All Articles by Mauro Huculak

How to create a Windows 10 account using any email address

In this guide, we show you the steps to create a new account on Windows 10 using an email address from a non-Microsoft service, such as Google's Gmail.

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How to create a Windows 10 USB bootable media with UEFI support

In this guide, we'll show you two different process to create a USB bootable drive to install the latest version of Windows 10 on a device using UEFI.

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Why Insiders should opt-out of the program when Windows 10 Fall Creators Update launches

In this guide, we'll tell you the reason why you should opt-out of the Windows Insider Program after the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update releases, and the steps to do it.

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How to manage wireless network connections on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you everything you need to know to manage wireless network connections on Windows 10 using the Settings app.

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How to disable SMBv1 to protect your Windows PC from malicious attacks

In this guide, we show you the steps to stop the old SMBv1 protocol from becoming the reason your device gets compromised by malicious attacks.

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How to add app shortcuts to the Start menu manually on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the easy steps to add a new app shortcut to Start menu's All apps list on Windows 10.

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How to backup your PC automatically on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to properly backup your Windows 10 device automatically to protect your installation and files without having to resource to third-party tools.

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How to stop Windows 10 apps from running in the background

In this guide, we show you the steps to stop Windows 10 apps from running in the background, wasting bandwidth and battery life.

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How to set Cortana reminders in Microsoft Edge

In this guide, we'll show you the easy steps to create a Cortana reminder to continue reading an article on the web at a later time on Windows 10.

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How to check for updates from the right-click menu on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to include additional options to the right-click context menu to quickly check for updates, see update history, and access many Windows Update settings on Windows 10.

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How to make a full backup of your Windows 10 PC

In this guide, we show you how to make a full backup of your computer, including your settings, applications, and files, using the system image backup tool in Windows 10.

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How to check your Windows 10 PC for memory problems

In this guide, we show you how to tell if you have a faulty memory module in your computer using the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool available in Windows 10.

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How to disable system visual effects to boost performance on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to change the default visual effects settings on Windows 10 to improve the system performance of your computer.

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How to customize sound effects on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to disable sound effects on Windows 10 entirely or customize them just the way you want.

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How to open third party note-taking apps with Windows 10's 'Note' button

In this guide, we show you the steps to customize Windows 10's Note Quick action button in Action Center to open other apps instead of the default OneNote mobile app.

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How to switch to the dark mode automatically on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to switch between the light and dark mode, and vice versa, automatically on Windows 10 using two commands and Task Scheduler.

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How to organize Windows 10 Action Center Quick actions buttons

In this guide, we show you how to add, remove and rearrange Quick actions buttons in the Action Center on your Windows 10 PC.

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How to troubleshoot and fix common sync issues with OneNote on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you several ways to fix sync problems using OneNote 2016 on your Windows 10 device.

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How to download Windows 10 Insider builds as quickly as possible

In this guide, we show you a few tweaks you can apply to Windows 10 to allow new Windows Insider preview builds to download as fast as possible.

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How to optimize the space on the taskbar on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you several ways to optimize the space on the taskbar to make room to pin more apps, or to keep the experience as minimal as possible on Windows 10.

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