Today we will show you how to perform a clean boot in Windows 11. It allows you to find and fix system problems caused by improper behavior of programs, software conflicts, drivers and Windows services. Continue reading “Windows 11 Clean Boot in detail: What it is and how to perform it”
This guide reviews steps needed to enable the boot animation in Windows 11 in a new style. You need to do a simple Registry tweak to give the OS more fresh look at early boot stage. Continue reading “Windows 11: Enable New Boot Animation in Windows 10X Style”
Immediately after the presentation of the new operating system, Microsoft revealed Windows 11 system requirements . They are unreasonably high. This means that many users will not be able to install Windows 11, at least not in an officially supported way. Continue reading “How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11”
You can install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot. Suddenly, Microsoft decided to limit the installation of Windows 11 insider builds by requiring a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) on the computer. Amazingly quickly enthusiasts reacted to Microsoft’s restrictions that prevent Windows from updating to version 11 and a clean install of the latter. Continue reading “Install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot”
Microsoft has added a new option to block Windows 11 from installing on your device. If Windows 11 is not your choice, this tutorial will show you how to avoid it and stay with Windows 10. Continue reading “How to block Windows 11 from installing”
How to Enable Verbose Logon Messages in Windows 10
It is possible to enable detailed information for Windows 10 logon, sign out, restart and shutdown events. The OS can display certain messages during its startup and shutdown. These are referred to as Verbose Status Messages and tell us the processes or steps that the Windows operating system is taking during startup, shutdown, logon, and logoff operations.
How to Enable Classic Windows 7-like Boot Menu in Windows 10
If you switched to Windows 10 from Windows 7, you probably noticed the new boot loader of Windows 10. It looks like a half-loaded Windows OS, and acts completely different. For example, if you have a dual-boot configuration with a previous Windows version, it performs an additional reboot every time you select Windows 7/Windows 8 in the boot menu. You can enable the legacy Windows 7-like boot menu in Windows 10 to avoid extra restarts and restore the classic behavior.
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How to Install Windows 10 Version 1909 Without Microsoft Account
Windows version 1909, the latest Windows 10 version as of today, forces the user to install it using a Microsoft Account. The changes to OOBE include the removal of the “Offline account” feature. Here is make Windows 10 version 1909 offer you the offline account option and install it with a local account. Continue reading “Install Windows 10 Version 1909 Without Microsoft Account”
How to Create Shortcut to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10
Windows 10 has a number of troubleshooting and recovery tools in the boot menu, placed under Advanced Startup options. They are useful when you run into issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 10 session. E.g. you can use them to overwrite or delete some in-use files. To open Advanced Startup Options faster, you can create a shortcut to directly start Windows 10 in Advanced Startup mode.
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How to Install Windows 10 on a UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Computer
If your new computer came with UEFI instead of an outdated BIOS, you can get significantly faster boot times for your Windows OS. UEFI is intended for faster hardware initialization and then delegation of the OS boot process. To take advantage of UEFI, you need to correctly install Windows in UEFI mode. Here is what you need to do for Windows 10.
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