Windows 10 Tutorials

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...

Multitasking and Shutting Down

So far we've concentrated on some of the skills needed to use various apps on your PC. Let's build on those, use multiple apps and once and finally, look at shutting down the PC. Read more...

Managing Settings

One of the biggest differences of Windows 10 from its predecessors is the fact that upon turning the computer on, you'll see not just a Start Menu, but also a Settings Menu. Read more...

Using User Accounts

Each user account is like its own separate PC. Every user has his or her private Documents, Pictures, Music, and Video folders for storing files. Each user account can have its own Windows apps, e-mail account, and Internet favorites. Read more...

Setting Up Windows 10 Family Safety

Windows 10 provides four options for controlling how your children (or anyone) can use the computer. Read more...

Security

In this tutorial, we focus on how to keep your computer, and the data on it, safe and secure. Read more...

Editing Text

Some of these features can be activated with the mouse or with touch, however unless you are editing text on a touch screen, you are much better off learning the shortcut keys for the commands in this tutorial at least. Read more...

Using Programs

This tutorial explores the layout of an app window in more detail, and gives an opportunity to practice opening, closing and navigating around several types of apps. Read more...

Windows 10 New Features

Any computer user needs to make sure that they know where they are going to find their files. While you are aware that there is a search function right there in the Start menu, you would still want to discover all other efficient ways of searching applica Read more...

Making Use of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has replaced the old Internet Explorer, holding a great promise for those that are looking to migrate from other browsers - it is fully customizable, fast, and reliable. Read more...

Making the Most Out of Your Screen

The ideal interface for any Windows 10 user is the one that would allow him to make efficient use of his screen, keyboard, and pointing devices. Since technology does not limit a PC user to simply using a single LED monitor Read more...

Making Exceptions to Firewall Protection

When Windows Firewall is turned on and running, you don't have to do anything special to use it. It remains on constant vigil, automatically protecting your computer from hackers and worms trying to sneak in through unprotected ports. Read more...

Using the Notification Area

Over on the right side of the taskbar is the notification area (also called the system tray or tray). Each icon in the notification area represents a program or service that's running in the background. Read more...

Creating Strong Passwords

In this tutorial we talk about techniques for creating, managing, and password-protecting user accounts, but before we get into the details, we provide some basic information on passwords in general. Read more...