How can I disable specific Control Panel applets in Windows

November 23rd, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Control Panel exposes lots of crucial settings that you might not want somebody else to mess with. In previous post we’ve covered a way to hide specific Control Panel items using GPO, but that can’t prevent others from opening the hidden Control Panel item using Command Prompt. Here we’ll show you another way to disable […]

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4 Ways to Change Time Zone in Windows 10

November 20th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

If your computer shows the wrong time, it’s probably because Windows fails to update the time zone based on your physical location, especially when you’re traveling overseas. In this tutorial we’ll show you 4 simple ways to change time zone in Windows 10. Method 1: Change Time Zone in Windows 10 from Settings Open the […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Windows 10 from Syncing Passwords

November 16th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

By default, Windows 10 will automatically sync your settings (including desktop themes, passwords, language preferences) across all your devices you sign into with the same Microsoft account. For security and privacy concern, you can selectively turn off password synchronization. In this tutorial we’ll show you 3 ways to prevent Windows 10 from syncing passwords. Method […]

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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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