We all liked Windows 7 because it was stable and very easy to use. With the release of Windows 8 operating system, the popular Start Menu was replaced with the Start Screen and its live tiles. Probably, this is the main reason for why many people are still using Window 7. However, the fans of this software passed over this inconvenience and they started to use the new operating system. So, if you just installed Windows 10, and you want to use the same Start Screen you liked in Windows 8.1 then read this article.
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Windows 10 has a new Settings app that tries to replace the old Control Panel. Unfortunately it doesn't succeed in this regard as there are many settings and tools that you will find only in Control Panel. Also, the Control Panel is hidden when compared to earlier versions of Windows. If you want to know all the ways for starting it in Windows 10, read this guide:
The latest edition of Microsoft's operating system came with loads of new features, one of which is a returning one. Many users were disappointed by the removal of the Start Menu in Windows 8 and 8.1 and Microsoft pleased them in Windows 10, as the Start Menu is back, and it's better then ever. One of its great features is that it can be resized. Let's see how.
While Cortana's native language is English, she's not limited to just that. She is able to understand and speak in other languages too. For each of the languages she knows, she is able to adapt not only her voice and speech style, but also the information she offers to her user: things like news, movies, sports or even stock exchanges. The question is how can you configure her to speak a different language from the language she arrived with. Read our tutorial to learn all the steps required:
In many cases we are not the only users of our devices. Whether you have a little brother or a little sister, or one of your grandparents wants to experience the new world of technology, because they are not familiar with these devices, they could cause a real damage in your operating system. For this situation and for many other circumstances Windows 10 allows you to create one user account for each user. In this article we'll show you how to switch between multiple user accounts in this operating system.
One of the most important features of an operating system is the security, so when you create an user account it asks you to choose a strong password in order to avoid the possible security breaches. But, typing the same passcode, of at least 8 characters, each time you login, may be a little annoying. Windows 10 provides an alternative to traditional password authentication. You can choose to replace it with either a PIN code or Picture Password. In this article we'll show you how to configure each of these two options and we'll also show you how to use them in order to login into your Windows 10 device.
Recently we promised you that we're going to take a detailed look at what Cortana, your personal Windows 10 assistant can do for you. It's time for us to keep our promise, so in this article we're going to show you the most useful the commands and questions you can ask Cortana to do or answer. As you'll see, she's not only able to understand what you tell her in writing, but she's also very talented when it comes to understanding your spoken commands or questions.
Your personal virtual assistant, Cortana, is one of the best, if not the best new feature brought to us by Microsoft in their latest operating system, Windows 10. If you read our previous articles about Cortana, you know by now how to go through her first time setup process, and you also know how to interact with her. You've seen that Cortana can help you in numerous ways, and you've seen that she knows plenty of stuff about you. But how does she know so much? And how do you configure how she acts and what she knows about you? These are questions we'll answer to in this tutorial.
Cortana is one of the best new features brought by Windows 10. She's your personal virtual assistant and she can help you be more productive in lots of ways: she can make searches for you, she can set reminders, launch apps, take notes and even tell you jokes or sing songs. Last time we talked about her, we showed you the first steps in configuring her. Today, we're going to take a closer look at what she can do for you and how you can work with her.
You may have found out that that showing pictures, videos or a game on a phone to a group can be really annoying. Everyone gathers around you and most of them can't see anything. Luckily, Windows Phone has an interesting feature which allows you to project your screen to your computer via USB. This feature requires an additional app on your computer, but the process is really fast and easy to do. In this article we will show you how to use this feature and how to customize the projected view. Let's go:
Windows 10's notifications are a whole new way of always being up to date with what's happening on your device. In a previous tutorial we already talked about the notifications, and among others, we also mentioned that the new Windows 10 Action Center includes a set of quick actions which you can use in an easy manner. In today's article we're going to focus on these quick actions and see what they do, how you can use them and how to customize them to your liking. So without further ado, let's get started:
Windows 10 comes with lots of new features, and Cortana is one of the most interesting of the lot. Cortana is a program that acts as your personal digital assistant that can help you interact in a more human way with your Windows 10 device. Because of that, and also because Microsoft refers to Cortana as "her", we'll do the same. You can tell her to do various things, like launching apps, take notes, remind you when you have an appointment or even ask her about the weather prognosis or whether she likes Siri or not. And these are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what Cortana can do for you. But before you're able to interact with Cortana, you must first go through a first time setup. In today's article, we're going to show you the steps required for you to do that.