Windows Microsoft launched Windows 10 back in July 2015. Now in less than 5 years, the desktop operating system has crossed 1 billion active users mark. The company added 100 million users in the last six months. This number includes PCs, laptops, Xbox One consoles, and HoloLens devices. There are over 80,000 models and configurations […]

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Windows 10 finally brought back the Start menu, and it’s more customizable than ever. Here’s a quick rundown of all the different ways that you can make the Start menu your own. Organize, Edit, Delete, or Add New Items to the Apps List You can easily get to the Start menu’s folder structure on the hard drive […]

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Window  has quite a few features for automatically arranging windows, placing them side by side or tiling them on your screen. These features are a bit hidden, so you may not have noticed them. We used Windows 7 here, but all of these tricks also work on Windows 8 or 10 except the ones that […]

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Downloading updates for Windows is crucial to maintaining your computer. Updates regularly contain patches for security vulnerabilities that could allow infections in your machine, bug fixes that resolve errors, and features that could make your operating system more useful. Though you should have automatic updates configured, that isn’t always the case. To keep your computer safe you’ll […]

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Windows second big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, is finally here. This is a huge update that touches every corner of the operating system. It includes many, many more changes than the November update did. The Anniversary Update will report itself as version 1607, despite the fact that it technically launched in August instead of July. If you […]

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Boot You turn on your computer one day and Windows refuses to boot—what do you do? “Windows won’t boot” is a common symptom with a variety of causes, so you’ll need to perform some troubleshooting. Modern versions of Windows are better at recovering from this sort of thing. Where Windows XP might have stopped in […]

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Windows 10 After Windows starts up, it waits about ten seconds before opening your startup programs. This “startup delay” lets your desktop and Windows services finish loading, making everything run a bit smoother. If you have apps you’d rather run immediately, you can do it with a simple Registry hack. The ten-second delay after Windows […]

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Files Last week, Microsoft released a security update for Windows 10. Some Windows users report that all of the files on their desktop have been deleted. Here’s everything you need to know, including how to fix the bug and recover your files. Fortunately, these files are not actually deleted. The update just moved them to […]

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The new Microsoft Edge browser offers impressive speed and an easy-to-use interface to rival Google Chrome. The Edge app for Android offers the same browsing experience, so you can move your browsing across devices easily. You don’t need Microsoft Edge on your PC to use the Edge app for Android. If you do have it installed, though, you can […]

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