How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10

How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 doesn't show hidden folders and files. If a file or a folder has the "hidden" attribute, it won't be visible in File Explorer. You can use this feature to hide the desired item quickly. Here is how you can see folders and files that you have already hidden in Windows 10.

How To Find If Windows 10 is Activated

How To Find If Windows 10 is Activated

Today, we'll see all possible ways to find if your Windows 10 is activated. Activation is required for all modern versions of the Windows to verify that the license is genuine. It also unlocks all its features like personalization which are blocked for unactivated copies.

How To Disable Windows Firewall in Windows 10

How To Disable Windows Firewall in Windows 10

Windows Firewall is a great feature in modern Windows versions. It was introduced in Windows XP and improved in Windows XP Service Pack 2. For testing purposes, you might want to disable Windows Firewall. For example, if you want to ensure that you have not misconfigured it and it is isn't blocking some important app that you are trying to use, then disabling it becomes important. Here is how to disable Windows Firewall in Windows 10.

Disable Firewall Notifications In Windows 10

Disable Firewall Notifications In Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a built-in Firewall app. It provides basic security from hackers or malicious software which tries to access your PC using your network connection. When an app tries to accept incoming connections, Windows Firewall shows a notification where you can deny or allow the application's network access. Here is how to disable these notifications.

Set Split Threshold for Svchost in Windows 10

Set Split Threshold for Svchost in Windows 10

In Windows 10 Creators Update, there are many svchost.exe processes running all the time. If you open the Details tab of the Task Manager in Windows 10 Creators Update, you will be surprised to see a huge number of instances of the svchost.exe process.

Disable Sender Pictures in Windows 10 Mail App

Disable Sender Pictures in Windows 10 Mail App

Windows 10 includes a new Mail app which is simplistic and allows you to send and receive e-mail from multiple accounts. By default, the app shows sender pictures in the message list to make it easier to identify who the sender of your emails is. In this article, we'll see how to disable these sender images in Windows 10.

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

A few days ago, it came to our knowledge that Microsoft was going to download some updates even if your connection was set as metered. This change seems to be very unpleasant for many users. Today, Microsoft made an official statement which explains their new update policy.