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How to manage signed-in user accounts with the Task Manager in Windows 10

How to manage signed-in user accounts with the Task Manager in Windows 10

  Having multiple user accounts logged in on your Windows 10 computer can make swapping between them faster, but it can also waste resources as your computer is forced to maintain two separate environments in memory. If you want the chance to weigh the benefits of this action against the costs, the Task Manager can help. Do you know which tab of the Task Manager
ASUS FX HDD review:  The portable hard drive with RGB and AURA Sync!

ASUS FX HDD review: The portable hard drive with RGB and AURA Sync!

ASUS has a tradition of designing devices with great RGB lighting systems. We have seen motherboards, CPU coolers, PC cases, keyboards, mice, and whatnot with RGB. However, we have never seen an external hard drive with RGB on it. Until this review! :) The device is called ASUS FX HDD, and it is a hard drive destined for backups, which has AURA-compatible RGB LEDs on
How to make File Explorer open This PC, by default

How to make File Explorer open This PC, by default

One of the things I do not like about File Explorer in Windows 10, is the fact that it starts by default on the Quick Access section. There I see my recent files and frequent folders. However, I prefer viewing my drives and user folders like Documents or Downloads. If you do too, read this tutorial and see how to set File Explorer to open
What does AC1200, AC1750, AC1900 or more, mean and what's the difference?

What does AC1200, AC1750, AC1900 or more, mean and what's the difference?

All wireless routers have AC in their name, followed by a number. For example, you have routers that are called: Tenda AC9 AC1200, TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750, NETGEAR Nighthawk XR500 AC2500, or ASUS RT-AC88U AC3100. What does this AC followed by a number mean? Does the number following AC tell you how fast the router is? Is an AC1900 router faster than an AC1200 router?
How to reset apps in Windows 10, and clear their data

How to reset apps in Windows 10, and clear their data

Sometimes, things break or no longer work well, for no apparent reason. That can happen to Windows 10 apps from the Microsoft Store, not only to the operating system. Luckily, there is more than just one way to make your apps behave, and one of them is to reset your Windows 10 apps to their default state, and clear their app data so that they
NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 review: The more affordable Wi-Fi 6 router!

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 review: The more affordable Wi-Fi 6 router!

Netgear has launched several wireless routers with support for the new Wi-Fi 6 wireless standard. The most affordable in this line-up is the new NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 (model RAX40), which, unlike its brothers, uses an Intel processor, instead of one made by Broadcom or Qualcomm. If you want to see what the NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 dual-band wireless router has to offer, and whether it is
How to connect my Android smartphone to my Windows 10 PC

How to connect my Android smartphone to my Windows 10 PC

Android smartphones have a USB port that you can use to charge them, but also to transfer files such as pictures or documents to your computer. Although the steps you need to take to do that are rather simple and intuitive, there are a few things to which you should pay attention. If you want to make sure that you do everything by the book
The complete guide to Windows 10 updates

The complete guide to Windows 10 updates

Windows Update is an essential part of running Windows 10, regardless of which edition or version of this operating system you are using. Windows Update is the way Microsoft releases not only the so-called feature updates, but also regular bug fixes and security patches. If you want to know everything there is to know about Windows Update in Windows 10, including how to open it,
Control music on Spotify when gaming, with the Xbox Game Bar

Control music on Spotify when gaming, with the Xbox Game Bar

Everybody likes to listen to their favorite music, and that includes gamers too. You might like to listen to your music even while playing games on your Windows 10 PC. However, we usually avoided doing so, because each time we wanted to skip or play a different song, we had to switch between the game and the media player, using the Alt + Tab keyboard
How to identify the Windows 10 apps that hog system resources

How to identify the Windows 10 apps that hog system resources

Regardless of how new or old your Windows 10 computer is, at times, you might find that it starts lagging and stops being responsive. That usually means that something is hogging its resources. It might be an app that takes up all your processor, one that consumes all your graphics resources, makes your hard drive spin at maximum speed, or sends massive amounts of data
Sony HT-S350 review: High quality sound for your living room!

Sony HT-S350 review: High quality sound for your living room!

Are you looking for a great soundbar to fill your living room with high fidelity sound? Do you want a wireless 2.1 soundbar that is easy to set up, sounds great and has a powerful bass? The Sony HT-S350 soundbar might be what you are looking for. Read this review, see its strengths and weaknesses, and whether it is a good fit for your budget,
How to view and disable startup programs from Windows 10's Task Manager

How to view and disable startup programs from Windows 10's Task Manager

With Windows 10, Microsoft has improved the startup time of our PCs. However, performance degrades over time, slowing down your device. As you install more and more desktop apps, they sneak themselves or their agents onto the startup list, lengthening the list of startup applications and services. As a result, Windows 10 is forced to load more apps and background processes, before it can take
ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 review: The wireless router for gamers!

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 review: The wireless router for gamers!

ASUS has a thing for gamers. That's not new, as their Republic of Gamers brand is famous worldwide. A new trend is for the company to develop wireless routers for gaming, that are packed with many friendly features for online gamers. The latest addition to their lineup of gaming routers is the new ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900, which also features some spectacular RGB lighting. If
Manage, start, stop, or restart Windows 10 services from the Task Manager

Manage, start, stop, or restart Windows 10 services from the Task Manager

A service is a special type of application intended to provide features to the user and the operating system, that launches and runs in the background, without a user interface to click on. As in previous versions, the Task Manager from Windows 10 comes with a Services tab, aimed to provide an overview of system services, their status and to handle basic management tasks. Here
11 ways to manage running processes with the Task Manager in Windows 10

11 ways to manage running processes with the Task Manager in Windows 10

The Windows 10 Task Manager gives you a lot of power when it comes to monitoring system resources. The Processes tab shares more information than ever before, allowing you to customize the data it shows according to your needs. Here is how to tweak the Task Manager's Processes tab in Windows 10 and become more efficient, by ensuring the data relevant to you is displayed