How To Create Desktop Shortcut For Settings In Windows 10

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RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and optimize system performance   The Settings app in Windows 10 is the feature of classic Control Panel we all are familiar with. Microsoft intents to discontinue the Control Panel once all settings have been moved to the new Settings app and this is the reason why Microsoft […]

Tip: Use Start Menu Search As Calculator In Windows 10

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When you upgraded your PC to Windows 10, you probably immediately noticed the new Start menu, enhanced taskbar, digital personal assistant Cortana and Quick Access in the File Explorer. After spending some time with the operating system, you probably already have discovered the new date and time flyout, battery flyout, action center, fully overhauled Settings […]

How To Disable Auto or Adaptive Screen Brightness In Windows 10

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Last evening, I received my new ThinkPad T450s laptop that I had ordered a couple of days ago through an ecommerce website. Since the ThinkPad 450s ships with Windows 7 Pro edition, I upgraded the OS to Windows 10 Pro using the free upgrade offer, and the upgrade process went smoothly without any installation or […]

How To Get Classic Windows 7 Games In Windows 10

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Not all the features of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 are available in Windows 10. Some of the cool features that were part of Windows 7 have been dropped from the latest Windows 10 for no specific reason. Classic games, desktop gadgets, and Windows Media Center are some of the many features that are not […]

How To Make Cortana Use Google Instead Of Bing

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One of the highlights of the recently released Windows 10 operating system is Cortana. For those unfamiliar, Cortana is a digital personal assistant from Microsoft, like Siri for iOS. With Cortana, you can find files on your PC, search the web, manage your calendar, set a reminder, and more. While Cortana is currently available in […]

How To Use WhatsApp Web On Microsoft Edge Right Now

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Everyone knows how popular the WhatsApp has become in the last few years. WhatsApp can be found on almost all smartphones these days. As you likely know, a couple of months ago the company behind WhatsApp released a web client named WhatsApp Web so that PC users can also use WhatsApp on their web browsers […]

Activating Windows 10 After A Clean Install

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A number of PC users who have upgraded from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 now want to perform a clean install of Windows 10 but not sure how to activate Windows 10 after doing a clean install. As promised a few months ago, Microsoft is allowing users perform clean install of Windows […]

How To Check If Your Windows 10 Is Activated

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It’s been almost two days since Microsoft started pushing out Windows 10 to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PC users who reserved their free upgrade to Windows 10. Users who haven’t reserved their free upgrade can use the official Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade to Windows 10 immediately. Over the past two days, […]

How To Make Windows Photo Viewer Default In Windows 10

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With default settings, when you double-click on a picture file in Windows 10, the picture file is opened using Photos app. This is because, Photos app is the default photo viewer in Windows 10 and not the classic Windows Photo Viewer. The Photos app was first launched with Windows 8 and has seen significant improvements […]

How To Make Google Your Default Search Engine In Edge

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Unlike previous Windows versions, Windows 10 ships with two web browsers: Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. While everyone is familiar with Internet Explorer, Edge is a new web browser from Microsoft with some cool features. Default search engine in Microsoft Edge In Windows 10, Edge is the default browser, and Bing is the default search […]