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 can get your data back. Microsoft noticed how dangerous these attacks are for their users, and decided to take measures: in Windows 10, the Microsoft Defender Antivirus includes a feature called "Controlled folder access" explicitly designed to protect users against ransomware attacks.
There's more than one way to add a contact on your Android smartphone. You can type in the number, add it from your logs or chats. There are also several apps that let you add a new contact on your Android, and you can choose which one to use depending on the situation. This tutorial illustrates four ways to add a contact on your Android, so you can decide what works best for you:
Search has always been one of the essential features of Windows. Although every version of Windows lets you search for files, folders, apps, and other items, none of them offers such a powerful search experience as Windows 10. Microsoft takes the Search feature to a whole new level in Windows 10, eliminating the need to navigate through your computer or open a browser to find what you need. Furthermore, the latest version of Windows 10 also adds Quick searches for the current day and the option to search for screenshots.
The Android Data Saver ensures that you make the most of your data plan. Most apps run in the background, consuming precious data in an effort to keep you up to date. With the built-in Data Saver on Android, you can decide which apps get unrestricted mobile data access and which are prevented from sending and receiving data in the background. Continue reading to find out more about the Android Data Saver and how to enable it on your smartphone:
The Desktop is the home base for many users in Windows 10, and there are several ways to access it. Even if you don't store files and folders on it, you can switch to the Windows Desktop to quickly hide your screen's contents. When you do that, all your app windows get minimized, and the Desktop is shown instead. This tutorial illustrates six ways to show the Windows 10 Desktop and all you need to know about them:
Are you working on your computer, and Windows 10 suddenly decides to enable Sticky Keys? Or maybe you're playing your favorite game, and Windows decides to minimize it and ask something about Sticky Keys? Does it do that each time you have to press the SHIFT key repeatedly? Are you wondering what Sticky Keys are and how to turn them off? Or you already know all that, and you've already turned off Sticky Keys, but Windows 10 keeps turning them on each time you start your computer or device? Read this tutorial and find out all the answers you seek:
Do you need to know the exact version of the firmware (BIOS or UEFI) installed on your computer's motherboard? Traditionally, this means that you have to restart your computer, manually enter the BIOS and check the version information displayed there. It is one way of doing it, but it's not the fastest, nor the easiest. Without further ado, here's how to find your BIOS version in eight different ways:
Drivers are critical because you cannot fully use your computers and devices without them. However, some drivers can be too old and incompatible with your version of Windows or new and insufficiently tested. To get rid of errors, crashes, and Blue Screens of Death, you may need to delete the drivers that are causing problems. Here's how to uninstall drivers from Windows completely:
NOTE: The steps from this guide show you how to uninstall drivers from Windows 10 with May 2020 Update, and also from Windows 7.
Windows 10 aims to be the most secure operating system ever created. One of the ways it does that is by letting you use a Microsoft account to authenticate to your computer or device. Unfortunately, passwords for such accounts tend to be long and hard to remember. That's why Windows 10 also offers other means of authentication, including using a PIN code, a fingerprint, facial recognition, physical security keys, and also picture passwords. The latter is the one that we're going to talk about in this tutorial.
NFC or Near Field Communication is a wireless communication standard that allows the devices that support it to transfer data between them over a distance of 4 cm or less. If you have an Android smartphone, you can use NFC to connect your smartphone to a wireless speaker, to make contactless payments, or to share data with other devices. Regardless of how you plan to use it, here's how to check if NFC is available on your Android and how to enable it: