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Tutorials, how-to guides, and blog posts about using Windows. How to use laptops, tablets, PCs, and other gadgets with Windows.

How to install Windows 10 from DVD, ISO, or USB

Windows 10 is used on more than 1 billion computers and devices, and many users want to install it on their own. One way is to use a USB memory stick with the Windows 10 setup, a disc (like a DVD or CD), or an ISO file with the installation. The installation process is the same no...

How to turn on and off Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge

Dark Mode is a cool feature that all operating systems and many apps have adopted. You might like it too and find it easier on the eyes than the default Light Mode. However, the Dark Mode doesn’t look great in all apps and all situations, and some people want to disable it. Whether...

What version of Chrome do I have? 6 ways to find out

Google Chrome reigns supreme as the dominant web browser across all platforms. You can use Chrome on both your home and work computers, as well as on mobile devices, and keeping it up to date is crucial for its security and performance. If you’re wondering, “What version of...

How to check the Windows 10 version, OS build, edition, or type

We know that Windows 10 is the last edition of Windows. That is easy but, each year, new versions of Windows 10 pop up. We’ve had Windows 10 with Anniversary Update, October 2018 Update, May 2021 Update, and many other feature updates with different names and version numbers. What...

Where are cookies stored in Windows 10 for all major browsers?

Where are cookies stored in Windows 10? In the past, web browsers used to keep cookies in separate text files in the user’s folder or the browser’s installation directory. But when it comes to today’s major browsers, the Windows 10 cookies location is significantly harder to...

6 ways to remove an account from Windows 10

Do you need to delete a user account from your Windows 10 computer or device? Maybe a specific user became corrupted, or perhaps you want to block someone’s access to your PC. Well, whether you want to remove a Microsoft account from Windows 10 or a local one, this guide shows you...

How to clear cookies on Microsoft Edge

Cookies are not just tasty treats but also an essential part of your experience on the internet. Browser cookies are small pieces of text used by websites to store information about you. This data is then used to let you create online accounts, remember your details, or personalize...

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade to May 2021 Update today!

On May 18th, 2021, Microsoft began distributing the May 2021 Update for Windows 10 through Windows Update and the Media Creation Tool. The update, also known as Windows 10 version 21H1, is also available through the Windows 10 Update Assistant - a...

How to pause Windows 10 updates like May 2021 Update

Microsoft has started to slowly roll out Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1). The company will throttle availability over the coming weeks to ensure a reliable download experience, so the update may not be offered to you immediately. While this feature update is primarily about...

How to mute a tab in Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera

Do you often come across websites that automatically play videos or sounds without your permission in one of your browser tabs? Do you find them as annoying as we do, so you want to mute them immediately and get back to what you were doing? Then you’re in the right place. Since...

Windows 10 May 2021 Update: What's new and removed?

The eleventh “major” update to Windows 10 is Windows 10 May 2021 Update or version 21H1. As of the 18th of May 2021, Microsoft is slowly rolling it out to users worldwide. First, it gets to the users that hit the “Check for updates” button in Windows...

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool: Create a setup USB stick or ISO

If you want to install Windows 10, you first have to create installation media such as a bootable USB memory stick or a DVD with the Windows 10 setup. Fortunately, that is a simple thing to do, as Microsoft developed the Media Creation Tool for just that reason. If you want...

How to change language in Firefox on Windows and Mac

If you’re wondering how to change the language in Firefox, the procedure is now more straightforward than ever. And with over 90 available options available, it’s easy to find what you want when it comes to the Firefox language. This guide illustrates how to change languages in...

How to make Chrome the default browser in Windows 10 (Firefox & Opera)

Are you wondering how to make Google Chrome the default browser in Windows 10? Do you want to make Firefox the default browser on your Windows 10 computer or device? How about another web browser? Whether you like Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, or any other browser...

The Start Menu live folders: How to use them in Windows 10

Folders are one of the defining concepts of Windows, as they’re one of the best ways to organize files and other folders on your computer or device. The same is also true for the Window 10 Start Menu, which can include live folders for your app tiles and shortcuts. This guide tells...

Shortcuts for the UEFI BIOS & Windows 10’s Recovery Environment

There are times when your Windows 10 PC or device just doesn’t want to work as it should. That’s when you might want to do some troubleshooting and see if you can improve things. Some of the best tools for that are the UEFI BIOS, which controls pretty much everything related to...