looking for a way to get back to Windows 7, here’s how to downgrade from Windows 10 and reinstall windows 7.

By Nicholas Godwin -
How to Repair Corrupted Files in Windows

How to Repair Corrupted Files in Windows

If one of your important files gets corrupted, there is a slight chance you might still be able to fix it. Here are a few ways you can repair corrupted files in Windows.

By Karrar Haider -
Windows Explorer Keep Crashing? Here Are a Few Fixes

Windows Explorer Keep Crashing? Here Are a Few Fixes

Windows has a thing for crashing, whether it’s an application, Windows Explorer, or Windows itself. If you are facing a Windows Explorer crashing issue, here are the possible solutions that could fix this issue.

By Karrar Haider -
How to Customise Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

How to Customise Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

Did you know that the gestures you use on the touchpad of your laptop can be changed and customized? This article will show how to bring a bit more personality into Windows 10.

By Simon Batt -
How to Use Bing Maps Offline in Windows 10

How to Use Bing Maps Offline in Windows 10

The thing about a digital map is that it requires an Internet connection to be accessible, which is not always possible when you travel. Learn how you can use Bing Maps offline in Windows 10.

By Simon Batt -
How to Disable Power Throttling in Windows 10

How to Disable Power Throttling in Windows 10

The new Power Throttling feature in Windows Fall Creators update might not be useful in some situations. Learn how you can disable Power Throttling in Windows 10.

By Vamsi Krishna -
How to Block or Allow a WiFi Network in Windows 10

How to Block or Allow a WiFi Network in Windows 10

Windows will often connect to an open WiFi network automatically when it detects one. Learn how you can block a WiFi network in Windows 10 and connect only to those that you allow.

By Vamsi Krishna -
How to Fix a Black Screen on Your PC

How to Fix a Black Screen on Your PC

Being greeted with a black screen can be even more terrifying than the Blue Screen of Death. Here are the common causes and fixes for a black screen on PC.

By Robert Zak -