Windows 10 handwriting keyboard allows you to enter text into any application with a pen or other stylus. It even works on old desktop applications. This feature is separate from the Windows Ink Workspace, which directs you to applications with special support for pen input. The handwriting keyboard allows you to use a stylus in any […]

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clean Just like your fridge, a computer‘s storage space needs to be cleaned out every once in a while to keep things running smoothly. “Temporary” files can get left behind permanently, and big updates to Windows may create many gigabytes of backup files that you never end up using. Many junk file cleaning apps go too far, […]

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Pro The default configuration of Microsoft Windows 10 is adequate for most situations, but for many of us there is always some tweaking that can, and should, be done. And just like every version of Windows that has come before it, Windows 10 configuration settings can sometimes be difficult to locate because they reside deep […]

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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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