Fix: Windows Spotlight Is Missing From Windows 10

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Windows spotlight is a new feature introduced with Windows 10. The spotlight feature, when turned on, displays latest Bing homepage picture as your Windows 10 lock screen background. The spotlight feature can also be configured to display pictures from a specific category by clicking I want more or Not a fan option on the lock […]

Fix: Internet Explorer Missing From Windows 10

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Earlier this morning, I rebooted my PC running Windows 10 to complete the installation of a pending update. After restarting Windows 10 PC, I tried to launch the Internet Explorer browser using the Start menu search but the search didn’t show Internet Explorer in its results. At first, I thought the Start menu search is […]

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Using Troubleshooter

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You might encounter Windows 10 activation issues after upgrading from Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 or after reinstalling Windows 10 or after making significant changes to your PC’s hardware. In the past, we discussed how to check if your Windows 10 copy is activated and how to know why your Windows 10 is not activated. […]

How To Change Windows 10 Wallpaper Without Activation

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When you are running Windows 10 without activation, Windows 10 doesn’t let to personalize the operating system. In other words, you can’t change the desktop background, change accent color, change lock screen image, and access Start menu settings. In fact, most of the settings in the personalization section of Settings app are grayed out on […]

Official Way To Stop Windows 7 From Upgrading To Windows 10

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It’s been about ten months since the release of Windows 10 and millions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users have upgraded their PCs to the newest version of Windows using the free upgrade program from Microsoft. The free upgrade program will be available for the next couple of weeks, meaning users who want to […]

Fix: “USB Device Not Recognized” In Windows 10

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Fix to “USB device not recognized. The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it” message when you connect a USB drive or device to a Windows 10 PC. The USB device not recognized message appears when Windows 10 fails to recognize a connected USB drive or device. […]

Make Windows 10 File Explorer Look Like Windows 7

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In Windows 10 and 8.1, the Windows Explorer is called as File Explorer. There are a number of changes in Windows 10’s File Explorer compared to Windows 7’s Windows Explorer. The new ribbon in the File Explorer is possibly the biggest change compared to Windows 7’s Explorer. If you are a user upgraded from Windows […]

Make Windows 10 Look Like Windows 7

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Rolling back or downgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 7 is probably the best way out there if you are not happy with Windows 10. That said, there are users who like most of the features offered in the newest version of Windows but want to make Windows 10 look and feel like Windows 7. […]

Fix: “Pin to Start” Missing From Context Menu In Windows 10

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Like its predecessor Windows 8.1, Windows 10 also supports pinning certain file types to the Start menu for quick access. Users can pin folders, executable files (.exe files), and shortcuts to the Start menu. In order to pin one of these file types to the Start menu, you just need to right-click on supported file […]

Windows and Office ISO Downloader

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There is an official tool called Media Creation Tool for Windows 10 to download Windows 10 ISO image files right from Microsoft servers. A similar tool exist to download Windows 8.1 ISO as well. There is no official tool available to download Windows 7 ISO but users can directly download the ISO image files from […]