Windows 10 includes a Dark Mode setting, otherwise known as a Dark Theme, that changes the colors used by Windows and some installed apps to darker colors. While dark mode was originally created so that Windows would display less light and thus would not disturb others who may be sleeping, many have found that they prefer to use a dark theme at all times as they fine it easier on the eyes
Cortana is a virtual assistant, similar to Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, that is built into Windows 10. Using Cortana you can ask it to look up information, schedule appointments, send emails, start applications, and much more. The best part is that you can also do all of this hands free using voice commands so that you can work on other things and still have access to your Windows 10 computer.
Sometimes when you create a Hyper-V virtual machine, you may name it with a name that is not accurate or that you no longer wish to use. This article will provide three methods to rename a Hyper-V virtual machine so that it uses the name that you want.
Hyper-V is a virtual machine software solution that is included with Windows 10 Professional, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Windows Server that allows you to run multiple operating systems at once from within one instance of Windows. This tutorial will explain how to install Hyper-V in a supported version of Windows.
This tutorial will explain how to open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 10. You can use this Command Prompt to type commands that will be executed with Administrative privileges.
Twitter offers a Night Mode that causes the site to display darker colors in both the Twitter Mobile app and on Twitter Desktop, which is when you use a desktop browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Android to access Twitter. These darker colors produce less light and thus do not bother other people in the room, are easier on the eyes when viewing Twitter in the dark, and arguably look better. This tutorial will walk you through enabling Night Mode in Twitter.
When using Windows, under certain circumstances the Windows Desktop will not be shown. When this happens, when you login to Windows instead of seeing the desktop, start menu, or your normal icons, you are shown a blank screen instead. This tutorial will provide steps on how to restore a missing Windows desktop.
When it comes to diagnosing and fixing problems in Windows, a very useful feature is a Windows mode called Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking is a special mode that you can boot Windows into that loads a very minimal set of drivers, Windows services, and does not load any applications that are set to autostart. As this mode does support networking, this means that you can download tools, whether they be antivirus softoware or diagnostic tools, in order to fix issues you may be having.
Windows Safe Mode with Command Prompt is a special startup mode that allows you to access Windows in a stripped down session where many drivers are not loaded, there is no networking, and the desktop is not loaded. From this mode, you can perform fixes, diagnostics, or any other task that you could normally do from a command prompt.
When using Windows there will ultimately come a time when you need to close a program that is frozen, is malware, or is simply not behaving properly. Unfortunately, sometimes just clicking on the Windows close button does not close a program properly. This guide will teach you how to use the Windows Task Manager to close a program in Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7.