Category: Windows

Dynamic Lock for Windows 10 Microsoft will bring intelligent locking to your PC in April

Dynamic Lock for Windows 10 Microsoft will bring intelligent locking to your PC in April

We’ve all heard of Windows Hello by now, but have you heard of Windows Goodbye? Just as Windows Hello compatible devices can log you into your device with ease, Windows Goodbye will log you out just as easily. The feature is actually called Dynamic Lock, but Windows Central reports that it is internally referred to as Windows Goodbye (which we […]

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How to Edit Photos to Fit Your Display in Windows 10

How to Edit Photos to Fit Your Display in Windows 10

If you’ve ever set an image as your lock screen or desktop, you may find yourself dissatisfied with the crop that Windows 10 decided to use. Fortunately, you can custom-crop images to fit your display. And you can do it with just the software that came with your PC. All you need to do is open the image you want to use in […]

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How to Find Windows 10’s Spotlight Lock Screen Pictures

How to Find Windows 10’s Spotlight Lock Screen Pictures

If you have Windows 10’s default, Spotlight feature enabled, your lock screen shows gorgeous images courtesy of Microsoft. Some of these high-quality photos are nature shots while others are pictures of great cities around the world. The pictures rotate several times a day, but what if you see an image you like and want to keep a copy of it? […]

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How To Microsoft Developing Blue-Light Filter for Windows 10

How To Microsoft Developing Blue-Light Filter for Windows 10

Blue light filtering is a display adjustment that sets panels to emit a warmer range of colors, and some believe that using it before bedtime can make it easier for users to fall asleep. Apple introduced this capability to its iOS devices in version 9.3 with Night Shift, some PC and Mac users use f.lux on their laptops and now […]

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Windows 10 Update Borked Millions of Webcams. Here’s a Fix.

Windows 10 Update Borked Millions of Webcams. Here’s a Fix.

The Windows 10 Anniversary Edition delivered a slew of new features, but it also screwed up webcam compatibility for consumers around the world. If your go-to for Skype isn’t working any more, it’s not just you: this is wide-reaching. The reason is that Windows 10 changed the type of encoding that USB-webcams are allowed to use. Microsoft claims that this type […]

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Free Image Metadata viewer and editor for Windows

Free Image Metadata viewer and editor for Windows

QuickImageComment is a free software for Windows that lets you view and edit image metadata for JPEG, TIFF and other formats of digital images. Whenever you capture an image from a camera or a mobile phone, image metadata is automatically generated and stored along with the image file. The image metadata can be read, and some of its fields can […]

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Microsoft is testing a fix for one of the most annoying things about Windows 10

Microsoft is testing a fix for one of the most annoying things about Windows 10

Microsoft is testing a fix for one of the most annoying things about Windows 10 Hey, Windows 10 is pretty great! … Except for the part where it sometimes just downloads and installs updates on its own, requiring an immediate PC restart. That part is less than ideal, especially when you’re in the middle of something important. Well, as Winaero’s […]

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Use Microsoft’s online troubleshooter to Fix Windows Update Errors

Use Microsoft’s online troubleshooter to Fix Windows Update Errors

At times, Windows users do face problems and issues while installing Windows Updates. Microsoft has made it easy for the layman computer user to troubleshoot and fix Windows Update errors by launching an online troubleshooter. Fix Windows Update Errors This guided walk-through provides steps to fix problems when installing Windows Updates, including some of the commonly seen error codes like […]

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Microsoft Windows 10 operating system free download full version

Microsoft Windows 10 operating system free download full version

Microsoft has clarified another of the doubt that was lingering for long – Whether the Insider Preview testers would get a free Windows 10 copy. And the answer is, well in a way, YES. Those who have signed up for being Windows Insider will continue to receive Windows 10 operating system full version as a free download legally, for testing […]

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Microsoft sneaks out undocumented hotfix for Windows 10, build 14393.577

Microsoft sneaks out undocumented hotfix for Windows 10, build 14393.577

Microsoft hasn’t updated its master Windows 10 update list yet, but if you were bitten by the VMM bug in KB 3206632, this month’s cumulative update for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can now download and install the fix. Microsoft says the newly released cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1607, KB 3213522, “fixes an issue that was introduced in the December […]

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