System and Security
Ever heard about DHCP? It is one of those technical things that keeps the internet working every day, and most people have no idea that it exists, let alone know what it does. However, you may have heard a friend or the IT guy from work mentioning terms like DHCP, DHCP servers, or DHCP clients. Were you wondering what all that gibberish was about? If you want to know what DHCP is, how does DHCP work, and what it's used for, read on. In this article, we explain all that and more:
Windows 10 is used on 1 billion computers and devices, and many users want to install it on their own. One way is to use a USB memory stick with the Windows 10 setup, a DVD, or an ISO file with the installation. In this guide, we show you how to make a clean install of Windows 10 on your PC using the following types of installation media: USB memory stick, DVD, or ISO file. There are many steps involved, so let's get started:
The Windows 10 Recycle Bin is a second chance to recover files or folders you previously deleted from your computer or device. But to locate any discarded items, you first need to open the Recycle Bin folder. This tutorial answers the question "Where is the Recycle Bin in Windows 10?", letting you choose the most comfortable of these nine ways to reach the Windows 10 Recycle Bin location:
One of the most important things that you should not mess up is updating the BIOS of your computer's motherboard. Yes, the process is not that complicated even though it is not easy either, but there are so many things that you must get right, it might seem overwhelming. We decided to help and share a list of best practices that should help you update the BIOS without problems, from your very first try. So, if you want to learn how to update your motherboard BIOS, read on:
The Action Center from Windows 10 is where the operating system centralizes all the notifications that you receive, and the available Quick Actions. To use the Action Center productively, you first need to know how to open it. Here are all the ways to open the Action Center in Windows 10, using the mouse, the keyboard, touch gestures, or Cortana:
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.
If you forget the PIN on your smartphone, you need to use the PUK code to unlock your Android's SIM card. Considering that your SIM card stores personal data, like your contacts, it makes sense that PUK stands for personal unlocking key. This tutorial illustrates where and how to use the PUK code to unlock your Android's SIM card:
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.
The Search in Windows 10 has evolved with every new version of the operating system. It is now more powerful and more complete than it has ever been. Whether you want to find documents, apps, photos, files, folders, emails, or even do web searches, the Search from Windows 10 can find almost anything. Although you can start using it as soon as you need it, it's best if you spend some time configuring Search to work just the way you like it. Here's how:
In Windows 10, there are certain apps and programs that are launched automatically when the operating system starts. These are called startup apps. Although some apps configure themselves to load at the Windows 10 startup, not all your apps do that, and there are situations when you might want to enable a specific app to run as soon as Windows 10 boots. Here are four ways to make any Windows 10 app launch at startup: