Category Archives: Windows 10

Open Printer Queue With a Shortcut in Windows 10

Open Printer Queue With a Shortcut in Windows 10

If you have a local or network printer connected to your Windows 10 PC, you may need to open its queue or printing status window occasionally to remove print jobs which have got stuck or pause printing.  You can create a special shortcut with a rundll32 command which will allow you to access the printing queue directly with one click.

Create System Sleep Diagnostics Report in Windows 10

Create System Sleep Diagnostics Report in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a nice feature to create a system sleep diagnostics report. Using the data provided in that report, you can get a lot of useful information about intervals when the system was idle for the last three days, and learn how the operating system entered the sleep state.

Add Command Prompt to Context Menu in Windows 10 Creators Update

Add Command Prompt to Context Menu in Windows 10 Creators Update

Starting with Windows 10 build 14986, Microsoft enabled PowerShell by default in the context menu in File Explorer. The good old command "Open command window here" was removed. You can get the command prompt back in the context menu of File Explorer in Windows 10 Creators Update with a simple Registry tweak.

Windows 10 build 14986 replaces Command Prompt with PowerShell everywhere

Windows 10 build 14986 replaces Command Prompt with PowerShell everywhere

As you might be already knowing, Microsoft is going to replace the classic Command Prompt console with Windows PowerShell as the default in every place in the UI. In the recently released Windows 10 build 14986, the context menu entries in File Explorer now point to PowerShell.

Windows 10 comes to ARM CPUs with x86 app support

Windows 10 comes to ARM CPUs with x86 app support

During WinHEC 2016 (Windows Hardware Engineering Conference), Microsoft made the announcement that they are working together with Qualcomm to bring Windows 10 to Snapdragon ARM mobile processors. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are known for their top of the line performance and cutting edge mobile innovations. What's new about Windows on ARM this time is that it will be possible to run classic Win32 (x86) apps via emulation. This is great news.

Minimal Hardware Requirements for Microsoft VR

Minimal Hardware Requirements for Microsoft VR

As you might be already knowing, Microsoft is bringing their own Virtual Reality (VR) software platform to the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. The company has released a list of hardware specifications required for VR. Let's see which components a device must have to run the full VR experience.

How to get Windows 10 Build 14986 ISO images

How to get Windows 10 Build 14986 ISO images

Since yesterday, Windows 10 build 14986 was out for Windows Insiders. As usual, official ISO images are not available as it is a Fast Ring build. Let's see how to create ISO images which you can use to install this build from scratch.