How to Move the Desktop or Document Folder to Another Drive in Windows 10

December 11th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Every version of Windows comes with a series of default folders (such as Desktop, Document, Downloads, Pictures, Videos, and Music) for each user account. If you’re running out of space on your primary C: drive, you can move those folders to another drive to free up space. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to […]

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How to View and Change Default Download Location in Microsoft Edge

December 9th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

How do I view where Edge downloads are saved? You have no idea what you set your default download folder to? This tutorial will show you how to easily view and change the default download location for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. How to View and Change Default Download Location in Microsoft Edge Open Microsoft […]

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How to Enable or Disable Trim Support for SSD in Windows 10

December 5th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

TRIM is an ATA command that tells the SSD controller to erase the data instead of only mark the data as deleted when a file is deleted. Have the erasing operation done ahead of time improves performance. If you find the performance of your SSD is degrading over time, try to enable TRIM or optimize […]

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How to Pin Control Panel or Settings App to Windows 10 Start Menu

December 2nd, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to pin a particular Control Panel item to Start Menu? Pinning frequently used Control Panel items to Start Menu can improve your efficiency. In this tutorial we’ll show you an easy way to pin any Control Panel item and Settings app page to the Start Menu in Windows 10. Part 1: […]

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4 Ways to Check Your Computer Uptime in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

November 26th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Have you ever wondered how long your PC has been up and running? How can I find out when Windows was last restarted? In this tutorial we’ll show you 4 simple ways to check your computer uptime in Windows 10 / 8 / 7. This is useful when troubleshooting problems or checking the last boot […]

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How to Turn off Windows Installer to Block MSI Package

November 20th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to prevent users from installing .msi package? Windows Installer is a background service that manages installing and uninstalling MSI-based programs. To block MSI installer, you can turn off Windows Installer using group policy or registry tweak. Method 1: Disable Windows Installer Using GPO Open Local Group Policy Editor and expand Computer […]

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How to Check GPU Usage in Windows 10 Using Task Manager

November 18th, 2019 by Admin No comments »

The feature of GPU real-time monitoring is not available in Windows 8 / 7 / Vista and you have to use third-party software (like Process Explorer) to do the job. Since Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Task Manager introduces the ability to track GPU usage and performance. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to […]

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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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