Microsoft Windows is probably the most widely used operating system in the world among consumer PC users. These tutorials provide helpful tips in getting the most out of Windows and Windows software. Tips include fixing common annoyances and productivity tips.
If your computer isn't running the way it should, you're getting strange errors or you just want to return it to its default state, Windows 10 comes with a pretty cool feature which will revert back to the factory defaults and make your computer like new again.
The Windows 10 Spring Update (2018) no longer lets you disable web search in Start which can lead to Microsoft tracking applications and documents and potentially leaking sensitive information to the web. Here is a fix to disable web searches in the start menu.
Auto-playing videos and adverts are, for me, one of the most annoying things on the internet these days. Here's how to block them using the laterst Firefox and Chrome updates.
Windows 10 Creators Update removes the "Open Command Prompt here" context menu entry and replaces it with "Open PowerShell window here". Microsoft has decided that the trusty old command prompt is too old and dated and will be phasing it out. They are now making PowerShell the de facto command shell in Windows 10.
When you're browsing through your hard drive in File Explorer (aka Windows Explorer), most folders open quickly. However, the Downloads folder, which is one of the most frequent and important places on your computer, often takes 10 seconds or longer to fully load.
The Master Boot Record, MBR for short, is a a region of a hard disk that holds information about the partitions and acts as a loader for the operating system. Sometimes it can get corrupted and your computer may be unbootable. This guide shows you how to repair it using Windows Recovery disk.