Windows 10

What to Do If Your Windows 10 Start Menu Doesn’t Work?

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Long-time Windows users know the importance of the Start button. So what if that beloved icon suddenly stops responding? What do you do when the Windows 10 Start menu vanishes from your desktop? There’s no need to worry. We’ve compiled a list of troubleshooting solutions for common Start menu-related issues. Restart the PC It sounds […]

How To Set Up Full Disk Encryption On Windows With Bitlocker

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Whether it’s protection against hacking, protection against snoopers who are living under your roof, or protection against someone who steals your laptop in Starbucks, encryption is something that all computer users should be taking advantage of. But when people hear the word “encryption”, they suddenly get apprehensive, thinking it involves coding, the command line, and […]

How to Block Access to Windows 10 Settings and Control Panel

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When you are running a network of computers, for example, at a school or in an enterprise setting, it’s important to know how to block access to the Windows 10 settings menu and control panel. If you keep access to these pages available, it becomes easier for users to uninstall programs, mess with system settings, […]

Replace Command Prompt with PowerShell and Vice Versa in Windows 10

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PowerShell and Command Prompt are command line tools built into Windows, and both are accessible from the Power User Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 8. However, you can use that menu to access only one of them at a time depending on how your computer is set up. If you’re like most computer users […]

7 Amazing Live Wallpapers for Windows 10 to Transform Your Desktop

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If you’ve been using a static wallpaper for your Windows desktop, you’re wasting valuable space that you could be using for either entertainment or productivity. The Windows desktop is where you end up when you’ve closed all your windows, or when you’re using smaller Windows that don’t use up all your desktop space. So, why […]

How to Fix a Microphone Not Working on Windows 10

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If your microphone isn’t working on Windows 10, you’ll need to go through the troubleshooting steps below to fix it. There could be a number of reasons why your microphone isn’t picking up your voice and this guide will take you through each potential issue step by step. Hopefully, by the time you’ve finished our […]

Find Specific Files in Windows Explorer with These Search Tips

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Ever lost a file on your PC and just can’t track it down? With the search tips in this article, you’ll be able to find specific files in Windows file explorer, even if you can’t remember the exact name or location. The more information you know about the file you are looking for the better. […]

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 10

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We have included two free methods for recording your screen on Windows 10 in this article. One method is via a feature built straight in to Windows 10 and the other requires you to download free software. For both methods, we will be showing you step by step instructions to record videos and access your […]

15 Windows 10 Run Commands Everyone Should Learn

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The Windows 10 Run box is a gold mine of secret commands that many people don’t take full advantage of. Whilst the Run box is usually a quick method to open up programs, it can be a way to find quick access to Windows features and access unique commands. Here is an overview of some […]

Use Focus Assist to Control Notifications in Windows 10

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One of the most important things a person needs in order to do high-level creative work is a lack of interruption. Whether you are creating a masterpiece in PhotoShop, studying for a test or coding the latest app, you need focus. Buried under all the other unsung features of Windows 10, Microsoft has actually included […]