If nothing has changed, move on to the next set of steps. From here, select the tab that says Device Settings, then Devices, and then make sure the touchpad is enabled. It also comes with the added bonus of integration with Xbox and any other Windows devices. This means that Windows 10 will stop collecting so much data in the background. Now my wife's laptop came with 10 pre-installed and has now decided she cannot open Excel files after she bought and paid for the subscription to office 365. Laptop and mobile users will benefit from a section about optimizing battery power plans.Next
Sign up for the TekRevue Weekly Digest using the box below. To fix this, you can explore several options. That's normal for Windows 10, which compresses memory pages that haven't been used recently and manages them from this process. Windows 10 is automatically updated. While much criticised in the past, Defender is actually a solid enough security solution these days, and is very nicely streamlined plus it won't bother you with any pop-ups like some of the free antivirus programs do. While this makes sense for some apps—for instance, a video-chatting app needing access to your microphone and webcam—not all apps absolutely need these permissions. Twice the support techies have re-installed the program and assured me that it is 100% fixed only for it to go back to not working after re-booting the comp.Next
Luckily, resizing the menu is simple: move the mouse to any corner and drag it whichever way you want. This was a necessary concession by Microsoft, of course, to ensure that enterprise customers have the flexibility to accommodate their unique needs, and Windows 10 Enterprise customers are paying for the privilege, as this version of Windows is ineligible for the free upgrade offer. If problems persist, try the following commands. You can simply copy your files across to this disk manually, of course, or you can set up File History in Windows. This is actually the same as previous versions of Windows, so if you've upgraded before you can most likely do it again. From : Since it looks as if it is not installed, we are both puzzled as to what is launching sedlauncher.Next
Ideally, that's a check you want to make before upgrading. At least on 8 I could disable them from installing. To get to this list, type rstrui in the search box. If you do not see it there then after clicking the Start button, type Store and this will search the Store app for you. Prev Page 51 of 101 Next Prev Page 51 of 101 Next 51.
Over the years Microsoft has always included accessibility products and technologies into their operating systems. See the Add a Drive button next to the big plus sign? Additionally, some of these features can cost you battery life and performance, so I'll show you how to disable them all below. One of the easiest ways to breathe a little more life into your machine is managing your startup programs. One such application is Chrome, which some users have even had to fully delete and reinstall. The most recent revision was August 29, 2016.
And sure enough, the latest round of updates comes with its own litany of complaints. Image-2 Windows-10 search index, add or remove folders! You can then use the File menu to save the image for posterity. You don't need a product key or a Windows disk. The index uses the Windows Search service and runs as a Searchindexer. Prev Page 58 of 101 Next Prev Page 58 of 101 Next 58. Mostly, this is a bonus but there are times when it isn't — and Microsoft's attitude towards operating system updates is one such time. Prev Page 3 of 101 Next Prev Page 3 of 101 Next 3.Next
What do we all know about Microsoft? This highlights what's up, allowing them to hopefully work on a fix. Favourites, browsing history, passwords, and so on can be shared between Windows 10 devices, too, which means that using Edge on one machine will be the same experience as using Edge on another. Windows Hello makes things somewhat easier, but only if you have a compatible computer with the necessary hardware to run the authentication system. If you do find that you're unable to activate Windows 10 successfully, handily Microsoft introduced a new activation troubleshooter feature way back in the Anniversary Update. The follow up to has been out for more than three years now, and has given users plenty of time to figure it out. And if I disable it, will it stay disabled, or does Microsoft re-enable it automatically? Click the arrow to select the opposite choice.Next
Most consumers will get their to Windows 10 Home or Pro based on the version of Windows 7 or 8 they are currently running. If you use this option and manually , then the updates will still always be automatically downloaded and installed. Here's Ed Bott's guide to some specific fixes for known issues along with time-tested troubleshooting tools and techniques. Update As has pointed out, you can also disable the Error Reporting Service through services. Prev Page 42 of 101 Next Prev Page 42 of 101 Next 42. Unlike previous versions of Windows, the latest one is almost exclusively available online, which means that official Microsoft websites are the best bet for your purchase. However, it does tend to get clogged up with notifications, including ones that are seemingly useless we're looking at you, Windows tips.Next