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Securely Disable Thumbnails For Files & Folders

By default, File Explorer displays thumbnail Images for files and (where applicable) folders In the Windows operating system. Essentially, this allows you to preview the file or folder, without actually having to double-click It. If you don't want your files & folders to be Identified by their content whilst viewing them, In this tutorial, I will show you how to securely disable thumbnails for all users with Incredible ease.

Remove 'Previous Versions' From Right Click Menu

In the event you've accidentally deleted a file or folder, Windows 10 has a feature named previous versions, that allows you to restore a previous version of that file or folder that was backed up via a System Restore, File History or any of the Windows Backup utilities. If you're sharing your computer with multiple users, they can do the same with any file or folder against your wishes. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to remove the Restore previous versions feature from the right-click context menu.

Remove All Folders From This PC In File Explorer

When you navigate to File Explorer and select This PC, not only are you able to view all the devices and drives pertaining to your computer, but you also have the option of using quite a number of default folders- namely Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures and Videos. Whatever the reason may be, If you don't want these folders cluttering your PC, In this tutorial, I will show you how to completely remove the lot.

How To Apply An Image On Any Folder

We're all different In the way we utilize our computer, namely the tasks performed on a daily basis, both locally and during online navigation. What's also part of this equation, Is customizing folders based on one's overall usability. Wouldn't It be great, If you could apply an Image of your choice to any folder you like? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do exactly that with Incredible ease.

How To Securely Disable The Lock Screen

In Windows 10, every time you reboot your computer or log off and log back Into your account, by default, the first thing you'll see prior to signing In, Is the lock screen. Once that's dismissed, you can login and access the Windows environment thereafter. Not everyone Is a fan of the lock screen, hence would rather get rid of It altogether. If you're part of this equation, In this tutorial, I will show you how to securely remove It and keep It that way.

Add Keyboard Shortcuts To Shortcut Files

Regardless of the computing environment you're working In, you will have the need to launch certain programs and applications on a daily basis. Whilst they're easily accessible If you simply double-click their shortcut, It may not be very productive If you heavily rely on executing the same applications each and every day. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add keyboard shortcuts to the shortcut files located on your computer's desktop.

Create A Printers Folder Shortcut In Windows 10

Whether you're working from home or In an office environment at your workplace, you will have the need to view and access all the printers that're connected to your computer or network, such as the account's department printer, facsimile machine and so forth. Wouldn't It be great, If you could view every connected printer with a double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Printers Folder shortcut on your computer's desktop.

Enable Ctrl+Alt+Delete To Sign In To Windows 10

One of the good things about the Windows 10 operating system, Is the array of options It provides to secure the login process, such as entering a PIN, (obviously) a password or via Windows Hello biometric authentication. It's of the utmost Importance to keep the login as secure as possible, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable Ctrl+Alt+Delete every time you wish to sign In to your computer.

Add 'History' To The Right Click Context Menu

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 add 'History' to the right-click context menu.

Remove The Sign In Screen Background Image

When you reboot your computer or switch between user accounts In Windows 10, once you dismiss the lock screen, you will see the sign In screen that prompts (If applicable) to login with a password, and boot Into the Windows environment thereafter. Windows 10 has a default login screen background Image, and If you're not happy with It and wish to completely remove It, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with Incredible ease.

Add The Classic Start Menu To Windows 10

The very first time you've used the Windows 10 operating system, you would have noticed significant changes compared to the previous version, namely Windows 8.1, and a massive difference If you've jumped from Windows XP. Speaking of the latter, If you're a huge fan of the Windows XP Classic Start menu, In this tutorial, I will show you how to apply It to Windows 10 In only a few simple steps.

View Detailed Info Of Installed Printers

Whether you're working from home or In an office environment at your workplace, you will have the need to view and access all the printers that're connected to your computer, such as the account's department printer, facsimile machine and so forth. Wouldn't It be nice, If you could view detailed Info of every Installed printer? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with Incredible ease.

How To Disable NTFS File Encryption

From Windows 2000 onward on supported editions, a native encryption tool named Encrypting File System (EFS), allows you to securely encrypt files and folders, thus keep them safe from unauthorized access. This also means that other users sharing your PC, can do the very same and encrypt as many files as they please. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to disable NTFS file encryption In Windows 10.

How To Create 'Add A Device' Desktop Shortcut

It's Inevitable that at some point In your computing environment, there will be the need to add new devices to your computer, such as a keyboard, mouse, network printer, storage devices and so forth. For the most part, Windows 10 automatically detects and Installs them, but It does tend to fail at the best of times. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an Add a device shortcut on your PC's desktop.

Add Permanently Delete To The Right Click Menu

The Windows Recycle Bin, acts as a safeguard when deleting files and folders from your computer, whereby all deleted files are first sent there, and remain as such until you decide otherwise. In the event you've accidentally deleted a file/folder, It can easily be restored to It's original directory. If you wish to permanently delete them Instead of sending to the Recycle Bin, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add Permanently delete to the right-click context menu.

How To Always Run Apps As Administrator

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. This however, Is not very convenient when working with countless files on a daily basis that require admin rights. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to always run apps as administrator.