Tutorials

Tutorials and how to guides about using gadgets, hardware, and software.

How to disable ads in Windows 11

Does Windows 11 have ads? Unfortunately, yes, it does: Windows 11, just like Windows 10, is a victim of Microsoft’s quest for pushing ads directly into the core of the operating system. Like it wasn’t enough that we see ads everywhere on the internet, sometimes to the brink of...

How to map network drives and add FTP locations in Windows 11

Easily working with network shares is essential for small businesses. It’s also useful for people who like to keep data on network computers, drives connected to their routers, or even NAS devices. And, to make things faster and more friendly,...

7 ways to lock a Windows 11 PC

If you want to make sure others can’t access your data when you step away from your PC, it’s a good idea to learn how to lock the screen in Windows 11. This also saves battery while keeping your Windows session active in the background, so you can simply log in to get back to...

How to add and use a VPN in Windows 11

Windows 11 has a built-in VPN feature that allows you to add as many VPNs as you wish and connect to them. In this guide, you’ll learn what you need in order to add a VPN connection to Windows 11, how to create a VPN connection, use it, change its settings, and delete it when you...

How to open the Xbox overlay? What’s the Xbox Game Bar shortcut?

If you’re a gamer, the Xbox Game Bar is one of the best features of Windows 11 and Windows 10. It gives you access to the so-called Xbox DVR, which is another way of saying that it lets you record the screen and take screenshots of the games you are playing. The Xbox...

How to change the Administrator on Windows 11: 5 ways

If you want to grant a Standard user complete control over the operating system, its apps, and settings, there are several ways to set it as Administrator on Windows 11. An Administrator account can install software and hardware, access any files (including protected ones), and...

Xbox Game Bar is not working. 3 ways to fix it in Windows

The Xbox Game Bar and the Game Mode found in Windows 11 and Windows 10 are helpful features Microsoft designed for gamers. However, it may happen that when you play your favorite game, and you press Windows + G on your keyboard, nothing happens. It’s like...

How to enable the Touch Keyboard in Windows 11

If you’re using a touchscreen device with Windows 11, the touch keyboard can help in various situations. Maybe you want to use your PC as a tablet, or perhaps its physical keyboard is out of battery or broken. Enabling the touchscreen keyboard adds it to your taskbar, allowing you...

How to remove an account from Windows (7 ways)

Do you need to delete a user account from your Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer or device? Maybe a specific user became corrupted, or perhaps you want to block someone’s access to your PC. Well, regardless of whether you want to remove a Microsoft account from Windows or a local...

How to face unlock Windows 11 with Windows Hello

Unlocking your device using face recognition is a super-easy way of accessing your tablet, laptop, or PC. With Windows Hello Face, Microsoft has refined this type of authentication and has enhanced its security. This article explains what Windows Hello Face is and...

How to downgrade Windows 11 and roll back to Windows 10

If you’ve upgraded your Windows 10 computer or device to Windows 11, tested it for a couple of days, and decided you don’t like it, you can downgrade it back to Windows 10. The procedure is pretty straightforward, but it only works during the first ten days after you’ve...

9 ways to start Paint in Windows

Paint is one of Microsoft's oldest applications, but it can still be useful if you want to draw or edit images on your Windows PC, laptop or tablet. However, before you can do that, you must first know how to locate and open Paint. Although it is simple to find and...

How to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11

On October 5th, 2021, Microsoft officially launched Windows 11. Besides clean installing it on any compatible computer or device, or waiting for Windows Update to push it to your PC, you can also upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 manually. The easiest way to do it is via...