Windows 10 Default Apps Password Recovery
If you just want to set the default app for a single file type, just click the “Choose default apps by file type” option. Here you’ll be greeted by a two-tiered menu, the first containing every file type that Windows 10 is designed to handle, and the second with the list of apps you currently have installed on the machine.
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How to Change & Reset Default Apps in Windows 10
(4 days ago) If you just want to set the default app for a single file type, just click the “Choose default apps by file type” option. Here you’ll be greeted by a two-tiered menu, the first containing every file type that Windows 10 is designed to handle, and the second with the list of apps you currently have installed on the machine.
How to Prevent Windows 10 Apps from Running in the
(9 days ago) Those apps can automatically update live tiles , send notification and stay up-to-date, even if you never use them. This will drain some battery power and consume system resources. In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 ways to prevent Windows 10 apps from running in the background. Method 1: Disable Background Apps in Windows 10 from Settings
How to Reset Installed Apps to Default in Windows 10
(7 days ago) If an app crashes repeatedly, freezes or doesn’t work properly on your PC, Windows 10 allows you to reset the app to the default settings. Although you’ll lose your preferences and sign-in details from the app that causes problem, resetting it can be helpful in certain situation. In this
How to Hide / Remove the “All apps” List in Windows 10
(9 days ago) Method 1: Hide All Apps List from Start Menu via the Settings. Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app, click the Personalization category and then select the Start tab in the left sidebar. You’ll see the “ Show app list in Start menu ” option in the right-side pane. If you turn it off, you’ll see only live tiles in the Start
How to Reinstall Windows 10 Mail App Password Recovery
(1 days ago) Part 2: Install “Mail and Calendar” App from Windows 10 Store. Launch the Store app from Windows 10 Start Menu. Click the Search box in the Store’s upper-right corner, type “ Mail and Calendar ” and open its page. Click the Install button. Once the app is installed, you’ll see the “ This product is installed ” message below the
Fix “The app you’re trying to install isn’t a Microsoft
(2 days ago) When you try to install an app or program in Windows 10, you may get the warning “The app you’re trying to install isn’t a Microsoft-verified app“. Starting with Windows 10 build 15042, Microsoft has added a new setting which …
Prevent Other Users from Accessing Windows Apps with
(7 days ago) Prevent Other Users from Accessing Windows Apps with AppLocker May 9th, 2016 by Admin Leave a reply » AppLocker is a Window’s built-in application that gives the administrator a very granular control over which applications are allowed to execute and which are blocked for a Windows account.
How to Customize the Start Menu in Windows 10 Password
(Just Now) The right side has all the live tiles and Metro apps. Here’s quick guide to customize it to work the way you want. Remove Live Tiles. Windows 10 Start Menu gets crowded with too many live tiles. If you want to make the Start Menu look more like Windows 7 Start Menu, you can remove all live tiles from it.
Hide / Clear Most Used Programs in Windows 10, 8 and 7
(6 days ago) From there, set toggle button under “Show most used apps” to Off in order to make Start menu hide the apps you use often. Part 2: Clear Most Used Programs from Windows 8 Start Screen. Right-click on an empty space on the Taskbar and select Properties. Click on the Jump Lists tab, uncheck the “Store recently opened programs” box.
How to Enable High-Performance GPU for Windows 10 Apps or
(1 days ago) How to Enable High-Performance GPU for Windows 10 Apps and Games. Open up the Settings app and navigate to System -> Display. Scroll down to the bottom and click on the “ Graphics settings ” link. Now, you can customize the graphics performance preference of any specific applications. For universal app, select the app from the list, and
5 Ways to Open Microsoft Store in Windows 10 Password
(9 days ago) Microsoft Store, formerly known as Windows Store, is built into Windows 10 which lets you browse and download millions of apps and games. In this post we’ll show you 5 ways to open Microsoft Store app in Windows 10. Method 1: Open Microsoft Store from Start Menu. Click the Start button. You can access the Microsoft Store app from both the
How to Block An Application from Running in Windows 10
(2 days ago) Right-click on the Explorer key on the left pane, and then select New -> Key, type in DisallowRun and press Enter. Select the DisallowRun key on the left pane. Right-click on an empty space and select New -> String Value . Name the new entry with the number 1 and set its value to the name of the application (.exe) that you want to block.
2 Ways to Prevent Uninstalling Apps from Windows 10 Start
(7 days ago) Method 1: Prevent Uninstalling Apps from Windows 10 Start Menu Using Group Policy. Press the Windows Key + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog. Type gpedit.msc and hit Enter. Double-click the Prevent users from uninstalling applications from Start policy on the right. Select Enabled and then click OK .
Windows 10: Change Default Location Where New Apps will
(7 days ago) When you download an app from Windows Store, it just downloads the app without asking where you want to install it. By default, Windows 10 stores all apps in C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Local\Packages.If you find yourself always on the verge of running out of disk space on system(C:), you can change the default location where Windows 10 …
Different Ways to Open Programs and Features in Windows 10
(5 days ago) When the WinX menu opens, select Apps and Features. This will open the Apps & Features pane in the new Settings app. On the right panel, look for the “Related settings” section and you can click the “Programs and Features” link to access the traditional Uninstall Programs window. Method 5: Create a Programs and Features Shortcut on the
Automatically Close Apps When Shutting down or Restarting
(3 days ago) The next time you shut down, restart, or log out of your user account, Windows 10 will automatically close all running apps no matter if there is any unsaved work. If you ever want to revert back, either delete the registry string AutoEndTasks or change the value data back to 0, Windows 10 will use the default setting instead.
How to Reset Start Menu Layout to Default in Windows 10
(3 days ago) The first time you log into the new administrator account (In my example, it’s Administrator), Windows 10 will set up the default apps, programs, tiles for the Start Menu. Windows 10 keeps almost all data related to Start Menu in the following directory:
Fix: Windows 10 Store Not Working Password Recovery
(7 days ago) Method 2: Re-register Windows Store Apps. Type powershell in the Cortana search box on your taskbar. Right-click on the Powershell app from the result, and choose Run as administrator. In the administrative PowerShell window, paste the following command and hit Enter to re-register the store apps.
Windows 10 Start Menu: Restrict User from Rearranging or
(6 days ago) Is there a way to prevent users unpinning tiles (apps/programs) from Start Menu? You need to lock the Start Menu layout in order to restrict users from customizing or altering it. In previous post we’ve covered a registry hack to lock the Start Menu layout. Here we’ll show you another two ways to restrict users from rearranging, pinning or
How to Install and Open XPS Viewer in Windows 10
(6 days ago) Press the Windows key + I to bring up the Settings app, and then click Apps. Select the Apps & features tab and click the “ Manage optional features ” link. Click on the Add a feature button. Look for the XPS Viewer feature. Select it, and click on the Install button. Wait for it to install and that’s about it.
2 Ways to Remove / Uninstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10
(2 days ago) For uninstalling these apps, you might have to use Windows PowerShell described in method two. Method 2: Remove / Uninstall Windows 10 Apps from PowerShell. Using PowerShell cmdlet you can remove / uninstall most of the built-in apps, excluding Cortana, Contact support, Windows Feedback and Microsoft Edge.
How to Find Apps by Alphabet in Windows 10 Start Menu
(1 days ago) All the apps shown in the Start Menu are sorted with alphabets, so you can quickly find your desired app by clicking the first letter in Windows 10 Start Menu. Find Apps by Alphabet in Windows 10 Start Menu. The following steps will demonstrate how to locate the built-in Camera app in Windows 10.
3 Ways to Run App as Different User in Windows 10
(4 days ago) If you want to run apps as different user from Start Menu in Windows 10, you need to tweak the Group Policy setting. Press the Windows + R key combination to bring up the Run box, type gpedit.msc and hit Enter. In the Local Group Policy Editor window, navigate to: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar
How to Restore All File Associations to Default in Windows
(9 days ago) Press the Windows key + I shortcut to open the Settings app, and then click Apps. Select the Default apps on the left, you’ll see all the default programs for opening your pictures, videos, webpage or checking out email message, etc. Scroll down a bit till you see the setting – Reset to Microsoft recommended defaults.
5 Ways to Remove the Administrator Password in Windows 10
(2 days ago) Press Windows key + R to launch Run, type lusrmgr.msc and click OK . When the Local Users and Groups snap-in opens, click Users from the left pane, then right-click the Administrator in the center pane. Select Set Password . Now click Proceed in the following window. Leave the New password and Confirm password boxes empty and click OK.
5 Ways to Run Powershell as Administrator in Windows 10
(Just Now) Click on the Start button to open the Start menu. Next click on All apps button at the bottom to expand the list of apps. Scroll to the Windows PowerShell folder. Expand the folder and then right-click on Windows PowerShell shortcut. Select “Run as administrator“.
How Do I Know If I Use A Microsoft Account in Windows 10
(Just Now) Method 1: Find If You Use Local or Microsoft Account from PC Settings. To get started, press Windows logo key + I simultaneously to open the Settings app. Click Accounts and then select the Your info tab in the left pane. If you are logged in as a local account, you’ll see the text label Local Account under your account name (see the
How to Find Which Process is Listening on a Given Port in
(1 days ago) Part 1: Find the ID of the Process Using a Given Port. To get started, open the elevated Command Prompt and run the following command: netstat -aon. It will display a list of TCP and UDP ports currently listening on your computer. In our case, the TCP port 3389 is used by a process whose process ID (PID) is 1272.
How to Change Taskbar & Desktop Icon Size in Windows 10
(8 days ago) To get started, make sure the desktop has the focus, this can be done by just clicking any empty space of the desktop. Press and hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard, and then using your mouse wheel, roll it upward to make the icons size larger, or downward to set the icon size smaller. Part 2: Change Taskbar Icon Size.
How to Lock and Password Protect Any Folder in Windows 10
(Just Now) This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to lock and password protect your important folders in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP. Hide and lock your private folders and prevent them from being seen, copied, modified and deleted.
How to Change DPI Scaling Settings in Windows 10
(6 days ago) In the right pane, click on the drop-down menu to “Change the size of text, apps, and other items” and select the DPI percentage you want to set for your display. Just underneath that you’ll see a link labelled “Custom scaling“. If you don’t like the default scale levels, you can click that link to set a custom scaling percent from
How to Prevent A Program from Ever Running in Windows
(8 days ago) A Show Contents dialog comes up where you can type in the apps you want to block users from running. In the Value column, type the application executable name (don’t use the full path), e.g. firefox.exe, notepad.exe. The change takes effect immediate right after you click OK or Apply. From this point on, if a user tries to access an
3 Ways to Remove Windows 10 Computer from Domain
(3 days ago) Method 1: Remove Windows 10 Computer from Domain Using System Properties. Press the Windows key + R on the keyboard, then type sysdm.cpl in the Run box and press Enter. When the System Properties window opens, click on the Change button at the bottom of the “Computer Name” tab. Select the Workgroup radio button, enter a workgroup name you
2 Options to Disable the Windows Store in Windows 8/8.1/10
(2 days ago) Windows Store is integrated into Windows 8/8.1/10 that provides access to thousands of free and paid apps. If your computer is also shared among other individuals, it makes sense to turn off the Windows Store. In this post we’ll show you two options to disable the Windows Store in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10.
How to Enable / Disable Camera (or Webcam) in Windows 10
(Just Now) You’ll see an option that says “Let apps use my camera“. Slide the toggle to On and select which of the apps underneath can use your camera, or toggle Off to prevent all apps from accessing your camera. Method 2: Enable / Disable Camera Using Device Manager. If you want to completely disable your camera in Windows 10, just follow these steps:
How to Download and Use Offline Maps in Windows 10
(8 days ago) Part 1: Download Offline Maps in Windows 10. Press the WIN + I keyboard shortcut to open the Settings app. Go to Apps > Offline maps. Click the plus symbol next to Download maps. Select the continent, country and specific region you wish to download. If you want to download the entire USA map available, you can choose “All regions”.
Move the Entire User Profiles to Another Drive in Windows
(2 days ago) Press the Windows key + R to open the Run box. Type regedit and hit Enter to launch the Registry Editor. In the left side of Registry Editor, locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList. In the right pane, we need to modify the value for these entries: …
How to Enable / Turn On Microphone in Windows 10
(4 days ago) Method 1: Turn On Windows 10 Microphone Using Device Manager. Press the Windows key + X shortcut to open the WinX menu, and then select Device Manager . Double-click on Sound, video and game controllers to expand that section. Locate your audio driver (for example, Realtek High Definition Audio) and right-click on it. Click on Enable.
3 Simple Ways to Open Windows Media Player in Windows 10
(1 days ago) Option 1: Open Windows Media Player from Start Menu. Click the Windows icon from the bottom-left corner of the screen, this will open the Start Menu. Next click on All apps to view all apps in alphabetical order. Scroll down to the letter “ W ” in the list. Expand the “ Windows Accessories ” folder and you can find the shortcut named
3 Ways to Stop Automatic Driver Updates in Windows 10
(8 days ago) Method 3: Stop Automatic Driver Updates Using Registry Editor. Press Windows key + R to launch the Run dialog, enter regedit, and hit Enter to open Registry Editor. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\DriverSearching. Double-click on the SearchOrderConfig entry on the right pane.
2 Ways to Configure Windows Firewall to Allow SQL Server
(8 days ago) Method 1: Allow SQL Server Access Through Control Panel. Open Control Panel in Large icons or Small icons view, click on Windows Firewall . Click the link “ Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall ” on the left of window. You will now see a list with all the apps which are allowed to communicate through the Windows Firewall.
Turn On / Off Notification Banner & Sound for Windows 10
(6 days ago) To do this, press the Windows logo key + I shortcut to open the Settings app, and then click System . Select the Notifications & actions tab in the left side. Scroll down to the Notification section and turn on “ Get notifications from apps and other senders “. Now, open the built-in Mail app. Click the Settings icon at the bottom of the