Articles about Windows (page 2)

How To Disable The Windows Key
The Windows key is useful if you want to quickly launch applications and other shortcuts, but at times, it can be annoying, especially if you’re gaming, so here’s how you can easily disable the key.

How To Clone A Hard Drive For Windows And Mac
Cloning a hard drive is a good way to mirror the contents of your hard drive to another hard drive to either free up storage or to back it up, and here’s how you can do it on either Windows or Mac.

How To Check Your Laptop's Battery Health
Over time due to the nature of lithium-ion batteries, the batteries in our laptops will eventually start to lose their charge, where they will no longer give us the same number of hours we used to enjoy. If you’re curious about the state of your laptop’s battery, here’s how you can check on it.

Microsoft Surface Go 2 And Surface Book 3 Announced
If you’re in the market for a new tablet or laptop, then you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has recently announced that its Surface Go and Surface Book devices have been refreshed, where the company has officially taken the wraps off both the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Book 3.

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Microsoft Shifts Windows 10X’s Focus To Single-Screen Devices
We reckon that Microsoft isn’t 100% sold on foldable devices. This is because instead of hopping onto the foldable bandwagon, the company has opted to announce dual screen devices like the Surface Duo smartphone and the Surface Neo. However, it now seems that the company’s dual screen devices could be delayed.

Microsoft Surface Neo Could Be Delayed Beyond 2020
Last year Microsoft unveiled the Surface Neo, a dual screen Microsoft Windows 10X device. If you were hoping to get your hands on it this year, you might be disappointed to learn that might not be happening. This is according to a report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley who claims that Microsoft might have delayed it to 2021.

Facebook Messenger Desktop App Now Available On Windows And Mac
With all the heat that Zoom is facing these days over its privacy and security practices, if you’re uncomfortable using the company’s video conferencing services, we totally get it. If you’re after an alternative, it seems that Facebook Messenger could be worth checking out (although Facebook is no stranger to privacy controversies).

Researchers Discover Zoom Vulnerabilities That Could Compromise Windows And Mac Computers
This year seemed like it would be a good year for Zoom. While Zoom has been around for a while now, the company recently catapulted into the limelight as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, where many are forced to work and study from home, making Zoom’s app more important and popular than ever.

Microsoft To Temporarily Pause All Non-Security Windows Updates
Microsoft has announced that starting in May 2020, they will be hitting the pause button on all non-security related Windows updates. According to the company, this is because they are looking to create as little disruptions as possible, especially in these trying times where more people are being forced to work from home to curb the coronavirus spread.

How To Fix An External Hard Drive That Is Not Detected
Sometimes when you plug in an external hard drive to your computer, it just won’t show up or isn’t detected by Windows. This can be alarming, but follow the steps we’ve listed in our guide and hopefully it will resolve the issue.

Microsoft Warns Of Windows Exploits That Are Actively Being Attacked
From time to time, new security holes and exploits are discovered in software. This is because there is simply no such thing as the perfect code, where there will always be ways in which certain features and functions can be exploited. Unfortunately for Windows 10 users, it seems that there are currently a couple of vulnerabilities in Windows 10 that are being actively exploited.

Microsoft’s Windows 10X Successfully Installed On A MacBook
While Microsoft has yet to hop on board the foldable phone bandwagon, the company does seem to believe that there could be some merit to the design. As a result, back in 2019, the company unveiled two foldable devices in the form of the Microsoft Surface Duo, an Android powered smartphone with dual displays, and a larger foldable tablet in the Surface Neo.

Weird Bug Is Preventing Windows 7 Computers From Shutting Down
Having a computer that cannot turn on isn’t exactly a new problem and is an issue that many computer owners face from time to time. There are a variety of reasons why this might happen. However, to hear that a computer cannot shut down, that isn’t quite a common problem, but it is one faced by Windows 7 users at the moment.

How To Remap Or Reassign Keys On Your Keyboard
A lot of the shortcuts and keys on your computer have been more or less “set” in what they do. However, if you think that you have a better solution, or if you have a setup that you think could work better for your needs, here’s our guide on how you can remap your keyboard to the way you like.