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  1. How to Keep Start Menu Open when Opening Apps in Windows 10

    Windows 10 How to Keep Start Menu Open when Opening Apps in Windows 10

    The Start menu allows you to quickly open apps, settings, and files from either All Apps or pinned apps (tiles) on the Start screen. This tutorial will show you how to keep the Start menu open when opening multiple apps from the Start menu in Windows 10. Here's what to do. 1. Click/tap on...
  2. Change DPI Scaling

    Windows 10 Change DPI Scaling

    If you're using a very high resolution screen (perhaps a 4k or a QHD panel), you may notice that Windows 10 looks really "small" at the default scaling option. To compensate for the huge number of pixels available on high-end displays, there are DPI scaling options which you can adjust to...
  3. Hide Edge Button in IE11

    Windows 10 Hide Edge Button in IE11

    Open the local Group Policy Editor. Windows logo keyboard key + R and type gpedit.msc hit enter or click OK. In the left navigation pane, navigate to: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components/Internet Explorer\Internet Settings\Advanced Settings\Browsing\ In the right...
  4. How to use SFC /scannow

    Windows 10 How to use SFC /scannow

    If you've been asked to run the SFC /scannow tool, it's likely that you have a problem which may be fixed by repairing missing or corrupt system files. Using this tool can sometimes resolve having to perform a full system restore, or sometimes cure unusual oddities that have developed. To...
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    Windows 10 Will Get Two Big Updates in 2017

    The last week has been a big one for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. The OS officially turned one year old, bringing an end to the free upgrade period for Windows 7 and 8 users, and shortly after Microsoft began rolling out the highly anticipated Anniversary Update, which introduces a...
  6. How to use Microsoft Money on Windows 10

    Windows 10 How to use Microsoft Money on Windows 10

    It is recommended that you create a System Restore point before trying the steps mentioned below. 1. Press Windows Key + R combination, type regedit in Run dialog box and hit Enter to open the Registry Editor. 2. Navigate to following registry location...
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    Microsoft adds H.264/AVC support for Edge browser's RTC in latest Windows 10 Insider Preview

    Microsoft has recently added H.264/AVC support for its Edge browser's Real Time Communications (RTC) stack feature for the latest Windows 10 preview build 14352. This is a part of the RTC stack roadmap update, which was announced back in April. The update according to the company helps "enable...
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    Microsoft testing a tool to make it easier to clean install Windows 10

    According to a posting over on the Microsoft Answers support forums, the company is currently testing a way for people to be able to clean install Windows 10 easily using a tool. Jason, Program Manager on the Windows Insider Engineering team posted the following last Friday: The posting also...
  9. How to Change Location where New Apps will Install and Save to in Windows 10

    Windows 10 How to Change Location where New Apps will Install and Save to in Windows 10

    Open the Settings app, and click/tap on the System icon. Click/tap on Storage on the left side. On the right side under Save locations, select the drive you want New apps will save to. (see screenshot below) When finished, you can close Settings if you like
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    Microsoft confirms 64-bit version of Windows 10 Mobile is on the way

    The version of Windows 10 Mobile available today is 32-bit, but Microsoft quietly confirmed today that a 64-bit version is in development for its smartphones - and we may not have to wait too much longer for its arrival. The information was revealed in a feature that Microsoft published today...
  11. Access the classic Control Panel

    Windows 10 Access the classic Control Panel

    The control panel has been a very familiar feature of previous versions of Windows, however Windows 10 has cemented the move to the "settings" panel to tweak most of the system configuration. The control panel doesn't appear on the default start menu layout, but it is still available to those...
  12. How to Change Resolution

    Windows 10 How to Change Resolution

    Most of the time, Windows 10 will automatically detect the optimal resolution for your monitor(s) - so there's no need to change it. However, if you want to manually adjust this or find that the auto-detection doesn't work correctly, you can do it by following these simple steps. First, right...
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    Windows 10 IoT Insider Preview adds support for Raspberry Pi 3

    On the fourth birthday of the original Rasperry Pi Model B, Raspberry Pi 3 was announced today. The new device rocks a 64 bit 1.2 GHz quad core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.1. Microsoft seems to be prepared, as they are releasing a new build of Windows 10 IoT Core Insider...
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    HP's new Windows 10 Mobile phone, codename 'Falcon', expected to launch as the Elite x3

    Back in December, a Windows 10 Mobile device was spotted on a benchmarking site, identifying itself as the 'HP Falcon'. Some additional details emerged later that month, suggesting that HP would be targeting the device at business buyers - much the same as VAIO's new Windows 10 Mobile handset...
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    Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 11099 for PCs to Fast

    Last month, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 11082 for PCs, its first to emerge from the Redstone development branch. Today, it's launching its first new PC preview build of the year for Insiders on the Fast ring. Windows 10 Insider Preview build 11099 is rolling out now, and...
  16. Log in to Windows 10 Automatically

    Windows 10 Log in to Windows 10 Automatically

    It is possible to log in to Windows 10 without needing to enter your password, although this isn't recommended (for obvious security reasons!). However, there are some cases where users are in an environment where this isn't a problem and it would be easier to simply turn on the PC and skip...
  17. Check for Updates in Windows 10

    Windows 10 Check for Updates in Windows 10

    Windows 10 will periodically check for updates and install them automatically by default, however it is sometimes desirable to manually check for new updates. For example, if you have not used your computer for a long time and would otherwise be far behind with security updates. If you'd like...
  18. How to Change Your Sceensaver

    Windows 10 How to Change Your Sceensaver

    Screensavers were originally used to prevent monitor "burn in" when older CRT monitors are used. Nowadays, most people will have their PC, laptop or tablet set to go into sleep mode when it hasn't been used for a while. However if you'd like to set a screensaver or make it so that your PC...
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    Windows 10 Threshold 2 update coming in November

    Since Microsoft adopted a faster paced update cadence for Windows 10, we've seen a flurry of cumulative updates and new Insider preview builds that have mostly focused on bug fixes and general performance enhancements. A report is now suggesting that the first major feature update, being dubbed...
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    Acer reveals new Windows 10 portables

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