How to Create an Internet Shortcut in Windows 10

When there is a website that you visit a lot, you often want to do something to make it easy to access. This could involve making it the home page in your Web browser or creating a bookmark, but you might prefer simply having an icon that you can click. Fortunately you can create an […]

How to Enable Windows Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10

Windows 10 has long offered the ability for users to change the way that the operating system appears. Sometimes this is done by adjusting some of the settings in Windows, other times it’s done by installing third-party themes. One of the different appearance options in Windows 10 is a Dark Theme. This changes many of […]

How to Show File Extensions in Windows 10

The steps above were performed on a laptop computer using Windows 10, but will also work on any other Windows 10 laptop or desktop computer. You can also show file name extensions in other versions of Microsoft Windows, like Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows Vista, but the method is slightly different in some of […]

How to Zip a File in Windows 10

The steps in this article are going to show you how to create a zip file that contains a file on your Windows 10 computer. Locate the file that you wish to zip. Right-click on the file, choose Send to, then click Compressed (zipped) folder. Give the zipped file a name, then press Enter on […]

How to Connect an Xbox One Controller in Windows 10

The steps in this article were performed using a Bluetooth Xbox One Controller (like this one from Amazon) and a Windows 10 laptop. We cover the steps briefly at the start of the article, then go more in depth below. Click the search field at the bottom of the window, type “Control Panel” then click […]

How to Use Focus Assist in Windows 10

Your Windows 10 computer can show you a lot of notifications. Whether it’s emails, program updates, information about Windows 10, or something else, those notification boxes at the bottom-right of the screen can be quite frequent. Unfortunately they can be pretty distracting at times, so you may be looking for a way to turn them […]

How to Forget a Network in Windows 10

When you connect to a wireless network on your Windows 10 computer, you will be able to connect to that network in the future whenever it’s in range. This makes getting online in common locations much easier, as it prevents you from needing to enter your wireless network password every time you want to connect. […]

Quick Way to Uninstall an App in Windows 10

If you’ve been using Windows operating systems for a while, then you are likely familiar with the traditional way of uninstalling a program. You open the Control Panel, go to the Add/Remove Programs menu, then you click on an app and you uninstall it. But Windows 10 includes a simpler method for uninstalling an app, […]

How to Open the Downloads Folder in Windows 10

When you start using a Web browser on your computer, such as the default Microsoft Edge browser or a third-party option like Chrome or Firefox, then files that you download in the browser will be saved to your computer’s Downloads folder by default. Keeping all of your downloads in this location is helpful because it […]

How to Remove Microsoft Store from the Taskbar in Windows 10

The Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 computer provides a simple way for you to acquire apps for your computer. Whether you are looking for productivity apps or games, their marketplace makes it easy to find them. By default you have a Microsoft Store icon in the taskbar at the bottom of the screen that […]