3 Steps to Change Default Web Browser to Firefox or Chrome in Windows 10

November 15th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

When you click a hyperlink from any app, it will open up the web page in whatever default browser you have set. Microsoft Edge is the default web browser on Windows 10. If you want to change default web browser to something else like Chrome or Firefox, follow the steps below. 3 Steps to Change […]

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3 Ways to Change Workgroup Name in Windows 10

November 13th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

If your PC is part of a home network, you can see other computers in the same workgroup and access the resources (like files and printers) being shared by others. In this tutorial we’ll show you 3 ways to change workgroup name in Windows 10, if you need to join an existing workgroup or create […]

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3 Ways to Turn off Advertising ID for Relevant Ads in Windows 10

November 12th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

By default, Microsoft generates a unique advertising ID for each account to track your activity in Windows Apps to target you with relevant ads. If you want to stop personalized ads from appearing on apps in your Windows 10 PC, here are 3 ways to turn off Advertising ID for your Windows account. Method 1: […]

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How to Disable or Enable Touch Screen on Windows 10 PC

November 9th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Many Windows 10 laptops and tablets ship with a touch screen. If you want to turn off touch screen function to prevent accidental input, you can disable it completely. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to disable or enable touch screen on Windows 10 PC, using Device Manager or PowerShell command line. Method 1: […]

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How to Add “Show Desktop” Shortcut to Taskbar in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

November 8th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

How can I switch to the desktop without closing all opened windows? You can use the Windows key + D shortcut to minimize all open windows at once to view the desktop. If you want to get to the desktop with a single click instead of keyboard shortcut, you can add a “Show Desktop” shortcut […]

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How to Change BitLocker PIN in Windows 10

November 7th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

How do I change the BitLocker PIN? It’s a good practice to change your BitLocker PIN periodically to ensure the security of your operating system drive. In this tutorial we’ll show you the easiest ways to change BitLocker PIN in Windows 10. Method 1: Change BitLocker PIN in File Explorer Open File Explorer. Right-click on […]

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How to Reset Hosts File Back to Default in Windows 10

November 1st, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Every Windows version comes with a Hosts file which provides a simple mechanism to redirect website to IP address. If the HOSTS file is modified incorrectly or maliciously, it can break your Internet. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to easily reset the HOSTS file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) back to default in Windows 10. How to […]

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Configure Windows 10 to Prompt for BitLocker PIN During Startup

October 31st, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Setting up BitLocker PIN can add an additional layer of security to your computer as it acts as a second authentication factor, which can prevent DMA attacks and unauthorized access to Windows logon screen. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to configure Windows 10 to prompt for BitLocker PIN during startup. How to Enable […]

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Step-by-Step Tutorial to Enable BitLocker on Windows 10 OS Drive

October 29th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

BitLocker offers the easiest and most secure way to encrypt your partition or hard drive in Windows. In order to prevent most offline physical attacks and firmware-level malware, you can encrypt the operating system drive with BitLocker. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through the steps to turn on BitLocker drive encryption on Windows 10 […]

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4 Ways to Find out if Your Windows PC Has a TPM Chip

October 26th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

How can I determine if my computer has TPM available? Need to check if the TPM on a Windows machine is enabled or activated? TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is a security chip that is soldered to the motherboard on most new PCs. It provides a hardware-based approach to store cryptographic keys and ensure it is […]

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