Tag Archives: Windows 10 tips and tricks

Control Panel: Category view vs. Icon view

Control Panel: Category view vs. Icon view This tip works in Windows 7, Windows 8.1,  and Windows 10 Many times when we write a tip, we’ll write about using Control Panel and switching to “Large icon view” or “Icon view” rather than category view. It just dawned on us, that we’ve never covered the difference,… Read More »

Unresponsive Program? Try This to Keep From Losing Data

Unresponsive Program? Try This to Keep From Losing Data This tip is for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 In earlier versions of Windows if a program froze (hung, locked-up) there was nothing you could do about but kill the program using Task Manager/Processes/End Process. But Windows 7 and 8 users have at least… Read More »

File History [Windows 10]

File History [Windows 10] Windows 10 File History is a simple way to back up all your personal files and folders.  It’s an automatic file and folder backup that comes with Windows 10. File History backs up all your personal files and folders to an external hard drive, and lets you selectively restore previous versions… Read More »