Category Archives: Windows 10

Check If You Have Windows 10 Version 1903 Installed

Check If You Have Windows 10 Version 1903 Installed

Microsoft has finished working on Windows 10 version 1903 'May 2019 Update'. Soon the company will make it available through Windows Update, and via the Media Creation Tool/ISO images for a clean, offline install. Here are simple methods you can use to find if you have Windows 10 Version 1903 May 2019 Update installed on your computer.

Change UAC Prompt Behavior for Administrators in Windows 10

Change UAC Prompt Behavior for Administrators in Windows 10

User Account Control, or just UAC is a part of the Windows security system which prevents apps from making unwanted changes on your PC. By default, the UAC prompt shows a dialog with the Yes and No buttons for administrators. In Windows 10, you can change this behavior. The UAC prompt can be automatically rejected, or can be set to appear on the secure desktop, or set to a variety of other options. Let's review them.

Generic Keys To Install Windows 10 Version 1903

Generic Keys To Install Windows 10 Version 1903

There are often times when you need to install Windows 10 evaluation or testing in a virtual machine like VirtualBox or Hyper-V. You may not want to activate it every time with your licensed product key that you use on a real machine. For that purpose, you can use generic keys for Windows 10 available from Microsoft, which will allow you to install the OS, but won't allow you to activate it. As long as you have an ISO image or any other bootable media containing Windows Setup files you can install the OS using a generic key.

How To Uninstall Windows 10 Version 1903 May 2019 Update

How To Uninstall Windows 10 Version 1903 May 2019 Update

Microsoft has finished working on Windows 10 version 1903 'May 2019 Update'. Soon, the company will make it available through Windows Update, and via the Media Creation Tool/ISO images for a clean, offline install. If you have installed Windows 10 Version 1903 but are not happy with this update, here is how to uninstall it.

Hide or Show Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Hide or Show Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft released the first update to the Canary Channel of their newest Chromium-based Microsoft Edge app. Starting in build 124, the app allows showing or hiding the favorites bar on tabs, featuring an individual option for the new tab page.

Install Chrome Extensions in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Install Chrome Extensions in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has made available for download a number of pre-release Edge versions based on Chromium. At the moment of this writing, the browser is available in a Dev Channel and a Canary Channel. The browser comes with built-in support for Google Chrome extensions. However, you need to perform a couple of extra steps to get it working.

Enable Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Enable Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has made available for download a number of pre-release Edge versions based on Chromium. At the moment of this writing, the browser is available in a Dev Channel and a Canary Channel. The browser supports the built-in dark theme of Windows 10 natively. However, this interesting feature is not enabled out of the box. Here's how to activate it.

Generate a GUID in Windows 10 (Globally Unique Identifier)

Generate a GUID in Windows 10 (Globally Unique Identifier)

A GUID is a 128-bit value consisting of one group of 8 hexadecimal digits, followed by three groups of 4 hexadecimal digits each, followed by one group of 12 hexadecimal digits. In Windows, GUIDs are used to identify objects such as interfaces, manager entry-point vectors (EPVs), ActiveX objects, and virtual (shell) folders.