Disable Hibernation but Keep Fast Startup in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a feature "Fast Startup" enabled by default. It speeds up the boot process. Fast Startup makes Windows boot very fast.It depends on hibernation. You can disable full hibernation to save disk space but keep Fast Startup enabled in Windows 10.

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Shrink Hibernation File in Windows 10 and Reduce its Size

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 theĀ  hibernation file in Windows 10 with a single command.

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Enable Adware or PUA Protection in Microsoft Security Essentials

If you are a user of the Microsoft Security Essentials anti-virus software, you can make your operating system more protected. It is possible to enable Adware or potentially unwanted software protection in Microsoft Security Essentials with a Registry tweak.

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Enable Adware and PUA protection in Windows Defender

Microsoft has implemented a new security feature for Windows Defender. With a simple PowerShell command, you can turn on the ability to scan and remove adware and potentially unwanted apps. Follow the instructions in this tutorial to learn how it can be done.

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How to enable Virtual Touchpad in Windows 10

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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How to disable BSOD auto restart in Windows 10

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.

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Reset all Local Group Policy settings in Windows 10

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.

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Region (home) location – change in Windows 10

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"