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How To Fix Resume Playback In VLC Player After The Creators Update
VLC player has a neat little resume playback feature. It detects when you play a media file that has recently been played in VLC. It knows where you left off when you closed a file. When you open it a... [Read More]
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How To Get System Wide Access To Fastboot And ADB Tools [Windows]
Google released fastboot and ADB stand alone binaries last year. You can download them if you aren’t interested in downloading the entire Android SDK. Compared to the massive SDK file, these too... [Read More]
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How To Run NES Games On Windows
The Nintendo Entertainment System was the best gaming console of its time. Gaming platforms have since evolved. The games themselves have evolved but there is still a solid fanbase for those 8-bit gam... [Read More]
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How To Get System Wide Access To Fastboot And ADB Tools [Windows]
Google released fastboot and ADB stand alone binaries last year. You can download them if you aren’t interested in downloading the entire Android SDK. Compared to the massive SDK file, these too... [Read More]
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How To Make Your Controller Emulate An Xbox Controller
PC Gamers have kept a safe albeit unhealthy distance from console gamers with the argument that PCs with gamepads are more powerful and more capable than consoles. However that gamepad is exactly... [Read More]
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How To Get Updates On A Next Gen CPU On Windows 7 And 8.1
If you have a next generation CPU and you’re running either Windows 7 or 8.1, you can’t receive updates from Microsoft. This is a new restriction placed by Microsoft that prevents anyone r... [Read More]
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How To Change The System Font Size In Windows 10 Creators Update
Every major Windows 10 update makes the Control Panel slightly more obsolete. Microsoft has been migrating features and settings from the Control Panel to the new Settings app. The process has quite a... [Read More]
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How To Fix White Photo Thumbnails In Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft hasn’t quite gotten the hang of delivering updates without breaking something. The Creators Update has arrived and it has its own set of problems and incomplete features. As predicted,... [Read More]
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How To View Battery Percentage For Xbox One Controllers In Windows
If you game you’ve likely at some point heard the PC vs Console debate. If you really love the PC or Console you play on, you might have engaged in this debate too. We’re no one to ju... [Read More]
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How To Dual-boot Ubuntu And Windows 10
Many people want to run both Linux and Windows at the same time. The reason is pretty simple: Linux has strengths, and Windows does too, so why not get the best of both worlds and dual-boot them? In t... [Read More]
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How To Import And Export Themes In Windows 10
You can create custom themes in Windows 10. It’s a pretty simple process that we detailed last week. A theme includes a wallpaper and an accent color. When you create a theme, it is saved to you... [Read More]
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How To Enter Fullscreen In A UWP App In Windows 10
Windows 10 users complain that Microsoft Edge doesn’t have a fullscreen mode. Every modern browser has one but Edge doesn’t. It seems odd that Microsoft would develop a new browser only to... [Read More]
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How To Move An App Installation To Another Drive In Windows
When you install an app on your PC, the installer asks which drive you want to install it in. By default, the apps are installed in the C drive where the operating system is installed. Windows 10 ... [Read More]
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How To Create Custom Themes In Windows 10
Windows 10 added themes in the Creators Update. It comes with three default themes and you can download more from the Windows Store. At present, the themes are basic. You get wallpapers and an accent ... [Read More]
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How To Fix Nvidia Driver Update Problems
Nvidia is the leading GPU manufacturer in the market. It has always been a fine contest between Nvidia and AMD, where Nvidia have usually been ahead of the game. Gaming laptops like Acer Predator, ASU... [Read More]
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How To Fix Broken PowerShell In Windows 10 Creators Update
Windows updates, big and small, almost always come with bugs. At times the bug is widespread as opposed to effecting only a handful of users. With bigger updates, more users are likely to experience b... [Read More]
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How To Update Windows Subsystem For Linux On Windows 10
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update added Linux to the Windows platform. The Windows Subsystem for Linux is an optional Windows feature. You can choose to enable it but there’s no way to... [Read More]
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How To Get Game Mode In Windows 10 Pro N
Game mode is one of the highlight features in the Windows 10 Creators Update. It’s basically a system optimization feature that helps games run better on your system. You can access it from the ... [Read More]
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How To Reverse Scroll Direction In Windows 10
Windows 10, used to have an easy to access reverse scroll direction option. It allowed you to reverse the direction your trackpad scrolled in. It was in the Settings app under Devices>Mouse &a... [Read More]
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Fix The Disk Structure Is Corrupted And Unreadable In Windows
There are times when we want to access parts of our disk and Windows simply refuses to comply. Sometimes it just freezes until explorer crashes, or the disk isn’t physically removed. Sometimes, ... [Read More]
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How To Disable Driver Signature Enforcement In Windows 10
Windows is not exactly synonymous with security. It tires, and it tires hard but PCs are subject to almost every imaginable digital malady such as malware burrowing its way into your kernel under... [Read More]
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How To Configure The Power Button To Turn Off The Display In Windows 10
Windows 10 Creators Update is rolling out to users now. If you don’t want to wait for the roll out, you can upgrade to the Creators Update now. There are several new features in the Creators Upd... [Read More]
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How To Enable Spatial Sound In Windows 10 For Headphones & Home Theater
The Windows 10 Creators Update has added spatial sound. If you’re unfamiliar with what spatial sound is, it’s basically 3D sound. With Spatial Sound enabled, it seems as though the music i... [Read More]
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How To Run A JAR File On Windows
Windows apps are mainly packaged as installers or executable files. An app installer has the MSI extension and an executable file has the EXE extension. At times, a developer may choose to zip an EXE ... [Read More]
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Move The Current Window To A Virtual Desktop With A Hotkey [Windows 10]
Virtual desktops in Windows 10 are a bare-bone feature. Third-party apps allow you to name virtual desktops and jump straight to one without cycling through them all. The built-in keyboard shortc... [Read More]
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How To Switch To Mini View In The Movies & TV App In Windows 10
Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature called Mini View. It’s limited to the Movies & TV, and Skype Preview apps for now. This feature lets you pin the app to a corner of your screen o... [Read More]
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How To Get The Windows 10 Creators Update
It’s April and the Windows 10 Creators Update is happening. Microsoft formally announced the release date for the Creators Update and shed a little light on how the roll out will take place. As ... [Read More]
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How To Use Location Based Features Without Enabling Location Access [Windows 10]
Windows 10 has a few features that require access to your current location. You can enable location access from the Settings app under Privacy>Location. When you turn on location access, Windows 10... [Read More]
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Automatically Switch To The Dark Theme At Night In Windows 10
Windows 10 has a dark and light theme. It applies to all UWP apps. Users can switch to the dark or light theme from the Settings app. What they can’t do is schedule when Windows 10 will automati... [Read More]
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How To View And Clear The Printer Queue In Windows 10
In Windows 7, when you print a document a little printer icon appears in the System Tray. This icon lets you access the printer’s queue. From the printer queue you can pause or cancel a print jo... [Read More]
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Fix Pinned Apps Not Opening In Place On The Taskbar In Windows 10
When you open a pinned app from the Taskbar, it opens exactly where it is pinned. A line appears under the icon to show that the pinned app is running. This is what happens when the Taskbar ... [Read More]
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How To Download Netflix Content On Windows 10
At the end of 2016, Netflix introduced a download feature in its iOS and Android apps. The feature lets users download select content to their phone or tablet. The feature helps reduce data consu... [Read More]
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How To Fix Black Desktop Background In Windows
The desktop wallpaper is a standard feature in any desktop. It’s easy to change in Windows and you can set a static image, a slideshow, or a solid color as your background. It’s rare for t... [Read More]
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How To Fix Red Screen Of Death In Windows
Windows has garnered a bit of reputation of being such an unstable platform since Windows 10 was released. While not true for all versions of Windows, the OS has its problems at times. Windows errors ... [Read More]