Turn off Numerical Sorting in Windows 10 File Explorer

December 20th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

How can I disable automatic sorting in File Explorer? In Windows 10, numerical sorting is enabled by default and file explorer will sort files by by increasing number value (for example, 3 < 22 < 111). This tutorial will show you how to turn off numerical sorting in Windows 10 so the file names are […]

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Quick Way to Copy Full Path of a Folder / File in Windows

December 13th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Is there a quick way to copy the file path instead of typing it? Just right-click on your selected file and select Properties from the context menu. The path is shown next to the Location header, and you need to append the file name at the end to get the full file path. However, this […]

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How to Find All EFS Encrypted Files on your Windows 10 PC

December 12th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to keep track of all encrypted files in Windows 10? When you forgot where you put your EFS encrypted files on your hard drive, here is a quick way to find them. How to Find All EFS Encrypted Files on your Windows 10 PC Open an elevated Command Prompt or PowerShell. […]

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EFS: Add Encrypt / Decrypt to Right-Click Context Menu in Windows 10

December 11th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

In order to encrypt a file with EFS, you have to go through the file’s advanced properties and check the “Encrypt contents to secure data” option. In this tutorial we’ll show you a tip to add Encrypt / Decrypt to right-click context menu in Windows 10, which will simplify the process of EFS encryption and […]

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3 Ways to Disable EFS (Encrypting File System) in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

December 7th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

EFS (Encrypting File System) is a feature built into the NTFS file system in Windows that lets you encrypt folders or files on the fly. Though it’s free, many users would like to use third-party alternatives like TrueCrypt, Lock My Folders. In this tutorial we’ll show you 3 ways to disable EFS in Windows 10 […]

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Auto Lock Windows 10 PC for All Users After Inactivity

December 6th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

If you routinely forget to lock the screen when you walk away from your computer, it’s recommended to set Windows 10 to automatically lock itself after a specific period of inactivity. This can prevent prying eyes from peeking your work. Here are 2 simple ways to configure inactivity time to automatically lock your PC for […]

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How to Stop EFS from Encrypting All New Files on Windows 10 Desktop

December 4th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

Any new files made on the desktop were being automatically encrypted? Unable to disable EFS for the desktop folder? Recently I also ran into this issue and every time I create a new file and save it to my desktop, a gold padlock icon appears on it. When I tried to turn off EFS, and […]

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How to Disable or Lock All Taskbar Settings in Windows 10

December 3rd, 2018 by Admin No comments »

After customizing the taskbar in Windows 10, you can lock all the taskbar settings to prevent others from resizing, arranging, moving its location, using small/large taskbar buttons and so on. Here’re 2 simple ways to disable or lock all taskbar settings in Windows 10. Method 1: Disable or Lock All Taskbar Settings via Group Policy […]

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2 Ways to Show or Hide Status Bar in Windows 10 Explorer

November 29th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

How to get back the missing start bar in File Explorer? The status bar sits at the bottom of File Explorer, and it lets you see brief information about the currently selected files and switch the folder layout. In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 simple ways to show or hide status bar in File […]

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How to Encrypt Your Folder without EFS in Windows 10

November 28th, 2018 by Admin No comments »

What is the best alternative to Windows Encrypted File System (EFS)? Need to secure your folder before sharing it with your friends? To prevent your sensitive data from being exposed or stolen, you can encrypt your folders/files with this software – Lock My Folders. It provides automatic, real-time(on-the-fly) and transparent encryption for individual folder/file in […]

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