Windows 10 Tutorials

Customizing Your Displays

With some devices, you may want to change the display size of text, apps and other screen elements to make them larger or smaller. Sometimes, you may want each of your monitors to have a different orientation. Read more...

Working with Themes

Desktop themes are combinations of the visual and audio elements that set the appearance of menus, icons, backgrounds, screen savers, system sounds, and mouse pointers. Read more...

Troubleshooting a Corrupted Registry

From our short exploration of Process Monitor, you can appreciate that for every piece of software that is installed or run on and even removed from a PC, the system will write, query, or delete entries in the Windows Registry. Read more...

Connecting to a Wireless Network

In this tutorial, we assume that you have already configured a wireless access point (often included as a feature in cable modems and DSL adapters supplied by your broadband provider) and confirmed that it is working correctly. Read more...

Configuring a Multiboot System

If your computer already has any version of Windows installed and you have a second disk partition available (or enough unallocated space to create a second partition), you can install a clean copy of Windows 10 without disturbing your existing Windows in Read more...

Tips for Better Batteries

Rechargeable batteries in laptops, phones and tablets need to be used regularly to maintain their health: the worst thing that can happen to a rechargeable battery is for it to be left in a fully-discharged state for any length of time. Read more...

Fix Audio Issues

Track down the source of your sound issues in Windows 10 by following these steps. Read more...

How to Search for Specific Files and Programs

Different ways to find files and apps in Windows 10. A quick look at the search options in Windows 10. Windows 10 lets users search for files and folders in a number of ways. There is no ideal method to run a search. Read more...

How to Set Up Windows 10

Setting up Windows 10 so you can start using it. Connecting to the Internet is the critical first step. Nowadays, having access to the Internet is essential, which is why connecting is the first step on the agenda. Read more...

Useful Tips for Windows 10 Users

Windows 10 may be Microsoft's best operating system yet. Despite the fact that it was just recently launched, it is already full of neat features that will excite any Windows user. Read more...

Managing services

A service is a specialized program that performs a function to support other programs. Many services operate at a very low level (by interacting directly with hardware, for example) and need to run even when no user is signed in. Read more...

Windows Stop Errors

If Windows has ever suddenly shut down, you've probably experienced that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. When Windows 10 encounters a serious problem that makes it impossible for the operating system to continue running. Read more...

Working at the command prompt

To get to the command prompt, run Cmd.exe. You can do this by double-clicking any shortcut for Cmd.exe, but since you like to type, you might find it easiest to press Windows key+R, and then type cmd. Read more...

Creating a Network Switch

By default, a new virtual machine is set up as a standalone computer with no network connection. It can't connect to the Internet or to other computers on your network. Read more...

Automating Maintenance

Windows 10 performs automated maintenance to help optimize your computer's performance. Unfortunately, while the idea of such of thing sounds terrific, the reality is a bit different. Read more...