How to Open the New UWP-based File Explorer in Windows 10

February 9th, 2021 by Admin No comments »

Starting with the Creators update (v1703), Windows 10 includes a hidden File Explorer which is based on the UWP (Universal Windows Platform). It is a touch-optimized app which might replace the classic File Explorer in the near future. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to open the new File Explorer in Windows 10. How […]

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How to Add, Remove or Customize Quick Actions in Windows 10

January 23rd, 2021 by Admin No comments »

Quick Actions are a set of buttons which let you quickly access common functions, such as turning Bluetooth on or off, switching to tablet mode, adjusting screen brightness and so on. Just click the chat bubble icon in the notification area or press the Windows logo key + A to open the Action Center panel. […]

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Fix: Windows 10 Battery Indicator Shows “Plugged in Not Charging”

January 12th, 2021 by Admin No comments »

Battery stuck at the same percent all the time while plugged in? The battery indicator shows “plugged in, not charging” even when the AC power is connected? If you experience such issues with your Windows 10 laptop or tablet, here are some useful tips to get your battery back to charging when it’s plugged in. […]

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Quickly Switch Between Windows by Hovering Your Mouse Over in Windows 10

January 8th, 2021 by Admin No comments »

Is there a quicker way to switch between open windows? Clicking on a window can bring it from background to foreground and make it active. But that method is not really fast. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to quickly activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse in Windows 10. How […]

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How to Change Default Setting for Alt+F4 Shut Down Windows Dialog

January 4th, 2021 by Admin No comments »

When all open windows are minimized or the desktop is active, pressing Alt+F4 keys will open the Shut Down Windows dialog. The default option is Shut down. Today we will show you 2 methods to change the default setting to Restart, Sleep, Hibernate, Sign out, or Switch user in Windows 10. Method 1: Change Default […]

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How to Change Notepad Default Encoding in Windows 10

December 30th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to change Notepad default encoding to UTF-8 or ANSI in Windows 10? If you always save .txt file with ANSI or other encodings, it’s better to change the default encoding in Notepad so you don’t need to manually change the encoding via the Save As dialog. In this tutorial we’ll show […]

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How to Close a TCP / UDP Port Using Windows Firewall

December 29th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is it possible to block telnet access to port 23? Open ports can pose a security risk and it’s a good practice to close some unused ports. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through the procedure of closing a TCP or UDP port in Windows 10, without using any third-party software. How to Close a […]

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How to Find Which Process is Listening on a Given Port in Windows 10

December 28th, 2020 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to determine which application is listening on a certain port? How do I see if a particular port is in use on a windows PC? In this tutorial we’ll show you how to find out which process is listening on a given port in Windows 10, by using Command Prompt or […]

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3 Ways to Disable Aero Shake in Windows 10

December 23rd, 2020 by Admin No comments »

When you drag the title bar of an active window and shake it back and forth, Windows will minimize all other open windows. Shaking the title bar again will restore all the minimized windows. This is a handy feature called Aero Shake, which is introduced since Windows 7. If you tend to accidentally triggered Aero […]

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How to Create a Shortcut to Turn Off Monitor in Windows

December 21st, 2020 by Admin No comments »

How can I turn off display on tablet without sleeping? You can configure the Power button to turn off the display, but what to do if the “Turn off the display” option is missing on your PC. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a desktop shortcut to turn off the monitor in […]

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