Category Archives: Windows Tips

Stop Windows 10 From Automatically Updating Drivers

Stop Windows 10 From Automatically Updating Drivers In Windows 10 Home you have less control over Windows Updates than Windows Pro users do, although Microsoft seems to be inching toward doing the right thing and making Windows Updates more manageable for Windows 10 Home users. Starting with Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) Microsoft… Read More »

Control Active Windows Using Your Keyboard

    Control Active Windows Using Your Keyboard These tips work in Windows 7, Windows 8x and Windows 10 (all versions) Some shortcuts make managing windows quicker and easier. For instance,  you can quickly switch between your email, browser, e-mail, graphic programs, messenger, and other programs without using your mouse or touchpad.  Here are a… Read More »

An Easy Way to Rename All Files In a Folder At the Same Time

    An Easy Way to Rename All Files In a Folder At the Same Time Here’s a handy tip if have a lot of digital photos and you’ve ended up with a folder or folders full of images with arcane names like DCC012247620171107.jpg. Not very descriptive. You can’t tell if it’s a picture from… Read More »

Things You Can Try If Windows 10 Features Are Missing or Stop Working

    Things You Can Try If Windows 10 Features Are Missing or Stop Working Windows 10 (all versions) Sometimes. for no reason at all, some Windows features may stop working. Sometimes, this happens after a version update or after a cumulative Windows update, and sometimes it happens for no apparent reason at all. The… Read More »