The Microsoft Edge browser is a new web browser. It was included in Windows for the first time during the launch of Windows 10. Microsoft and Windows developers did a great job preparing Edge to be a worthy successor to the older Internet Explorer browser that Microsoft considered needed to be rebranded because the name […]
The Windows series’ of operating systems are developed by Microsoft and are the most popular desktop operating systems in the world. While the versions of Windows have differed over the years to try to provide what was best with the current day technology, each one has come with a graphical user interface and a desktop so users can view files and folders.
Part of what makes these Windows operating systems so popular is the wide variety of each version. For example, with the latest Windows 10 operating system, you can buy a Home version, Pro version, Education version, and Enterprise version. The idea here is to offer something for people’s computers at home and the working professionals.
Windows operating systems are very popular to use for businesses and companies because of their “Group Policies” that allow administrators to manage lots of different users, the user’s permissions and the overall computer’s configuration.
Windows operating systems are by far and away the most popular operating system to use on a computer. As such, there are heaps of applications for people to install on a Windows computer. That’s because developers like to develop things where there are the most people. That way their work gets used by more people. […]
One of the cool new features that made its way onto Windows 10 was the new lock screen that comes with high-quality images of landmarks from around the world. Microsoft called this the Windows Spotlight lock screen, and it helps keep things fresh by showing new pictures each time you log on, as well as […]
Jump Lists were first introduced as a feature in versions of the Windows 7 operating system and had since been featured in every version of Windows since right up until the last major update we have gotten in Windows 10 which is the Anniversary Update. The point of the Jump List is to give people […]
Anyone who has been using Windows 10 for a while and has set up email accounts will likely know all about Outlook. Microsoft’s Outlook is the default emailing client that comes along for the ride in Windows 10 and is available to be accessed from the tiles after clicking on the Start menu. There are […]
Most of you who use the web often will already be familiar with Google’s aggressive strategy to get you using the Google Chrome web browser. One of the ways the Mountain View company does this is by making use of the large sites that it already owns and puts up banner notifications on them to […]
Everyone knows the feeling: you’ve left the house and can’t remember if you turned your computer off or left it on, or if it is completely powered down or just sleeping, and someone else is going to be able to use it without entering any kind of a password. You’re vulnerable now. The only thing […]
Most people who have used versions of the Windows operating system will remember a thing called Windows Explorer. That same feature is now being called the File Explorer in Windows 10. Both of those things are one and the same; it’s just Microsoft decided there would be a name change when Windows 8 was introduced. […]
Windows 10 is a fantastic operating system version from Microsoft for many reasons to do with the sheer amount of customization options that you have available. Being able to have more choices in life doesn’t always make you happier, but when it comes to having choices with our operating systems to date, so far it […]
Windows has always been known as a playground for viruses, and one of the things that often kept people away from computers was the fact that they felt so vulnerable online. The less tech savvy would often spend hundreds on tech assistance to remove a Trojan that they have no idea how it got there. […]
Traditionally speaking, people have always had to create a local user account when setting up the Windows operating system. It has been that way right from the beginning and all the way up to the Windows 7 version of the operating system. Since Windows 7, however, things have been a bit different, and you now […]
If you spend enough time on the web, you’ll start to realize that the world of web browsers is pretty serious business. We are often given web browsers shoved down our throat by the companies who create them. When I buy a device like the Microsoft Surface Book, it gives me the Microsoft Edge browser […]
If you’re anything like me, then you probably have quite a few different email accounts from different companies. For some strange reason, I started using a rocket mail and thought it would be cool to have that email client as my primary email. It’s not quite as bad as it sounds—rocket mail was originally open-source […]
One of the worst memories I have of owning my older laptop that was running Windows XP was the fact that it would randomly have the incorrect time and date set when I would turn it on sometimes. I failed to find out why that kept happening to my laptop but was able to find […]
One of the things that Windows operating systems do is change the way you access certain features. They don’t do this to annoy you purposefully, but as time goes on, they think they have better ways for you to access the features and then move them accordingly. Microsoft seems pretty hell-bent on getting most of […]
Windows operating systems have been gravitating toward people having their unique user accounts for a while now. They said the main reason for this was so people can log into that account from multiple places and still have all the same things available from that account. Having individual user accounts has helped a significant amount […]
There are two main versions of the Windows 10 operating system that people use: the Windows 10 Home and the Windows 10 Professional. The Home version gives you everything you need for home computing while the pro version is best suited for businesses. If you are buying a new Windows PC from the store or […]
In many respects, the Windows 10 version is the complete opposite of Windows 8—and it was good that that happened because Windows 8 did not get good reviews. If you had of turned on your computer running on Windows 8, you were met with a user interface that is very similar to what Windows 10 […]
Most users typically disliked Windows 8 for being more of a mobile operating system than a desktop operating system, but there were some positives to take out of what most people considered to be a mistake of a Windows version. One of the positives was that you could argue that helped Microsoft was the way […]
One of the new features that you get with the Windows 10 operating system is the chance to check out recently added applications and programs directly from the Start menu by clicking the Windows icon. The problem with that feature is it only shows the most recent installed apps and programs and not several of […]