Windows 10

How To Create a Password Reset Disk The Easy Way

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How often do you forget your Windows login password? If it happens way too often, maybe you should create a password reset disk. In this post, you’ll learn how to create a password reset disk so you’ll never be locked out of your system again. What You’ll Need A password reset disk is stored on […]

Check For Outdated Or Missing Windows Drivers With Driver Booster

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Driver Booster is a free program you can install in Windows to check for outdated or missing drivers. If you’ve plugged something new into your computer only to have Windows not recognize it, or you’re getting network access errors or some other problem with another piece of hardware, a driver updater tool like Driver Booster […]

How to Scan for Malware in Windows 10

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Is your Windows 10 computer performing slower than usual? Are you seeing different pop-ups that weren’t there before? If these are the cases, you may have a malware-infected PC on your hands. There are ways you can check. This article will teach you how to scan your PC for malware in Windows 10. Windows Defender […]

How to Change Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows

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Having full control over a user account on your system means you can make changes to that account owner’s files. But before you can have that control, there’s no shortcut: you need to own it. Don’t know how to go about this? Don’t worry. We’ll walk through the process. In this post, you’ll learn how […]

Interesting Features In The Windows 10 Settings You May Not Know About

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Windows recently pushed out the 1903 upgrade, and while I was getting it installed, I took a bit of a dive into the Windows 10 settings to see if there was anything I wasn’t yet aware of. I found a few interesting tidbits which I had no idea existed, which just goes to show you […]

3 Ways to Wipe & Reinstall Windows 10

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We’re all thankful that it’s no longer the days where it seemed like you had to re-install Windows every six months. There are still times, though, where we must go to the last resort. Sometimes, you just have to scrap it all and start all over again. When Should I Re-install Windows? There are several […]

How To Create a Windows 10 Installation USB Stick

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Back in March, I wrote about making a MacOS installer on a USB stick. But you may not be aware that it is entirely possible to do the same with Windows 10 (or whatever the current version of Windows is). Windows comes pre-installed with every PC but there are times when a USB version becomes […]

Windows 10 Checking for Updates Taking Forever?

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Windows Updates are either a godsend or a curse. While the program does help keep your computer up-to-date and protected, the endless updates can be annoying. Work can be disrupted because updates can hog your internet consumption. And the fear that your computer can restart at a crucial point can be disruptive. Even worse, sometimes […]

Exclude Files and Folders in Windows 10’s Quick Access

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Windows’ Quick Access is a quick and easy way to gain dynamic access to the files and folders that are most important to you on your Windows machine. It’s such a small feature, but it’s one that Windows just wouldn’t be the same without. WIndows isn’t perfect, though. As it’s learning the files and folders […]

Windows Update Won’t Install Updates? How to Fix This Issue

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Windows would normally have zero problems installing an update on its own. But there are times when user settings or other underlying issues prevent Windows from doing its job. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the things you can do to make Windows install updates again. Restart your PC A simple system restart can […]