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 Disable Active Scripting in Internet Explorer

If you’re one of the holdouts -- someone still using Internet Explorer rather than making the jump to Edge -- you might not be aware of some of the security vulnerabilities IE still faces. Microsoft...

Windows 10 S Locks You Into Edge and Bing, Out of Key Apps

Many school administrators love Chromebooks, precisely because Google's stripped-down operating system is like a pair of rubber training wheels for children who can't be trusted to drive a full-fledge...

Microsoft Teams Brings Collaboration to the Classroom and Beyond

By next fall, students will have new ways to collaborate on projects, communicate with their teachers and make learning fun, thanks to Microsoft. As part of its Windows 10 S launch, Microsoft announce...

How to Find Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on Windows 10

When you enter the password to join a wireless network, Windows obscures it by default. A series of asterisks keep prying eyes from peering in on the contents of the field containing your password, th...

Add Clocks from Multiple Time Zones in Windows 10

If you live on the West Coast, but do business on the East Coast, the mental math needed to keep everything on target is sometimes overwhelming. It’s a three hour time difference, but a slight misca...

How to Use VLC to Put Your Computer on a Sleep Timer

If you’re like me, watching movies and television shows is often done right before bedtime. As such, I typically fall asleep while watching.I just learned this trick recently, but VLC actually has a...

How to Record Your Desktop Using VLC

When making a quick desktop recording, most of us look to other programs designed for the job. But you don’t have to. There’s a feature-rich desktop recording tool built into VLC that makes quick ...

How to Disable Quick Access from Windows 10 File Explorer

The jury is split on the utility of the Quick Access section in Windows 10’s File Explorer. I love it, and find it a quick and efficient way to navigate Windows. That said, I can also see a couple d...

Windows 10 Creators Update Launches April 11th. These Are its Best Features.

It's official. Microsoft will start rolling out the Windows 10 Creators update via automatic updates on April 11th. The new Windows build has a host of helpful capabilities, ranging from better tab ma...

How to Hide the Navigation Pane in Windows 10 File Explorer

The File Explorer Ribbon is a handy tool, but it’s a bit over-populated. It’s not always easy, at a glance, to find what you’re looking for, or to change things you need. The Navigation pane is ...