Productivity - Page 3
When you work with shared resources on a network, you may need to quickly get the link to a shared network folder and paste it into a chat window. Or, for example, you might want to know how to create a link to a file on your computer and use it to share that file with others on the same network. Although they are not easy to figure out, Windows gives us two ways to hyperlink a path to a file, folder, or library that's shared on the network. Without further ado, here's the answer to the "How do I copy a file path as a link?" question:
Microsoft says that Windows 10 is the best Windows ever. That means that the most popular computer operating system of all times - Windows 10 - has to meet plenty of high expectations. Although it has its fair share of problems, especially with updates, Windows 10 also offers some exciting features. Starting with a well designed Start Menu, continuing with a pleasant desktop experience and excellent gaming features, and going all the way to a completely new Microsoft Edge, Windows 10 is the best operating system built by Microsoft in the last decade.
People hate passwords because they are long, hard to remember, and preferably unique. To keep your security at a decent level and make it faster for you to sign in, Microsoft has created several authentication methods for Windows 10. One of the fastest is the PIN. In Windows 10, you can create a PIN and use it to login quicker than typing a password. Here is how to create a login PIN, change the login PIN, and use it for fast sign-in, in Windows 10:
The Windows 10 Timeline is meant to improve your workflow by allowing you to quickly resume tasks previously started on your Microsoft account. The days of searching for those files you edited last week are over, because the Windows Timeline remembers them for you and lets you access them with one click or tap. And you can do that on any device, as long as it's connected to your Microsoft account. Read this tutorial to learn more about the Windows 10 Timeline and how to make the most of it:
While Windows 10 is regularly growing and evolving with new features, apps, and improvements, some things about it are not so great. We are not trying to be perfectionists, but there are more than just a few things that Microsoft could change or improve in Windows 10. Some of our complaints are small, while others are significant. Yes, we use Windows 10 daily, we write many articles about it, and we appreciate what we can do with it. However, many people think that Windows 10 sucks, and for good reason. Here's why:
Using multiple virtual desktops in Windows 10 helps you organize your tasks better, allowing you to avoid clutter and distractions while focusing on a specific activity. You can group the apps needed for your current work project on one virtual desktop, have your mail and social media open on another, and plan your upcoming vacation on a third desktop. If you're constantly trying to find your way through too many open apps in Windows 10, multiple desktops can make your life easier, allowing you to operate several virtual workspaces on the same screen.
Task View brings multitasking to a whole new level in Windows 10. You can use the feature to access and manage open app windows on multiple virtual desktops, compartmentalizing different tasks for better focus. On top of that, Task View's Timeline improves workflow by allowing you to easily resume activities started on your Microsoft account. Continue reading to find out what Task View is and how you can use it to increase your productivity in Windows 10:
Do you need to create a bootable USB memory stick or a bootable DVD with the Windows installation kit on it? Do you want to use tools that are compatible with any modern Windows version, such as Windows 10, Windows 7, or Windows 8.1? Luckily, Microsoft offers such free tools for all these Windows versions, and they are easy to use and work great. One of the best is called Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. Here is how to use it:
We know that Windows 10 is the last edition of Windows. That is easy but, each year, new versions of Windows 10 pop up. We've had Windows 10 with Anniversary Update, October 2018 Update, May 2020 Update, and many other feature updates. What do all these names mean? How do you check the Windows 10 version that you have? How do you know what edition of Windows 10 you use, what build, or what type? Read this guide for all the answers you seek:
If there's one thing we don't like, it is downloading disc images in the form of ISO or IMG files for Windows and Office. Microsoft has made it easy to download Windows 10 ISO files using the Media Creation Tool. However, that only works if you want the latest version of this operating system. If you need an older version of Windows or Office, like a Windows 7 or Office 2010 ISO file, getting it legally can be a challenge. Luckily, a software developer has created a small free tool that assists you in downloading such IMG or ISO disc images.