Windows 10 Tutorials

Windows Hello

Windows Hello is the biometric component of Microsoft's Passport. However, the two applications are not dependent on each other - you can use Windows Hello by itself (and hence we are putting it in its own tutorial). Read more...

Command Prompt and PowerShell

If you have been following the evolution of Windows through time, you will know the only thing that has been there since the very start (and one that has seen the least number of changes) - the command prompt. Read more...

Windows 10 Bugs, Issues, Problems

One of the things about today's current state of technology is that everything seems to be a work-in-progress. As demonstrated before, Windows 10 is not an exception - no matter how polished it seems to be. Read more...

Microsoft Passport

Windows 10 has created a very powerful approach toward user privacy. Most of this comes through its implementation of the Microsoft Passport. Instead of passwords. Read more...

Maintaining and Backing Up Your Computer and Files

Nobody likes it when their PC begins to misbehave or when they lose files, work, or can't even use the PC at all, but creating a robust system with backups of both your files and the operating system can appear daunting. Read more...

Securing Windows 10

In this tutorial, we examine the types of threats you're likely to face at home and at work. More importantly, we describe some of the more significant security improvements made in Windows 10-many of which are in layers you can't see, such as hardware-ba Read more...

Windows 10 Configuration to Protect Privacy

Windows 10 has some new useful features, but if you think what this means rest of the Internet world out the waiting to pounce on your connected world, this could also come increased vulnerability. Read more...

Using Computers Remotely

Remote Assistance lets you turn control of your computer over to a trusted expert for advice, troubleshooting, or general support. Remote Desktop allows you to control a remote computer from whatever computer you happen to be using. Read more...

Optimizing Performance

How to balance two occasionally conflicting concerns: the legitimate needs of users for a customized and comfortable experience, on the one hand, and the organization's needs for security and manageability on the other. Read more...

Optimizing the Taskbar

You use the taskbar to manage your apps and open windows. The taskbar displays buttons for pinned and open items that allow you to quickly access items you've opened and start applications. Read more...

Working with the New Desktop

The desktop is what you see after you start your computer and log on. It's your virtual workspace, and you must master it to begin using your computer faster and smarter. Read more...

Working with File Types and Programs

One of the more frustrating aspects of using a PC is when you click or tap on a file to open it only to find that it doesn't open in the program you were expecting it to. Read more...

Managing Open Files and Windows

In this tutorial, we'll outline various ways to streamline access to commonly used files, how to switch between multiple open files, and how to organize open files on screen. Read more...

Indexing Your Computer

You tell the Windows Search service about locations that should be indexed by designating them as searched locations. After you've designated a folder as an indexed location Read more...

Resolving Restart or Shutdown Issues

Normally, you shut down or restart Windows 10 by clicking the Power button on the Start menu, and then clicking Restart or Shut Down as appropriate. Sometimes, however, Windows 10 won't resume, shut down, or restart normally, and you must try to resolve t Read more...