How To Turn Off Automatic Activation In Windows 10


When you perform a clean install of Windows 10 from USB, ISO or DVD without entering a valid product key, Windows 10 is installed in trial mode, and is valid for 30-days only. The user has to either activate the install using a valid product key to continue using without any limitations or remove the […]

How To Reinstall The Photos App In Windows 10


The universal Photos app is the default photo or image viewer in Windows 10 operating system. The classic Windows Photo Viewer although has not been removed from Windows 10, the program is disabled by default, and one needs to enable Windows Photo Viewer in order to make it the default photo viewer program in Windows […]

How To Install Fonts As Shortcuts To Save Space In Windows 10


About a month ago, we discussed about installing new fonts in Windows 10. When you install a new font by following the standard procedure, the font is installed in the Fonts directory present in your system drive (drive where Windows 10 is installed). If you have installed Windows 10 on a relatively small partition and […]

How To Turn On or Off Touchpad Gestures In Windows 10


Microsoft has introduced a bunch of new touchpad gesture with Windows 10. These new touchpad gestures allow you quickly switch between running apps, open task view, open Cortana, and perform many other jobs by simply moving two or more fingers on your laptop’s touchpad. New touchpad gestures in Windows 10 In addition to the standard […]

How To Turn Off Notification Sounds In Windows 10


With default settings, when a new notification arrives, Windows 10 displays a small toast notification at the bottom-right corner of the screen, and simultaneously plays a sound to alert you about the notification. The notification appears for a few seconds before automatically disappearing from the screen. While it’s a neat feature, many users prefer to […]

How To Change Touchpad Scroll Direction In Windows 10


Want to change the default scroll direction of the touchpad on your laptop running Windows 10? Do you want to invert the touchpad scroll direction on Windows 10? In this guide, we will see how to change the touchpad scroll direction in Windows 10. Everyone knows how to scroll down a page or window with […]

How To Turn On Or Off Fast Startup In Windows 10


Fast Startup (also known as Hybrid Boot) is a new feature introduced first with Windows 8 to start a computer faster than the time required to start a PC with traditional cold startup. Fast Startup is present in the latest Windows 10 as well, and is turned on by default. How Fast startup works? According […]

Location Of Registry Files In Windows 7/8/10


Windows Registry is nothing but a central database used to store Windows settings, application settings, and other vital information in Windows operating system. When Windows operating system is running, it continuously refers to the information saved in Registry and because of this, a corrupt Registry might stop Windows from booting. Since almost every information is […]

Fix: Windows 10 Deactivated After Installing Updates


Activation issues have been troubling Windows 10 users ever since the first day of its official release back in July. When Windows 10 was initially released, a number of users who upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer were unable to activate their installation even after the successful upgrade. It looks like many […]

How To Remove “CRC SHA” From Context Menu In Windows 10/7/8


Earlier this month, 7-Zip stable version 15.12 was released after a long time, and the new version adds a couple of new features to the widely used file compression software. The support for RAR5 format is probably the highlight of this version. Over the last weekend, I installed the latest version of 7-Zip and didn’t […]