Microsoft has released nine major versions since its first release in 1985. After 29 years, Windows looks very different, but still familiar with the elements that have stood the test of time, increase computing power and - most recently - move away from the keyboard and mouse on the touch screen.
Commands in Demand, is a third party app the current version at 9.6, is a collection of commands that may be much needed instantly one time for a purpose for a non-technical users.
Many still like and enjoy the desktop gadgets introduced in Windows Vista. They were completely removed in Windows 8, which made many people sad. Microsoft is pushing live tiles as a replacement, and so they find gadgets unsafe, just like they push Store apps on top of desktop apps. If you can't imagine a desktop without your favorite gadgets, here's how to get them back to Windows 10. Just follow this short guide.
The Windows logo key (Win) is very often used in Windows and in third-party applications. This key is even more used in the family of modern Windows operating systems. Many operating system features have an alternative keyboard shortcut that does the same, many of which are a combination of a Windows logo key and letters. Here are the keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys that are commonly used.
There are several scenarios where you may need to set a password for a user account in Windows 10. However, after setting a password, you will be prompted to enter it every time you log in. You can automate your login request by setting up automatic login to save your time. Here's how you can configure Windows 10 to automatically log into a specific password-protected account.
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), developed originally by Microsoft, is a network protocol that allows people to remotely access a computer using a convenient and easy user interface, as well as input devices such as keyboards and mice. Modern Windows come with their own remote desktop client, which allows you to connect to a remote computer using this protocol. However, for people who constantly need to control multiple machines at the same time, you will need a program that manages multiple connections to make your life easier. Here are some free and useful apps.
In order to test a registry tweak without a reboot, you can close the explorer.exe process and then start it again. I will show you different methods to restart Explorer (shell).
Registry Editor is a tool for advanced users who need to change Windows settings which are not available in the GUI. The main purpose of the Registry Editor is to view and change the settings in the system registry. Some Registry keys cannot be accessed due to their permissions. To get access to such a registry key, you’ll need to take ownership and grant full access permissions to your user account. This post explains the required procedure.
In addition to physical printers connected to your computer, Windows 10 includes a few virtual printers such as Microsoft Print to PDF and Microsoft XPS Document Writer. This post explains how to remove XPS Document Writer from Windows 10.
Starting with Windows 10 build 17040, there is a hidden new floating Search bar that can be enabled for a more immersive Cortana that Microsoft is testing.