By default, Windows 10 has Live Tile support for Universal (Store) apps installed on your PC. When you pin such an app to the Start menu, its Live Tile will show dynamic content like news, weather forecast, images and so on. You might want to reset the Live Tile cache if some tiles display invalid contents. Here is how to clear the Live Tile cache in Windows 10.
A PIN is an additional security feature available in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 to protect your user account and all the sensitive data inside it. When enabled, it can be entered instead of the password. Unlike a password, a PIN does not require the user to press the Enter key when logging in and it is a short 4 digit number. Once you enter the correct PIN, you will be immediately signed in to your Windows 10 account.
If you forgot your PIN, here is how to reset the PIN for your account in Windows 10.
By default, Microsoft Edge shows a prompt "Do You Want To Close All Tabs?" when you close the browser with multiple tabs open. There is an option to "Always close all tabs". Once you enable it, the prompt won't appear any more. You won't see any confirmation and can accidentally close a number of important tabs you are currently working with. Here is how to re-enable the prompt.
Airplane mode is a very useful feature which allows the user to turn off wireless communications all at once on his Windows 10 device. Today, we will see how to create a special shortcut to access the Airplane Mode settings faster.
Airplane mode is a very useful feature which allows the user to turn off wireless communications all at once on his Windows 10 device. It is designed to save your time when you are on an airplane, but can be used when on battery anywhere to make your tablet or laptop last longer.
User Account Control, or just UAC is a part of the Windows security system which prevents apps from making unwanted changes on your PC. When some software tries to change system-related parts of the Registry or the file system, Windows 10 shows a UAC confirmation dialog, where the user should confirm if he really wants to make those changes.
Today, we got confirmation that build 15063 is the RTM (final) version of Windows 10 Creators Update. This build was released today by Microsoft to Slow Ring Insiders and is now available on the Fast, Slow and Phone Rings along with a number of Xbox One update rings. This is proof that Windows 10 build 15063 is the RTM build.
Today, we came to know that Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 15063, which is rumored to be the RTM release of Creators Update version 1703, to Insiders on the Slow Ring. It should be available via Windows Update. Official ISO images will be available soon as well.
When password protection for your screen saver is enabled in Windows, your user session is not locked immediately once the screen saver starts. By default, there is a 5 second delay before the screen saver locks the user session with your password. This grace period is helpful if you are still at your PC or return to dismiss the screen saver quickly. During the password grace period, you can press any key or move your mouse to return to your Desktop. Here is how to change the screen saver password grace period in Windows 10.
One of the new features of Windows Vista was the inclusion of nice, beautiful screen savers. These include Bubbles, Ribbons, Mystify and Aurora. All later versions of Windows like Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 include Bubbles, Ribbons and Mystify although Aurora and Windows Energy screen savers are omitted. Screen savers are not just for entertainment. They can be used to password protect your user session.