Skip to main content

Posts



Use 'File History' To Backup Files And Folders

You never know If your computer will all of a sudden lose functionality, to the point of having to perform a clean Installation of Windows 10. As such, all data that's stored on the hard disk, will be wiped clean, hence can be a difficult process to recover the lot In Its entirety. It's of the utmost Importance to perform backups on a regular basis, thus In this tutorial, I will show you how to use 'File History' to backup files and folders.

How To Change System Protection Storage Size

Windows has a default feature named System Protection, that allows you to undo system changes by performing a System Restore, as well as manually creating a Restore point, whereby you can set your computer back to the time of when It was functioning correctly. You can also adjust the maximum disk space that System Protection uses, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with Incredible ease.

Add HomeGroup To The Right Click Context Menu

If you're running a small business or home network, one of the easiest ways to share office documents, Images, music, video files and also printers, Is to create a HomeGroup, thereby all devices on the same network can communicate with each other. Wouldn't It be nice If you could access HomeGroup via the right-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add HomeGroup to the right-click context menu.

Create A Windows Firewall Desktop Shortcut

The Windows Firewall (formerly known as "Internet Connection Firewall"), Is defaulted to the Windows platform from Windows XP/Server 2003 to where It stands today at Windows 10. It's an essential tool that monitors Incoming & outgoing traffic, and blocks unauthorized attempts from unknown networks and other Intrusions. In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily access It, by creating a Windows Firewall desktop shortcut.

How To Securely Disable AutoPlay For Every Drive

The AutoPlay feature that's native to the Windows platform, allows you to set default actions when you Insert media such as USB Drives, Memory Cards, CD/DVDs and so forth. It also allows you to select what to do when executing certain types of media, such as Pictures, Music and Videos. Whatever the reason may be, If you do not want this feature available, In this tutorial, I will show you how to securely disable AutoPlay for every drive.

Troubleshoot Your PC's Hardware & Devices

To the contrary of what many users may believe, not every stability and loss of functionality Issue Is relative to software and applications. Hardware components and devices, do fail to serve their purpose at the best of times- even If you've purchased a brand new computer. It can be an arduous task trying to pinpoint the problematic component, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to troubleshoot your PC's hardware and devices.

How To Change The Default Icon Of 'This PC'

We're all different to some degree In how we use, configure and customize the Windows 10 operating system. Based on our computing environment, the need to change desktop Icons from their default state to something that's clearly Identifiable, allows ease of use with the tasks at hand. Whilst this Is quite simple with normal Icons, It's not the same with the default This PC Icon. In this tutorial, I will show you how to how to change This PC with Incredible ease.