Codrut Neagu

Codrut is a Senior Editor at Digital Citizen. He's passionate about technology and he is fluent in working with several operating systems, including Windows and Linux. He likes to test security products and he feels at home when digging through the registry, optimizing things or having fun on Telnet.
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Xbox Game Bar is not working. 3 ways to fix it in Windows

The Xbox Game Bar and the Game Mode found in Windows 11 and Windows 10 are helpful features Microsoft designed for gamers. However, it may happen that when you play your favorite game, and you press Windows + G on your keyboard, nothing happens. It’s like...

How to remove an account from Windows (7 ways)

Do you need to delete a user account from your Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer or device? Maybe a specific user became corrupted, or perhaps you want to block someone’s access to your PC. Well, regardless of whether you want to remove a Microsoft account from Windows or a local...

How to downgrade Windows 11 and roll back to Windows 10

If you’ve upgraded your Windows 10 computer or device to Windows 11, tested it for a couple of days, and decided you don’t like it, you can downgrade it back to Windows 10. The procedure is pretty straightforward, but it only works during the first ten days after you’ve...

How to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11

On October 5th, 2021, Microsoft officially launched Windows 11. Besides clean installing it on any compatible computer or device, or waiting for Windows Update to push it to your PC, you can also upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 manually. The easiest way to do it is via...

How to switch to a Windows 11 local account from a Microsoft one

Windows 11, just like Windows 10, wants you to use a Microsoft account on your computers and devices. It’s true that such accounts come with certain advantages like synchronization and built-in support for a wide range of Microsoft services. However, it also means that you might be...

What is Safe Mode?

While it’s likely that you’ve heard about Windows’ Safe Mode, do you know what it is and what it’s used for? Do you want to learn more about it and what it does differently from normal Windows? What about the differences between the three Safe Modes...

What is Ctrl Alt Delete? What does Ctrl Alt Del do?

There’s a very slim chance that you have never heard of Ctrl Alt Delete. Most people encountered it, and many probably use it regularly. However, do you want to learn more about what Ctrl Alt Del is on a keyboard? What it’s used for, and how to send this...

Windows 11 doesn’t require a product key to install and use

Yes, you read that right: you can download, install, and use Windows 11 without a license key. Microsoft doesn’t require you to have one to get Windows 11 on your computer, and it also allows you to use Windows 11 indefinitely, without ever activating your copy. However, a few...

How to install Windows 11 in a virtual machine

The best way to test a new operating system without putting your computers at risk is to install and try it on a virtual machine. That’s also true when it comes to Windows 11, Microsoft’s brand new operating system, which, although nice and shiny, comes with plenty of changes and...

How to make a Windows 11 hotspot

Do you have a Windows 11 laptop, tablet, or maybe even a desktop computer that’s connected to the internet, and you want to share its connection with other wireless devices like your smartphones? In other words, would you like to use your Windows 11 PC as a mobile hotspot? If you...

How to open Command Prompt (14 ways)

Geeks and IT professionals love the Command Prompt (CMD), and for a good reason: it allows you to do many administrative tasks with ease. We think that it is a good idea to make a list of all the fourteen methods we know for opening Command Prompt in Windows so that...

How to remove Windows display languages

Both Windows 11 and Windows 10 are operating systems that allow you to use them in various languages, depending on what you prefer. It’s easy to add a new language pack and get yourself the Windows display language you like and understand. However, sometimes, you might want the...

Windows 11 sucks: 7 reasons why you may not like it

Just like every other operating system made by Microsoft before it, Windows 11 aims to be the best. And to be fair, there are many reasons why it’s great. However, there are also many reasons why Windows 11 sucks. Things that are missing and we had in Windows 10, things that were...

Windows 11's best features: 8 great things about it

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 11, is out and, on top of the stylish user interface and overall appearance, it also brings many other great features and improvements. Before you decide whether to upgrade to Windows 11, we thought you’d like to know what to expect...