System and Security

How to use Windows, Android, iOS, and other platforms securely. How to deal with system and security updates, how to troubleshoot problems, etc.

How to change Dual SIM settings on Samsung Galaxy smartphones

If you’re using a Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy smartphone running Android, you should know how to change its Dual SIM settings according to your needs. You can select a preferred SIM card for mobile data and set which SIM your Android smartphone uses when making calls or sending SMS...

How to install Windows 11 on any (unsupported) PC or virtual machine

You’ve probably heard of the steep system requirements of Windows 11. You can’t install it on an unsupported computer - one that doesn’t have TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, or enough RAM. This checklist leaves many on the outside, theoretically unable to install Windows 11. However, the...

How to tell what Windows I have (11 ways)

How do you tell which Windows you have? The answer to this question is not rocket science. It is not even a complicated thing to do. However, it is a question you may have to answer so that you receive technical support with a problem you have. If you have handled Windows devices...

How to open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows

The Local Group Policy Editor enables a power user to control a large number of settings in Windows. You can control the sign-in and shutdown processes, the features and the apps that users are allowed to access, and you can do so using a simple interface that offers lots of...

How to set Windows and app permissions in Windows 11

Windows 11 includes many features and settings, and some of them can be looked upon as intrusive by privacy-concerned folks. The good news is that Windows 11 also provides us with plenty of switches and settings that let us control what hardware devices and what features Windows 11...

How to open Command Prompt when Windows doesn't boot (3 ways)

The Command Prompt is a powerful tool that you can use for various purposes, including troubleshooting and fixing problems with Windows. Starting it is easy if Windows is working correctly, but what do you do when Windows refuses to load? How do you "boot" to Command...

How to change the Windows 11 theme

A Windows theme is a collection of settings that alters visual and sound aspects of your operating system. When you change the Windows 11 theme, you can modify several elements (background, color, sound, and mouse cursor) simultaneously, so this is an easy and impactful way of...

18 ways to open Settings in Windows 11

The Windows 11 Settings app is the go-to place if you want to control how your operating system looks and works. While many of the methods to open Settings in Windows 11 are the same as in Windows 10, the app is quite different, offering a more elegant design and a...

How to set app permissions in Windows 10

Just like Android and iOS, Windows 10 has a built-in feature called App permissions. Maybe you’ve heard about permissions and have an idea of what they do, but do you know exactly how to get to them and how to set app permissions in Windows 10? This tutorial explains what...

How to Run as administrator in Windows 11: 11 ways

To run as administrator in Windows 11 means launching an application with elevated privileges. To prevent unauthorized changes to the operating system, Windows 11 apps and games start, by default, with standard permissions, but there are certain programs, like security...

5 ways to get to the Android Settings menu

The Settings are a vital part of your Android experience. They contain everything you need in order to set up and personalize your smartphone according to your preferences. While accessing the Android Settings can be quite intuitive, you might encounter some issues,...

What is the latest version of Windows 10? Check the version you have!

The latest version of Windows 10 is November 2021 Update or 21H2, build 19044, and it was released starting November 16th, 2021. This version doesn’t introduce as many new features as previous ones. Still, it does keep the evolution process of Windows 10 alive and kicking. If you...

4 ways to open the iPhone Settings

The Settings app on iPhone is your command center, helping you control and customize everything about your device. But how do you open Settings on iPhone? Whether you’re new to iOS or interested in new ways to access the iPhone Settings menu, this guide...

How to factory reset Windows 11 and remove everything

Do you want to know how to delete everything on Windows 11? Are you looking for the easiest way to wipe Windows 11 to factory settings? If you answered yes, then you’ve come to the right place. In this tutorial, we guide you through all the steps required to remove everything from...

How to factory reset Windows 10 and wipe all data

How do you wipe a computer clean to sell it? How do I wipe my computer and delete everything? Moreover, how do you do a factory reset for Windows 10? These are all legitimate questions to which you’re probably looking for answers. Good news: you’ve come to the right place. This...

How to block Windows updates (2 ways)

Knowing how to stop a Windows update can save you a lot of trouble if an automatic download causes system instability or crashes. In the past, Microsoft developed a tool called “Show or hide updates” that could fix existing issues caused by faulty updates or drivers and...