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6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10. Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices. However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a local offline (non-Microsoft) account. If you don’t want to share your info with Microsoft and you ask
What's new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

What's new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

The autumnal October 2020 Update (version 20H2) for Windows 10 is out and brings a few new things designed to streamline our experience with this operating system. While this update doesn't come with as many new features as previous ones, that's not necessarily a bad thing. In a way, it looks more like a service pack aimed at improving stability and fixing bugs. Are you
How to switch to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one

How to switch to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one

If you already gave the Microsoft experience a shot and you're not impressed, switching to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one is a simple process. While logging in with Microsoft has the advantage of cross-device synchronization, some users choose the security and privacy of a Windows 10 local account instead. This tutorial illustrates how to convert your Microsoft account into a local
How to change the language on Netflix (7 ways)

How to change the language on Netflix (7 ways)

How to change the language on Netflix? It's a simple question that many people are asking. Although the answer is pretty straightforward, you might find it easier to just follow a couple of instructions on how to do it. Without further ado, do you want to learn how to change the display language on Netflix and how to change the audio and subtitles language while
How to take screenshots in Steam and their location

How to take screenshots in Steam and their location

So you're a gamer, and Steam is your gaming platform of choice. It's likely that you want to keep for posterity the best moments from your favorite games. That means that you want to take screenshots while playing. Do you know what the Steam screenshot button is and where to find the Steam screenshot folder? If you've just started using Steam or simply don't remember
The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

  With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users. That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to Windows 10. Brilliant in its simplicity, the Quick Access Toolbar can be customized to include buttons and options
How to make Windows 10's File Explorer show thumbnails for all media files

How to make Windows 10's File Explorer show thumbnails for all media files

File Explorer normally shows thumbnail previews for all kinds of files, like AVI, MKV, and even FLV video files. However, on some systems that have special configurations, as well as in older versions of Windows 10, File Explorer might be unable to display thumbnails for some media files. However, with the help of an app called Media Preview, you can enable thumbnail previews for all
TP-Link Deco X20 review: Wi-Fi 6 for a more affordable price!

TP-Link Deco X20 review: Wi-Fi 6 for a more affordable price!

Mesh Wi-Fi systems are all the rage now, especially the newer models that feature support for the Wi-Fi 6 standard, which promises the fastest wireless networks to date. TP-Link has launched several new models in their Deco line-up, and the most accessibly priced is TP-Link Deco X20. It is a dual-band, mesh Wi-Fi system that broadcasts its network using three standards at the same time:
AMD Zen 3 and Ryzen 5000 processors are coming (specs, prices, release date)

AMD Zen 3 and Ryzen 5000 processors are coming (specs, prices, release date)

In an online event that was held on YouTube, AMD's CEO Lisa Su announced the official launch of the company's new Ryzen 5000 series processors. Obviously, the focus of the presentation was underlining the improvements brought by the new Zen 3 architecture and the increase in performance offered by the Ryzen 5000s. Here's what's coming this November, from AMD: Welcome to AMD's Zen 3
How to do a Windows System Restore from boot, without reaching the desktop

How to do a Windows System Restore from boot, without reaching the desktop

System Restore is a great tool that allows you to revert Windows and its settings to a previous working state. This is useful when you encounter problems with drivers that destabilize the system or software that malfunctions. However, at times, some of the changes you make may affect your system so badly, that you can no longer log into Windows. What can you do to
Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

There aren't many people who know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows 10 users. Therefore, in this tutorial, we're going to cover this tool in detail. It's an app that works smoothly for quick assist sessions and does not require installing any third-party software whatsoever. So, without further ado, here's how to provide Windows
How to make a Windows 10 hotspot: All you need to know

How to make a Windows 10 hotspot: All you need to know

If you have a Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet, one of the best features you have at hand is the ability to transform it into a mobile hotspot. In other words, you can share your internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi or even Bluetooth. Also, it doesn't even matter whether your internet connection is established via Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data. All it
4 ways to pin items to Quick access in File Explorer

4 ways to pin items to Quick access in File Explorer

When you start File Explorer, it displays the Quick access location, listing the folders you use the most and the files you recently opened in Windows 10. This list is dynamic and gets updated as different items are used, to respond to your ever-changing needs. On top of that, you can also pin to Quick access any location you want, to have it permanently show
3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive? Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account. Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be done from your web browser. You must use your current email or phone number, and choose whether to create an
About InPrivate and Incognito. What's private browsing? Which browser is the best?

About InPrivate and Incognito. What's private browsing? Which browser is the best?

When you want to hide something you do online, you use a private browsing mode like Incognito, Private Browsing, or InPrivate. However, do you know how private you actually are when you use this way of browsing the web? Can others still see what you are doing online? Also, do you know which browser is best at protecting your privacy? We tested the latest versions
How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

If there's no wireless network nearby or if your main internet connection goes down, you can rely on your trusty Android smartphone or tablet. You don't even need a cable, just an affordable data plan. With just a few taps, you can set up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android, and other devices can be tethered to it and share its internet connection. This
Razer Naga Pro review: The high-end mouse for any game genre

Razer Naga Pro review: The high-end mouse for any game genre

Razer is one of the most popular gaming companies in the world, and its computer peripherals are well-known for their excellent performance and solid build quality. The latest gaming mouse that they launched is called Razer Naga Pro, a high-end device that comes with something fairly unique: three swappable side plates, each with its own set of buttons. Made to accommodate MMO, MOBA, and FPS