The Task Scheduler is a tool that was introduced in the Windows environment more than 20 years ago and it has seen little change since its introduction. It does what its name suggests: it schedules tasks that execute apps, commands, and scripts based on specific times or events in Windows. In this guide, we share the basics about browsing the library of active scheduled tasks, so that you learn more about them, what they do and when they are triggered.
Regardless of whether you have a PC, a laptop, or any other device that runs on Windows, it probably has a screen attached to it. It can be a monitor, a laptop or tablet display, or even a TV screen. Have you wondered what your screen's resolution is? Do you want to learn how to find what resolution your display uses? If you did, read this article and see seven ways to answer this question:
Skype offers options for you to chat or make audio and video calls with your family, friends, and co-workers. Furthermore, you can make audio, and video group calls for free. Also, you do not need to install any additional software for these group calls to work since this feature is built into the Skype apps for Windows, Android, and iOS. Read this tutorial, and see how easy it is to make audio, and video group calls with Skype, regardless of whether you are using a Windows PC, an Android smartphone or an iPhone:
Windows has always been able to tell you nearly everything you want to know about your computer: hardware, software, drivers, you name it. System Information puts all the information neatly at your fingertips. Let's take a look at this useful Windows app and what it can show you about your computer, in all modern versions of Windows:
NOTE: This guide applies to Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
The notifications system that Microsoft has developed for Windows 10 is a handy feature, one which many users appreciate. The notifications sent by the operating system and the apps that you have installed are a good way of always being up to date with the things that take place on your computer or with the events that are coming your way. However, while you might want to receive notifications from some apps, you might prefer not to be interrupted by others.
The address bar in Google Chrome can be used as a search box, and the default search engine is, obviously, Google. Do you want to change the default search engine from Google to something else, like Bing or DuckDuckGo? Maybe you have a different search engine, and you want to get back to Google? Here are the methods for changing it, so that each time you search for something in Chrome's address bar, your preferred search engine responds to your query:
The Sticky Notes app has been present in Windows for a long time. In Windows 10, Microsoft decided to ditch the old desktop version of Sticky Notes and recreate it as a new, modern, universal app. The new Sticky Notes looks and works pretty much the same as the old one. However, it also supports integration with Cortana, which is something the old Sticky Notes could not do. Also, the most exciting new feature is the ability to sync notes across devices. Here is how to use the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10:
There are times when you write a message in Skype and then, later on, you want to edit or delete that message. It can be a spelling mistake, sending the message to the wrong person or you realize that what you posted was incorrect. Skype is convenient in these matters because it allows you to edit your message history, and delete or change sent messages. Read on to learn how this works when using Skype on Windows, Android, and iOS:
Sticky Notes is one of the most straightforward and most useful tools in Windows. It is the electronic equivalent of the paper sticky notes we know intimately. If you use them frequently, you also know that sticky notes are useful only if they stick and remain visible at all times. :) Unfortunately, Sticky Notes in Windows may not be sticky enough for you as they do not start automatically each time you log into Windows. If you want to learn how to make Sticky Notes stay on your desktop, here are three solutions for you:
Google Chrome offers to help manage your passwords in Windows, as well as on your Android smartphone or tablet. If you want this, it is a nice feature that can help you manage your passwords. If you do not want Google Chrome to save your passwords, it is annoying to have the recurring offer pop up every time you authenticate on a web page. If you want to get rid of this behavior on your Windows PC or on your Android devices, read this tutorial: