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How to stop Windows 10 from installing unwanted Store apps

Windows 10 now comes with some pre-installed Store apps. This article will guide you on how to prevent or stop the installation, reinstallation or updating of unwanted Microsoft Store apps and advertisements of these apps. Microsoft released Windows 10 as […]

How to clear Problem Reports in Windows 10

Windows Reliability Monitor in Windows is a built-in tool that can be used for checking system errors, warnings, informational events and other critical events that can help you fix problems in Windows. It generates reports for events and then sends […]

verify MD5 checksum of files

How to verify MD5 checksum of files using Certutil

Did you just download a large file? Or do you have a file that you have a suspicion about? The best way to make sure the file comes from a verified source is by measuring its checksum. A checksum is […]

How to use ActiveX Controls for Internet Explorer 11

ActiveX Controls are applications that help websites provide users with high data content like videos and certain games. Other than this, they assist users to access content like toolbars and stock tickers while browsing the web. While very useful, these […]

How to download subtitles in VLC media player

The VLC media player is one of the top media players, and it is available for multiple platforms at no cost. If you often watch movies offline, VLC media player seems to be an excellent option for you since almost […]

How to edit Snipping Tool screenshots inside of Paint 3D

The Snipping Tool is probably the best way to take screenshots on Windows 10 without having to use third-party software. Microsoft has done a great job with this tool despite its imperfection, and with the recently released Windows 10 v1803, […]

People Apps after Reset

How to reset People app suggestions in the Taskbar

The People app was introduced in one of the major updates for Windows 10 which allows everyone to easily connect with important people.  While the app is just like a contact app, what differentiated it was its integration with the […]

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 […]

Make Cortana perform custom tasks on Windows 10

Many Windows 10 users execute similar tasks every day, and while there is a way to execute those tasks every day using the inbuilt Task Scheduler in Windows, its even better if you can execute commands with your voice. This […]

How to change Monitor Refresh Rate in Windows 10

This post explains what is Refresh Rate for computer monitors and how you can change the Monitor Refresh Rate in Windows 10. You can change it for best gaming experience or flickering screen issues via NVIDIA or AMD graphics card […]

WiFi History Report in Windows 10

How to generate a WiFi History or WLAN Report in Windows 10

Windows 10 has an incredible feature that lets users create a WiFi history, which makes access to their regular WiFi connections simpler. It’s a built-in feature that lets you create a history by using network name, duration of the sessions, […]

How to Multitask in Windows 10 like a Pro

Multitasking has grown so much into us that we have actually forgotten that we are doing it. Any veteran Windows user would be impressed on how much Windows 10 has improved starting from Windows 95. Not only managing multiple apps […]

Disable Auto Arrange in a folder

How to disable Auto Arrange in folders in Windows 10

If you try to rearrange files and sub-folders in Explorer on Windows 10/8/7 systems, you will find that the operating system does not allow you to do so. If you wish to disable auto arrange of items in a folder […]

How to remove Wallpaper History in Windows 10

If you do not want to show previously used desktop backgrounds in Personalization, or want to delete last used wallpapers, here is how you can remove Wallpaper History in Windows 10. Remove Wallpaper History in Windows 10 By default, Windows […]