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How to check Windows Update History using PowerShell

Windows systems are routinely updated with the latest patches to improve the performance of a system. Microsoft releases the service and patches as part of the free update service to enhance the Windows computing experience. These updates are automatically installed […]

How to hide Suggestions in Timeline in Windows 10

The Timeline feature is probably the highlight of Windows 10 v1803. When you need to get back and open previously opened apps or a browser window, you can make use of Timeline feature. By default, Timeline is activated on Windows […]

Ultimate Performance Mode windows 10

How to enable Ultimate Performance Power Plan in Windows 10

Ultimate Performance Mode is a power plan in Windows 10 that rolled out with Windows 10 v1803, which is designed for Workstations and aims to optimize the performance of the operating system. While it is meant to improve performance, IMO, this […]

How to disable Secure Boot in Windows 10

To make sure that Windows 10 remains safe from Malware, Microsoft enabled support for Secure Boot which works on top of UEFI. Secure Boot makes sure that when your PC boots up, it only uses firmware which is trusted by the […]

How to adjust the floor of your Mixed Reality Home

From playing games to immersing oneself in faraway places around the world. Windows Mixed Reality allows you to do a lot. But, like most room-scale Virtual Reality appliances, Windows Mixed Reality too, is not immune to problems. At times, issue […]

Network computers not showing in Windows 10

If after upgrading to Windows 10 v1803 you find that Network Discovery is not working as a result of which Workgroup computers or Network places are missing or not showing up, then this post will show you how to resolve […]

Free up Space in Windows 10

Free Up Disk Space via Windows 10 Settings

The recent version of Windows 10 v1803 now offers a built-in tool which will help you get rid of extra files which can be removed from your computer to free up space. That’s what its called, Free Up Space. The […]

Task Host Window, Task Host is stopping background tasks

Usually, while trying to shut down Windows, if a program remains unclosed, the operating system pops up a window asking to close the program or Shut down anyway. We could use either of the options to proceed. However, in some […]

remove Black Bars from Games in Windows 10

How to remove Black Bars from Games in Windows 10

If you want the best gaming experience, you’ll need a PC that is powered by Windows 10. It’s the best place to play, and a lot of folks know this. If you want to take advantage of what DirectX 12 […]

Manage Program startup settings via Windows 10 Settings

How to manage Startup Apps via Windows 10 Settings

Most of us are aware of the procedure to manage startup items via MSCONFIG or Task Manager in Windows 7/8 or Windows 10. Now if you are using Windows 10 v1803, then this version offers you a way to manage startup […]

Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10

How to enable and use Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10, you may be aware that Microsoft collects diagnostic data. With Windows 10 v1803, Microsoft has launched a new tool called Diagnostic Data Viewer, which helps users know which diagnostic data has been sent to […]

Change Boot Order in Windows 10

How to change Boot order in Windows 10

When your PC boots up, the first thing that loads up is the UEFI Firmware or the BIOS. It does a lot of things which also includes the option to which hardware to use to boot the Windows. If you want […]

Microsoft Management Console has stopped working

The Microsoft Management Console (MMC), which is represented by the process mmc.exe manages administrative snap-ins for Windows. If any of the concerned snap-ins like Device Manager, Group Policy Editor, Disk Management, etc, crash, it is quite possible that the MMC […]