The longer you have been using the Windows operating system for the more likely it is that you can’t remember the exact date of when an application or program was installed. Some people want to know the dates so they can tell how long their subscription is left or just to work out when it […]
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.
Viruses have always been a chief concern for Microsoft and their Windows operating system. It has always been more prone to picking up a virus in comparison to its competition like Mac operating systems because more people use them and therefore the people creating the viruses find Windows more appealing for the purpose of their […]
Most people are brought up using the Windows operating system but would agree that Mac operating systems make things look right with their design. Correspondingly, most individuals who install the Windows operating system typically leave things looking pretty close to the stock version of Windows without making very many adjustments. That is because they aren’t […]
Over the last few version of the Windows operating system (not including the smaller updated versions of Windows 10), Microsoft has pushed the idea of people having a Microsoft user account. They want people to be using accounts that can be synced and used across multiple devices, so they always have their personal account available. […]
Do you want to use your computer that is running on Windows 10 as a WiFi hotspot but can’t because you can’t remember the password? You aren’t alone. When you set up your computer, you typically get a password to go along with your WIFi connection. Most people keep the password on a bit of […]
Given that my parents decided to retire very young and move down to the rural countryside before I had the chance to finish my studies and ultimately find a job where there is some infrastructure around, I’ve spent lots of time chatting with friends via text messages. In an effort to cut costs while growing […]
One of the things that Windows developers did in Windows 7 to make it look more modern than Windows XP was to make the taskbar semi-transparent so you could see the background of the desktop through it. That was as a pose to having the solid color that Windows XP offered. The Windows 8 operating […]
If you’re anything like me with regards to devices, you will have gotten lots of enjoyment out of the Microsoft Surface range of devices. One of my friends was heavily into wanting to be an owner of the original Microsoft Surface, and I researched it with her, and she ended up buying the Microsoft Surface […]
While the opportunity to set a web page as the background in Windows 10 might no longer be available unless you use the help from a third-party application, the chance to change the desktop wallpaper in Windows 10 is still there out of the box. If you don’t like the wallpaper that Windows has offered […]
One of the most common things to change on a Windows operating system is the desktop background whenever people settle into using a new operating system. Windows has always been good at offering enough choices for anyone to pick a picture that they want and those who are still unsatisfied can still head to their […]
One of the best built-in features that most good operating systems have these days is the ability to connect to a device that the OS is running on by using a WiFi hotspot or otherwise known as a mobile hotspot. The feature was first brought up in mobile operating systems and is commonly used when […]
Directly after Windows 10 had been around for a year, the Windows developers pushed out an Anniversary Update that comes with some designing of existing features, additional features, and fixes that make the Windows 10 operating system better for most people. The most notable improvements in this Windows 10 Anniversary Update are the new features. […]
Because this is a Windows operating system, the default web browser is the Windows-owned Microsoft Edge browser. However, if you are a regular browser of the internet, and in particular any of the sites that Google owns such as YouTube, it won’t be long before you are met with plenty of notifications asking if you […]
If you buy a new computer from the store, or online then it’s going to come out of the box with a version of the Windows 10 operating system already preinstalled. For that reason, you never have to worry about Windows 10 installation going wrong. On the other hand, if you have not upgraded your […]
One of the most useful changes we have seen to operating systems in recent years is having the chance to get notifications a lot easier. If we go back and think about Windows XP for a minute (released during August in 2001), it took my family a computer technician to help set up the email […]
Unless it’s talking about chemtrails and the Illuminati, usually whenever the head of the FBI comes out and says something people listen. So it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise to you that when the head of the FBI came out and said that he covers his webcam with tape and you should to that […]
If you are one of those people who finally said goodbye to the old Internet Explorer web browser once you found out that there are other portals to the internet like I did several years ago now, then you might have made the switch to the Google Chrome web browser as your browser of choice. […]
There’s nothing like buying a new laptop and then starting to use it for the first time—that is until you open a browser and realize how much work you have to do to get it to the point of where you traditionally use your browser. The way we make changes to the way our browser […]
Anyone wanting lots of background with Windows 10 and PDF files should look at our other guide for saving web pages as PDF files in the Microsoft Edge browser because we already covered everything there is to know about Windows 10 and PDF documents in that article. The process of saving the web page as […]
Almost anyone who has used a version of the Windows operating system already will have heard of the PDF file. That doesn’t necessarily mean that they know what they are or how to use them, but even your grandfather will recognize the term “PDF.” A PDF file is a portable document file that is easily […]