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5 things you can do from File Explorer's File menu

5 things you can do from File Explorer's File menu

Most Windows 10 users browse the files and folders on their PCs and devices, using the File Explorer app created by Microsoft for this purpose. The app is built into the operating system and itțs found at one click away, on the taskbar. However, many users do not know all its features and capabilities, so they never use it as productively as they could. In
Stop Windows 10 from promoting apps on the Start Menu

Stop Windows 10 from promoting apps on the Start Menu

Microsoft's decision to show advertisements in Windows 10's Start menu appears to be universally disliked. So you just bought a new computer with Windows 10, for the first time, and you open the Start menu to find that it looks like the Disney channel?!? Having already paid for a Windows 10 license or a Windows 10 PC, it is not unreasonable to be bothered when
Review Hydro Coach: One of the best reminders for drinking water!

Review Hydro Coach: One of the best reminders for drinking water!

The hydration of our bodies is vital for a healthy lifestyle. The modern rhythm of our lives makes us forget to drink enough liquids during the day, and we can develop health issues and a sense of tiredness by doing so. Since technology is a big part of this stress, it is welcome if it can be put to good use and help us manage
See your Google ads profile and what Google's advertising knows about you

See your Google ads profile and what Google's advertising knows about you

Just as Facebook knows a lot about its users, Google does too. Sometimes even more than Facebook. Do you have an Android smartphone? Do you visit YouTube a lot? Do you use Google Maps or Waze? Is Google Chrome your main web browser? Do you use Gmail? What about your primary search engine: Is it Google? While you are using their services, Google slowly builds
The fastest way to remove Windows 10 bloatware

The fastest way to remove Windows 10 bloatware

Windows 10 has accustomed us to bloatware being bundled all the time, even when we make a clean installation. No longer is bloatware a lousy approach of various hardware manufacturers, but it is also Microsoft's thing now. While researching for ways to get rid of Windows 10 bloatware quickly, we found a helpful tool that does that, called Windows 10 Debloater. It runs PowerShell scripts
How to automatically lock Windows 10 with your smartphone

How to automatically lock Windows 10 with your smartphone

Locking your PC when you are away is a requirement in business offices. It is a standard security measure that everyone should uphold regardless of the inconvenience of clicking a few buttons to do so. The good news is that, in Windows 10, Microsoft implemented a new feature called Dynamic Lock that tries to make the locking process easier and almost unattended. All you need
How to connect to WiFi from Windows 10

How to connect to WiFi from Windows 10

Connecting to wireless networks in Windows 10 is an easy and straightforward process, involving a few simple steps. It is true that it depends on whether the wireless router broadcasts the name of the Wi-Fi network or not. However, if it does, connecting to that network is as simple as entering its password and choosing whether you want your Windows 10 PC or device to
How to set the default view/tab for the Windows 10 Task Manager

How to set the default view/tab for the Windows 10 Task Manager

Starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or version 1903, the Task Manager receives a few improvements. One of them is the fact that you can now set the default tab displayed by Task Manager when you open it. Today, you either see the compact view with few details, or the Processes tab. You can now set it to any tab you wish: Performance,
ASUS RT-AC85P wireless router review: What does it have to offer?

ASUS RT-AC85P wireless router review: What does it have to offer?

ASUS RT-AC85P is an AC2400 wireless router with a classic, robust design, similar to that of many popular routers from the same company. This router's positioning on the market, as well as its hardware and feature set, are slightly different from that of other ASUS routers that we recently tested. Therefore, we were curious to see how it performs, and who is the right audience
Manage groups of tiles and shortcuts on the Start Menu from Windows 10

Manage groups of tiles and shortcuts on the Start Menu from Windows 10

The Start Menu from Windows 10 has all its tiles and shortcuts organized in groups. By default, you see only a few groups, like Life at a glance or Play or Explore, but you can create more. In this article, we show you how to create new groups of tiles and shortcuts in the Start Menu, how to move tiles and shortcuts from one group
How to disable Windows Security notifications in Windows 10

How to disable Windows Security notifications in Windows 10

When you use Windows 10, you get notifications from Window Security about threats found, Windows Defender scan results, the Windows Defender Firewall, and more. If you want to disable some of these notifications, or all of them, you can. In this guide, we share how to personalize what notifications you get from Windows Security. Let's get started: NOTE: This guide was created using Windows
How to configure and test the webcam in Skype

How to configure and test the webcam in Skype

Skype is one of the most used video conferencing apps in the world. People use its apps on a multitude of devices, from Windows laptops and PCs to Android smartphones, to iPhones and iPads. One of Skype's essential features is its ability to make video calls. However, before you do that, it is best to make sure that your webcam is working well before you
How to add an outline to screenshots with Snip & Sketch, in Windows 10

How to add an outline to screenshots with Snip & Sketch, in Windows 10

In the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Microsoft improves Snip & Sketch by adding a feature that many users asked for: Snip outline. If you want to emphasize your screenshots and give them a clear border, the outline does a good job. Let's find out how to activate the new feature in Windows 10 and how to use Snip & Sketch to create screenshots with
How to make a bootable USB drive with Windows, Ubuntu or FreeDOS

How to make a bootable USB drive with Windows, Ubuntu or FreeDOS

Recently, we needed to install Windows and Ubuntu on several computers. For the ones that needed Windows 10, we could have used the Media Creation Tool offered by Microsoft. However, for non-Microsoft operating systems, that doesn't work. We wanted a tool that was able to create a bootable USB memory stick with Windows, but also with Linux or other operating systems such as FreeDOS. The
ASUS ProArt PA32UC review: Beautiful display with excellent HDR support!

ASUS ProArt PA32UC review: Beautiful display with excellent HDR support!

ASUS ProArt PA32UC is anything but cheap. It also has support for viewing modes and features that most people do not understand. That's because it is a professional monitor, for niche audiences that can take advantage of all the goodies that it has to offer, and can afford to buy it. If you want to see how an awesome, and expensive monitor looks, and what
Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts. The complete list, plus free PDF download!

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts. The complete list, plus free PDF download!

Microsoft continually focuses on creating a better experience in Windows 10. With each new major update, we get new features and options. That's how we got virtual desktops, Windows Sandbox, new and improved versions of the Start Menu and so on. While you can use a mouse or a touchscreen to navigate Windows 10 and all its features, the interaction can be faster if you
3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 10

3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 10

Hidden WiFi networks do not broadcast their names, so they are not visible in the list of wireless networks that Windows 10 displays. However, that does not mean that you cannot connect to a hidden WiFi: you can, but you have to know its name, password and other security information. Here are three different ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks, on laptops, tablets and
Send files from an Android smartphone to Windows 10, with Bluetooth

Send files from an Android smartphone to Windows 10, with Bluetooth

Although Wi-Fi networks and cloud storage are common these days, you might still find yourself in a situation in which you cannot use either to send files from an Android smartphone to a Windows 10 laptop or tablet. What can you do if you do not have any USB cables either? The answer is to send files from your Android smartphone to your Windows 10