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Windows 10 Media Creation Tool: Create Windows 10 installation media

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool: Create Windows 10 installation media

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.04.2024
If you want to install or reinstall Windows 10 on any device, you must create installation media, such as a bootable USB flash drive, a DVD, or an ISO file containing the Windows 10 setup. While there are various tools available for this purpose, Microsoft...
8 ways to switch the user in Windows 10

8 ways to switch the user in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.04.2024
People often share their computers and devices with others. Whether your little brother or sister or one of your grandparents wants to experience the world of technology, they could cause problems with your PC or your important data because they are unfamiliar with using Windows....
Windows 10 in 2024: Reliable and still relevant

Windows 10 in 2024: Reliable and still relevant

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.04.2024
Although Windows 11 continues to gain attention and slowly but steadily improve its adoption rate, Windows 10 remains widespread in 2024. The reasons for that are simple but important, and even Microsoft seems to have noticed that many people like this operating system more than...
How to start Windows 11's Safe Mode with Command Prompt

How to start Windows 11's Safe Mode with Command Prompt

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.04.2024
Being able to work in Safe Mode is essential when you have no other option for troubleshooting Windows 11 issues or boot failures. As Safe Mode loads only the most basic components required for the operating system to start, it can help you a lot...
How to create a Windows recovery USB drive

How to create a Windows recovery USB drive

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.03.2024
When Windows crashes because of a faulty update or when it doesn’t boot correctly, you can try fixing it with a recovery USB drive. Creating a recovery drive involves plugging a USB memory stick into a working Windows computer and running the Recovery Media Creator...
How to turn off or change the SIM PIN on an iPhone

How to turn off or change the SIM PIN on an iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 22.03.2024
The SIM PIN on your iPhone provides an extra layer of security, preventing unauthorized people from using your SIM card if the device is stolen or lost. Learning how to change the SIM PIN on an iPhone is useful if you have a new SIM...
Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version!

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version!

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.03.2024
After ending support for the 21H2 Home and Pro editions of Windows 10 back in January 2023, Microsoft has announced that support for Windows 10 21H2 Enterprise and Education will run out on June 10th, 2024. If, for any reason, you haven’t upgraded to the...
Windows 8.1 settings: How to open PC Settings

Windows 8.1 settings: How to open PC Settings

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.03.2024
Windows 8.1 has reached its end of support on January 10th, 2023. However, this doesn’t mean all laptops and devices with this operating system are gone. Many people are still using them, and those that do often ask themselves: How do I get to my...
What is Safe Mode on a Windows computer?

What is Safe Mode on a Windows computer?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.03.2024
You may be familiar with the term Safe Mode in Windows, but do you know what it means and what it does? Do you want to learn more about it and how it differs from regular Windows? What about the differences between the three Safe...
What is the latest version of Windows 10? Check your Windows 10 version

What is the latest version of Windows 10? Check your Windows 10 version

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 07.03.2024
The latest version of Windows 10 is 22H2, build number 19045, and it was released on October 18th, 2022. This is the last version of Windows 10, and Microsoft will end its support on October 14th, 2025. Until that happens, you may want to check...
How to install Windows 10 from a USB drive, DVD, or ISO

How to install Windows 10 from a USB drive, DVD, or ISO

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.03.2024
Windows 10 is used on over a billion computers and devices, and many users want to install it independently. One way is to use a USB memory stick with the Windows 10 setup, a disc (like a DVD or CD), or an ISO file with...
How to turn off Safe Mode in Windows

How to turn off Safe Mode in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.03.2024
Windows Safe Mode is a great way to troubleshoot your computer or device. You can use it to uninstall problematic drivers or programs and to remove stubborn malware. Once you have fixed your Windows problems, you can exit Safe Mode and boot normally into the...
How to open Settings in Windows 10 (on a laptop, PC, or tablet)

How to open Settings in Windows 10 (on a laptop, PC, or tablet)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 01.03.2024
The Settings app in Windows 10 is the modern replacement for the dated Control Panel that we’ve been accustomed to since the good old days of Windows XP. Its purpose is to help us configure how the operating system works on our machines. Therefore, if...
What is the Device Manager and what is it used for?

What is the Device Manager and what is it used for?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.02.2024
Did you hear about the Device Manager? Do you know what it is and what it’s used for in Windows operating systems? With just a few clicks or taps, Device Manager lets you see and manage all the hardware installed on your Windows PC or...
How to check the Windows 11 version and edition

How to check the Windows 11 version and edition

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 23.02.2024
Although the adoption rate of Windows 11 is slower than what Microsoft would like, millions of people use it at home or work. Microsoft improves this operating system by releasing yearly minor and major updates to make it more appealing. The Windows 11 build number...
What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

  • misc
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.02.2024
Microsoft is in the final stages of testing their upcoming Moment 5 Update for Windows 11. This update will be made available at the end of February 2024 and then rolled out slowly to all Windows 11 users, including those using Windows 11 versions 22H2...
What iOS do I have? How to check the iOS version on an iPhone

What iOS do I have? How to check the iOS version on an iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 20.02.2024
Are you wondering how to check the iOS version on an iPhone? Apple releases regular updates to its iPhone operating system, periodically introducing new features, enhancements, and fixes. Hence, it comes in handy knowing how to find the iOS version if you are dying to...
How to download Windows 11 for free

How to download Windows 11 for free

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.02.2024
You never know when you’re going to need a copy of the Windows 11 setup on a USB flash drive, a DVD, or as an ISO file. It may be useful for reinstalling Windows 11 on your computer or laptop, assisting a friend, or even...