Tag Archives: Windows 10

If You Use a PIN Make Sure You Know Your Password [Windows 10]

If You Use a PIN Make Sure You Know Your Password [Windows 10] Last night around midnight Microsoft installed an update (not a version update, just your ordinary Windows update). Well, just to show you we feel your pain, the update bricked my Windows 10 laptop. I spent hours running different commands like SFC /SCANNOW… Read More »

How to Install Photo Gallery and Movie Maker on Any Version of Windows 10

How to Install Photo Gallery and Movie Maker on Any Version of Windows 10 A whole lot of people (including us) loved using Movie Maker and Photo Gallery when they was available from Microsoft. Unfortunately, Microsoft stopped offering Windows Live Essentials quite a while ago and there was no place from which you could download… Read More »

It’s Time to Put  “Copy to / Move to” Back on the Windows 10 Right-click Menu [Again]

It’s Time to Put  “Copy to / Move to” Back on the Windows 10 Right-click Menu [Again] This tip works in all versions of Windows 10, but it can be used for Windows 7 and Windows 8x . I was reminded to re-write and republish this tip when I went to move some files from… Read More »

Recovery Media, Repair Media, Installation Media, News Media, Long Island Medium

Recovery Media, Repair Media, Installation Media, News Media, Long Island Medium This all began with a question from one of our InfoAve subscribers, Jim B. who wrote to ask us about recovery drives, repair discs, and installation media. Jim wrote: “I have read several “explanations” from you guys (or gal) about the care and feeding… Read More »