Do you want to know how to change the default apps used by Windows 10 for activities like viewing pictures, or watching movies? Do you want to set a new app as the default for a particular file type, like images with the PNG file extension? Do you need a new default app to be used for a specific protocol? Then, you are in luck, as we can show you how to change the default apps in Windows 10, for anything that you wish. The guide is long and comprehensive, so let's get started:
A long time ago, Microsoft decided to end the development of Windows Movie Maker, a program that many Windows users used for creating videos. People were asking for a new tool and, although it took some time, in the versions of Windows 10 starting with Fall Creators Update (1709), Microsoft introduced a new tool that lets users create and edit videos. It is called Video Editor, and it offers more options and features than you'd expect. Here are twelve things that you can do with the Video Editor app from Windows 10:
SIM cards are a widely used method for identifying phone users all over the world. They're tiny pieces of plastic with chips on them that tell the mobile operators who you are and what you are paying for. Although they are essential to many of us, the only security aspect that we can control on a SIM card is its PIN code. Do you know what a SIM PIN is and what it does? Would you like to know how secure SIM PINs are and why you should use one? Read this article to find out more:
While Windows 10 updates such as May 2019 Update comes with new features and improvements, some things 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 quite significant. If you are curious to find out what people do not like about Windows 10, read on:
The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor has base and boost clocks that are only 200 MHz faster than the ones offered by the AMD Ryzen 5 3600, and is sold at 50 dollars more. Some users prefer to save some money, buy the cheaper model, and overclock it to match the more expensive AMD Ryzen 5 3600X. Is this a good idea? What kind of performance do you get when overclocking the AMD Ryzen 5 3600? How does it compare to Ryzen 5 3600X? Will it draw a lot of power when overclocked? We answered these questions, and more, in this analysis:
When you open the Power menu in Windows 10, you see the options for Sleep, Shut Down, and Restart. What if you want to add the Hibernate option to this menu? To use this feature, you have to activate it manually. That's why, in this guide, we will give you step-by-step information on how to enable the Hibernate option in Windows 10, so that it is displayed in the Power menu. Here is how it is done:
AMD's new lineup of Ryzen processors has made some exceptional performance improvements compared to its predecessors. And it also provides excellent value compared to similar processors sold by Intel. With the release of the Ryzen 5 3600, AMD has reached new heights and conquers the mainstream and value processors market. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 offers six cores and twelve threads clocked at a base speed of 3.6 GHz and a maximum boost clock of 4.2 GHz, paired with 32 MB of Level 3 Cache memory and support for PCI Express 4.0. All that technology for a price that's under 200 dollars.
File History makes automated backups of your data, and it works with storage devices like external hard drives, network storage, and so on. If you want to use File History to back up your user data from Windows 10, read this tutorial. We show you how to turn on File History, how to change the way it works, how to stop it when you no longer need it, and how to change File History storage devices. Read on to learn more:
The first thing you see when you start Windows 10 is the Lock Screen background. After your PC boots, it shows you the Lock Screen; when it goes to sleep, it wakes up and displays the Lock Screen; leave your computer unused for a while, and when you come back, it is going to be waiting for you on the Lock Screen. Since you see this screen a lot, having only a boring stock wallpaper on it is no fun.
Do you need to remove obsolete icons from the notification area on the Windows taskbar? Do you see icons for apps that are no longer installed, and you want to get rid of them? While you can do this with dedicated apps, a simple trick is to remove two registry values and then restart the explorer.exe process in Windows. Here are two methods for cleaning the icons shown in the notification area, on your Windows PC:
NOTE: This guide applies to all versions of Windows, from Windows 7 to Windows 10.