How to Update Other Microsoft Products in Windows 10 When You Update Windows

Your Windows 10 computer may also have other Microsoft products installed on it, too. These applications, much like the ones that you might also have on your mobile device, occasionally require updates. If you are tired of needing to individually update other Microsoft products when your computer is already installing Windows updates, then you might […]

How to Change the Transparency Grid Color in Photoshop CS5

When you work with a lot of images in Photoshop, it’s inevitable that you will either need to create an image where part of it is transparent, or you will find yourself working with an existing transparent image. When you encounter a file like this, the transparent parts are indicated by a gray grid. But, […]

How to Keep the Screen from Turning Off on a Windows 10 Laptop

Preserving the battery on a laptop is an important element of using one when you are in a situation where you aren’t able to charge it. Windows 10 realizes this, and will typically turn your screen off after a certain period of inactivity. Since the screen is one of the biggest drains on your battery […]

How to Remove the Numbers from Taskbar Icons in Windows 10

The icons in the taskbar at the bottom of the screen on your Windows 10 computer provide quick access to your programs. By simply clicking an icon, such as the envelope, you can open a commonly-used program, such as Mail. But you may have noticed that some of the icons have numbers on them, and […]

How to View Pictures as a Slideshow in Windows 10

Do you have a number of pictures in a folder on your Windows 10 computer, and you’d like to view them all as a slideshow? This is something that’s available to you in Windows 10, and it doesn’t require you to use any additional expensive applications. You are able to use a helpful feature within […]

What is the Address Thing at the Bottom of the Screen in Windows 10?

Do you see the word “Address” with a search field after it at the bottom of the screen, and you don’t know what it is? That is the Address Toolbar, which can help you to navigate directly to a Web page address from your desktop. Like many of the items that you see in the […]

How to Change the Mouse Pointer Color in Windows 10

The mouse cursor that you see on your screen in Windows 10 is something that a lot of people take for granted. Typically it’s something that you won’t give much thought, and it’s likely that you simply accept that it looks the way that it does. But you actually have some control over the appearance […]

How to Show or Hide the Search Field in the Windows 10 Taskbar

Many recent versions of Windows have had a search field either in the taskbar or on the Start menu. It’s always been helpful, but the Windows 10 iteration that is tied into the Cortana feature is pretty great. But if you don’t like that search field, or if you want to use it and it’s […]

How to Change the Theme in Photoshop CC

The version of Photoshop available to Creative Cloud subscribers, called Photoshop CC, includes a number of different features that let you customize the interface and behavior in the application. One of the customization options lets you adjust the coloring of the app and its menus. This setting is called the theme, and there are several […]

How to Wirelessly Connect to Another Display in Windows 10

Connecting from a laptop to a TV has long been possible with the help of things like HDMI and VGA. Simply connect the appropriate cables from your computer to your TV, switch the input, and you can use your computer on that TV. Now, however, it’s possible to wirelessly connect to compatible displays and view […]