Archives - Windows 10

Capitalize on Microsoft Notepad’s functional features

Many people overlook this text editing application’s handiness, but it has a range of useful functions in Windows 10 and 11. For example, you can use the “Edit” tab to automatically add a time and date rather than manually writing it in the note. You can also utilize the .LOG function to automatically record the […]

Fixing a black screen on Windows is easy

Windows 10 and 11 may show you a black screen after you’ve started up your device, which causes it to shut down again. In Windows 10 and 11, you can press the Windows key and the “P” key or use the “Ctrl + Alt + Del” shortcut. This will allow you to switch to another […]

Don’t upgrade to Windows 11 yet if you’re happy with Windows 10

If you use Windows 10, you might have seen reminders in the OS recommending that you upgrade to Windows 11. However, this might not be necessary or even practical if you use software that doesn’t isn’t fully compatible with Windows 11. Most software that works on Windows 10 will also function on Windows 11, but […]

Learn to use the restore feature on your computer

Many OSes have a “restore” feature enabling you to reverse its configuration to a previous state. This can be useful if anything goes wrong, such as a faulty OS or driver update. To find it in Windows 10, click the Recovery tab in Settings. Here, you’ll find options such as resetting your PC, advanced startup […]

Do not disable UAC in Windows 10

User account control (UAC) is a feature of Windows 10 that prevents programs from changing anything in your operating system without your permission. This can keep you from accidentally installing a virus or malware. Every time you run a program, Windows will present a pop-up that asks you if you want to allow a program […]

On Windows 10 Randomize your hardware address

The hardware address of your Windows 10 device can be used for tracking you as you move between Wi-Fi networks. To avoid this kind of  surveillance, toggle on the hardware randomization option in Windows 10’s Wi-Fi settings.