Category Archives: Windows 10

Last Day to Upgrade to Windows 10

If you have forgotten or just not taken the time to upgrade to Windows 10, TODAY, January 16th, is the last day that you can get the upgrade for free. It is supposedly only for people who might use assistive technologies, … Continue reading

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Controlling Windows 10 Updates

There are times when I want to Skype with my grandson and get the best quality audio and video. The problem I have had in the past is that this particular computer is not used very often and has a … Continue reading

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Windows – Extend the Partition

Windows was taking up 256 gb of space on one computer’s hard drive! I was getting “running out of space” messages, so I had to change the partition on the drive to give Windows more space. This was on a … Continue reading

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Moving Programs to the Desktop

One thing that used to be easy, but is now hidden away in Windows 10 is moving a program or creating a shortcut to a program and putting it on the desktop. I frequently help people with their Win 10 … Continue reading

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Fix USB Ports not Recognizing Drives

This is a problem I have off and on with some of my Windows 10 computers. If you follow this tutorial, hopefully it will solve these problems. Thanks to Britec for this solution.

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Remove Windows 10 Upgrade Files

If you are one of those people who chose not to upgrade to Windows 10, you may still have some upgrade files left over from the past. Here is an update which will remove those files. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3184143 Note – I … Continue reading

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User Accounts – Adding and Changing

Here’s a new technique to either add or remove user accounts or to change their type. Windows key + R – this opens up the Run Window. Type in netplwiz and then Enter key.         This shows you … Continue reading

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