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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Open PowerShell in Windows 10 (all methods)
Using PowerShell and its cmdlets can be very helpful. It often extends existing functionality of Windows 10, and even adds features that are missing by default. Once you learn all the PowerShell cmdlets, automating Windows is really easy.
How to Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 version 1909
Microsoft is providing a set of administrative templates for all Windows 10 versions, including version 1909 'November 2019 Update'. Administrative templates are *.admx files which are required to configure the Group Policy options properly.
Notepad is one of the oldest built-in apps in Windows. It’s also the simplest text editor you can find on Windows but still it’s a great app for quick file editing. Here are two useful tricks that you can use in Notepad.
Microsoft today released the first preview of the revived Windows PowerToys apps. It is a new branch of the good old PowerToys product which is optimized for Windows 10.