When you change the desktop wallpaper, Windows remembers the file name and path of the last five wallpapers. The Choose your picture box on the Personalize page in Settings displays their thumbnail images. First thumbnail image is your the current background, followed by thumbnails of previous four wallpapers. This post explains how to remove previously used desktop background images history in Windows 10.
If you have a copy of the Windows ISO with a generic name which doesn’t make any sense, you may want to find which Windows version, build and edition it contains. This post explains how it can be done.
Due to corruption of Component Store located at the C:\Windows\WinSxS directory, the system files in your Windows 10 computer become corrupt, and the System File Checker tool (sfc /scannow) unable to recover them. This article explains how to fix Windows 10 if it cannot be updated or if certain system components are damaged.
OneDrive is a cloud storage service from Microsoft integrated with Windows 10. The OneDrive folder appears in the navigation pane of File Explorer, and there is a dedicated OneDrive app for Windows 10. When the OneDrive app is running it automatically syncs files and folders in the background. If you encounter syncing issues with OneDrive, you may want to reset it completely.
If your computer doesn't start (unbootable), you can try to recover your Windows 10 Product key and reinstall the OS. There are a number of utilities that can retrieve the product key offline.
If you lost or forgot your Windows 10 product key, it's not a problem. You can quickly retrieve it using one of these methods.
In order to test a registry tweak without a reboot, you can close the explorer.exe process and then start it again. I will show you different methods to restart Explorer (shell).
In Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703, Microsoft enabled PowerShell by default in the Win+X menu and removed Command Prompt. You can restore the command prompt item in the Win+X menu in Settings.
These days most PCs can boot from USB, so you need no DVD drive any more to install Windows 10. Installing Windows 10 from a USB flash drive is much faster than optical drive setup. Here is how you can transfer your Windows 10 setup to a bootable USB stick.
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.