Category Archives: Windows 10

Create Restore Point Context Menu in Windows 10

Create Restore Point Context Menu in Windows 10

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. You add a special context menu item, "Create Restore Point ", to the Desktop in order to access this feature faster.

How to Find Sleep States Available in Windows 10

How to Find Sleep States Available in Windows 10

Windows 10 can enter a special low power mode if supported by hardware, called Sleep. The computer can return from sleep mode faster than from a cold boot. Depending on your hardware, there can be a number of sleep modes available on your computer.

Windows 10 Build 14393.1737 is out with KB4038801

Windows 10 Build 14393.1737 is out with KB4038801

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 14393.1737 for the stable branch. The package KB4038801 is now available for everyone. This cumulative update is applicable to Windows 10 version 1607 "Anniversary Update". Let's see what has changed.

Windows 10 Build 15063.632 is out with KB4040724

Windows 10 Build 15063.632 is out with KB4040724

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 15063.632 for the stable branch. The package KB4040724 is now available for everyone. This cumulative update is applicable to Windows 10 version 1703 "Creators Update". Let's see what has changed.

How To Enable Xmouse Window Tracking in Windows 10

How To Enable Xmouse Window Tracking in Windows 10

Ever since Windows 95, the operating system has had a feature called Xmouse where the focus of windows can follow the mouse pointer, meaning, as you move the mouse pointer around, the window which is under the mouse pointer becomes the active window. This feature is disabled by default. Let us see how it can be turned on.

How to Add Libraries to Quick Access in Windows 10

How to Add Libraries to Quick Access in Windows 10

Libraries is a special folder in Windows, introduced in Windows 7. It allows you to create libraries - special folders which can aggregate files from several different folders and show it under a single, unified view. A library is an indexed location, meaning Windows Search will be completed faster in a library compared to a regular non-indexed folder. In Windows 7, when you opened Explorer using the mouse, it opened the Libraries folder. In Windows 10, Quick Access is the location at which Explorer opens so if you wish to add Libraries to the Quick Access folder, here's how you can do it.

How To Change Screen Brightness in Windows 10

How To Change Screen Brightness in Windows 10

Having the correct screen brightness is very important. If you are working a lot in front of your computer, an incorrect screen brightness level can cause eye strain and drain the device battery if it's not running on an AC power source. Changing the brightness is also important if you are changing your environment from a room in your office to outdoors on a sunny day. There are a number of ways to change the screen brightness in Windows 10. Let's review them.

Windows 10 Build 16296 is out to Fast Ring

Windows 10 Build 16296 is out to Fast Ring

Microsoft today released yet another Windows 10 Insider Preview version. Windows 10 build 16296 which represents the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, code name "Redstone 3", is available now for Fast Ring Insiders. The "Skip Ahead" version is not available. This build comes with a number of improvements and fixes. Let's see what's new.