How to Change the Default “New folder” Name in Windows 10

November 2nd, 2020 by Admin No comments »

When you create a new folder or a text file in Windows 10, it’s named “New folder” or “New Text Document” by default. If you prefer, you can customize and change the default name template for newly-created folders or files in Windows 10 using a registry tweak. How to Change the Default “New folder” Name […]

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How to Change Function Keys Behavior on Your Windows Laptop

October 28th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

F2 key doesn’t rename file in Windows 10? Function keys for brightness control (F11, F12) do not work any longer? Most laptops have a Fn key on the keyboard which can change the behavior of function keys (F1 – F12). On my laptop, the default function of F2 is to rename files, while pressing Fn […]

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How to Open File Explorer from Command Prompt in Windows 10

October 26th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

How do I open a File Explorer window in a given directory from cmd.exe? Previously we’ve covered many ways to open File Explorer in Windows 10, but here I’ll show you how to open File Explorer in a specific folder using Command Prompt. Method 1: Using the Start Command Line to Open File Explorer Open […]

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How to Protect Outlook .OST File from Unauthorized Access

October 23rd, 2020 by Admin No comments »

How can I set a password for my .OST file in Outlook 2013? It’s super simple to password protect a .PST file, but Outlook doesn’t offer built-in encryption for OST file. If you need to prevent other users from accessing the email messages stored in an .OST file, you can protect Outlook .OST file using […]

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How to Disable Bing Web Results in Windows 10 Search Box

October 16th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

When you type anything in the search box on Windows 10 taskbar, it will display web results from Bing search if there are no local results. If you just want to perform a local search only, here are 2 simple ways to disable Bing web results in Windows 10 Search box. Method 1: Disable Bing […]

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3 Ways to Mute or Turn off Microphone in Windows 10

October 6th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to mute the microphone but keep the speaker on? Clicking the Volume icon in the system tray can mute the speaker easily, but there is no such straightforward way to mute the microphone. In this tutorial we’ll show you 3 methods to mute or turn off microphone in Windows 10. Method […]

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How to Show App Name without Combining Icons in Windows 10 Taskbar

September 29th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to disable taskbar buttons combining in Windows 10? Can I get the taskbar to show the names of programs? By default, Windows 10 taskbar hides the labels next to the icons of running applications. If you open two instances of an application, they will be combined into a single icon in […]

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How to Enable Sleeping Tabs in Microsoft Edge to Save Resources

September 25th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Sleeping tabs is an experimental feature in Microsoft Edge, which can save resources by putting background tabs into sleep mode. This feature is currently available on Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev Channels, but it is disabled by default. In this tutorial we’ll show you the steps to enable sleeping tabs in Microsoft Edge on Windows […]

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How to Hide or Add Quota tab in Drive Properties in Windows 10

September 23rd, 2020 by Admin No comments »

The Quota tab is not shown or missing for all hard drives? Is there a way to remove the Quota tab as I don’t need to manage disk quota settings? In this tutorial we’ll show you how to hide or add Quota tab in the Drive Properties window in Windows 10. Part 1: Hide or […]

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4 Ways to Find Hard Drive Serial Number in Windows 10

September 16th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to get the serial number of my hard drive without opening the case? A serial number is used by manufacturers to identify the device for warranty and replacement purposes. In this tutorial we’ll show you 4 methods to find hard drive serial number in Windows 10. Method 1: Check the Sticker […]

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