Add Power Options Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Power Options Context Menu in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to add a useful Power Options context menu to Desktop. It will allow accessing various power options quickly and adjusting your current power plan settings. It is faster than changing them in Settings or using the classic Control Panel.

Add Restart Explorer Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Restart Explorer Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows provides several secret ways to exit the Explorer shell. They can be useful when you make Registry changes that affect Explorer or for shell developers when testing shell extensions. To save your time, you can add a special "Restart Explorer" command to the Desktop context menu. This will allow you to restart the Explorer shell with one click.

How to Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 10

How to Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 10

If you are facing random errors in your apps especially related to disk reading or writing, this can indicate an error on your drive. The disk drive's partition might be marked dirty due to an improper shutdown, or due to corruption or bad sectors. In this article, we will review various methods to check your drive for errors.

Disable or Enable File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10

Disable or Enable File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Let's see how to configure File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10.

Add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it possible to add the "Energy Saver" option to Power Options in the classic Control Panel. It will allow configuring the display brightness level and battery charge level at which Energy Saver is turned on.

How to Fix Windows 10 using DISM

How to Fix Windows 10 using DISM

If your Windows 10 became broken, it can be related to corruption in the Component Store where system files are stored. The Component store is a core feature of Windows 10 which stores all of the files related to the OS grouped by components and as hardlinks. Some files are shared between two components and they are all hardlinked to the system32 folder. When the OS is serviced, the component store is updated. The Component Store is part of the Windows Imaging and Servicing stack. In this article, we'll see how to fix Windows 10 if it cannot be updated or if certain system components are damaged.

How to Disable or Enable AutoPlay in Windows 10

How to Disable or Enable AutoPlay in Windows 10

AutoPlay is a special feature of the shell which allows the user to quickly pick a desired action for various media types you have connected or attached to your computer. You can configure it to open your favorite image viewer app when you insert a disk with photos, or launch a media player app automatically for your drive containing media files. It saves your time, since the required app starts automatically every time you connect your device or insert your disk.

ReFS Creation Ability is Now Exclusive to Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and Enterprise

ReFS Creation Ability is Now Exclusive to Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and Enterprise

A few days ago, Microsoft silently updated the list of features removed and deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. They have removed the ability to create ReFS partitions from regular retail editions of Windows 10. The updated list makes the ability to create new ReFS partitions exclusive to Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and Enterprise edition.