If your system dual boots both Windows and Linux, you might notice that it’s impossible to get the system clocks to sync. Fortunately, there’s a relatively easy fix for that.
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.
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.
Microsoft’s latest Timeline feature for Windows 10 finally arrived. Timeline allows you to go back in time and open apps you were working on in the past. Let’s see how Windows Timeline works.
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.
The “Troubleshooter” malware scam creates convincing-looking blue screens to trick and panic users to pay up. Here is how you can fix the Troubleshooter malware without spending any money.
While there are plenty of video-editing apps that allow you to trim videos, Windows 10 Fall Creators update comes with this feature built in. Here’s how you can trim videos in Windows 10.
When you buy a laptop it will most probably come with crapware and adware. Microsoft aims to fix this with its less-advertised Windows 10 Signature Edition.
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.
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.
Windows Fall Creators Update added a 3D Objects folder in your Windows Explorer. Here is how you can remove the 3D objects folder and prevent it from showing.
Ever wish you could crank a little bit more resolution on your screen? Learn about downsampling and how to do it using both AMD and Nvidia graphics cards.
Windows has the tendency to use a lot of bandwidth while running the Windows Update. Here is an option you can set to limit bandwidth for the Windows Update.
If you are sharing your PC with others and don’t want them to install any extensions, here’s how you can disable and block extensions in the Edge browser.
The remote desktop protocol in Windows allows you and the hackers to gain access to your computer remotely. Learn why it’s a bad idea to use RDP in Windows.
When Windows Explorer crashes, your computer will become almost unusable. Check out the various ways you can recover from a Windows Explorer crash.
Tired of seeing a generic name like “Network” or “Network 1” for your network connection? Here’s how to change the network profile name in Windows.
Windows comes with a Speech Recognition app that is unknown to many. Here’s how to setup speech recognition in Windows 10 and start typing with your voice.
You can save your laptop battery by getting the system to automatically disable WiFi when connected to a LAN connection. Here’s how to do it in Windows.
The Windows Live Tiles can be useless, or useful, depending on how you use them. Here are some hacks to make those Windows Live Tiles more useful than ever.
It is incredibly easy to mount ISO files in Windows now. You don’t need third party software anymore. Here’s how to easily mount (and unmount) ISO files in Windows.
If you’re on the move with a laptop, it’s a good idea to turn your adapter off to save battery. Here are several ways to disable WiFi in Windows 10 and ways to have it turn back on again after some time.
The Group Policy Editor in Windows doesn’t come with a backup option. Here’s how you can use another method to back up the group policy editor in Windows 10.
The Windows fast startup feature makes your Windows boot up faster than usual, but there are times when you need to disable it. Here’s how to do so.
There are times when you need to change the system language of Windows. If you need to, follow the steps here to change the system language in Windows 10.
You might have set some group policies in Windows and forgotten about them. When troubleshooting your PC, you can find out the active group policies in Windows with this trick.
Every PC user should have a few essential tools like file recovery, backup manager, partition manager, etc. Active@ Data Studio pools all the essential tools in a single place to make things easier to manage.
There are times when you want to disable the Chrome auto update because it is disrupting your work. Here’s how to disable automatic Chrome updates in Windows.
The Group Policy Editor can be a messy place with no easy way to locate the settings you want. Here’s how you can search the group policy in Windows 10.
There are a lot of factors that affect how your mouse pointer moves. Here we will teach you how to boost the mouse-pointing accuracy in Windows 10.
You need to know your router’s local IP address before you can access and configure it. Here are various ways to find the router’s IP address on Windows 10.
When the lives tiles are not working, it can be very annoying. Here’s how to auto flush the live tiles on shutdown to fix the live tiles not updating issue.
If you’ve just added a lot of files, and Windows is indexing them slowly, here are the steps you can follow to make the Windows Indexing service run faster.
In Windows 10 you have to go to the Setitngs app to check if there’s an available update. Learn how to add a “Check for Updates” option to the context menu.
Having the correct screen resolution on your PC is important to prevent straining your eyes. Here’s how to change the screen resolution in Windows 10.
Your PC stores DNS data locally to speed up browsing, but you man want to flush the cache at some point. Here’s how to flush the DNS cache in Windows 10.
The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 introduced an even easier way to make a mobile hotspot. Find out how you can easily enable a mobile hotspot in Windows 10.
There are no easy ways to create and manage the system restore points in Windows. Here are 3 of the best tools for you to manage system restore points.
Windows 10’s Creator’s Update comes with a virtual touchpad that is hidden from view. Learn how you can make use of the virtual touchpad in Windows 10.
While Windows Defender is pretty basic, you can increase the protection levels and harden Windows defender with a few changes. Here’s how to do it.
You probably don’t bother with computer maintenance because you are too busy. Follow these maintenance tips for Windows to prevent problems from piling up.
If you tried everything you could think of to fix a network issue in Windows 10, a network reset may be just what you need. Learn how to reset network settings in this article.
While installing Windows 10 is relatively straightforward, sometimes you might encounter the “We couldn’t create a new partition” error. Here’s how to fix it.
By default, the Note button in Windows 10 Action Center is mapped to the OneNote app. Learn how to modify the Note button to open other note-taking apps.
While a laptop touchpad doesn’t come with a middle button. If you are a fan of middle-click, here are a few ways to enable a middle click for your touchpad.
Microsoft recently released Windows 10 S to the public so that you can download and try it out. Learn how you can install Windows 10 S on your PC.
The system restore feature in Windows will take up a lot of storage space. Learn how you can easily delete system restore points to regain the lost space.
If you’re in the habit of changing your desktop wallpaper regularly, here are some apps you can use to change your wallpaper automatically in Windows 10.
Changing the default font in Windows is not as easy and require edits to the registry. Follow these steps to easily change the default font in Windows 10.
The Xbox One controller is a pretty solid option for PC gaming, and connecting it to a PC is easy. Here’s how you can connect an Xbox One controller to a PC.