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How to Easily Batch Rename Files on Windows 10

Need a quick but powerful way to rename large groups of files in Windows 10? Using Microsoft’s free PowerToys, all that power is only a right-click away thanks to the PowerRename module. Here’s how to use it….

How to Use Spotify in PC Games on Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a tool called the Game Bar, and it has some cool features you might not know about. You can control Spotify while gaming without having to switch out of full-screen mode. It’s super handy….

How to Pause Updates on Windows 10

Windows 10 automatically downloads and installs updates as they become available. To stop this, you can “pause” updates for up to 35 days in just a few clicks—even on Windows 10 Home. Here’s what you need to know about paus…

How to Choose Your Default Speakers on Windows 10

Windows 10 users often have to switch between several sets of speakers. Some might be built into a monitor, while others might be included in a headset or headphones. Here’s how to set certain speakers as your default output …

How to Cascade All Your Windows on Windows 10

Windows 10 includes several little-known but very useful ways to automatically organize your open windows, and they’re only a click away on the taskbar. Here’s how to cascade your windows automatically….

How to Hide or Disable “Meet Now” on Windows 10

Microsoft’s “Meet Now” feature in Windows 10 appears as an icon in the notification area of the taskbar that includes links to Skype teleconferencing functions. Here’s how to hide or disable the Meet Now icon and notification…

How to Get Android Notifications on a Windows 10 PC

If you use a PC for several hours a day, you might find yourself constantly looking down at your phone for notifications. Why not merge the two platforms? We’ll show you how to mirror your Android notifications on a Windows 1…

How to Turn Tablet Mode On and Off on Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 automatically switches to tablet mode when you reconfigure your convertible PC into tablet form. If you’d rather turn on or turn off Tablet mode manually, there are several ways to do it. Here’s how….
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