Microsoft is actively working on an ecosystem of apps that allows Windows 10 users to interact with their smartphones from their PCs. For example, with the Your Phone app for Windows 10, you can get notifications, view the pictures from your Android smartphone, and interact with them from Windows 10. And, of course, you can also use it to make phone calls and send text messages straight from Windows 10. Here's how it works:
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 that access your favorite tools, letting you swiftly manage File Explorer items.
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 kinds of files. It works for video, audio, and image formats, and you can set what each thumbnail preview looks like.
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:
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 make Windows work again? You boot System Restore and then use it to revert Windows to a working state. Here's how it is done:
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 remote support using the built-in Windows Remote Assistance app:
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 in File Explorer's Navigation pane. This tutorial illustrates how to pin an item to Quick access using four different methods:
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 outlook.com or hotmail.com email address. This tutorial illustrates three ways to make a Microsoft account from your web browser:
We bet that most, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt. It's the one-stop go-to whenever you want to issue commands in a text-based form, and it's also one of the best ways to issue administrative commands. The good news is that, in Windows 10, the Command Prompt supports more keyboard shortcuts than in older versions of Windows. Without further ado, read on because, in this article, we're going to show you the best keyboard shortcuts for Command Prompt:
Have you ever found yourself in need to print a large image, but your printer can only use standard A4, US Letter, or A3 paper sizes? If you want to print a large poster or a large map, and you can't go to a specialized shop where they can print it for you at the required dimensions, you can use your home printer to print that image on multiple pages. Then, all you have to do is use Scotch tape to assemble the whole picture or stitch the paper sheets together using some other method. Did you know that you can use a basic tool like Microsoft Paint to print large images on multiple pages?