Windows 10 Tutorials

Editing the Windows Registry

The Windows registry is the central storage location that contains configuration details for hardware, system settings, services, user customizations, applications, and every detail-large and small-that makes Windows work. Read more...

Automating Tasks

Windows 10 provides several ways to automate tasks. The built-in Task Scheduler tool allows you to create tasks using a point-and-click interface.... Read more...

Using Microsoft Management Console

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) is an application that hosts tools for administering computers, networks, and other system components. By itself, MMC performs no administrative services. Read more...

Joining the Windows Insider Program

After registering at https://insider.windows.com, you're ready to configure a Windows 10 device to receive Insider Preview builds. Go to Settings → Update & Security → Windows Insider Program and click Get Started. Read more...

How the Windows Insider Program Works

Microsoft introduced the Windows Insider Program in 2014 when it announced Windows 10, delivering the first preview release days later. The program has continued nonstop since then, expanding in 2017 to include business users as well as personal accounts. Read more...

Managing Battery Life

Sometimes you want the full power of your PC, especially if you're trying to accomplish a resource-intensive task on a tight schedule and you know that you'll be back within range of AC power well before your battery is in danger of running out of juice. Read more...

Running a virtual machine

As the final step in creating a virtual machine, you double-click the name of a virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager to open the machine in a Virtual Machine Connection window. Read more...

Creating a Virtual Machine

With your virtual network switch in place, you're ready to create a new virtual machine. To do that, in the Actions pane, click or tap New, Virtual Machine, which launches the New Virtual Machine Wizard. Read more...

Deferring and Delaying Updates

The level of control that administrators have over how and when updates are installed on a device depends on which edition of Windows is installed on that device. Read more...

Activating Windows 10

For more than 15 years, desktop versions of Windows have included a set of anti-piracy and anti-tampering features. Read more...

Using OneNote

OneNote is Microsoft's extraordinarily versatile note-taking machine. You can use it as a personal organizer, recording outlined and free-form notes. Read more...

System Image Backup

If you are a system administrator or an IT pro, the chances are you'll already be familiar with and have used image backup software such as Symantec Ghost or Acronis True Image. Read more...

Introducing access control in Windows

The Windows approach to security is discretionary: each securable system resource-each file or printer, for example-has an owner who has discretion over who can and cannot access the resource. Read more...

Configure a Recovery Drive

When you install Windows 10, it does not include a separate recovery partition by default. However, if you purchase a new device, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) might create one instead of providing Windows 10 installation media. Read more...

Manage client security by using Windows Defender

Most organizations use an enterprise malware solution, often unaware that the Windows Defender antimalware software that is included with Windows 10 offers fully featured antimalware protection against viruses, spyware, rootkits, and other types... Read more...

(149 Tutorials) Page 1 of 10 123 Next