Did you know you can modify the User Account Control (UAC) settings to change the security level in Windows 10? Although most users are barely aware of its existence, the Windows 10 User Account Control (UAC) is a core security feature that prevents apps from making unauthorized changes to your computer or device. Read this guide to learn how to change the UAC notification levels and decide how often you get the "Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your PC?" prompt in Windows 10:
Clearing the cookies in Google Chrome is a simple process if you want to delete all the cookies stored. However, some of these cookies are useful, as they keep you signed in on websites and remember your preferences, so it makes sense to view cookies in Chrome before clearing them. This tutorial illustrates both how to see and how to clear cookies on Chrome, whether it is the ones stored by a specific website or all the ones you've ever visited:
USB memory sticks, as well as external hard disk drives and flash drives, are convenient means of transporting data. They allow you to carry anything, including videos, documents, presentations, applications, system recovery tools, and even operating systems. Unfortunately, the fact that they're portable also makes them prone to being lost, which can put any sensitive information you have stored on them at risk. To protect your data and yourself, you can use BitLocker To Go, a Windows tool that encrypts your data to prevent unauthorized viewing.
Just like Android or iOS on modern smartphones, Windows 10 can also unlock your computer, tablet, or laptop using facial recognition. This is done with the help of a feature called Windows Hello Face, that helps users sign-in with their face if their device has support for it. Here is how to set up Windows 10's facial recognition and use it to sign-in or unlock your laptop, tablet, or PC:
There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10. Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices. However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a local offline (non-Microsoft) account. If you don't want to share your info with Microsoft and you ask yourself "How do I add another user to Windows 10 without a Microsoft account?", you've come to the right place.
Changing the name of your user account in Windows 10 can be tricky. The process differs depending on your permissions and the type of your user account, but we try to make it crystal-clear for you. If you ever asked yourself "How do I rename an account in Windows 10?", look no further. In this tutorial we share how to rename both local accounts and Microsoft accounts. Let's get started:
There are some cases in which you might want to disable Task Manager in Windows 10. There are also opposite situations, when you want to enable Task Manager, like when your computer was infected by malware that disabled the Task Manager. In such a case, every time you try to launch it, you only get a message saying that the "Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator." Regardless of your reasons, here are four different ways in which you can enable or disable Task Manager.
We've always found the family features and settings from Microsoft to be rather complicated and not so easy to understand. However, in Windows 10, things changed, and they did so for the better. Adding a child account to your Windows 10 PC or device is a lot easier than it used to be. A few clicks or taps, a few settings to be made, and your child can use your Windows 10 PC safely and on your terms. Here's how to add a child account in Windows 10:
Facebook is renowned for its Big Brother way of doing things. No matter what you're doing on the internet, this company seems to know it all, and it seems there's no way of hiding from its long arm that doesn't care about our privacy. Although it's hard for us to believe that Facebook's going to change its approach, there is some good news that we'd like to share with you. Recently, Facebook introduced a new option to its platform, called "Off-Facebook Activity" that lets you see and delete some of the information that the company has about you.