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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:

    Important
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...

How to Enable Hyper-V on Windows 10

How to Enable Hyper-V on Windows 10

In Windows 10 there is a new feature called Hyper-V which allows you to run as many guest operating systems on your Windows 10 host machine. In this article, I’ll walk you through the steps to install Hyper-V.

How to Turn On or Off Mouse ClickLock in Windows

How to Turn On or Off Mouse ClickLock in Windows

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Mouse ClickLock and change ClickLock settings for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

You can use the ClickLock feature in Windows if you have trouble holding down the left mouse button and moving the mouse at the same time — a common problem for notebook users. To use ClickLock feature you would briefly press the primary mouse button on an item until the click is "locked". You...

How to Create Environment Variable in Windows 10

How to Create Environment Variable in Windows 10

By default, Windows uses certain environment variables to allow users to quickly access certain paths and directories within the operating system. This helps to make Windows easier to navigate.

Applications or services can use the information defined by environment variables to determine various things about the OS, for example, to detect the number of processes, the currently logged in user's name, the folder path to the current user's profile...

How to set default GPU for apps in Windows 10

How to set default GPU for apps in Windows 10

Windows 10 features a new section in the Settings app, which also allows to specify the preferred graphics card for traditional desktop and Microsoft Store apps to improve system performance or battery life.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to set the GPU an app should use on your Windows 10 laptop or desktop with multiple graphics processors.

To set the preferred GPU for apps in Windows 10, do the following.

1. Press...

How to Disable End of Support Notifications in Windows 7

How to Disable End of Support Notifications in Windows 7

Windows 7 is going out of support on 14th January 2020, yet a lot of clients are utilizing it and have no desire to upgrade it. After that, technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC will no longer be available for the product. If your plan is to stay with Windows 7 instead of upgrading to Windows 10, here is how to get rid of the notifications.

How to Eliminate Blue Light with Night Light in Windows 10

How to Eliminate Blue Light with Night Light in Windows 10

Night Light feature in Windows 10 encourages you rest better via naturally bringing down the measure of blue light radiated from your PC screen around evening time. In reality all showcase screens discharge blue light which can keep you up during the evening. Night Light feature decreases this blue light so that in the event that you work late around evening time, your mind can be prepared for a decent rest.

Night Light displays warmer...

How to Open Multiple Apps At Once from Start Menu in Windows 10

How to Open Multiple Apps At Once from Start Menu in Windows 10

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Windows 10 allows opening multiple apps at once without re-opening the Start menu. Let's see how to use it.

  1. Press the Win key on the keyboard to open the Start menu, or click on the Start button in the taskbar.

  2. Now, press and hold the Win key.

  3. Click on the icon or tile of the app you want to launch. Do not release the Win key....

How to Reset NTFS Permissions in Windows 10

How to Reset NTFS Permissions in Windows 10

Sometimes you may want to restore inherited permissions of a file or a folder. Windows supports inheritance for an object, e.g. files can inherit permissions from their parent folder. Also every object has an Owner which is the user account that can set ownership and change permissions.

By resetting effective permissions, you will restore NTFS permissions of files and folders back to their default inherited permissions. Effective permissions are based...

How to Uninstall People App from Windows 10

How to Uninstall People App from Windows 10

The Windows 10 People app keeps a list of contacts. Although the People app offers a great experience for most users, it's not for everyone. Luckily, you can use the PowerShell to uninstall the People 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....

How to Uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10

How to Uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10

Groove Music app in Windows 10 is brand new app that allows you to play your music collection and lets you make and listen to playlists. Although the  Groove Music app offers a great experience for most users, it's not for everyone. Luckily, you can use the PowerShell to uninstall the Groove Music 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...

How to Enable the Ultimate Performance Power Plan in Windows 10

How to Enable the Ultimate Performance Power Plan in Windows 10

Microsoft has added an “Ultimate Performance” power scheme to Windows 10 v1803 and later versions. The Ultimate Performance power scheme is designed for Workstations and aims to optimize the performance of the operating system. While it is meant to improve performance, this is going to help a lot for gamers as well or anyone with any high-intensity task. In this guide, we will learn how to enable Ultimate Performance power scheme in Windows...

How to Enable Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) Protection Feature on Windows Defender

How to Enable Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) Protection Feature on Windows Defender

In spite of the fact that the Windows Defender Antivirus has been turned out to be a truly dependable security shield, you can now also enable the Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) protection feature, which allows Windows Defender Antivirus to detect and block certain unwanted apps that are not categorized...

How to Re-register Start Menu in Windows 10

How to Re-register Start Menu in Windows 10

In the event that the Start menu isn't working, then re-registering the Start menu may help fix it.

This tutorial will show you how to re-register the Start menu for all users in Windows 10.,

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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