The Windows 10 operating system offers you a variety of ways for you to change the name of a file: keyboard shortcuts, Properties dialogs, context menus, File Explorer ribbons, and even the command line and Windows PowerShell as well. There are a few things to note before you can understand how to rename a file […]
The Windows series of operating systems are developed by Microsoft and are the most popular desktop operating systems in the world. While the versions of Windows have differed over the years to try to provide what was best with the current day technology, each one has come with a graphical user interface and a desktop so users can view files and folders.
Part of what makes these Windows operating systems so popular is the wide variety of each version. For example, with the latest Windows 10 operating system, you can buy a Home version, Pro version, Education version, and Enterprise version. The idea here is to offer something for people’s computers at home and the working professionals while coming in at different costs: naturally, the edition with the most features would be more expensive.
Windows operating systems are very popular to use for businesses and companies because of their “Group Policies” that allow administrators to manage lots of different users, the user’s permissions and the overall computer’s configuration.
Updating the Windows 10 operating system to a new build requires you to sign back in to the computer before the update process is complete. This means you’ll notice the update downloading before the computer shuts down and then installing once the computer is booted back up again and you’re signed into your user account. […]
As time goes on Microsoft has shown it isn’t afraid of making software changes to its operating systems, often replacing what it considers to now be outdated programs with newer ones that either work better or are better suited to the modern world. That doesn’t mean that everyone is going to want to use them […]
The default media player in Windows 10 is very good. It is similar to the other media player options out there but comes with some improvements. For instance, if you’re someone who likes to click and drag the scrollbar to fast forward through videos, the new default media player makes it much easier to do—it […]
If you’ve got a computer that has yet to upgrade to Windows 10, you don’t have to rush out and buy a new computer to start using it; there’s the Media Creation tool that you can download free of charge directly from Microsoft that’ll allow you to get up and running with Windows 10 within […]
Lots of people aren’t too chirpy about giving away privacy to Microsoft when it comes to using their operating systems such as Windows 10. However, if ever there was a time those people might be willing to look the other way, it may be knowing that allowing location services to operate can help retrieve a […]
If you want to use Windows as efficiently as possible, then you’ll need to get to know the Power User menu. Included in Windows 8 and Windows 10, the Power User menu is the quickest way you can get access to many of the main management, configuration and other tools that a Windows power user […]
Windows Defender started off as spyware protection in Windows XP. By Windows 8 it had turned into reliable full-fledged antivirus for your computer. In Windows 10 many people regard Windows Defender to be up there with the best protection your Windows operating system can have. Not long after the release of Windows 10, Windows Defender […]
Windows Defender has been developed by Windows ever since Windows XP. Back in those days, it wasn’t anything more than a spyware solution, and you had no choice but to look for alternatives for an antivirus that would keep your computer safe from all malware threats. As good an operating system as XP was, it […]
When you hear critics for Microsoft’s Windows operating system, you’ll likely hear about untimely updates as being one of the issues that they’re yet to get right. Microsoft once would give you an option to “Update and shutdown” whenever you want to shutdown the computer and there was an update that Microsoft wanted to install. […]
Windows 10 comes with a built-n video platform. Many of the applications that you get preinstalled with Windows 10—Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, Microsoft Edge, Movies & TV, Photos, et cetera—as well as third-party applications that you install from the Microsoft Store use this video platform. For both apps that come preinstalled in Windows and […]
Most people prefer using a Microsoft account because it allows for them to open the user account in another location and expect to find all settings the same way they had them before on another computer. This includes the sharing of files through OneDrive so you can have all the same pictures, movies, videos, so […]