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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?
Did you know you can use File Explorer to search for files and folders in Windows 10? Well, you can, and there's more to it than that: the Search built into File Explorer even comes with its Search Tools on the ribbon, providing surprisingly advanced search features and options. Read this tutorial to learn how to search in Windows 10 using File Explorer:
Did you know Microsoft created a File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10? If you're tired of bright windows when you browse the files on your PC at night, you can opt to enable the File Explorer Dark Mode. However, when you apply this dramatic theme to File Explorer, other Windows 10 apps also get dark coats for their backgrounds, panes, ribbons, menus, and dialogs. If that's ok, and you're wondering how to make File Explorer dark, this tutorial provides the necessary steps:
The Windows 10 libraries are virtual collections of folders on your system. Microsoft did not enable the libraries in Windows 10 by default, although many users consider them a must-have when it comes to finding and organizing files. This tutorial illustrates three ways to enable the Windows 10 libraries and show them in File Explorer, as well as the Save As and Open dialogues:
While having the ability to restore your system from a restore point is one of Windows' most useful features, it may be that some people will want to turn it off for all or some of their partitions. Others may wish to change how much space is used for System Restore and assign more or less. To help you out, this guide shows you how to configure System Restore in Windows 10, how much drive space it uses, and how to enable or disable it for one partition or another:
It's important to know how to sort, group, and filter files and folders in Windows 10, especially if you work with a lot of them. No matter how hard you try to organize everything, it may be difficult at times to find a specific item or set of items. That's why File Explorer includes plenty of options for sorting, grouping, and filtering files and folders, using all kinds of criteria in Windows 10.
System Restore is one of those Windows apps that can be categorized as being an "oldie but goldie." If something suddenly stops working as it should or if your Windows 10 PC breaks down without notice, you'll want to know about System Restore and how to use it. This system recovery tool can be a lifesaver and a fast one at that, as it can revert your PC to a working state in just a few minutes. Would you like to know more about it? Read this article and find out what System Restore is, why and when it's useful, and also how to use it when the going gets tough:
The Command Prompt is a powerful tool that can be used for many purposes, including troubleshooting and fixing problems with Windows. Starting it is easy if Windows is working correctly, but what do you do when Windows refuses to load? How do you "boot" to Command Prompt (cmd.exe) "from BIOS" to fix the issues that you are having? This tutorial shows you how to do it: