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How to Change DNS Server in Windows 10

How to Change DNS Server in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to change the DNS server in Windows 10. It is one of the important network parameters which allows you to browse the Internet and resolve remote computer names. Today, we will learn what DNS is and why you might want to change the DNS configuration.

Create Show Available Networks Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Show Available Networks Shortcut in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there is a special network flyout which shows a list of available wi-fi networks to which your PC can connect. It also shows the network that you are currently connected to. Using the Network flyout, you can open Network & internet settings or enable or disable Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot and Airplane mode. In this article, we'll create a shortcut to open this flyout.

Create Wi-Fi Settings Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Wi-Fi Settings Shortcut in Windows 10

If your Windows 10 device comes with a wireless network adapter, then it can be configured in Settings. A special page under Network & Internet contains all related settings in one place. Today, we'll see how to create a special shortcut to open that page faster.

How to disable Wi-Fi in Windows 10

How to disable Wi-Fi in Windows 10

Wi-Fi is a technology which allows a user to connect to a wireless local area network (WLAN). It is a communications standard that describes how high-frequency radio waves can be used to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections. If your Windows 10 device comes with a wireless network adapter, you might want to disable Wi-Fi when you are not using it in order to save your device's battery. Here is how it can be done.

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.

How to Find MAC Address in Windows 10

How to Find MAC Address in Windows 10

Every network adapter you have installed in your PC, laptop or tablet has a physical address called the "MAC address". The MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to each network interface for communication on the physical network segment. There are a number of situations when you need to find your network card's MAC address in Windows 10.

How to Rename Network Profile in Windows 10

How to Rename Network Profile in Windows 10

The first time you connect to a network, Windows 10 automatically creates a network profile and stores it on your computer. It can be a wired network or a wireless network. Some day you might want to rename the network profile Windows 10 created for you. Here is how it can be done.

How to see your IP address in Windows 10

How to see your IP address in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are a number of ways to find your current IP address. It can be useful to find it for accessing your computer remotely or for network diagnostics. Let's see how to find it.