Microsoft has been working hard to make Windows 10 the most gaming-friendly operating system ever. One of its most useful gaming features is the Game bar, which lets you record game clips, take screenshots, and even stream your gaming sessions on the internet, for everyone to see. In this article, we show you how to enable the Game bar and what you can do with it in Windows 10:
Windows has included the Check Disk tool for a long time now. With it, you can check the partitions and drives in your computer for disk errors, bad sectors and so on. You can also use this tool to repair those errors and have your drives working without problems again. The tool is also known by its command-line name: chkdsk. Here is how to use Check Disk in Windows 7:
Geeks and experts love the Command Prompt because of the advanced commands it can run. Fortunately, Command Prompt is not built only on advanced commands, but also on simple ones, designed to perform basic operations. In this article, we show you how to execute commands such as changing the current directory, switching to another drive, viewing the contents of a directory, creating and renaming folders, copying, deleting files and folders, and launching applications from the Command Prompt.
Game Mode is a feature that is available to all users of Windows 10. It promises to make Windows 10 great for gamers, by preventing system background activities and by offering a more consistent gaming experience. Even if your hardware configuration is modest, the Game Mode makes games more playable. Did we manage to make you curious about it? If yes, then read on. In this guide, we explain what Game Mode is, how it works, and how to turn it on:
If you study the wireless routers that were launched since the summer of 2015, you notice that most of them advertise a technology called MU-MIMO or Multi-User MIMO and they also promise wireless transfers that are up to four times faster than on traditional routers. What is MU-MIMO except for a funny-sounding acronym that you do not understand? What does MU-MIMO do on your wireless router and should you buy a router with this technology? Read this guide and learn everything you need to know:
The Copy and Paste commands have been hailed as lifesavers by many computer users, eliminating the tedious work of recreating data that is already available elsewhere. They deal in saved time, and this is a precious commodity in our digital age. Do you understand what Copy, Cut, and Paste do? Do you know how they work? From where do the terms come? Read this guide and learn the answers to all these questions:
Do you use Windows and you need to take a screenshot quickly? Do you have trouble with the PrtScn key not working? Do you want to take a screenshot of the active window instead of the whole screen? Or maybe you want to take a free-form screenshot of a particular area of the screen? Or maybe you are playing a game in Windows, and you want to capture your achievements with a screenshot? There are numerous Windows apps, paid or free, that take screenshots.
Adobe Flash is a web technology that has been used a lot by web content creators in the past. However, in the last few years, it has been used less and less. Google, like most other major tech companies, has begun to phase out Flash from the Chrome web browser. The first thing they did was to stop Flash content from running by default. However, there are still people who use Flash and need to access websites that rely on it. If you are one of those people, in this guide, you can learn how to unblock Flash in Google Chrome.
If you have used Windows 10 for a while, you might have noticed that pressing the F8 or the SHIFT + F8 keys on your keyboard to enter Safe Mode no longer work. These methods stopped working because the Windows 10 start procedure became faster than ever before. However, that does not mean that Windows 10 has no Safe Mode. It is just that to get to it you have to follow other procedures. Here are all the ways you can start Windows 10 in Safe Mode:
If you love Cortana as your digital assistant, but you do not like that she uses Bing for web searches, we have good news for you. You can set Cortana to perform Google searches straight from the Windows 10 desktop, and you get the best of both worlds. Most people like Google more than Bing, so if you are one of them, you should read this tutorial. We show you all the steps required to set Cortana to use Google and Chrome, instead of Bing and Microsoft Edge. Let's start: