Windows

Tutorials, how-to guides, and blog posts about using Windows. How to use laptops, tablets, PCs, and other gadgets with Windows.

How do I reset my Microsoft account password?

If you are using Windows 10, Windows 11, Outlook, Microsoft 365, Xbox, Azure, or most of the other products and services offered by Microsoft, it’s almost a given that you also own a Microsoft account for logging in. You might call it your email account, Xbox account, OneDrive...

How to use Audacity to reverse audio in Windows

Did you ever wonder how to play a song backwards? Do you want to know how to reverse a song just to see what it would sound like? Perhaps you’re trying to play audio backwards to reveal messages hidden away in plain sight? Or maybe it’s time to check for yourself whether Paul...

How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Are you wondering how to go incognito in your web browser and what that means? Incognito Mode is a useful tool that prevents your browser from saving data about you and the websites you visit. While every major browser offers private browsing, the feature comes under different names....

Fix problem: Drag and drop not working in Windows

Have you encountered the problem in which you can no longer drag and drop files and folders in Windows 10 or Windows 11? You can click and right-click on files and folders, you can select files and folders, but you can't drag and drop them anymore. We've encountered this issue...

What version of Microsoft Edge do I have?

Are you asking yourself whether you are running the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge or the legacy version? The two browsers are very different, and official support for the legacy version of Microsoft Edge has ended in March 2021. Therefore, you may want to upgrade to the new...

What is drag and drop? How to drag and drop

Knowing how to drag and drop can make life a lot simpler regardless of whether you’re using a Windows PC, a Mac, or a touchscreen device. There are many programs and apps that support drag and drop, so this popular gesture can help you save time whenever you’re moving, copying,...

9 ways to open the Windows Terminal

The Windows Terminal is the latest effort from Microsoft in turning the use of command-line tools and shells into a pleasant experience, similar to the one offered by Linux and other operating systems. However, if you are interested in learning how it works and how to use...

How to post pictures on Instagram from a PC

If you load the Instagram website on your laptop or desktop PC, you notice that you can’t post any pictures. Even if you install the Instagram app for Windows 10 on your computer, you still can’t use it to post pictures. Unfortunately, this happens because this social network has...

How to get the Windows Terminal app

If you are an IT Pro that has worked with Linux, macOS, and other operating systems, you may have asked yourself if Windows has a Terminal program. Until May 2019, the answer was no. However, since then, Microsoft is actively developing a Windows Terminal that...

How to set a proxy server in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Proxy servers are intermediaries between your PC and the internet. When your browser uses a proxy server, the websites you access see the proxy as the actual visitor instead of your computer. This can improve your online privacy and security while also helping you bypass content...

Samsung 27" G35TF Odyssey gaming monitor review

Samsung has launched a new series of Odyssey gaming monitors. Their most affordable model is the Samsung G3 Odyssey, available in 24” and 27” sizes. We received in testing the 27-inch variant, named Samsung 27" G35TF Odyssey. It is aimed at budget gamers and home users interested...

How to stop crypto mining and cryptojacking in Opera

Do you know that some websites on the internet use your browser to mine for cryptocurrencies without your permission? This technique is also known as cryptojacking, and it involves using your computer’s resources to generate cryptocurrencies that can then be used in the real world....

5 ways to find your exact graphics card model without opening your PC

Do you need to know the precise model of the GPU that’s found inside your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Using the tools built into Windows 10, you get primarily generic information about the GPU. Names like NVIDIA GeForce 30 series, AMD Radeon RX 6000 series, or Intel HD...

How to disable the Radeon Software overlay (ALT+R)

Suppose you’re using a computer with an AMD Radeon graphics card, and you install the official Adrenalin drivers. In that case, you may encounter an annoying feature: when you’re playing games or using full-screen apps, you see a Radeon Software prompt in the corner of the...

How to delete Skype messages (Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac)

If you sent something by accident to the wrong person, you’re probably wondering how to delete Skype messages on both sides. Luckily, when you delete a message on Skype, it disappears without a trace for both you and its recipient, whether they already read it or not. However, you...

News and interests in Windows 10: How to get it, configure it, or disable it!

As of May 25th, 2021, Microsoft has started to roll out an update that installs the “News and interests” widget on the Windows 10 taskbar. Some people like it and use it to get useful information like the weather forecast in their area or sports and traffic updates. However,...