If you try to run an unknown app in Windows 10, a built-in security measure called Windows Defender SmartScreen will kick in and stop you. Here’s how to temporarily and permanently work around this issue and run the apps you want, at your own risk of course.
By default, your Windows 10 PC will occasionally check in with Microsoft’s time server to keep its internal clock accurate and up to date. But you can change which server your PC synchronizes. Here’s how to do it in Windows 10.
If you join the Windows Insider Program, you get the opportunity to test the very latest Windows 10 features. Unfortunately, you also get an unsightly watermark on your desktop. The purpose of the Windows 10 watermark is easy to understand: Microsoft wants users of the PC to clearly understand that they’re running a pre-release test version of the operating system, and developers and testers can also use the watermark to quickly identify the specific version of Windows 10 they’re currently…
Need to remotely connect to your PC? There’s no need for third party software. Windows 10 includes built-in Remote Desktop functionality, but it’s disabled by default. Here’s how to enable Remote Desktop Access in Windows 10 and access your PC from anywhere.
Is the speed of your mouse cursor too fast or too slow in Windows 10? Here’s how to adjust your mouse speed using Microsoft’s built-in mouse options.
Windows 10 Creators Update includes a brand new Paint 3D app, which merges traditional 2D image editing with 3D capabilities for design and 3D printing. But longtime Windows users may still prefer to use the original classic Paint app. Here’s how to use classic Paint in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
One of the many new features introduced in the Windows 10 Creators Update is Night Light, a system-wide feature that changes the color temperature of your display to reduce eye strain in the evening hours. Windows 10 Night Light is similar to the Night Shift feature found in macOS and iOS, and to third-party applications like f.lux. It’s based on research which suggests that the cool, blue light common to most computer displays can cause eye strain and interfere with your natural…
Do often find yourself overwhelmed while browsing the web due to the dozens of tabs you have open? A new feature in Microsoft Edge aims to help you manage and save your tabs by “setting them aside.” If you’re running the new Windows 10 Creators Update, here’s how this feature works.
Want your PC games to run a bit better? The new Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update won’t give you the performance boost of a new graphics card, but it could be an easy (and free) way to squeeze a few extra ounces of performance out of your favorite games. Here’s how it works.
Windows 10 Mail is a handy email app included in Windows 10, but it adds an annoying email signature to the bottom of all of your new emails by default. Here’s how to change the Windows 10 Mail signature to something more personal, or disable it entirely if you don’t want it.