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How to Set Up a Picture Password in Windows 10

How to Set Up a Picture Password in Windows 10

You can sign in to your PC with a picture password. A picture password is an alternative to typing regular passwords when signing into Windows 10. Setting one up is pretty easy, and we’re going to walk you through it.

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A local account must have a password to be able to add a picture password.


Setting up a picture password is pretty straightforward....

How To Disable App Access to File Systems in Windows 10

How To Disable App Access to File Systems in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 v1803, you can prevent installed apps access to the file system. This will make sure that apps will not able to access files from your Document, Image, OneDrive, etc, folders without asking you. If you want to disable apps from accessing your filesystem, then you can change a few settings in Windows 10. Here is how:

Open Settings app, go to Privacy and File System,...

How to Run a Windows Defender Offline Scan

How to Run a Windows Defender Offline Scan

The purpose of an offline antivirus is that it is run outside of your operating system, thus (hopefully) avoiding the viruses and malware that have compromised your system.  Microsoft has given Windows Defender its own offline mode that is simple to use in Windows 10 with just a single click. Here’s a quick look at using Windows Defender to perform an offline scan for viruses and malware.

Launch the Windows Defender Security Center....

Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error

Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error

When you try to login to Windows you receive the following error message “You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile” this means that your user account profile has been corrupted. When the user profile gets corrupted Windows will log you in with a temporary profile rather than the standard user profile.

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Let’s see how to actually Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary...

How to Fix winload.efi missing or corrupt error

How to Fix winload.efi missing or corrupt error



If you’re facing a blue screen of death (BSOD) with the message that “Windows\system32\winload.efi is missing or corrupt” then you’re at the right place as today we are going to fix this issue.

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The error is caused by corrupt BCD information, corrupt boot records.



Rebuild...

Automatically Log in to User Account in Windows 10

Automatically Log in to User Account in Windows 10
Today we are going to discuss how to configure Windows 10 to automatically boot to desktop without selecting user account and entering its password. This method is both applicable to the local user account and Microsoft account.

1. Press Windows + R keys then type netplwiz then click OK button.

2. On the next window, first, select your User Account then make sure to uncheck “Users must enter a...

How to enable the F8 key for booting into Safe Mode in Windows 10

How to enable the F8 key for booting into Safe Mode in Windows 10

Microsoft has removed the ability to access the Advanced options menu when you press the F8 key at Windows start-up. In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable the “F8” key function in order to access the Advanced Options menu before Windows 10 load.


How to enable F8 key to access Advanced Options menu in Windows 10

How to Fix DISM Source files could not be downloaded, Error 0x800f0906

How to Fix DISM Source files could not be downloaded, Error 0x800f0906

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The error message indicates that Windows cannot connect online to download the required files to repair the Windows 10 image.

So, before you continue to the rest methods, execute the "DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth" command once more, to verify if the DISM error 0x800f0906 persists.



Windows 10 Won’t Use Full Memory (RAM)

Windows 10 Won’t Use Full Memory (RAM)

Windows 10 users reported that they noticed that only a part of the total amount of RAM is currently usable by Windows. In some cases, they would see an unusual large amount of RAM been “Hardware Reserved” by the Windows in the Task manager.

There are some configurations in Windows 10 and your motherboard’s BIOS that can reserve some amount of RAM making them unusable. They can be easily changed and are listed in the solutions below.

How to Use Windows 10 Sandbox

How to Use Windows 10 Sandbox

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Microsoft developed Windows Sandbox: an isolated, temporary, desktop environment where you can run untrusted software without the fear of lasting impact to your PC. Once Windows Sandbox is closed, all the software that are installed with all its files and state are permanently deleted.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable Windows Sandbox available with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

How to Uninstall Weather App from Windows 10

How to Uninstall Weather App from Windows 10

You can use the PowerShell to uninstall the Weather app in Windows 10.

In this article, I’ll show you how to uninstall this app entirely.

1. In the Cortana search bar, search for Windows PowerShell.

2. Right click the correct result and select Run as administrator.

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3. Type the following command to uninstall Weather app,...

How to Reset Start Menu Layout to Default in Windows 10

How to Reset Start Menu Layout to Default in Windows 10


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This batch script will allow you to reset the Start Menu layout back to default for your account in Windows 10. Resetting the Start Menu layout back to default can usually fix if you may no longer be able to "Pin to Start" or "Unpin from Start", and/or the Start menu may become corrupted and will no longer display or work properly.

How to Uninstall 3D Viewer App from Windows 10

How to Uninstall 3D Viewer App from Windows 10

You can use the PowerShell to uninstall the 3D Viewer app in Windows 10.

In this article, I’ll show you how to uninstall this app entirely.

1. In the Cortana search bar, search for Windows PowerShell.

2. Right click the correct result and select Run as administrator.

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3. Type the following command to uninstall 3D Viewer...

How to Setup BitLocker Encryption on Windows 10 without TPM

How to Setup BitLocker Encryption on Windows 10 without TPM

It’s possible to use Bitlocker on your PC without having a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip installed, though I don’t recommend it. Instead, you will need to have a USB Flash Drive that contains the Bitlocker key plugged into the PC every time the computer starts.

If you really want to use Bitlocker on your PC without a TPM you can activate the option in the Group Policy editor (search for gpedit.msc in the Start...

How to Speed Up the Shutdown of Windows

How to Speed Up the Shutdown of Windows

Usually, the shutdown process consumes no more than a few seconds. Normally when you shut down the PC, if any apps are still running, you will be presented with a list of the apps and asked if you want to force them to shut down, or if you want to wait for Windows to shut them down itself.

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You can control how long Windows waits—and whether it automatically closes running applications or not....

How To Enable Spatial Sound For Headphones In Windows 10

How To Enable Spatial Sound For Headphones In Windows 10

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Spatial sound is an enhanced immersive audio experience where sounds can flow around you, including overhead, in three-dimensional virtual space. Spatial sound provides an enhanced atmosphere which traditional surround sound formats cannot. Spatial Sound, essentially a 3D sound, is marching from Stereo and Surround Sound to the next level of being able to hear and interpret noises like...

How to Disable Internet Explorer in Windows 10

How to Disable Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the most secure web browser available for any OS. Edge is a Windows Store app, as with all other Store apps, it runs in its own protected bubble of memory and its core files are hidden away with such tight security that even an Administrator can’t access them.

If security is important to you or your business, you might want to minimize the risk of attack for your systems. You can do this by disabling any part of the OS that’s...

How to Reset Network Adapter in Windows 10

How to Reset Network Adapter in Windows 10

When your internet connection does not work, and every troubleshooting idea you had seems to fail. One possible fix is to reset the network adapter, but this should really be your last resort.

The latest versions of Windows 10 offer an easy way to reset network adapters and, in this guide, we show you how this is done:

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When you reset...

How to Use Startup Repair in Windows 10

How to Use Startup Repair in Windows 10

Startup Repair is a Windows recovery tool that can fix certain system problems that might prevent Windows from starting. If Windows 10 fails to start correctly two or three times, then the automated Startup Repair system will be invoked.

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Startup Repair can only fix certain problems, such as missing or damaged system files. It can't fix hardware failures, such as...

How to Reduce Computer Temperatures

How to Reduce Computer Temperatures

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The greatest threat for your computer is overheating. It can cause hardware failure and permanent damage.  Let me show you how to prevent or fix an overheating computer and thus improve the performance and extend the lifespan of your computer.

A sure sign that your computer is overheating is when your fan is always running at maximum speed. You may also experience reduced performance because...

How To Set Up Audio Preferences Per App

How To Set Up Audio Preferences Per App

Microsoft has added new audio features with Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803). It lets you customize both the input and output audio devices per application.

Here is how to do it.

Go to Settings > System > Sound, scroll down to the bottom and click App Volume and device preferences section.

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At the top, you can set up the Master...

How to Connect Two Computers Together with an Crossover Cable

How to Connect Two Computers Together with an Crossover Cable

The internal wiring of Ethernet crossover cables reverses the transmit and receive signals. It is most often used to connect two devices of the same type: e.g. two computers (via network interface controller) or two switches to each other. Crossover cable can be use to connect two computers and transfer data.

In order for this setup to work, there are a few things you need to make sure are setup or configured properly. I will try...

How to Create an Administrator User Account Using Command Prompt

How to Create an Administrator User Account Using Command Prompt

This is a fast instructional exercise on the best way to make another administrator user account on a Windows PC.


Create Admin User Account

1. Open the Command Prompt by clicking Start Menu --> All Programs --> Accessories, right-click on Command Prompt, and open it as an administrator....

Troubleshoot Windows Random Freezes

Troubleshoot Windows Random Freezes

In this article, I will try to help you troubleshoot the freezing problem with various solutions I have used over the years. Unfortunately, there is no easy fix for the freezing problem.


Check Event Viewer

Check for Event Log to see if there are any events in the System or Application log that could help you identify the problem. Look...

How to Reinstall Microsoft Store App

How to Reinstall Microsoft Store App

Without the “Microsoft Store” app, you won’t be able to install apps from the Store. This post tells you how to get back Microsoft Store after uninstalling it accidentally using PowerShell.

1. In the Cortana search bar, search for Windows PowerShell.

2. Right click the correct result and select Run as administrator.

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3. Type the following...
 
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