Tag Archives: Windows 10

Show Command Prompt Instead of PowerShell on the Win-X Menu

    Show Command Prompt Instead of PowerShell on the Win-X Menu Microsoft, in their infinite wisdom, decided that everyone who uses Windows 10 is geeky and therefore would much rather have PowerShell on their Windows 10 “power menu” than Command Prompt. Well, PowerShell is very powerful and there’s a library of scriptlets you can use with it,… Read More »

How to Pin a Drive or Folder to the Windows 10 Taskbar

    How to Pin a Drive or Folder to the Windows 10 Taskbar You can pin a drive or a folder to the Windows 10 taskbar and it’s really easy. First, let’s pin a drive to the taskbar. 1.) Right-click on the drive you want to Pin to the taskbar and click “Create shortcut”. You’ll get a… Read More »

Test Driving the Epic Privacy Browser

    Test Driving the Epic Privacy Browser Browser We get quite a bit of mail asking about VPNs, web tracking, private browsing, and other security-related concerns. When someone mentions a new browser, we check it out. We haven’t been very impressed with most of the new browsers – and it seems new browsers are released quite often.… Read More »

Microsoft to Stop Providing Malware Updates for Microsoft Security Essentials

    Microsoft to Stop Providing Malware Updates for Microsoft Security Essentials According to Microsoft, it will no longer provide new malware signatures for Microsoft Security Essentials after January 14, 2020 – the end-of-support date for Windows 7. This means that Microsoft Security Essentials will become outdated and even more ineffective than it already is. According to Computerworld:… Read More »

Preview Almost Any File Quickly With QuickLook

Preview Almost Any File Quickly With QuickLook QuickLook works with Windows 10 Imagine a free Windows Store app you can install that allows you to highlight almost any file in File Explorer and preview it just by pressing the spacebar. Press the spacebar again and the preview disappears. And another nice feature of this app is when you… Read More »