The new Share feature in Windows was first introduced in Windows 8, and not much has changed in Windows 10. This feature enables you to share documents, emails, images, and other files directly from Windows itself using the Share charm. In fact, most modern apps in Windows 10 make use of this feature to allow users to share things quickly. As good as it is, by default, there is no way to customize what options you see in the Share menu. Microsoft, for whatever reason, chose to hide the customization options. However, you can easily enable it with a simple registry tweak. The following is how to enable the Share settings page in Windows 10.
The next major Windows 10 update is called the Creators Update and it is expected to drop in March 2017. This update comes with awesome features for the Surface Studio and Surface Books. The update also has lots of minor improvements and features geared towards the PC users. Of these feature, one noteworthy feature is the ability to group tiles on the Start Menu. The app tiles on the Start menu are a neat way to launch an app and now you can group as many tiles as you want. They can be named to whatever you like. Here’s how you can group tiles on the Start menu in Windows 10.
Windows is an important platform in the world of gaming and is renowned for its boosted performance in comparison to gaming consoles. With Windows 10 getting incremental updates every year now, PC gaming is about to get a lot better, thanks to special software optimizations for games. However, those who have to settle for entry level PCs due to budget constraints have to often compromise on the latest offerings of the gaming world. Those stuck with ageing gaming rigs also have to think of ways to extract more performance from them.
World of Warcraft is one of the most popular multiplayer online games in the world, with millions of active players. Overall, the game is very stable and reliable, but sometimes there are various error messages that occur, limiting or even blocking the gaming experience. In this article, we’re going to focus on the annoying WoW BLZBNTAGT00000BB8 error and we’ll show you how to fix it.
One of the most frequent Dota 2 errors is the update disk write error message. If you’re experiencing this error, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’re going to list a few quick workarounds to fix this error.
In this guide, we’ll walk through the basic steps that apply to most scenarios. Then, we’ll discuss some troubleshooting and alternate methods, in case the simple approach doesn’t work for you.
Most of the times, Windows update completes the installation without us doing anything. What if it gets stuck? Now that Microsoft is going to release a series of major updates, you must bookmark this post to avoid Windows update stuck issues. In this article, I am going to give you a series of solutions for this problem.
HomeGroups make sharing files and printers with other PCs pretty simple. But if you don’t use it and would prefer not to see it in File Explorer at all, it’s not too hard to disable. Windows networking can get pretty complicated. If all you want to do is share your files and printers with a few other Windows PCs on your local network, though, the HomeGroups feature makes that task much easier.
The USB technology has been around for more than 20 years now. We’ve become so used to it that we take it for granted and we don’t consider it special. Although it’s almost impossible to have never used a USB device or to have plugged a USB connector into a USB port, it possible that you don’t really know what USB means, and what this technology does. You might have heard some acronyms like USB Type C but that’s pretty much it. In this article, we will explain what USB is, give you a bit of history about this standard and share the differences between the different types of ports like USB Type C, Micro USB, USB 3.0 and so on. Let’s get started:
If you’ve ever found yourself right-clicking on something and wondering where all that junk came from, you’re not alone. Want to get rid of the cruft you don’t use, and add some actually useful items to the context menu? You can. Windows includes a bunch of options in that context menu by default, and that list grows as you install more apps.
Sometimes you need to copy the text from a message box which appears on your screen in Windows 10. For example, some application may show you an error message or crash details. In such a situation, you would want to copy its text to the clipboard so you can paste it in Google's search box. Here's a simple trick that you may not be aware of.
Voice Memos is one of the handy apps built-in to iPhone to record high-quality audio using the built-in microphone. The Voice Memos app can run in the background while you are using other apps, making it easier to record audio for a long period. Voice Memos app records audio in high quality. Because of this, all voice memos, depending on the duration of the audio, takes a considerable amount of space on your iPhone.
HomeGroups are designed to simplify the sharing of files, folders, and printers on a home or small business network. They allow you to quickly share major folders like Documents, Pictures, and Videos, as well as all the printers attached to your PC. If you created or joined a HomeGroup in the past, you might find it useful to check up on what you’re sharing with the network and limit that sharing if you need to.
Flash is dying a slow death on the internet due to security issues, increasing incompatibility, bugs, and the improving capabilities of open web standards. Microsoft Edge is taking the initiative in the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update by automatically blocking Flash content. According to Microsoft, "sites that support HTML 5 will default to a clean HTML5 experience."
Calendar is one of the default Windows 10 apps. These universal apps generally work fine, but some users have found that they don’t always open and launch (now known as emerging issue 70008) or crash just after opening. So if Calendar isn’t working as it should, here are some ways you can fix that app.
Windows 10 runs a series of essential scripts on startup, but sometimes users may encounter various error messages preventing them from logging in. One of the most frequent startup errors is this one: “Can not find script file C:\WINDOWS\run.vbs“.
While testing Halo Wars Definitive Edition on my Surface Book, I noticed that it wasn't using the powerful discrete NVIDIA GPU, defaulting instead to the integrated graphics. I'm not entirely sure why this was happening, but it's likely a bug that will be fixed in the future...
The Start Menu lets you pin apps so that they are easier to access. You can group them together and manage the size of the tiles as well as the width of the Start Menu. It might take a little time to set it up but it’s worth it. Pinned tiles on the Start menu make it exponentially easier to access apps and folders you use often. After devoting so much time arranging tiles on the Start menu, it would be a shame if something were to happen to it. A fresh Windows installation or a bad update can rearrange the tiles on the Start menu. The good news is, your Start menu tile layout is something you can back up if you know where the files are. Here’s how you can back up and restore the Start menu layout in Windows 10.
Why would you want to overclock your monitor from its default 60hz to 75, 100 or even 200hz? The main reason is smoothness in gaming. Hz (hertz) denotes the refresh rate of your monitor, and increasing it will increase the number of fps (frames per second) your screen’s capable of depicting, with each extra Hz corresponding to an extra frame, so a 100hz monitor will be capable of capturing 100fps.
Whether you use a laptop or a desktop PC, you surely rely on your mouse or on your touchpad every day, as working with Windows essentially implies the use of one of these devices. Even when you use a tablet you can connect a mouse to it, if that makes things easier for you, so it is important to configure your mouse just the way you like it. Let's see how can you do this in Windows 10: