TP-Link is famous for its affordably priced home networking products. They manufacture not only wireless routers but also mesh WiFi systems. Their top-selling product in this niche is Deco M5, which now has a new v2 variant, which brings several quality-of-life improvements compared to the first model. We very much enjoyed testing TP-Link Deco M5 v1, and we were curious to see whether v2 is an even better model. Read this review and find out whether TP-Link Deco M5 is a great choice for your smart home:
One of the easiest and most straightforward ways to manage your disks is to use the Disk Management tool from Windows. But hey, Disk Management is a visual tool and some of us like command-based interfaces a whole lot more. That is why we thought it would be a great idea to see how several disk management actions can be done from the Command Prompt or PowerShell, using diskpart, chkdsk, defrag, and other command-line tools.
Do you want to make your PC sleep or shut down at a particular time every day? Or maybe you want your PC to start playing a motivational video each time you start it or when it is 12 o'clock? If you wished for a way to program your PC to do certain things at certain times, you should read this article, as we are going to cover some of Task Scheduler's advanced features: creating advanced tasks, setting up their triggers, actions and security options. They are powerful when you want to be in control of your system and the tasks it is running.
When you have a single page in a Microsoft Word document with a design or content that is a lot different from the rest, you may want to change its orientation to accommodate its differences. Microsoft Word allows this type of editing, and despite its complexity, there is a method to apply this change with a couple of clicks. Let's find out how to quickly change the orientation for a single page (or a subset of pages) in Microsoft Word:
Scanning documents, business cards, and other types of printed text, with your smartphone, has become commonplace. It usually involves an app that can do the scanning for you and some post-processing. Microsoft managed to make things even easier than that, by implementing a scanning feature directly in its OneDrive apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad). This feature is built into the OneDrive app and it is easy to access and use. It also automatically saves everything you scan to your OneDrive cloud storage.
The ZIP files have been around since 1989, and for about 10 years you had to install a third party app in your Windows to work with files that have the ".zip": extension. Starting with 1998, Windows has included the ability to create and use zipped folders and files, as a standard feature. When you need to combine several files and folders for easy and economical transfer and storage, the ZIP files are the go-to solution. They are easy to use and available in every Windows system. The Windows functionality that allows you to archive files is called a "compressed (zipped) folder".
Have you heard about the Performance Monitor, also known as PerfMon.exe or PerfMon.msc? It is a sophisticated tool that can be used to monitor the performance of your Windows computer or device. Using it, you can see how your computer manages its resources. The information it gives you can help you make decisions about software and hardware choices, especially when your computer's performance is below expectations. It is also useful when you want to do some troubleshooting.
When creating or editing documents in Microsoft Word, the first design question you need to address is the page orientation. It all depends on the purpose of your document. Do you have a mostly text document that is easier to read with a vertical layout? Alternatively, do you want to take advantage of a larger width to capture the visual field better? Whatever is your reason to change the orientation of your Word document, read this guide to help you set it up:
In recent years a new security concept has made the headlines - two-step verification or two-factor authentication (2FA). It all started with Google enabling it for its users, and since then, many companies followed their example, including Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook. Even gaming companies joined this trend. If you would like to understand what two-factor authentication is, how it works, why you should enable it and where read this article:
Many people who use a Windows computer also use the Office suite from Microsoft. However, although it is easy to spot what Windows version you are using just by looking at what your desktop looks like, knowing what version of Office you use can be a bit trickier. If you need this information, in this tutorial we show you four different ways in which to discover the exact version of Office that you are using: