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Remove The Power Icon At The Sign In Screen

When you're performing your computing tasks day In, day out, you will Inevitably have the need to either put It to sleep, give It a reboot or completely shut It down. The most common method to do either of these, Is via the Windows 10 Start menu, but the option Is also available at the Sign In screen. If you do not want users performing these actions prior to logging Into Windows, In this tutorial, I will show you how to securely remove the Power Icon at the Sign In screen.

Add 'Open With For 'Bat Files' Context Menu

Every time you execute a particular application, the operating system automatically uses a default app to launch It. The same applies to all files. If you're not happy with a particular default app, you can right-click the file, select 'Open with' and choose the program that will execute your application. However, by default, the 'Open with' option for .bat files Is not available In the right-click context menu, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to add It with Incredible ease.

How To Create A Work Folders Shortcut

From the official release of Windows 8.1, Inclusive of the current operating system of Windows 10, a cool feature named Work Folders has been Introduced, whereby It allows you to access your work files from any device of your choice. This Is done by synchronizing data from your device(s) to your work's servers, thus available to you at any time. Wouldn't It be nice If you could access Work Folders with a double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this, by creating a Work Folders shortcut on your PC's desktop.

How To Open Any Website From Your Desktop

Irrespective of your day-to-day online navigation and the computing environment you operate In, there's no doubt that you'll have at least a handful of favorite websites that you visit on a regular basis. Wouldn't It be nice, If you could create Individual desktop shortcuts on your computer, and access each site with a simple double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with Incredible ease.

How To Troubleshoot Playing Audio Issues

Windows 10 has an array of useful built-In diagnostics tools to help detect potential Issues with the operating system, and the Troubleshooting utility Is certainly no exception. It's a somewhat hidden tool that's accessible via Control Panel, and If you've never heard of It, you'd probably never find It. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the Playing Audio Troubleshooter to help detect and fix audio Issues.

Change Lock Screen Clock To 24 Hour Format

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. By default, the lock screen clock Is set In a 12 hour format, but If you wish to change It to display In 24 hour military time, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with ease.

Disable Pop-Up Descriptions In Windows 10

We're all different with the types of files and folders we utilize and store on our computer. Some users may have Image and other files that are simply downloaded from the Internet, whilst others create text files, that contain sensitive Information and named according to Its content. When you hover over such files, the name Is displayed which can reveal exactly what It contains. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to disable pop-up descriptions for all files and folders.

Add 'Default Apps' To The Right Click Menu

Every time you execute a particular program or application In Windows 10, the operating system automatically uses a default app to launch It, thereby you can Immediately use It thereafter. If you're not happy with a particular default app that's associated with your favorite program, you can change It according to your liking. To simplify accessibility, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add 'Default apps' to the right-click context menu.

How To Change The UAC Behavior Prompt

One of the good things about the Windows 10 operating system, Is the array of security options It provides, one of which Is the UAC (User Account Control), that basically prompts before a program or application can execute with administrator access. Did you know, that you can change Its default behavior prompt for admin users? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with only a few simple steps.

How To Create A Sync Center Shortcut

Windows 10 has a native feature named Sync Center,which allows network files In the form of offline files, become available when the network connection to the server Is down. Ultimately, when offline files Is enabled, users can access their network files, regardless of server availability. Wouldn't It be nice, If you could access this with a double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Sync Center shortcut on your computer's desktop.

Remove 'Open With' From The Context Menu

Every time you execute a particular application, the operating system automatically uses a default app to launch It. The same applies to all files. If you're not happy with a particular default app, you can right-click the file, select 'Open with' and choose the program that will execute your application. If you don't want users who're sharing your PC to perform this action, In this tutorial, I will show you how to remove 'Open with' from the right-click context menu.

Remove 'Look For An App In The Store'

Pertaining to Windows 10, a native feature named Microsoft Store app, allows you to download apps for your computer, such as those relative to movies & TV, Games, music, email etc- that're available for both free and paid releases. The option to choose an app, Is available via the right-click context menu but If you'd prefer to not have It accessible as such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to remove 'Look for an app In the Store' from the right-click menu.

Enable Ctrl+Alt+Delete For UAC Prompt

One of the good things about the Windows 10 operating system, Is the array of security options It provides, one of which Is the UAC (User Account Control), that basically prompts before a program or application can execute with administrator access. Did you know that you can enable the Ctrl+Alt+Delete functionality, every time you're prompted by the UAC? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this with Incredible ease.

How To Create A Storage Spaces Shortcut

In terms of backup and recovery of data, the good thing about Windows 10, Is that It has quite a number of built-In utilities such as System Restore, File History, Backup and Restore (Windows 7) and also a system Image backup. A part of this equation that not too many users utilize often, Is named Storage Spaces, which Is an excellent utility to keep on hand. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Storage Spaces shortcut on your PC's desktop.

How To Securely Disable The Caps Lock Key

Regardless of your computing environment and the tasks you perform on a daily basis, you will have the need to capitalize your keystrokes every now and then, by using the good old Caps Lock key on your computer's keyboard. Did you know, that you can completely disable Its functionality natively within Windows, without the use of third-party tools? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this In only a few simple steps.