How to enable dragging and dropping files to taskbar apps in Windows 11

This tutorial will show you how to enable dragging and dropping files to apps on the taskbar in Windows 11. While dragging a file on the app icon in the taskbar was a matter of course in Windows 10, Windows 11 had serious problems with it. In the new version of the OS, the developers have disabled this function.

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Enable Windows 11 Classic Context Menu with these freeware tools

There are couple of free tools for Windows 11 to enable classic context menu with full items visible by default. While it is just a simple Registry tweak, some users prefer to get everything done with a couple of clicks. Continue reading “Enable Windows 11 Classic Context Menu with these freeware tools”

Hands on Focus Sessions in Clock app on Windows 11

Focus Sessions is one of many significant Windows 11 features that is part of the new system Clock application. At least Microsoft makes it stand out by talking about its new version of the OS in commercials, social media and marketing materials. Continue reading “Hands on Focus Sessions in Clock app on Windows 11”

How to find a process that uses the webcam in Windows 10

This guide will explain how to find a process that uses the webcam in Windows 10. Like any modern operating system, Windows 10 allows shared access to its components and hardware. But there are some limitations. For example, you cannot use the same hotkey combination in different programs at the same time. The same goes for the built-in or external webcam. If the latter is already in used by some program, the other app will fail to access it. Continue reading “How to find a process that uses the webcam in Windows 10”

How to Sideload APK in Windows 11 Subsystem for Android

This tutorial will show you how to sideload APK in Windows 11 to Windows Subsystem for Android. It can be a useful addition to the Amazon Store app, which is missing a lot of available Android apps. If it doesn’t include the app you need, you can simply sideload it.

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Install Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 Dev or Stable build

This tutorial will show you how to install Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11, on any Dev, Beta or Stable build. A few days ago, Microsoft began testing the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA), which allows you to run Android apps on Windows 11. Continue reading “Install Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 Dev or Stable build”

How to move Windows 11 taskbar to the top

If you want, you can move the taskbar in Windows 11 to the top. By default, the Windows 11 taskbar resides at the lower border of the screen. The needed option is missing in Settings. However, this does not prevent you from moving it to the upper border. There is a registry tweak for such a task, and some third-party tools.

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How to restore the classic volume mixer on Windows 11

Here are two ways to restore the classic volume mixer on Windows 11. In Windows 11, Microsoft removed the classic volume mixer from the system tray, replacing it with the corresponding module under Sound -> Volume in the Settings app. Compared to Windows 10 Sound Settings, Windows 11 Sound Settings has two major drawbacks.

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Windows 11: Show Taskbar Clock on All Displays

This tutorial will explain you how to show the taskbar clock on all displays in Windows 11. By default, only the main taskbar shows the clock on the main display. In contrast, Windows 10 had clocks on each taskbar that was visible on any of the connected displays. Continue reading “Windows 11: Show Taskbar Clock on All Displays”

Disable Show More Options Context Menu on Windows 11

This tutorial will show you how to disable the Show more options context menu and always show the full right-click menus in Windows 11. By default, Windows 11 displays a compact modern context menu with Show more options (Shift+F10) item as the last command. You have to click it to see the rest of entries.
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