Author Archives: Sergey Tkachenko

About Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Prevent Users from Installing Extensions on Google Chrome

Prevent Users from Installing Extensions on Google Chrome

How to Prevent Users from Installing Extensions on Google Chrome. System administrators often apply various kinds of restrictions to the software on the local network in order to secure the operating system and apps. Even such innocuous things as extensions and themes in the Google Chrome browser can be harmful, so admins often restrict them. However, this may be needed not only by a system administrator, but also by an ordinary user who has decided to increase the level of security on the child's home computer. So let's take a look at how to prevent users from installing extensions in Google Chrome.

Change Sleeping Tabs Timeout in Microsoft Edge

Change Sleeping Tabs Timeout in Microsoft Edge

Here is how you can change Sleeping Tabs Timeout in Microsoft Edge. To improve memory and CPU utilization of the browser, Microsoft has added a new "sleeping tabs" feature to the Edge browser. It extends device's battery life and reduces its power consumption by putting background tabs into the idle state.

Check if Processor is 32-bit, 64-bit, or ARM in Windows 10

Check if Processor is 32-bit, 64-bit, or ARM in Windows 10

Here is how to check if your Processor is 32-bit, 64-bit, or ARM in Windows 10 (CPU architecture).

The CPU, Central Processing Unit, or simply Processor is the main electronic circuitry in a computer responsible for carrying out instructions of a computer software, including the OS and installed apps. It also manages the other components in your computer by performing the basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions in the program. The architecture of the CPU defines which OS you will be able to run on your computer and which apps you will be able to use.

Enable Page Scrolling with Multiple Scrollbars in Web Capture Tool in Edge

Enable Page Scrolling with Multiple Scrollbars in Web Capture Tool in Edge

Here's how to enable Page Scrolling with Multiple Scrollbars in Web Capture Tool in Edge. After that it will allow you to scroll while taking a screenshot when there are multiple scrollable sections. For the long time the Web Capture tool didn't scroll the page down when you tried to capture something that is has more than one scrollable section, but this has finally changed.