Category Archives: Windows 10

How to Hide All Desktop Icons in Windows 10

How to Hide All Desktop Icons in Windows 10

Your Desktop is a special folder which shows your background wallpaper that you have chosen and your files, folders, documents, shortcuts and all such items you have stored. It appears every time you sign in to Windows. Today, we will see how to quickly hide your desktop contents.

Create Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut in Windows 10

If you have several removable devices connected to your PC, it can be useful to create a special shortcut to the Safely Remove Hardware dialog. It will show a useful UI to manage connected devices quickly. Let's see how it can be done.

How to Install New Skype Preview in Windows 10

How to Install New Skype Preview in Windows 10

As you may already know, Microsoft recently released a new Preview version of the Skype Desktop app. However, the company released it only for Windows 7, Windows 8 and older releases of Windows 10. The company expects you to be using the UWP version of the app in the latest versions of Windows 10, as the Universal Windows Platform is their priority now. If you are a Windows 10 user who wants to try out the new Desktop version of Skype, here is a quick solution for you.

OneNote for Windows 10 receives August update, brings new features

OneNote for Windows 10 receives August update, brings new features

A new update is rolling out for users of the OneNote UWP app on Windows 10 right now and it includes some features that are capable of dramatically improving your note taking experience in the app. Some of the new features were already available to Windows Insider Program members in the Fast Ring, but now everyone on the stable branch can try them out.

Microsoft delays Story Remix 3D feature, won’t be available in Fall Creators Update

Microsoft delays Story Remix 3D feature, won’t be available in Fall Creators Update

When Microsoft officials first announced Windows 10 Fall Creators Update during the Build 2017 keynote, they showcased a lot of new and cool features that were supposed to be in it. However, as Windows 10 FCU development comes to an end, there are some things that clearly won't make it into this release. We already know that Microsoft has postponed the Timeline feature, but there is one more thing that won't be available despite earlier announcements to the contrary: this time it's the Story Remix 3D feature from the updated Photos app.

How to Edit Media Tags in Windows 10

How to Edit Media Tags in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can edit media tags for common media file formats without using third-party apps. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

Xbox App on Windows 10 finally got a light theme

Xbox App on Windows 10 finally got a light theme

Microsoft has just released a new update for the Xbox App on Windows 10 with some long requested features, including support for a light theme. This is probably done ahead of the next big update release for the Xbox One console, which will add a similar light theme option for the entire UI.

How to Run Apps as Administrator in Windows 10

How to Run Apps as Administrator in Windows 10

Ever since Windows Vista introduced User Account Control, there has been a need to occasionally run some programs as administrator for doing some functions. If the UAC setting is set to the highest level in Windows, then you get a UAC prompt when you open an app as administrator. But when the UAC setting is at a lower level, signed Windows EXEs are elevated silently. Also, there are some scheduled tasks which run as administrator and you can also create your own shortcuts that run elevated but you don't get the UAC prompt for them. In this article, we will see all possible ways to run apps as administrator (elevated).

Restore Previous Folder Windows at Logon in Windows 10

Restore Previous Folder Windows at Logon in Windows 10

It is possible to make Windows remember your currently open folders in Explorer, so the next time you sign-in after a restart or logoff, the OS will restore opened folders automatically. In this article, we will see how it can be done.