Category Archives: Windows 10

Create A Restore Point in Windows 10 with PowerShell

Create A Restore Point in Windows 10 with PowerShell

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.

Microsoft extends Windows 10 1507 lifecycle by two months

Microsoft extends Windows 10 1507 lifecycle by two months

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 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

Windows 10 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

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.

Make Cortana Use Default Web Browser with EdgeDeflector

Make Cortana Use Default Web Browser with EdgeDeflector

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.

How to See System Information in Windows 10

How to See System Information in Windows 10

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.

Create New Sticky Notes From Taskbar In Windows 10

Create New Sticky Notes From Taskbar In Windows 10

Microsoft has updated Sticky Notes for Windows 10. It is a Universal (UWP) app which debuted in Windows 10 Anniversary Update and comes with a number of features which the classic desktop app didn't have.