How To: Block ads in Windows 10

Underneath all of Windows 10's useful features, Microsoft is ruining the experience to a certain degree by showing ads in various locations. While it is possible to block ads in Windows 10, you'll need to tinker with multiple settings to do this. No....there's no 'Block ads' magic button to help...

[Guide] Stop apps from accessing the Camera in Windows 10

The majority of modern laptops, tablets, and hybrid devices are equipped with a camera. The Windows 10 stock Camera app provides basic functions for image and video capture, as well as for all apps which might need to use your computer's camera. However, it's a good idea to know...

How To: Receive Android notifications on a Windows PC

One of the goodies we get to enjoy after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the ability to receive Android notifications on a Windows PC. If you find this feature useful, I hope you like Cortana, since that's what powers it. As a result, you need to have Cortana enabled...

[Guide] Enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

It is now possible to enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. In case you were wondering this option lowers the round-trip delay and the latency in the start of the data transmissions as it opens successive TCP connections faster between clients and servers. I'm not going...

How To: Disable Material Design in Google Chrome

Google had been trying to unify their apps (and third-party ones) to Material Design guidelines for quite a while now.  It looks like Chrome for desktop finally got its turn as the browser's version 52 has the Material Design UI enabled by default. Regardless, not everyone is a fan of...

How To: Hide your email address from the Windows 10 login screen

Many users are annoyed by the fact Windows 10 really wants you to log in using a password, PIN or another form of identification regardless if you're using a local or a Microsoft account. As if that weren't enough, until the Anniversary Update it was practically impossible to hide...

How To: Use Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10

Back when Windows 10 was launched, Wi-Fi Sense quickly became controversial among users because it allowed sharing WiFi network login information between Windows 10 machines. This was seen as a security risk (although it was actually safe) so in the end, Microsoft removed it when the Anniversary Update was...

How To: Set your default location in Windows 10 (and why you should do it)

The Window 10 Anniversary Update arrives with numerous changes and one of them is related to the privacy settings. Technically, the system is more or less able to detect your computer's location and for those time when it is unable to do it with accuracy, it can rely on...

How To: Install extensions in Edge browser

After many years, Microsoft finally decided to agree with the rest of us that Internet Explorer is outdated and launched it's speedier and modern replacement known as Edge. Despite the visible improvements, the new browser lacked something important - add-ons. This also came to an end, as it is...

How To: Read Facebook messages without being seen on Windows

The purpose of a social network is well.....to let you socialize, but that is something entirely different than invading your privacy and Facebook is anything but private. The read receipts inside Messenger conversations are definitely one of its most annoying features so I'm going to show you two simple...

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[Guide] Run System Restore in Windows 10

System Restore is an old Windows feature that's been available since Windows Millenium Edition released in 2000. If you need to run System Restore...

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How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...