The system drive contains more directories and files than Windows shows by default. In order to see them, you need to enable hidden objects in File Explorer folder properties. So, among the latter, you can find such files and folders that are not included in the list of typical contents of the root of the system partition. For example, the binary file bootTel.dat, which may seem suspicious to novice users. Continue reading “What is the bootTel.dat file in the C drive root and can it be deleted”
You can remove “Add to Favorites” from context menu of files in Windows 11 if you don’t intend to use the feature. Since there is no setting in the Windows 11 GUI that allows you to do this, you will have to modify the registry. Continue reading “How to Remove “Add to Favorites” from the Context Menu in Windows 11″
The activation status on different Windows 10 or 11 devices may have different wording. In the “Activation” section of the Settings app, the activation status wording may be “Windows system activated with a digital license” or “linked to your Microsoft account”.
In some cases, you may need to resize an app window to the exact size. For example, it can be useful when taking screenshots. Adjusting the size of the window by eye is almost impossible, unless you specifically trained for this. Using the on-screen ruler is not very convenient. But you can greatly simplify this task. Continue reading “How to resize a window to the exact size in pixels”
Today we will review three methods to determine file type without extension. After installing the operating system, most advanced users turn on file extensions in File Explorer. Because with help of extensions, you can easily determine the type of file. Extensions allow finding a suitable program to open the file.
You may want to remove the “System requirements not met” message from the Windows 11 Desktop and Settings app. In the near future, Microsoft will add hardware non-compliance notices to all devices with Windows 11 installed on unsupported PCs.
In this post you will find the list of Windows 11 Control Panel commands to directly run them from the Run dialog or command prompt.
It is possible to sideload APK in Windows 11 to Windows Subsystem for Android without install any app store. It can be a useful addition to the Amazon Store app, which is missing a lot of existing popular Android apps. If it doesn’t include the app you need, you can simply sideload it.
Here are a few methods to verify the checksum of the Windows ISO file. After you downloaded a Windows ISO image, and you may want to make sure that it is not corrupted and fully downloaded. Or you want to check if the ISO file you have matches the original genuine files issued by Microsoft. To determine the integrity of a distribution, you need two things – a checksum and a program to check it. Continue reading “How to verify the checksum of Windows ISO”
There is a quick way to open Advanced Startup Options in Windows 11, which allows you to access WinRE. Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) is a mini operating system that includes a basic set of drivers and tools for troubleshooting and recovery. Continue reading “Windows 11: Open Advanced Startup Options Directly”