Windows 11 brought back widgets to the PC, but keeping them in a panel accessible from the taskbar instead of the desktop. Even more widgets are now on the way.
The Windows File Explorer is likely one of the most used tools on your PC. It’s the home for finding files and anything else that might be saved. A few tips and tricks can make it work even better, whether you’re using Window…
Windows 11 goes big on widgets, and the latest version of the Windows App SDK, 1.2, lets app developers make their own widgets. This will likely result in widgets becoming an even bigger part of Windows 11, and Facebook Messe…
Microsoft released Windows 11 22H2 in September 2022, marking the first major update to Windows 11 since its arrival the year prior. Four months later, Microsoft thinks it has worked out all the major bugs….
Microsoft mostly the File Explorer alone throughout Windows 8 and Windows 10, but more recently, we’ve started to see some much-needed improvements finally arrive. Even more changes might be on the way….
Seeing a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) when starting or using Windows is never fun. Fortunately, not all BSODs are a disaster. Many, including the Kmode Exception Not Handled error, are easy to fix.
Windows 11 introduced an updated Settings application, with better organization and more options. Even more changes are on the way, as Microsoft is testing changes to the graphics section.
Downloading another web browser is one of the first tasks many people do on a new Windows PC, usually with the built-in copy of Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. However, there are a few other ways to grab Chrome or Firefo…
A leaked screenshot from the end of 2022 indicated that Microsoft was working on adding tabs to Notepad. Sure enough, the feature is now live in test builds of Windows 11.
Windows 11 was a massive upgrade, and Microsoft has continued to work on more changes and new features since it was released. However, two features that were in testing have now been pulled.
Tabs aren’t just limited to web browsers, and they’ve been showing up in more Windows applications over the past few years. Now they could be coming to Notepad.
The Windows 11 taskbar has been the subject of much discussion. It’s a drastic change from Windows 10, and lacks many older features. Still, there’s a lot it can do, and you should know about the best tips and tricks….
It’s time to buy a new computer, but you’ve got a tough choice ahead of you: do you buy or build a Windows PC or go for a Mac instead? Here are some of the reasons you might want to go for a Windows PC instead of a Mac….
The Windows Subsystem for Android, or WSA for short, is a Windows 11 feature that allows some Android games and applications to run on your PC with alongside typical Windows apps. Now it’s about to get a big update….
It’s great Windows ships with a pile of included apps for everything from taking notes to viewing media files, but they usually aren’t the best options out there. Here are our favorite alternatives to the default Windows appl…
Microsoft brought back widgets with the release of Windows 11, which are now in a panel accessible from the taskbar. The company isn’t done with widgets, though, and a significant fix is on the way.
Snipping Tool has been around since Windows Vista, and after a plan to phase it out a few years ago didn’t work, Microsoft has been working to modernize Snipping Tool. Now another major update is on the way….
Everybody loves a quick fix and, thankfully, a lot of simple Windows optimizations are easy to apply. If you’re dealing with a sluggish Windows PC, you owe it to yourself to try one (or all!) of these tweaks….
Windows optimization tips often center on making your PC run faster, but what if you want to log in faster and with fewer hassles? These simple tweaks can help.
There are very few apps I can’t imagine life without, but at the top of that short list is Everything. I’ve used it for over a decade, and it’s an integral part of my Windows experience.
You can fix your various sound issues and possibly get general audio enhancements by updating your audio drivers. You can do this using Device Manager, Windows Update, and your audio card maker’s website. We’ll show you how t…
You can wipe Windows and start fresh or even buy new hardware, but before you go to extremes, sit down and audit your startup programs to speed up your Windows PC.
A blurry or fuzzy screen can make using the Windows 11 desktop and your applications a miserable experience. Fortunately, there are a few things you can try to fix the problem, from changing settings to updating your drivers….
The latest version of Windows 11 is the 2022 Update, version “22H2,” which was named “Sun Valley 2” during development. Microsoft says it will release major updates once per year, and this is the first major update Microsoft …
Windows 11 has been out for more than a year, but there are still some holdouts that have, thus far, stayed on Windows 10. While Microsoft’s older OS is still usable today, Microsoft really wants you to update if you have th…