How to Open Task Manager in Windows 10
Task Manager is a built-in Windows 10 app which allows maintain running processes including user apps, system apps and Windows services. It allows you to control Windows Startup apps, and also analyze performance of the whole OS.
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How to Search with a Screenshot in Windows 10 Start Menu
Windows 10 has a useful option that allows you to search for a screenshot of your desktop taken with the built-in Snip and Sketch app. The process is very convenient as it starts with one click. For the screenshot captured, Windows 10 will use Bing Visual Search to find similar images and display the results in Microsoft Edge.
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Wordpad is a very simple text editor, more powerful than Notepad, but less functional than Microsoft Word or LibreOffice Writer. It is suitable for creating a simple text document without complex formatting. The good thing about WordPad is that it's a built-in Windows application and doesn't need to be installed.
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How to Disable or Enable Delete Confirmation For Photos App in Windows 10.
In Windows 10, the Photos app is the default image and video viewer. The app displays image files, and allows create and edit videos. It has an icon(tile) pinned to the Start. Photos is associated with most of the image file formats. Photos also supports the OneDrive online service and shows images stored there. Windows 10 Photos app allows you to disable or enable a delete confirmation dialog that appears when you delete a file while browsing your photo collections. Here's how. Continue reading "Disable or Enable Delete Confirmation For Photos App in Windows 10"
How to Prevent Your Phone App from Running in the Background
In Windows 10, the Your Phone app runs in the background. When you linked your phone with Windows 10 using the app, this allows it to deliver notifications and forward calls from your mobile device to the computer. Continue reading "Prevent Your Phone App from Running in the Background"
How to Stop Cortana from Starting Automatically in Windows 10
Once Microsoft moved Cortana to the Store, it is now possible to manage its startup behavior, and enable or disable its automatic start with the OS. If yu are a user who always wanted to prevent Cortana from automatically starting with Windows, you can now follow one of the methods in this post. Continue reading "Stop Cortana from Starting Automatically in Windows 10"
How To Uninstall Or Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10
A small number of Windows 10 users frequently use Cortana as it is not as powerful as its digital personal assistants offered in smartphone operating systems. Also, Cortana is not available in all regions and countries. These are the reasons you may want to get rid of Cortana. Or you might want to reinstall it if it fails to work properly.
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How to Disable Hardware Acceleration in Windows 10 Photos app
There are plenty of users that experience an unwanted behavior with the Windows 10 Photos app. It fails to play videos. It may display broken animations, or may have issues with the merging videos feature. On of the solutions is disabling hardware acceleration in Windows 10 Photos app. Continue reading "Disable Hardware Acceleration in Windows 10 Photos app"
Restore Syntax Highlight, Deleting Items for Search in File Explorer in Windows 10 version 1909
In Windows 10 version 1909 has changed how the search box in File Explorer behaves. If you are unhappy with its new design and features, you can try to disable the modern search box and restore the classic one. Continue reading "Restore Classic Search in File Explorer in Windows 10 Version 1909"
How to Open PowerShell as Administrator in Windows 10
In this article, I will review a number of methods to open a new PowerShell Console as Administrator in Windows 10. This mode is also known as 'elevated PowerShell'. It can be useful for various maintenance and administrative tasks. Continue reading "How to Open PowerShell as Administrator in Windows 10"