We made the brave decision to be among the first to upgrade to Windows 10 and face all of the new OS's bugs. However, for some of us the upgrade was abruptly stopped, with an error 80240020. Let's see how to fix this error message and proceed with the upgrade.
The Windows 10 "reservation" was little more than a publicity stunt. Everyone can upgrade Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, even without a reservation. In this guide, we will see the upgrade process in detail, what to expect and what to look out for.
Windows 10 allows us to do web searches on the "search" field. As one would expect, though, Windows is using Bing to do those web searches. Let's see how we can disable Bing search in Windows 10 or, alternatively, how to replace Bing search with Google.
Windows throws a blue screen when there is a fatal error, severe enough that it is impossible for the operating system to recover without resetting the PC. There is a reason we refer to it as a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). Let's see how to diagnose a blue screen.
Microsoft wants to promote its cloud service. That is why Windows 10 comes with OneDrive preinstalled, and without an obvious way to uninstall it. Fortunately, with some command line magic, we can completely uninstall OneDrive in Windows 10 Home and Pro, or just disable it in Windows 10 Pro.
There are more than twenty default Windows 10 apps that come preinstalled in our new operating system: apps for the news, sports, weather, calendar, photos, etc. If we want our Windows installation as clean as possible, here's how to use the PowerShell console to uninstall the default Windows 10 apps.
Microsoft is using the default wallpaper as the Windows 10 login screen background. However, there is no option to change it - apparently the company feels proud of the window/laser thing. Here's how to use a freeware application to change the Windows 10 login screen background.
Cortana might be sharing a whole lot of our private information with Microsoft, but overlooking that, it is the first digital assistant for the desktop. Unfortunately, Cortana isn't enabled for every country and region. Here's how to enable Cortana for Windows, even in an unsupported country.
Removing the Start Menu from Windows 8 was one of Microsoft's biggest mistakes, and a substantial reason Windows 8 was a commercial failure. Thankfully, the Start Menu is back with a vengeance in Windows 10. Let's see how to configure and customize the Windows 10 Start Menu to our liking.
Many tech websites have posted about how the "Wi-Fi Sense" in Windows 10 is dangerous, a security vulnerability, and a "disaster waiting to happen". Well, in this guide we will see how to disable Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10, but you should know: It's an entirely safe feature.