It’s simple, really: if your desktop is messy, then it’s more difficult to use. Don’t waste time and energy struggling to function — literally clean up your act by heeding our tips on decluttering your desktop. 1. Arrange, sort, and prioritize Before you go about deleting everything from your desktop, think about what you really […]
Microsoft’s operating system is one of the best on the market, but it does have flaws. Software updates have been a regular problem for Windows 10 and the April 2020 update is a little worse than usual. Here’s what you should know to minimize possible disruptions.
Once you’ve unboxed that laptop you just bought, there are important things that need to be done. After installing Windows 10, you must unlock its full potential by customizing some critical settings. You can ask a technician for help with this, but here are a few things you can do on your own.
Microsoft is constantly rolling out new versions of its Windows operating system, and the latest is finally here — the first major update of Windows 10 in 2019. Find out what you can expect from the Windows 10 May 2019 update and how it can help you be more productive.
Windows 10’s Cortana can be helpful with various tasks — from displaying accurate and personalized ads according to your online searches to spamming word suggestions based on your most common keystrokes. But this operating system may feel intrusive.
It’s undeniable that using keyboard shortcuts activate computer commands faster than dragging a touchpad or a mouse. To that end, if you’re using Windows 10, there are a couple of new keyboard shortcuts worth trying. Windows Snapping If you’ve never used Windows Snapping, you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features.
The ransomware threat isn’t going away anytime soon, which is bad news for computer users everywhere. Fortunately, Windows 10 has built-in security features to keep you from falling victim to ransomware. Controlled Folder Access This feature allows you to list certain documents and folders as “protected.
Advertisers are able to target their consumers more effectively thanks to social media. But did you know that your operating system might also be giving away information about your online searches to advertising agencies? Learn more about Windows 10’s not-so-private settings and how these can be fixed.
While you might think that getting free software with your new Windows 10-powered device sounds like a good idea, it’s not. Beyond taking up storage space and diverting processing power, pre-installed software such as trial versions of video games, antivirus programs, and web browser toolbars — collectively called “bloatware” — can make your device vulnerable […]
Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 build 18305 with a number of major features and improvements for the Start menu, Windows Security, Task Manager, File Explorer, and the Settings app. Start menu This now has a new single-column layout with reduced top-level tiles.