Convert Windows 7 Sticky Notes to Windows 10 Sticky Notes

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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Clean Up PC is a new Reset feature in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update is the upcoming major update to Windows 10. It will add plenty of new features to the operating system. One of them is Clean Up PC, a new Reset option. Before Windows 10 Creators Update, Windows 10 had only two reset options - Refresh/Keep my files and Reset/Remove everything.

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Restore “Open command window here” menu item in Windows 10 Creators Update

In Windows 10 Creators Update, the context menu command "Open command window here" was replaced with "Open Powershell window here". Here is a simple tweak to bring the command prompt back in the context menu of File Explorer.

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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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