Category Archives: Windows 10

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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Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10

If you ever delete a file without using the Trash Bin or possibly empty the Trash Bin, here’s a good video on two options to help recover that file. The first option is to use the program Recuva – it’s … Continue reading

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Reset Windows 10 – DANGEROUS!

I was having trouble on my main laptop where I had exchanged a SSD for my hard drive. The computer would not go to sleep and even when powering down, I go an error when restarting. I decided to do … Continue reading

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