In the past, the OneDrive client for Windows used to show placeholders in File Explorer for all the files that you had stored in the cloud, even if those files were not available locally on your computer or device. Unfortunately, this feature disappeared from Windows a while ago, stirring discontent from users. In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft brings the feature back, but now they are calling it Files On-Demand. If you want to know what Files On-Demand is, how it works and how to use it, read this tutorial:
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is coming on October 17th, 2017, for free, to all Windows 10 users. One improvement is the Share feature that has been added to File Explorer. Microsoft did not brag about it, but it might just be one of the most useful things that they have added to File Explorer. With it, you can quickly share files, straight from File Explorer. For example, you can send a file attached to an email message in the Mail app, to a Skype message, through Box, Dropbox or OneDrive. You can even share files from File Explorer to OneNote. Does it sound interesting? Here’s how it works:
If you don’t want your web browser to keep your browser history, your cookies and site data, temporary files, searches and the information you entered in forms, then you have to use a form of private browsing. Google Chrome calls this mode Incognito, Firefox and Opera call it Private Browsing, while Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge call it InPrivate. Read this guide and learn how to create a shortcut that automatically starts your web browser using its private browsing mode:
Ransomware is one of the most dangerous forms of malware. It takes control of your files and folders and forces you to pay large amounts of money to get them back. And even then, you cannot be sure that you will get your data back. Microsoft started to see just how dangerous these attacks are for their users, and decided to take some measures. In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, a new security feature is making its debut: “Controlled folder access.” It is designed specifically to protect Windows 10 users against ransomware attacks. If you want to know more about what it does and how to use it to protect your folders from ransomware, read this article:
Having the option to record phone calls can be important for some people. You might want to record your calls because your memory is not so great and you forget important information that is shared with you by your manager, or your spouse. If you record your calls, then you can play them anytime you want and get the information that you need. Here are five methods in which you do this on a smartphone with Android:
Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant, is getting better by the day. She learns new things and can answer all sorts of questions and commands from you. That is why we thought it would be a good idea if we summed up the most useful commands and questions you can ask Cortana to do or answer. As you will see in this article, she is not only able to understand what you tell her in writing, but she is also quite talented when it comes to understanding spoken commands or questions.
Cortana is one of the killer features of Windows 10, and she is also one of the reasons why some people are using Windows 10. One of Cortana’s best features is the fact that she can schedule and manage appointments for you. All you have to do is write or ask her to do that, and she will comply. Here’s how it all works:
Some links on the internet can be opened by your web browser or, if you use Windows 10, also by certain apps. For example, when you click to play an audio file on a website, you would expect it to be played in your browser, right? However, in Windows 10 you can use the feature called “Apps for websites” to enable, for instance, the Groove Music app to play audio files from the internet, instead of opening them with your browser. Similarly, web links from Facebook can be opened in the Facebook app, links from Twitter can be opened by the Twitter app, and so on. Although this Windows 10 feature is just starting to be noticed by app developers and users alike, here’s why it is interesting and useful:.
In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft introduces a new feature called My People. It is designed to make communicating with friends and other important persons in our lives, easier and faster. How it does it that? By integrating various messaging, chat services and apps into one handy little tool that sits on your Windows 10 taskbar. Here are more details about what My People is, how it works and what you can do with it right now:
In Windows 10 Creators Update Microsoft included a small and useful feature for freeing up space on our computers and devices. It is called Storage Sense, it is present in every new Windows 10 version since, and it is getting better and better. Storage Sense removes files which you do not need, like temporary files and the contents of your Recycle Bin. Storage sense can be run automatically by Windows 10 every month, but you can also free up space manually, whenever you want to. In this guide, we will show you how to enable or disable Storage sense, how to configure it and how to use it to do automatic cleaning of your storage space. Let’s start: