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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.

'Cmder' The Best Command Prompt Replacement

The Command Prompt that's native to the Windows platform, Is a very powerful tool that allows you to perform a series of administrative functions, find and manipulate files, format disks, create batch files, perform shutdown operations and a lot more, That said, It does have It's limitations and If you're a heavy user of the Command Prompt, you'd want to expand your options. As such, In this tutorial, I will be Introducing the ultimate replacement tool named Cmder. 

How To Restore The Default Windows Libraries

One of the most underestimated features on the Windows platform, Is the default Windows Libraries, that allows you to organize your files and folders In one central location, Irrespective of where they're located on your network or computer. As such, you can find what you're after with Incredible ease. If you've accidentally deleted a given Library, Inclusive from the Recycle Bin, In this tutorial, I will show you how to restore any default Windows library.

Add Extract All To The Right Click For MSI Files

An MSI file, which Is referred to as a Windows Installer Package, Is simply a file that contains specific Instructions on how to Install and remove certain programs and applications. When the MSI file Is double-clicked, It's contents will be extracted, and the Installation or removal process will begin thereafter. If for one reason or another you want to grab and save It's contents, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add Extract All to the right-click context menu.

How To Check Hyper-V Support On Your PC

Hyper-V Is a hidden virtual machine (commonly abbreviated as VM), within the Windows environment and If you've never heard of It, you'd probably never find It. It's built Into the Windows operating system, however not all computers can run Hyper-V. So how do you know If your PC Is supported? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to check If your device can run It, by using a couple of native Windows tools.

How To Create A 'Clear Clipboard History' Shortcut

The Windows Clipboard, Is a native utility that allows users to copy data from one source to another, In the form of copy & paste operations. Basically, It temporarily stores the Information (to be copied) In Ram, and releases It when It's pasted. By default, you need to select the contents first, and paste thereafter. It's also a security concern, whereby anyone can paste what you've previously copied and view It straight after that. As such, I will show you how to create a Clear Clipboard History shortcut on your desktop.

Remove 'Run As Administrator' From Right Click

Depending on the type of tasks you're doing at the time, some programs require administrator privileges to execute commands and function properly. In such cases, you'd simply right-click It and select Run as administrator. Whilst It serves It's purpose well for yourself, this also means that users sharing your PC, can do the same and perhaps perform tasks against your wishes. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to remove the Run as administrator from the right-click context menu.

Force BitLocker To Use 256-Bit AES Encryption

One of the most secure ways to protect your sensitive data that's stored on your hard disk from unauthorized access, Is to password-protect the disk with encryption. This can easily be done using the Windows native utility named BitLocker Drive Encryption. It's very Important to lock a fixed or removable drive when not In use, so too Is the encryption strength. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to force  BitLocker to use 256-Bit AES encryption.

Always Open A Website In Private Browsing

If you're the type of user who wishes to browse the Internet without having to worry about your history being saved In your web browser, and also prefer not to store cookies, Images or cache web pages, then private browsing Is your answer. Wouldn't It be nice, If you could access It with a double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to always open a website of your choice In private browsing.

Three Ways To View The HomeGroup Password

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. Whatever the reason may be, If you want to view and/or print your HomeGroup password, In this tutorial, I will show you 3 ways on how to do this with Incredible ease.

How To Recover All Types Of Deleted Files

We've all done It at some point during our computational tasks and will Inevitably do the same again, whereby a file was deleted by accident and due to emptying the contents from the Recycle Bin, It could not be restored to It's original directory. The good news Is, even though files are deleted from your computer, they can still be recovered. In this tutorial, I will show you how to recover all types of deleted files, by using an awesome recovery software named Disk Drill.