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Tutorials, how-to guides, and blog posts about using Windows. How to use laptops, tablets, PCs, and other gadgets with Windows.

WhatsApp

How to get updates about COVID-19 on WhatsApp

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 06.04.2020
Did you know that you can get updates about COVID-19 on WhatsApp? During the Coronavirus pandemic, the app has been making the necessary social distancing more bearable by connecting both individuals and communities. Recently, several countries and organizations launched WhatsApp messaging services, in an effort...
OneDrive

How to Fetch Files with OneDrive from a Windows PC

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.04.2020
Storing your files in OneDrive is a great way to access your data conveniently. Once your files are in the cloud, you can view or edit them using any device with internet access. But what happens if there is a file you need from your...
Zoom Meetings

2 ways to host meetings on Zoom

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.04.2020
Zoom has become one of the most used online communication tools in the world, partly because its services and apps are of excellent quality and easy to use, partly because many people are working remotely from their homes these days. If you're looking for a...
Zoom

2 ways to create a Zoom Meetings account

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 31.03.2020
As the internet access expands and more online work tools emerge, people are starting to work remotely from their homes instead of going into the office. As a consequence, there are many more of us who have come to rely on online meetings and internet...
Windows 10 Split Screen

How to split screen on Windows 10 and view apps side by side

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 30.03.2020
The Windows 10 split screen feature is excellent for multitasking, especially if you're using a large display. You can view apps in Windows 10 side by side, on top of each other, or both, since it's possible to snap up to four app windows on...
Remote Desktop

How to remote access Windows 10 from Mac

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 27.03.2020
To remote access Windows 10 from Mac, you can use the Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 app. With it, computers running Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise can be controlled remotely through the Remote Desktop protocol. This allows a remote user using macOS to log in to...
Skype

How to use Skype on Windows 10 like a Pro

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.03.2020
Both on Windows 10 and on mobile platforms, Microsoft simplified Skype's user experience, making it look similar and work the same on touch-based devices and regular mouse and keyboard ones. In this tutorial, we show you how to use Skype on Windows 10, in the...
IP Address

What is DHCP? How does it work?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.03.2020
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...
Windows 10 Tablet

Windows 10 Tablet mode: Learn all about it and how to use it!

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 23.03.2020
The Windows 10 Tablet mode was designed to help you take advantage of your touchscreen device. However, if you enjoy the full-screen Tablet mode environment more than the classic windowed one, you can also use it on your desktop computer. This tutorial explains what the...
Remote Desktop

How to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 10 (or Windows 7)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 20.03.2020
Remote Desktop connections allow you to connect to a PC or device through the internet or a local network. When you are connecting to a Windows 10 or Windows 7 PC, you see that computer's desktop, and you can access its apps, files, and folders...
File types

How to remove metadata from a file (PDF, JPEG, Word, etc), in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 18.03.2020
All the files on your computer also store information about their source, author, and other details, through metadata. If you don't want this contextual information to be available to others, it is a good idea to remove all the metadata of a file. This way,...
User accounts

How to change your user account name in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 13.03.2020
  Changing the name of your user account in Windows 10 can be tricky. The process differs depending on your permissions and the type of your user account, but we try to make it crystal-clear for you. If you ever asked yourself "How do I...
Windows 10 taskbar

9 ways to pin shortcuts to the Windows 10 taskbar

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.03.2020
You probably have some apps, programs, or other tools that you use often, and, as such, you want to have speedy access to them. An excellent way to make that happen is to pin those items to the taskbar. Furthermore, that's not everything that you...
Printer

How to share your printer with the network, in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.03.2020
If you have a printer plugged into your Windows 10 PC, you can share it with the other computers and devices connected to the same local network. It is a useful feature if you don't want to physically move the printer each time you use...
IP Address

How to change the DHCP lease time in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.03.2020
The DHCP lease time is a setting that controls how long your Windows 10 computers, as well as other devices such as smartphones or printers, keep their dynamically allocated IP addresses. Do you want to know how to change the DHCP lease time, how to...
PowerShell

Reset PowerShell and CMD to their default settings

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.03.2020
After you work for a while with the Command Prompt or PowerShell, you are likely to end up customizing the way they look. After all, by default, their looks and colors look quite dull for many. You might change the font, its size, the color...