While having the ability to restore your system from a restore point is one of Windows' most useful features, it may be that some people will want to turn it off for all or some of their partitions. Others may wish to change how much space is used for System Restore and assign more or less. To help you out, this guide shows you how to configure System Restore in Windows 10, how much drive space it uses, and how to enable or disable it for one partition or another:
System Restore is one of those Windows apps that can be categorized as being an "oldie but goldie." If something suddenly stops working as it should or if your Windows 10 PC breaks down without notice, you'll want to know about System Restore and how to use it. This system recovery tool can be a lifesaver and a fast one at that, as it can revert your PC to a working state in just a few minutes. Would you like to know more about it? Read this article and find out what System Restore is, why and when it's useful, and also how to use it when the going gets tough:
The Command Prompt is a powerful tool that can be used for many 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 Prompt (cmd.exe) "from BIOS" to fix the issues that you are having? This tutorial shows you how to do it:
When your Windows 10 machine breaks and refuses to work, System Restore is one of those lifesaving tools that makes you thankful they exist. That's because you can use it to repair your PC if you've created a system restore point before it started to misbehave. Did you create a system restore point? If you didn't, would you like to learn how to create a restore point in Windows 10? Read on and find out:
System Restore is an old feature that has been present in Windows operating systems for a long time. However, it's still useful today on modern Windows 10 operating systems. It's one of those tools that can save you a lot of time and headaches when your PC crashes, or if something on it no longer wants to work, and you can't even boot properly. System Restore is a tool designed by Microsoft to save and restore information about your PC's system files and settings.
Drivers are critical because you cannot fully use your computers and devices without them. However, some drivers can be too old and incompatible with your version of Windows or new and insufficiently tested. To get rid of errors, crashes, and Blue Screens of Death, you may need to delete the drivers that are causing problems. Here's how to uninstall drivers from Windows completely:
NOTE: The steps from this guide show you how to uninstall drivers from Windows 10 with May 2020 Update, and also from Windows 7.
Do you need to create a bootable USB memory stick or a bootable DVD with the Windows installation kit on it? Do you want to use tools that are compatible with any modern Windows version, such as Windows 10, Windows 7, or Windows 8.1? Luckily, Microsoft offers such free tools for all these Windows versions, and they are easy to use and work great. One of the best is called Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. Here is how to use it:
You might come across situations where you need to know how to factory reset your Android tablet or smartphone. If your device is malfunctioning, restoring the default factory settings could fix the issue. It is also a good idea to perform this reset before setting up any pre-owned Android device, to ensure a clean operating system and the complete removal of any data left over from former users. This guide explains what happens when you choose to return to the default factory settings on your Android device, while also illustrating how to factory reset your Android phone:
File History is a useful app that is built into Windows 10 and Windows 8. It can be used to automatically back up personal files and folders, like your documents, pictures, and videos, without any user intervention, except for turning it on, and configuring how it works. If you use Windows 10, you can interact with File History both from the Settings app and the Control Panel. In each of these places, you get access to different settings and options for File History.
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 create a bootable USB memory stick with Windows, but also with Linux or other operating systems such as FreeDOS. The tool we like most is called Rufus and, in this article, we show how to use it to make your own bootable USB drive with any operating system you wish: