How to Disable Windows SmartScreen on Windows 11

This tutorial will show you how to disable Windows SmartScreen on Windows 11. Windows 11 has many security mechanisms and tools to guard your computer against malware, unwanted apps, adware, and other nasty annoyances. They are all part of the Windows Security app, which is also known as Microsoft Defender. Continue reading “How to Disable Windows SmartScreen on Windows 11”

How to pause GIF animation on Windows 10

Here is how you can pause GIF animation in Windows 10 without third-party apps. GIF animation is used not only for entertainment purpose. It is also often used to visually demonstrate a variety of actions and processes with apps. A GIF image is a sequence of several static frames, and it also contains meta information – an indication of how long each frame should be displayed on the screen. Continue reading “How to pause GIF animation on Windows 10”

How to verify the checksum of Windows ISO

This tutorial will show you how 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”

How to remove games from NVIDIA GeForce Experience

If your computer has an NVIDIA graphics card, you may want to remove games from its GeForce Experience app. This software product from graphics card manufacturer NVIDIA serves two purposes: updating drivers and optimizing PC games that use NVIDIA graphics. There are two ways to add games to the app listing: in manual mode and in automated mode, when the application scans the hard drive for installed games. Continue reading “How to remove games from NVIDIA GeForce Experience”

Enable What’s New Page in Google Chrome

This tutorial will show you how to enable the What’s New Page in Google Chrome. With Chrome and Edge moving to a four-week update cycle, users may find it a little harder to keep track of all changes in new versions of browsers. Not all users bother visiting the official change logs describing changes and innovations. For such users, the Chrome developers have implemented a new feature in the browser. Continue reading “Enable What’s New Page in Google Chrome”

Windows 11: Remove Cast to Device from File Explorer

This tutorial will show you how to remove Cast to device from the File Explorer right-click menu on Windows 11. Along with many improvements, Windows 11 includes a feature of transferring images and videos to remote devices using DLNA technology. For users’ convenience, the Cast to device option is available the context menu of multimedia files. If you are not going to use this feature implemented by Microsoft, we will show you how to hide the specified option from the context menu. Continue reading “Windows 11: Remove Cast to Device from File Explorer”

Fix Windows Photo Viewer can’t display a picture from smartphone

Here’s a fix for Windows Photo Viewer that can’t display a picture from smartphone, e.g. from a camera of your phone or a screenshot. It usually shows the following message: Windows photo viewer can’t display this picture because there might not be enough memory on your computer. Continue reading “Fix Windows Photo Viewer can’t display a picture from smartphone”

How to enable or disable SMB compression in Windows 11

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable SMB compression in Windows 11. One of the most recent changes in Windows 11 is the updated behavior of the SMB protocol compression feature. It allows you to reduce the size of the files transferred by the user, administrator, or applications over the network and thereby speed up the transfer of data. SMB compression has been used in the operating system before, but only files of a certain size were compressed. Continue reading “How to enable or disable SMB compression in Windows 11”

Disable Firefox Suggest in the Mozilla Firefox browser

This tutorial will show you how to disable Suggest in Mozilla Firefox for search queries in the address bar. The search function in Google Chrome offers by default its own search provider. Unlike Chrome, Mozilla Firefox’s search function offers several search engines at once when you type a query in the address bar of the browser. The feature is really great, but Mozilla makes it even better. They recently announced a new search option called Firefox Suggest. Continue reading “Disable Firefox Suggest in the Mozilla Firefox browser”