The ‘Windows’ Archives
Posted August 20, 2015 by

How to Set Reminders on Your Windows 10 Desktop

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Reminders are a prime example of technology doing what it is supposed to do: make our lives easier. If it were not for reminders, my trash would never make it to the curb. You can use reminders to make sure you never forget to pick up your kids from soccer practice or to remind you to pick […]

Posted August 20, 2015 by

Windows 10: How to Change the Default Web Browser

Windows 10 How to Change Default Browser

Windows 10 comes with Microsoft Edge as the default web browser. This means that web pages opened using Cortana or the Start menu will open in Edge. Edge is an interesting new take on the internet browser. (Check out How to Annotate Web Pages or Sharing with Edge for starters.) However, Edge is a new browser that does […]

Posted August 19, 2015 by

How Do I Reset Windows 10 to Its Default Settings?

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If your Windows 10 machine is not running well and you cannot find the root of the problem, resetting the system to its default state may help. Here is how to do it using the built-in feature of Windows 10.

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Posted August 18, 2015 by

Windows 10: Disable Background Apps to Conserve Power

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By default in Windows 10, many pre-installed apps are given the privilege to run in the background. This ability enables apps to stay up-to-date and post notifications on-screen even when you are not using them. While this feature makes apps more useful since they can give you timely notifications, not all apps make good use […]

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Posted August 16, 2015 by

Windows 10: Change the Lock Screen Background

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If the default pictures that appear on the lock screen of your computer are not visually appealing to you, follow the steps in this tutorial to set your own pictures.

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Posted August 15, 2015 by

Windows 10: How to Uninstall Apps

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Do you need to clear up some memory on your computer? Are you tired of too many random apps you never use showing up when you are searching for programs that you actually use? Here is a simple guide on how to uninstall apps on Windows 10. Caution: If you are not sure what a […]

Posted August 15, 2015 by

How to Share with Microsoft Edge

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Do you want to email an interesting article to a co-worker or post a cool infographic to your Facebook page? Using Microsoft Edge’s integrated sharing feature, you can share through a variety of mediums without leaving the page you are viewing. Many websites already have buttons to share their content on popular social media sites, but the built-in Edge sharing option […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Microsoft Edge: Change the Default Search Engine to Google or DuckDuckGo

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By default, Bing is used as the default search engine with the Edge browser. However, if you want to use a different search engine such as Google or DuckDuckGo, follow the steps in this tutorial.

Posted August 14, 2015 by

How to Annotate Webpages with Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft Edge is the default browser on Windows 10, and it comes with quite a few tricks up its sleeve. One that sets it apart from its competitors is the ability to write, doodle, and highlight directly on web pages.  If you are using a touch screen device, go ahead and use your finger to scribble away. If not, you […]

Posted August 13, 2015 by

Windows 10: Change the Theme Accent Color

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By default, Windows 10 extracts colors from your desktop’s background and uses the main extracted color for text, icons, app tiles, and many other elements in the system. While this feature helps to create a system theme that matches your wallpaper, the extracted color may sometimes create a theme that you find unappealing. Furthermore, if […]

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