All Articles by Mauro Huculak

How to fix Windows Spotlight Lock screen errors

In this guide, we show you how to fix Windows Spotlight on Windows 10 if the same image gets stuck on the Lock screen, or if it's not working at all.

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How to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 10

In this guide, we show you how to make the jump to Windows 10 if you're still running Windows Vista, because Microsoft is finally ending support for its decade-old OS.

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How to hide an entire drive from prying eyes on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you a few different ways to hide specific drives to prevent users from snooping into your personal files or misusing specific drives on Windows 10.

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How to sideload Microsoft Edge extensions on Windows 10

You can install Microsoft Edge extensions from sources other than the official Windows Store. Here's how.

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How to disable extension support on Microsoft Edge

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to change the settings for Microsoft Edge to prevent users from downloading and installing extensions.

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How to change your Windows Store region settings

In this guide, we show you the steps to change the Windows Store region to enable you to keep shopping in one Store region when you travel or if you move to another country.

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How to stop Windows 10 from performing automatic restarts after installing updates

In this guide, we'll show you a workaround to stop your PC from rebooting after installing new updates.

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How to force a Windows 'Blue Screen of Death' — and why you might want to

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to configure the Registry to generate a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) using a simple keyboard sequence.

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How to clear the 'SoftwareDistribution' folder on Windows 10 and make updates happen again

In this guide, we'll show you two ways to reset the "SoftwareDistribution" folder to fix Windows Update on your computer running Windows 10.

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How to block access to Windows 10's Registry

In this guide, we detail two ways to prevent users from opening and editing the Registry on Windows 10.

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How to assign permanent letters to drives in Windows

You can manually assign permanent drive letters in Windows 10. This guide shows you how.

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How to use NTFS compression on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to enable NTFS compression to make individual files smaller or to compress an entire drive.

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How to connect to Hotspot 2.0 Wi-Fi networks on Windows 10

In this guide, we explain the new "Hotspot 2.0" Wi-Fi standard and its benefits, and show you how to connect to the networks using Windows 10.

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How to install apps on a separate drive on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the easy steps to install Store and desktop apps into another drive on Windows 10.

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How to manage Windows Store authorized-device limits

In this guide, we detail the steps to manage and stay within the Windows Store device limits for accessing apps, games, music and videos on Windows 10.

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How to share an internet connection using a wireless hotspot on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to quickly share an internet connection by configuring "Mobile hotspot" on Windows 10.

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Windows 10 build 15046 (and earlier) for PC: Everything you need to know

In this guide, we dive into the new features, changes, and improvements that Microsoft introduced with Windows 10 build 15046, 15042, 15031, and 15025 during the month of February.

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How to stop people from changing your Windows 10 desktop wallpaper

In this guide, we show you the steps to prevent people from changing the desktop background on your Windows 10 PC.

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How to format a new hard drive on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the easy steps to properly format a hard drive on Windows 10 using the built-in Disk Management tool.

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How to stop users from uninstalling apps from Windows 10's Start menu

In this guide, we show you the steps to remove the "uninstall" option from Windows 10's context menu to prevent users from accidentally uninstalling apps from the Start menu.

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