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    Created by RGiskardR
    Aug 9, 2018
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    If you install Windows 10 anew or upgrade to a new feature release, you are welcome to the new version of Windows by an animation on start that begins with "Hi".

    Windows 10 displays a number of screens afterward that may include "We're setting things up for your", "We've got some updates for your PC", "This might take several minutes", "These updates help protect you in an online...
  2. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 18, 2018
  3. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 17, 2018
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    The following guide attempts to provide some clarification in regards to Servicing stack updates for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system (applies to Windows 7 and 8.1 as well).

    You may have come across a servicing stack update (SSU) before as a system administrator or home user. The description that Microsoft provides for these updates is rather vague most of the time.

    When you...
  4. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 17, 2018
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    The default image viewer on Windows 10 devices is the Photos application. Users can install third-party apps from the Microsoft Store or desktop programs like IrfanView, XnView, or...
  5. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 17, 2018
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    One of the changes that Microsoft introduced in the company's Windows 10 operating system affected the appearance of scroll bars on the system.

    The default behavior hides scroll bars automatically in Windows. While that feature is limited to (mostly) Windows Store applications and not desktop apps, it affects all users as native apps like Settings use the system as well.

    Microsoft...
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    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 5, 2018
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    Firefox, just like any other modern web browser, supports bookmarks. You can save bookmarks, URLs that point to your favourite websites and services, or scripts and dynamic bookmarks, and manage them using the browser.

    Bookmarks are saved to the browser in a number of ways. Firefox users may click...
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    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 3, 2018
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    Microsoft has a rich history of testing boundaries when it comes to the distribution of apps and updates. The Get Windows 10 campaign demonstrated how far the company is willing to go to push something on the market but the unwanted upgrade to Windows 10 was just one of the methods that Microsoft utilized in the...
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    Created by RGiskardR
    Jul 2, 2018
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    A particularly common issue that Windows users run into is that the PC does not shut down when you select the shutdown option but restarts instead.

    While this looks to be an error caused by the operating system, it sometimes hints at larger issues that users and administrators may be unaware of.

    Here is what happens usually. When you select shutdown using the Start menu, the...
  9. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Jun 28, 2018
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    Microsoft plans to ship major new features in the next version of Microsoft; one of the new features gives users control over media autoplay on the Internet.

    If you have access to a recent Windows Insider build, you may have noticed already that Microsoft Edge comes with a lot of improvements.

    One of the new options is a new control to configure autoplay rules for media. The...
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    Created by RGiskardR
    Jun 27, 2018
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    Device Manager is a powerful administrative Windows tool to manage all connected devices. Microsoft uses the term devices for any hardware that is connected to the PC, from the motherboard and video card to external hard drives, the computer mouse, or monitors.

    The Device Manager gives Windows users control over these devices. Control includes options to check the status of any device,...