Windows Store
Microsoft’s app store - the Windows Store - is the place in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 where you can find modern apps that are designed to work both on touchscreen devices as well as traditional PC’s with a mouse and keyboard. It’s true that the Windows Store doesn’t have as many apps available as i...
Windows features
Each edition of Windows comes with a predefined set of programs, features and apps installed. You can customize Windows by removing the features that you don't need and by adding those which you do need, but are not installed by default. And if you remove unwanted features, programs or apps, you can...
Telnet client
Telnet was developed as a network protocol in 1969 and it was popular for many years, until the rise of Internet broadband and of more secure alternatives. You might be surprised to learn that even today there are still plenty of Telnet servers and resources available, including several active commu...
Microsoft has included a brand new app dedicated to helping it’s customers get fast tech support when they encounter problems. It’s a new universal app that works both in Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app is named Contact Support and acts as a portal for reaching the appropriate support serv...
Windows Continuum apps
One of the greatest features brought by Microsoft with their latest mobile operating system - Windows 10 Mobile - is the Continuum. It’s that feature that connects your Windows 10 Mobile device to an external display via a Microsoft Display Dock and allows you to have a desktop-like experience anywh...
Windows Store
With the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has gotten more serious about its Windows Store as the one place to purchase all kinds of content, not only apps and games. Did you know that, using the Store, you can now also purchase also music, movies and TV shows? Did you know that your purchases are syn...
Microsoft made some great improvements in the taskbar with Windows 7, making it much more versatile and useful than the taskbar in previous Windows versions. Although there weren't nearly as many changes between Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, because they got it so nearly right the first time, there are...
Product key
If you lost your Windows license key, you can still recover it from the computer or device on which it’s installed. What’s the easiest and fastest way of finding your Windows product key? The answer is to use a desktop app that can search for and display the Windows product key. The problem is that...
Windows policies
Local Group Policy is one of those Windows features that’s not very popular among casual computer users, but it’s much loved by network administrators. Local Group Policy Editor lets you control all kinds of Windows settings, from one single central point. That’s especially useful if you are a netwo...
User folders
Have you heard the term “user folders”? Have you wondered what these folders are and where they are located? Do you know how to find them in your version of Windows? In this article we will explain what user folders are (Downloads, Documents, Music, etc), where to find them and how to move them to n...
Removable drives
Do you use USB memory sticks, external hard drives and other forms of external storage on your Windows computers and devices? If you do, then you should know the best way to remove these storage devices from your computer, so that you don’t encounter issues with corrupted files and prompts for scann...
We constantly hear about ”the cloud” these days. It’s so popular that mobile device manufacturers often decide against increasing storage capacity for their new entry-level products, because it’s not considered cool to store content locally anymore. Choose the cloud storage provider you like the mos...