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

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

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

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.

Windows 10 will download updates over metered connections

As you may already know, Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 15058 recently. This is the latest build as of this writing which represents the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. It changes the policy on how Windows Update will work when your connection is metered.

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

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 track network usage in Windows 10 without third party tools

It is a good idea to see which apps are consuming your bandwidth heavily. This is useful information for users who are on a limited data plan. The stats can be interesting for all users to keep them informed about which apps use the network or internet the most. In this article, we will see which tools can be used in Windows 10 to see the network usage per app without involving third party utilities.

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