If you use the System Restore function in Windows 10 to revert your operating system to the last known stable point when it was working correctly, you might be interested in creating a new restore point with PowerShell. This can be useful with various automation scenarios. Also, you can create a special shortcut to execute the PowerShell command and make a new restore point with one click.
Linux Mint 18.2 is the upcoming version of the popular distro. Its developers today revealed what changes we can expect in the near feature. Updates are coming to the Cinnamon desktop enviroment, the Xed text editor and the Xplayer video player app.
Mozilla today published the extension roadmap for Firefox, which reveals a huge shift with extensions in the browser. With the release of Firefox 57, support for all classic XUL extensions will be discontinued.
Once Vivaldi 1.7 was released to the stable branch, the next version of the browser reached the developer branch. A new snapshot, 1.8.755.3 adds the ability to create Notes with drag and drop and a handful of other new features. Let's see what has changed.
As you may already know from our previous article, Windows 10 comes with a special Early Launch Anti-malware (ELAM) driver for better security and protection. Here is how to disable it permanently.
Version 44 of the Opera web browser has got a revised user interface with plenty of changes. A new build from the development branch demonstrates the new appearance of the browser. Let's see what has changed.
If you're still running the original version of Windows 10 that was introduced back in July 2015 (version 1507) and for some reason still ignoring all of the offered major updates for it, Microsoft is giving you two extra months to decide if you want to get future patches and security updates. The updated end-of-life date now states 'May 2017' compared to the previous March 26 schedule. All machines running Windows 10 1507 (build 10240) will continue to get updates during that period.
Windows 10 comes with a number of useful Rundll32 commands which will allow you to open system folders, Control panel applets and various configuration dialog windows and wizards. They are very useful when you need to create a shortcut to some Windows feature to open it directly.
In Windows 10, Microsoft has added a limitation that Cortana can only be integrated with Bing and Microsoft Edge. They did this by making server-side changes which locked down the ability to change the search engine in Cortana to Google or use alternative web browsers. Here is how to change this behavior and redirect Cortana to an alternative browser.
It is always useful to find details about the hardware, system components, and installed software on your computer. In Windows 10, there are a number of built-in solutions which allow the user to see system information in a useful way.