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How to Fix Microsoft Edge Favorites Won’t Sync in Windows 10

How to Fix Microsoft Edge Favorites Won’t Sync in Windows 10

The new web browser in Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, allows you to sync data between other Windows 10 devices.

Using your Microsoft account, you can access your favorites and other settings in Microsoft Edge regardless of whether you’re on your phone, your tablet, or your main Windows 10 PC.

1. To start syncing your Favorites in Microsoft Edge, open Start Menu > Settings > Accounts > Sync your settings.

How to Remove Edit with Paint 3D Context Menu Option in Windows 10

How to Remove Edit with Paint 3D Context Menu Option in Windows 10
In the case you rarely use Paint 3D, it's possible to remove the Edit with Paint 3D context menu option to edit images via the Registry Editor.

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1. Press the Windows key + R keys to open the Run box.

2. Type regedit, and click OK button to open the Registry Editor.

3. Navigate to...

How to Connect Google Account to Cortana in Windows 10

How to Connect Google Account to Cortana in Windows 10
Windows 10 users can now hook up Cortana with their Google account, giving the digital assistant access to the likes of Gmail, Calendar, and Contact support.

Once you set up Cortana with your Google account, Cortana will be able to give you information about upcoming events on your calendar, messages, and more.

Connecting your Google account with Cortana is very simple. Launch Cortana and click Notebook > Connected Services...

How to Create and Manage User Accounts in Windows 10

How to Create and Manage User Accounts in Windows 10
Authenticating on Windows 10 takes on two primary methods: a Microsoft Account or a Local Account. Each account can also be configured with different login credentials, privileges,and preferences. Windows 10 device may have multiple users with multiple levels of privileges.  In a previous article, we showed you how to set up a Child...

How to Modify the User Account Control (UAC) Settings in Windows

How to Modify the User Account Control (UAC) Settings in Windows
Here’s a quick refresher from Windows 7 – Windows 10, on how to modify the UAC settings.

Press the Windows key and start typing user account control. Search results start to display as you type. When you see the Change User Account Control settings option under Best match, click on that option.

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You can disable the UAC by...

How Terminate Processes with the Taskkill Command

How Terminate Processes with the Taskkill Command

The Taskkill command gives you more control as you end processes, and even works on tasks that refuse to close even after tried to terminate them in Task Manager.

Open the Command Prompt by clicking Start Menu --> All Programs --> Accessories, right-click on Command Prompt, and open it as an administrator. In Windows Vista and later versions of Window operating systems type cmd.exe...

How to Disable File Explorer Search History in Windows 10

How to Disable File Explorer Search History in Windows 10



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Windows File Explorer recent search history can be cleared by clicking the Search tab in File Explorer and going to Recent Searches > Clear search History.

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If you want to completely disable the File Explorer search history from keeping track of your searches. In...

How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 10

How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 10

Windows updates provides security patches, service packs and other updates for both Windows and other Microsoft software.

The Security updates or critical updates mitigate vulnerabilities against security exploits.  

Definition updates for the Microsoft antivirus products are provided through the service as well.

Microsoft routinely releases updates on the second Tuesday of each month (known as the Patch Tuesday), but can...

How to Troubleshoot Hard Drive Status Using Disk Management

How to Troubleshoot Hard Drive Status Using Disk Management

Disk Management is a system utility in Windows that enables you to perform advanced storage management tasks such as adding or changing drive letters, shrinking volumes, and extending volumes.

When you are having a problem with a hard drive, it helps to know what the status information in the Disk Management windows means.  

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There are a bunch of reasons a hard...

How to Launch Multiple Instances of an Application in Windows

How to Launch Multiple Instances of an Application in Windows

Windows users don’t know that they can run multiple instances of the same application on their PC.

To run another copy of an running application and the methods work the same on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

First is to right-click on the application icon in the taskbar, and then left-click on the application name in the pop-up menu that appears.

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How to Resolve Windows Search Issues

How to Resolve Windows Search Issues

Windows operating system includes powerful system-wide search functionality that lets users quickly find files and other data via a Start Menu or Start Screen search.

Windows Search is a standard component of Windows Vista and later versions of Windows operating system and is enabled by default. Windows Search replaces Windows Desktop Search (WDS), which was available as an add-in for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

In Windows Vista and later,...

How to Reset Local Group Policies Settings

How to Reset Local Group Policies Settings

Group Policy has one goal that is to make your administrative life easier. The Group Policy dictate specific settings pertaining to how you want your users and computers to operate. But you need to know how to tap into this power and sometimes mistakes happens using this power. I have notice novice users of this power sometimes makes mistake of completely disabling every administrative tools including Group Policy Editor, Registry Editor, Command Prompt, executing...

How to Use the Group Policy Result Command-Line Tool

How to Use the Group Policy Result Command-Line Tool

If the Windows OS client is not part of a domain, you apply security settings through Local Group Policy Objects (LGPOs). LGPOs are a set of security configuration settings that are applied to users and computers. LGPOs are created and stored on the Windows OS computer. By default, LGPOs are stored in %systemroot%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers.

When a user logs on to a computer or domain, a resulting set of policies to be applied is generated...

How to Backup Personal Files from Windows Recovery Environment

How to Backup Personal Files from Windows Recovery Environment

When a computer does not boot due to a corrupted Windows operating system rather than a hardware problem, its files remain inaccessible but intact on the hard drive.

Personal files can be recovered from the hard drive of a dead Windows from within the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE).

How to Manage the Cortana Search Bar in Windows 10

How to Manage the Cortana Search Bar in Windows 10

Cortana is a digital assistant just like Siri and Google Now. Microsoft has made an effort to integrate search with more functionalities making it more useful. You can use it to set reminders, or find files on your computers, or search for information online. Many users may not like how much space the Cortana search bar takes up in the Windows 10 taskbar. Thankfully, you can enjoy all of the features of Cortana in a much smaller package. Here’s how to...

How to Remove OneDrive from File Explorer in Windows 10

How to Remove OneDrive from File Explorer in Windows 10
The OneDrive cloud storage solution has become an important part of Microsoft’s platform, and in Windows 10, it’s baked directly into the operating system. In Windows 10, OneDrive name and logo are (apparently) permanent fixtures in the File Explorer sidebar.

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Thankfully, there’s registry tweak that can quickly remove OneDrive from your File Explorer sidebar, and it even leaves the...

How Configure a Screensaver in Windows 10

How Configure a Screensaver in Windows 10
A screensaver (or screen saver) is a program that blanks the screen or fills it with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use. The original purpose of screensavers was to prevent phosphor burn-in on CRT and plasma computer monitors. Though modern monitors are not susceptible to this issue, screensavers are still used for other purposes. Screensavers are often set up to offer a basic layer of security, by requiring a password to re-access the device.

How to Configure Notifications in Windows 10

How to Configure Notifications in Windows 10
Click a Windows 10 notification, and you get transported to a description, a setting, some sort of instructions, whatever.

If you find that a particular program is generating notifications that you don’t want to see, Windows lets you disable all notifications rather easily, or you can pick and choose which apps can send notifications.

Here’s how to disable notifications:

1. Tap or click the Start Menu icon, the Settings...

Use Check Boxes to Select Items in Windows Explorer

Use Check Boxes to Select Items in Windows Explorer
If you often use Windows Explorer to perform actions on multiple files at once, such as copying or deleting, you’ll appreciate a way to select multiple files via check box rather than having to hold down Ctrl key while you select each.

1. To turn on the feature, press Windows + R keys.

2. In the Run dialog box, type (copy and paste) the following command and then press OK button to open Folder Options (File Explorer Options).

How do I use Steps Recorder?

How do I use Steps Recorder?

Problem Steps Recorder is a program that helps you troubleshoot a problem on your device by recording the exact steps you took when the problem occurred. You can then send this record to a support professional to help them diagnose the problem.

Steps Recorder (called Problems Steps Recorder in Windows 7) is available in Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 operating systems.

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How to Disable Location Tracking in Windows 10

How to Disable Location Tracking in Windows 10
Windows 10 includes a whole bunch of new privacy settings, all are important in their own right, but perhaps none so much as the location settings. Some apps need to know when you’re in a specific location to work correctly. Windows 10 location service does tells your apps and services where you are or where you’ve been, so that you can get info more relevant to you.

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You can now disable...

How to Repair Microsoft Edge In Windows 10

How to Repair Microsoft Edge In Windows 10

The ability to repair Microsoft Edge browser is available with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709. The same feature doesn’t exist in Windows 10 Creators Update (v1703).

The Repair option repairs Microsoft Edge browser without removing your data.

Here is how to repair Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

Step 1: Open the Settings app. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.

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How to Reset Microsoft Edge In Windows 10

How to Reset Microsoft Edge In Windows 10

If you’re having problems with Microsoft Edge, you might be able to fix all the issues by resetting the browser. Resetting Edge will correct glitches that might be affecting the browser.

The ability to reset Microsoft Edge browser is available with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709. The same feature doesn’t exist in Windows 10 Creators Update (v1703).

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser will delete your browser history, cookies, and...

How to Reinstall Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

How to Reinstall Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

If you’re having problems with Microsoft Edge, you might be able to fix all the issues by reinstalling the browser.

Please note that you might lose all favorites as well as your browsing history. It’s a good idea to backup or export Microsoft Edge browser favorites before reinstalling Microsoft Edge.

Step 1: Open Edge browser. Click the Hub icon (...) and then click Settings to open Settings pane.

Step 2:...

How to Stop Windows 10 From Uploading Updates to Other PCs Over the Internet

How to Stop Windows 10 From Uploading Updates to Other PCs Over the Internet



Windows 10 includes a new peer-to-peer download feature for updates and Windows Store apps. By default, Windows will automatically use your PC‘s Internet connection to upload updates, hiding the option to disable this five clicks deep in the operating system.

You can continue to use peer-to-peer updates on your local network, but you may not want to waste upload bandwidth to help reduce Microsoft‘s bandwidth...
 
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