Windows 10 Guide

Windows 10 offers a bevy of helpful features, including the Cortana digital assistant, an improved Start menu and a flexible user interface that toggles between desktop and tablet modes. Read our advice before deciding whether to upgrade, then browse through dozens of tutorials designed to help you make the most of Microsoft's operating system.

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How to Install Windows 10 Apps to an External or Second Drive

Whether your PC is running out of drive space, or you just want to store some apps you don’t us regularly on an external device, Windows has you covered. In Windows 10, there’s a simple setting th...

How to Remove Cortana’s

Cortana is useful, but with voice commands, I really don’t find myself using the “Ask me anything” box for anything other than writing tutorials. Luckily, it’s a breeze to turn off. Once gone,...

How to Disable the Windows 10 Startup Delay

If you have a fast SSD you’re used to rocket-like startup speeds. What you may not know is that you can make this process even faster by disabling the startup delay that Windows includes to keep fro...

How to Disable Automatic Driver Downloads on Windows 10

Buried deep within the old Control Panel, Windows 10 still has the option to avoid installing drivers as part of Windows Updates. For most of us, the drivers are a welcome addition to keep things runn...

How to Add Quick Contacts to the Start Menu in Windows 10

Most of us have hundreds of contacts, yet only a few communicate with regularly. Windows 10 has an oft-overlooked feature that allows you to pin these contacts to your Start menu for easy access when ...

How to Completely Disable Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Windows 10 came bundled with a nifty new browser called Edge. Although it looks a little like Internet Explorer, it’s a huge improvement over the browser everyone loved to hate. That said, Windows 1...

How to Pause Windows 10 Updates for Up to 35 Days

Newer Windows `0 builds allow users to press pause updates for up to 35 days. Of course, that’s not to say you should actually use it. Most updates are security fixes that patch holes and remove vul...

How to Eliminate Blue Light with Windows 10 Night Light

Studies show the blue light cast by bright screens (such as the one on your laptop or mobile device) reduce our ability to fall asleep fast, and maintain our energy throughout the day. This light actu...

Here's Your First Look at Windows 10 Neon

During its Windows 10 Developer Day livestream yesterday, Microsoft showed off the first concept image for Neon, its new design language for Windows 10.The image originally had overlays on top of it, ...

How to Set Tabs Aside in Edge Browser

As of Windows 10 Creators Update (now in preview), Edge Browser allows you to "set aside" groups of tabs so you can restore them later. The benefit of using this feature is that it allows you to avoid...