Windows 10’s anti-ransomware features

Windows 10’s anti-ransomware features

The recent global outbreak of ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya has made Microsoft sit up and pay attention to the need for better security features for Windows 10. Here are some of the new ones Microsoft has come up with to help keep PC users safe. Controlled Folder Access This feature allows you […]

How to disable nosy Windows 10 settings

How to disable nosy Windows 10 settings

Windows 10’s Cortana tries to be helpful by displaying accurate, personalized ads based on your online searches and spamming useful suggestions as you type. But this can start to feel invasive after a while. Here are some tips you can use to keep Microsoft’s watchful eye off your computer activity. Turn personalized advertising off For […]

Get rid of Windows 10 bloatware

Get rid of Windows 10 bloatware

Who doesn’t love getting value-for-money deals? Normally, getting more for less is an amazing deal — unless what you get is “bloatware.” It is software that device manufacturers pre-install in your Windows 10 PC or laptop at the behest of deep-pocketed software companies. Beyond taking up storage space and using up processing power, this type […]

Build 18305: Latest Windows 10 update for PC

Build 18305: Latest Windows 10 update for PC

Here’s a preview of Windows 10 build 18305 and the best improvements Microsoft has implemented so far. Start menu This now has a new single-column layout with reduced top-level tiles. This layout appears when you’re creating a new account, setting up a new device, or after performing an installation. Windows Sandbox Using hardware virtualization and […]

Migrating your data from Windows to Mac

Migrating your data from Windows to Mac

There are now more Macs than ever being used around the planet, thanks in part to the constant improvements to macOS that make it more powerful and less difficult to use. Moving data from a Windows PC to a Mac is now easier with the latest update to the Migration Assistant in macOS Mojave. In […]

Easily sign in with Windows Hello

Easily sign in with Windows Hello

Microsoft introduces a more fun and personal way to sign in to your Windows 10 devices. With Windows Hello, you can now log in with just a look or a touch. This features also comes with enterprise-grade security without having to type in a password. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello […]

Declutter your PC with these Windows tools

Declutter your PC with these Windows tools

It doesn’t take long for computer desktops and hard drives to become cluttered, and it’s probably why your PC has been so slow lately. Luckily, Windows has great tools for getting rid of these five types of digital clutter that will have your computer performing like new in no time flat. There are five types […]

How does end of support affect Windows users?

How does end of support affect Windows users?

Windows 7 was one of Microsoft’s popular and best-loved operating systems (OS), and most of us are still using it. But like the OSs before it, Windows 7 will eventually reach the end of its lifecycle. Mainstream end of support for Windows came into effect on January 13, 2015, but extended support won’t end until […]

Optimize Windows 10 with these steps

Optimize Windows 10 with these steps

The latest Windows 10 update may have improved multitasking and login authentication processes, but it does have its downsides. From stuck updates to shrunk storage space, we got you covered on how to fix five of the most frustrating Windows 10 issues. 1. Less storage space When you upgrade to Windows 10, your old software […]

What’s new in Windows 10’s next major update?

What’s new in Windows 10’s next major update?

Microsoft has confirmed that the next major Windows 10 update, codenamed Redstone 5, is coming out this October. Unlike the standard updates and bug fixes released every Tuesday, this Windows 10 update introduces new features that will make your life easier. Here are some of the most notable improvements. Your Phone Windows 10 is getting […]

How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

Unless the computer app is critical for your work, alerts about a new patch update or incoming message can distract you. Luckily, you can personalize your notifications settings on Windows 10’s action center using these three simple steps. Overarching action center settings First of all, you should customize your Windows 10 system-wide notifications settings. To […]

Customize your Windows 10 experience

Customize your Windows 10 experience

You log into your PC and you’re greeted by an incredibly plain desktop background and an equally drab Start Menu. Suddenly, a notification goes off and tells you that an application you barely use is ready for an update. Sounds like a nightmare, doesn’t it? If you want your desktop to look or behave a […]