Microsoft really wants you to use Cortana, the built-in digital assistant in Windows 10. In fact, they want you to use Cortana so much that they pester you with notifications, even if you never touched Cortana in the first place. Here’s how to turn them off.
Remote Desktop is a Windows feature that allows you to connect from one PC (or a Mac or compatible mobile device) to another PC via your local network or the Internet. This gives you the option, for example, to access your work PC from home, remotely assist a family member with technical troubleshooting, or check on a file server from the other side of the house. We’ve previously discussed how to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 10, and while those…
Hate how your application and system windows automatically snap to the corners of the screen in Windows 10? Here’s how to turn off the Snap feature.
If you use File Explorer’s “Icon” view to see a preview of your files, you may notice that lots of files, such as PSDs, only display an icon. Here’s a free utility that gives Windows the ability to properly display these file previews.
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update introduces a new feature called My People, which lets users pin their favorite contacts to the desktop taskbar for easy access. It’s a neat idea, but isn’t for everyone. If you have no plans to use the My People feature, here’s how to turn it off.
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…
Here’s a quick Windows tip on how you can copy a file or folder’s path with just a click.
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.