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How to restore Downloads and other user folders in Windows 10

How to restore Downloads and other user folders in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to change the location of your user folders and move them to anywhere you want. For example, you might have moved the Downloads folder from its default location on your C: drive to another partition or drive to keep it separate from your operating system. You might have done the same thing with your Pictures folder, Documents, and other user folders.
Intel NUC10i5FNH review: Solid performance in a small form factor!

Intel NUC10i5FNH review: Solid performance in a small form factor!

Small form-factor PCs or mini-PCs are attractive to a lot of people. If you don’t do gaming, video editing, or computer-aided design, you may prefer a smaller but still powerful PC on your desk instead of a bulky traditional desktop computer. Intel's NUC line-up has enjoyed excellent success in recent years, and the NUC family has many options at different price-points. Intel NUC10i5FNH is the
How to play music in Windows Media Player

How to play music in Windows Media Player

Playing music, whether it’s a digital audio file or a CD, is one of the things that most, if not all of us do on our Windows 10 computers and devices. Although Microsoft created the Groove Music app for Windows 10, and even if there are many third-party media players out there, some people still like the old Windows Media Player. If you’re a longtime
Synology DiskStation Manager 7: Beta available, free update coming in 2021

Synology DiskStation Manager 7: Beta available, free update coming in 2021

Synology makes some of the best Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions on the market, and they are all powered by its DiskStation Manager (DSM) software platform. In our reviews, we always appreciated the flexibility and ease of use of DSM. Synology is now working on finalizing a new version of its software - DSM 7.0, which promises to bring many upgrades and new features to
How to use Check Disk (chkdsk) to test and fix hard drive errors in Windows 10

How to use Check Disk (chkdsk) to test and fix hard drive errors in Windows 10

The Error Checking or chkdsk tool verifies the partitions and disk drives in your Windows 10 computer for problems such as disk errors or bad sectors. You can also use this tool to repair errors and have your drives working normally again. In Windows 10, chkdsk is available through a graphic interface called Error Checking. However, the command-line tool has kept its original name as
4 ways to take a VLC screen capture and save video frames

4 ways to take a VLC screen capture and save video frames

Did you know you can screenshot in VLC while watching movies or videos? There are several ways of using the free, cross-platform media player to take a VLC screen capture and save it as a picture on your computer or device. You can then set the VLC snapshot as wallpaper, create a thumbnail for a YouTube video, or design a funny meme to share with
How to change screen saver in Windows 10: All you need to know

How to change screen saver in Windows 10: All you need to know

The Windows 10 screensaver is displayed on your computer or device when you haven’t been active for a certain amount of time. Do you need to set a screensaver in Windows 10? Are you sick of your Windows 10 screen saver and want a new one? The Windows 10 screensaver settings let you customize several aspects about what you see on your display when your
2 ways to remove the People icon from the taskbar in Windows 10

2 ways to remove the People icon from the taskbar in Windows 10

Do you want to remove the People icon from your taskbar in Windows 10? Well, you are not the only one. Ever since Microsoft introduced the People app in Windows 10, many of us felt that the two people icon present on our taskbar was nothing but a waste of space. If you don’t use the feature either and want to remove the Windows 10
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X overclocked at 4.8 GHz: Is it worth it?

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X overclocked at 4.8 GHz: Is it worth it?

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is probably the best mid-range processor of the year. It has a fair price and comes with six cores and twelve execution threads, running at a base clock of 3.7 GHz, while its maximum boost clock reaches 4.6 GHz. It’s an excellent desktop CPU that offers top-notch performance both in gaming and productivity apps. Although it’s a great processor on its
How to change user folder locations in Windows 10 (Documents, Downloads, etc.)

How to change user folder locations in Windows 10 (Documents, Downloads, etc.)

Have you heard the term “user folders,” and did you wonder what these folders are? Do you know where to find them on your Windows 10 computer or device? In this article, we explain what user folders such as Downloads, Documents, or Music are. Then, we’re also going to show you how to change each user folder location in Windows 10. So, if you want
How to test your RAM with the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool

How to test your RAM with the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool

RAM can cause some of the most frustrating computer problems. Symptoms can be diverse and somewhat random: you may encounter high system instability, data corruption, or unexplained behaviors that leave you puzzled. When you have problems like these, it is a good idea to test the RAM on your Windows computer. One way to do it is to use the built-in Windows Memory Diagnostic app.
12 ways to start the Windows Memory Diagnostic troubleshooting app

12 ways to start the Windows Memory Diagnostic troubleshooting app

Windows Memory Diagnostic is a troubleshooting tool that is less known by Windows users. That's because it can come in handy only when you have problems with your computer's RAM or experience random reboots and system instability. One possible cause for such problems may be faulty RAM. A way to test if this is the real culprit for your problems is to run Windows Memory
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X review: The world's best gaming processor?

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X review: The world's best gaming processor?

The Zen 3 family of processors is available on the market, bringing significant improvements to the already impressive Zen 2 architecture. One of the best new processors is the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, which comes second only after the Ryzen 9 5950X. This CPU features a massive amount of 12 cores and 24 threads and is dubbed by AMD as the world's best gaming processor.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ review: The best Android tablet of 2020?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ review: The best Android tablet of 2020?

Samsung is one of the few big consumer-tech companies that are still making good Android tablets, and the best they have on shelves right now is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+. It's a tablet that aims to compete with the best, including Apple's famous iPads. Among others, the Galaxy Tab S7+ features one very fast chipset, a 120Hz Super AMOLED display, and support for S
How to open, unmount, or permanently attach a VHD file in Windows 10

How to open, unmount, or permanently attach a VHD file in Windows 10

Windows 10 has an excellent tool for managing your drives and partitions, called Disk Management. One of its best features is that it allows you to mount and unmount VHD files so that you can work with them as you need. In this guide, we show you how to attach and detach Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images in Windows 10, as well as how to
How to check your macOS version: All you need to know

How to check your macOS version: All you need to know

You might ask yourself, “What macOS do I have?” or “What version of macOS am I running?”. Knowing what version of macOS you have can be useful in several situations. It can come in handy when you’re trying to figure out if you’re running the latest version of Mac OS. It might also be a useful piece of information if you want to check if
3 ways to turn on Bluetooth on Android (including Samsung devices)

3 ways to turn on Bluetooth on Android (including Samsung devices)

To connect your smartphone to another device without the use of cables, you must first learn how to turn on Bluetooth on Android. While active, the Android Bluetooth chip available on phones and tablets lets you connect to all kinds of gadgets and accessories, like headsets, speakers, keyboards, other mobile devices, and even PCs. This tutorial illustrates three ways to enable and turn off Bluetooth