Being able to change the settings that govern the way your computer or device works is important on any operating system. Windows 10 is no different, and its Settings app continues to receive new updates, making it easier than ever to find a setting and to set up everything according to your preferences. This tutorial shows you the current setup of the Settings app and how you can use it if you are looking for settings or need help personalizing Windows 10:
Windows 10 is the best known operating system for PCs, and many want to install it on their computers and devices. One way to do that is by upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. Another way is to use a DVD with the Windows 10 setup, a USB flash drive, or an ISO file with the installation. In this guide, we show you how to make a clean Windows 10 installation on your computer or device, using the following types of installation media: DVD, ISO file, or USB memory stick. Let's get started:
On November 12th, 2019, Microsoft began distributing the November 2019 Update for Windows 10, through Windows Update and also via the Media Creation Tool. On November 18th, the update, also known as Windows 10 version 1909, has also become available through the Windows Update Assistant. As not all systems receive it at once through Windows Update, because Microsoft rolls it out gradually, you can instead choose to use the Windows 10 Update Assistant to get the November 2019 Update right now.
If you want to install Windows 10, you first have to create installation media such as a bootable USB memory stick or a DVD. Fortunately, that is a simple thing to do in Windows 10, as Microsoft developed the Media Creation Tool just for that reason. If you want to learn where to download the Media Creation Tool and how to use it to build your Windows 10 installation media or download an ISO file with the latest Windows 10 November 2019 Update, read this guide:
Adobe Flash used to be one of the most widely used technologies for displaying media-rich content on the web. However, as web content creators moved away from it and towards the faster and more secure open web technologies, even Adobe threw in the towel, announcing they would stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020 and determining major tech companies like Google to do the same. Flash's phase-out from Chrome has now reached the stage where it is blocked by default, but you can still use it if you need to access websites that rely on it.
If you feel that the blacks and the other colors on your monitor don't look the way they should, you may be right. Just like any imaging device, computer monitors also have to be calibrated to produce the best image they can. Fortunately, Windows 10 include a "Display Color Calibration" wizard that can help you calibrate your monitor for the best possible color display. In this article, we show you how to use the color calibration wizard to set everything to your liking:
After its highly controversial removal from Windows 8, the Start Menu made a comeback in Windows 10. In an effort to please its entire user base, Microsoft redesigned the Start Menu from scratch, making it highly customizable and better than ever before. One of the best Start Menu features in Windows 10 is that it can be resized. Read this guide to find out how you can use your mouse, keyboard, or touchscreen to easily change the Start Menu's size:
One of the most important elements when working with images, video and even when playing games, is color. Every monitor has a different color profile, rendering it slightly different from other displays. It's important to make sure that the colors your monitor displays are as close to reality as possible. That's why you should always install a color profile that's suited for your display. In this tutorial, we're going to explain what ICM files and color profiles are, why they matter, and how to install a color profile in Windows 10.
Did you ever think about making the File Explorer in Windows 10 look and work more like the Windows Explorer from Windows 7? If you could hide or completely remove its ribbon and get rid of all those large buttons shown on it, you might feel more at home in Windows 10 than you do now. If you want to know how to hide or disable the ribbon from File Explorer in Windows 10, read on:
With Windows 10, Microsoft does not try just to make the lives of home users easier. They also have quite a few features addressed strictly to developers. They allow you to install, run, test and manage apps that were not certified by the Microsoft Store, while also enabling you to track and monitor them both locally and remotely. Here are eight Windows 10 features that are useful to software developers: