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How to set the default view/tab for the Windows 10 Task Manager

Starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or version 1903, the Task Manager receives a few improvements. One of them is the fact that you can now set the default tab displayed by Task Manager when you open it. Today, you either see the compact view with few...

Manage groups of tiles and shortcuts on the Start Menu from Windows 10

The Start Menu from Windows 10 has all its tiles and shortcuts organized in groups. By default, you see only a few groups, like Life at a glance or Play or Explore, but you can create more. In this article, we show you how to create new groups of...

What are those Windows features that you can add or remove?

Some of our readers asked us to explain what are all those features that can be added to or removed from your Windows installation. Even though all of them have some description, the information offered by Windows is either too brief or too complex to understand for most people....

Use the ClearType Text Tuner in Windows 10 to increase text readability

Do you use an LCD screen on your Windows 10 PC and, although you expect it to display text that is easy to read, it does not? Did you set the monitor's resolution to its native value, but the text still looks fuzzy on the screen and you can't read it well? If so, you might also want...

How to configure and test the webcam in Skype

Skype is one of the most used video conferencing apps in the world. People use its apps on a multitude of devices, from Windows laptops and PCs to Android smartphones, to iPhones and iPads. One of Skype's essential features is its ability to make video calls. However, before you do...

How to make a bootable USB drive with Windows, Ubuntu Linux or FreeDOS

Recently, we needed to install Windows and Ubuntu on several computers. For the ones that needed Windows 10, we could have used the Media Creation Tool offered by Microsoft. However, for non-Microsoft operating systems, that doesn't work. We wanted a tool that was able to...

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts. The complete list, plus free PDF download!

Microsoft continually focuses on creating a better experience in Windows 10. With each new major update, we get new features and options. That's how we got virtual desktops, Windows Sandbox, new and improved versions of the Start Menu and so on. While you can use a mouse...

3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 10

Hidden WiFi networks do not broadcast their names, so they are not visible in the list of wireless networks that Windows 10 displays. However, that does not mean that you cannot connect to a hidden WiFi: you can, but you have to know its name, password and other security information....

Send files from an Android smartphone to Windows 10, with Bluetooth

Although Wi-Fi networks and cloud storage are common these days, you might still find yourself in a situation in which you cannot use either to send files from an Android smartphone to a Windows 10 laptop or tablet. What can you do if you do not have any USB cables either? The answer...

Get a Health report of your Windows 10 PC or device, and see how it performs

With each new major update, Windows 10 offers more features to its users. Some of them are widely ignored, while others are very well received. One feature that few people know about is the Health report that Windows 10 automatically generates. In this report, Windows 10...

How to install Windows Sandbox in Windows 10 in three steps

Starting with Windows 10 May 2019 Update, you can use the new Windows Sandbox to run a free virtual machine with Windows 10, in which you can safely execute anything you wish: potentially malicious e-mail attachments that you have received, apps that you are developing or...

Set the Windows 10 update schedule, and when it restarts the PC

  Windows 10 Home users do not have much control over what updates are pushed to their PCs by Microsoft. However, users can choose when to reboot their computers or devices to install the pending operating system updates. In the newer versions of Windows 10, there is a small...

How to rip a CD with Windows Media Player, in Windows

While dusting my home, I stumbled upon my audio CD collection with albums from awesome bands like Pink Floyd, Rush, and The Beatles. I got hit by nostalgia, and I decided that I wanted to rip some CDs and listen to excellent music, in a high-quality audio format. For those of you who...

3 ways to uninstall Windows 10 updates

It is usually a good idea to install all the Windows 10 updates that are available for your computers and devices. However, from time to time, some updates might cause problems or crashes. Those are the times when you probably want to uninstall those Windows 10 updates. How do you do...

How do I turn on HDR on my Windows 10 computer?

HDR means High Dynamic Range, and it is a technology that offers a richer, more colorful viewing experience on your screen. With HDR you see more detail both in the shadows and highlights of a scene. Due to HDR, you get a brighter, more vibrant, and more detailed picture compared to...

Find your Windows product key. 8 apps that help you recover it!

If you lost your Windows license key, you could recover it from the computer or device on which it is installed. You can do that with an app that can search for and display the Windows product key. The problem is that there are many apps of this type on the internet and not all...