Category Archives: Windows Tips

Fix “Open with” missing from Windows 10 Right-click Menu

Fix “Open with” missing from Windows 10 Right-click Menu If you want to open a file with a different program other than the default, normally you can right-click on the file and choose “Open with”  from the right-click menu. But it has come to our attention recently that some of you don’t have “Open with”… Read More »

How to Fix a Write-protected External Hard Drive

How to Fix a Write-protected External Hard Drive This tip was submitted by Cloudeight subscriber MaryLee and was written for Windows 10 with an external hard drive connected. “Hi TC and EB! I thought I’d share this problem, and fix, in case others have it. Recently I’ve had a problem with my external hard drive.… Read More »

Some Really “Quick” Tips for Windows

Some Really “Quick” Tips for Windows All of these work in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (all versions) Quick Change Want to change the name of a desktop icon, folder, file etc.? Click whatever you want to rename, then click the F2 key and make your change! Quick View To view properties menu of… Read More »

Use Windows 10 Metered Connection to Stop Some Automatic Updates

Use Windows 10 Metered Connection to Stop Some Automatic Updates While most folks didn’t have a problem updating to the current version of Windows 10 (Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Version 1709, as of this writing) some folks did have problems. And after a couple of failed attempts, they find that Microsoft repeatedly tries… Read More »