Control Panel as we know it today, has been in Windows since Windows 95. It houses all the Windows settings in one place. As with previous versions of Windows, in Windows 10, Control Panel is a special virtual folder. You can open Control Panel to change the appearance of your Desktop, Start menu, update hardware drivers, manage scheduled tasks and do many other things.
In this article, I will review a number of methods to open an elevated command prompt in Windows 10. This can be useful for various maintenance and administrative tasks.
Starting with Windows 10 version 1607 “Anniversary Update” the classic version of Sticky Notes was replaced with a Universal(UWP) app with close integration with Cortana and Search. It is possible to convert classic Sticky Notes from Windows 7, Windows 8 or an older Windows 10 release to the new format.
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If you have hibernation enabled in your Windows 10, then a file hiberfil.sys exists in the root of your C: drive. Windows 10 stores there the memory contents when you hibernate your PC. You can shrink the hibernation file in Windows 10 with a single command.
In this article, we will see the easy steps to backup and restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10 in order to transfer them it to another Windows 10 PC or restore them after reinstall.
Windows 10 Creators Update comes with a new Virtual Touchpad feature. When enabled, it allows you to control your device with a virtual touchpad which will be displayed on the touch screen (your device’s primary screen) if a second display is connected to your tablet or laptop.
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When a blue screen of death (BSOD) crash happens in Windows 10, the operating system performs an automatic restart. This behavior is enabled by default in Windows 10. Sometimes BSOD disappears too quickly and you cannot see the crash error code.
Local Group Policy Editor is a built-in app which comes bundled with certain editions of Windows 10. Using Local Group Policy Editor, the user can change almost all settings of the operating system and overrid user preferences of networking, personalization, file system operations and so on.
The region (home) location in Windows is used by various Windows services and third party apps to provide you country-specific information. For example, a news app can show you local news, and a weather app can utilize location information to provide you the actual weather forecast. Continue reading “Region (home) location – change in Windows 10”