Why I Love the New Windows 10 Task View

Why I Love the New Windows 10 Task View

The redesigned Task View, updated during Windows’ big April update, is a feature that’s tangibly improved my day-to-day workflow experience. Here is why it’s so good.

By Robert Zak -
Why Is Windows Taking So Long to Shut Down?

Why Is Windows Taking So Long to Shut Down?

It often takes a long time for your Windows computer to shut down. Why is this so? Let’s take a look at its shutdown processes, and you’ll understand why.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Useful Tips to Speed Up Windows Shutdown

Useful Tips to Speed Up Windows Shutdown

Occasionally, your Windows computer will take its own sweet time in shutting down. Here are some tips you can use to speed up the Windows Shutdown process.

By Fabio Buckell -
How to Fix “Open With” Not Working in Windows 10

How to Fix “Open With” Not Working in Windows 10

The “Open With” context menu feature has been a pillar of Windows for a long time, so when it stops working, it’s time to take action. Here are our fixes for the “Open With” not working issue in Windows.

By Robert Zak -
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 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 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 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 -