Your PC’s IP address is the unique set of digits that identify and distinguish it on your local network. Knowing your PC’s local IP address lets you configure and connect to shared folders, use remote desktop, and set up handy router-side configuration options. Here’s how to find your IP address in Windows.
In recent versions of Windows, users are treated to a small animation whenever they minimize or maximize application windows. This animation is brief and relatively light on system resources, but some users may prefer to disable the minimize/maximize animation entirely. Here’s how to do it.
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…
Here’s a quick Windows tip on how you can copy a file or folder’s path with just a click.
Is your Windows PC experiencing issues? Random restarts? Coming back to find it frozen? If so, one of the first places you’ll want to check is the Windows Reliability Monitor, a built-in utility that can provide valuable data on the important events, freezes, and crashes your PC may have experienced. Here’s how it works.
Need to copy files between two locations in File Explorer, or compare text in two Word documents? You probably already know how to open a second window for a running application, but here’s the quickest way to do it via the taskbar and a helpful keyboard shortcut.
Windows appends the text “Shortcut” whenever you create a new shortcut to a file or folder. While you can manually rename your shortcuts to remove this appended text, why not simply configure Windows to stop adding this text by default? Here’s how to do it.
Need to take custom screenshots in Windows 10? Most users know about taking a screenshot with the Print Screen key, but there’s a better method. Here’s a look at the Snipping Tool, the handy built-in utility for capturing Windows 10 screenshots.
Most users know how to access the Windows Task Manager via Control-Alt-Delete or a right-click on the taskbar, but here are two even quicker ways to launch this important Windows tool via keyboard and application shortcuts.
The Windows Startup Folder, once easily accessible via the Start Menu in older versions of Windows, is hidden in Windows 10 but still serves a useful purpose. Here’s how to access the Startup Folder and configure your favorite apps to launch when you log in to your Windows 10 PC.