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How to Create a Windows 10 Restore Point

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A restore point allows you to restore your Windows back to the state when the point was created. Any changes you make after creating a restore point are automatically undone as soon as the operating system is restored. Restoring Windows 10 to a...
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How to Change Brightness in Windows 10

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In addition to all the other screen related options, Windows 10 also allows you to change the display brightness. You may want to decrease the brightness when your room light is dull, and you can properly see the objects even if they appear on a...
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How to Disable Sleep Mode in Windows 10

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By default, Windows 10 automatically goes to sleep when it is left unattended for 15 minutes and 30 minutes when on battery and when connected to the power supply respectively. Initiated either automatically or manually, Sleep Mode saves the current...
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How to Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

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Apart from the default color theme, Windows 10 also has Dark Mode that is sometimes also referred to as Dark Theme. Many users prefer using Dark Mode in order to reduce strain on their eyes, especially when the room light is dull. Enabling Dark Theme...
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How to Find Your Windows 10 Version

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Generally you don’t have to worry about the version of your Windows 10 operating system as it doesn’t matter much in most cases. Since Windows is configured to update automatically by default, all the new features are auto-installed during the update...
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How to Forget a Network in Windows 10

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Every time you visit a new place and connect your Windows 10 laptop to a Wi-Fi, the network is automatically added to the list of known networks in your computer. Leaving the wireless networks you frequently connect your laptop to alone, you should...
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How to Check Your PC Specs in Windows 10

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Although you might be already aware of the hardware components like motherboard, processor, RAM, etc. you paid for at the time of purchase, in case you don’t know or are using a computer you didn’t buy, here are the three methods you can use to check...
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How to Disable Nearby Sharing in Windows 10

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New to Windows 10, Nearby Sharing enables you to share (send and receive) files with nearby compatible devices over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Although the feature is good and is appreciated by majority of users across the world, it makes your PC vulnerable...
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How to Enable Nearby Sharing in Windows 10

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Released with April 2018 update, Nearby Sharing in Windows 10 lets you share your documents, images, videos, etc. to the nearby Windows 10 computers and paired mobiles and tablets. At the time of this writing, Windows 10 automatically decides whether...
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How to Install New Fonts in Windows 10

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Installing new fonts in Windows 10 is way simpler than installing any other app. Where in the latter case you need to go through the installation wizard and perform several of steps, the former offers more straightforward approach. [B]Note:[/B]...
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How to Set Default Apps in Windows 10

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When you install a third-party app on your Windows 10 computer, depending on the existing/built-in applications your PC has, the new ones may take precedence, and the OS sets them as default to open certain file types. For example, if you install...
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How to Turn Off Automatic Updates in Windows 10

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Automatic updates are enabled by default in Windows 10. Since the updates keep the operating system secure with the latest security patches released by Microsoft respectively, it is NOT RECOMMENDED to disable them unless you’re extremely tight on...
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How to Turn On Bluetooth in Windows 10

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Even if the Bluetooth device (hardware) is enabled on your computer (that could be done using either the Bluetooth switch or by pressing a key or combination of keys (in case of laptop)), you must also turn it on from within Windows 10 before you can...
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How to Add a Guest Account in Windows 10

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A guest user in Windows has extremely limited privileges, and cannot make any changes to the system settings or perform any task that needs administrator rights like adding or removing new user accounts, change user groups, etc. Although there are...
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How to Change Your Windows 10 Login Picture

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Because a unique picture helps you and others identify your account on a PC shared by multiple users, it is a good idea to replace the default profile image with your own or the one that reflects your tastes more prominently. Selecting and setting a...
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How to Remove Your Password from Windows 10

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If you’re signed in with a Microsoft account, Windows 10 wouldn’t let you remove your password in order to ensure the security and integrity of your ID and its data. Instead, what you can do is, you can configure Windows in a way so it doesn’t prompt...
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How to Run Windows 10 as an Administrator

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At the time of installation, Windows 10 automatically creates a local administrator account and names it ‘Administrator’. This account has complete unrestricted privileges on your PC, and doesn’t even get User Account Control (UAC) prompts while...
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How to Boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

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Booting in Safe Mode and rebooting back normally resolves many of the Windows 10 problems automatically. In addition to this, Safe Mode also allows you to use several other troubleshooting methods if merely restarting the PC fails to fix the issue(s)...
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How to Change Your Windows 10 Username

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Username or login name allows you to access your Windows 10 computer using your Microsoft or local account. It’s highly unlikely that you will ever need to change your Windows 10 username unless you are in an organization, and without creating a new...
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How to Choose Startup Programs in Windows 10

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Startup programs are configured to initialize automatically as your Windows 10 computer boots. While this makes your important and essential apps easily accessible without you having to launch them manually, it slows down the boot process as OS has to...
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How to Enable Windows Sonic in Windows 10

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Windows Sonic for Headphones is a built-in feature in Windows 10 (1709) and above that allows you to experience the audio in your favorite movies and songs in a virtual 3D environment. This is happens due to the 7.1 virtual surround sound option that...