Tag Archives: Windows 10 tricks

Windows 10: Settings vs. Control Panel

  Windows 10: Settings vs. Control Panel Microsoft continues its push to deprecate Control Panel in Windows 10 as it pushes more and more out of the Control Panel and into the Settings app. The first thing you should know about these two menus is that Settings is now the go-to tool for most of… Read More »

Slow PC? Try Turning off Search Indexing and/or Superfetch

    Slow PC? Try Turning off Search Indexing and/or Superfetch Search Indexing (Windows Search) Windows 10 constantly indexes your hard disk in the background. It’s called Search Indexing. Indexing is supposed to make searching your PC faster. But if your PC is slow, that constant indexing can decrease performance. Turning off Search Indexing can… Read More »

A Guide to New Windows Update Settings for Windows 10 Home Version 1903

    A Guide to New Windows Update Settings for Windows 10 Home Version 1903 Until Microsoft released Windows 10 Home (Version 1903 / May 2019), Windows 10 Home users had very little control over Windows updates. You got them when they were ready and, if required, your computer rebooted automatically to finish installing them.… Read More »

The Hidden File Explorer In Windows 10

    The Hidden File Explorer In Windows 10 This tip works in Windows 10 Version 1709 and newer  This is a tip you can file under – “just so you know”. You’re probably not going to want to use this version of File Explorer; it’s certainly not going to replace the File Explorer you’re… Read More »

How to Fix a Black Screen Error When Updating to Windows 10 Version 1903

    How to Fix a Black Screen Error When Updating to Windows 10 Version 1903 Sometimes the best way to learn things is figuring them out for yourself.  Between us, we have 5 computers and a couple of phones and tablets. Four of the computers are running Windows 10 and 3 of them had… Read More »