Easy Ways to Disable Touchpad on Windows 10 Laptop

November 13th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

A laptop touchpad works like a built-in mouse which lets you scroll, select and click without plugging anything in. We think it’s very useful, but if you feel more productive with an external mouse, you can disable touchpad completely on your Windows 10 laptop to avoid accidental taps with your thumbs or palm. Method 1: […]

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Enable or Disable Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) in Windows 10

November 11th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

How do I prevent Windows Recovery Environment from being used by unauthorized users? Get the error message “Could not find the recovery environment” when you try to perform a factory reset? Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) can be used to diagnose and repair an unbootable Windows system. In this tutorial we’ll show you an easy way […]

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How to Disable Taskbar Thumbnail & Live Preview in Windows 10

November 8th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

When you hover over an opened app in the taskbar, you will get a small thumbnail preview of the app’s window. Just like the below screenshot: If you then hover over the thumbnail preview of that app, Windows 10 will show you a full-screen live preview (peek) of that app on your desktop. But sometimes […]

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Reduce Hibernation (Hiberfil.sys) File Size in Windows 10

November 1st, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Hibernate mode uses the hiberfil.sys file to store the current state of all opened apps, files and drivers, and when the PC is turned back on, you’re back to where you left off. The default size of hiberfil.sys is approximately 40% of physical memory on the system. If you want to disable hibernate mode without […]

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3 Ways to Limit Windows Defender CPU Usage in Windows 10

October 28th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Windows Defender service is using high CPU all the time? If you have real-time protection enabled, Windows Defender will do the scan in the background and this can cause high CPU usage. To prevent Windows Defender from using the CPU too much, you can use the following methods to limit Windows Defender CPU usage in […]

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Configure Chrome / Firefox / Edge to Automatically Clear Cookies on Exit

October 24th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

After surfing the Web, your cookies and browsing history can remain on your computer even after the browser is closed. This can pose a potential security and privacy risk. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge to automatically clear cookies, browsing history and cache when you close it. […]

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How to Remove Quick Access from Navigation Pane in Windows 10 File Explorer

October 21st, 2019 by Admin No comments »

The Quick Access section is available at the left side of the navigation pane in File Explorer, which gives you an easy way to access your frequently used folders or files. But if you don’t like Quick Access or you’d prefer to see a traditional navigation pane, you can hide or remove it entirely. In […]

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How to Clear or Flush DNS Cache in Windows 10, 8, 7

October 18th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Have you ever encountered the error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN or ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED when accessing a website? Your browser displays a 404 error or tell you “The site can’t be reached“? These problems usually happen when your DNS cache is corrupted or out of update, so Windows can’t resolve the domain name of the website you’re visiting into IP […]

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3 Methods to Check Your Motherboard Model in Windows 10

October 17th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to identify the motherboard (mainboard) so I can update my BIOS or upgrade the RAM? How could I find my motherboard model without opening the case? In this tutorial we’ll show you 3 simple ways to check the motherboard model on your Windows 10 computer. Method 1: Check Motherboard Model Using […]

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3 Ways to Log off Another User in Windows 10

October 14th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

How do I sign out other user accounts without restarting the computer? When someone forgets to log out of a public or shared PC, their account still consumes RAM in the background. To free up the resources being used by other logged-in accounts, you can log them off using Task Manager, Command Prompt and PowerShell. […]

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