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How to Hide a Drive (Partition or Volume) in Windows 10

Without using any third-party software applications, Windows has built-in ability to lock or hide a disk drive from easy viewing from Windows Explorer or File Explorer. Hiding a drive is useful to prevent easy access to the [...]

By |2018-09-08T00:58:39+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Access & View System Restore (Shadow Copy / Previous Versions) Backup Files in Windows

Windows operating systems, ever since Windows Me in 1990s era, include a feature that helps to recover the system in the event of BSODs (Blue Screen of Death), errors, crashes, driver conflicts, system files or registry corruption, [...]

Epson LQ / FX / LX Dot Matrix Printers Not Working & Not Printing

Several models of Epson SIDM (Dot Matrix) and TM (POS) printers no longer work and cannot print after installing updates from Windows Update. The affected printer models include Epson LQ-590 / 590K, Epson LQ-630 / 630K, Epson [...]

How to Get & Download Free Windows 10 Upgrade

The free-for-all upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 has officially ended on July 29th, 2016, with the concurrent termination of "Get Windows 10" (GWX) update campaign. If you didn't take advantage of the [...]

By |2017-12-29T10:04:06+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Show or Hide (Add or Remove) OneDrive Desktop Icon

OneDrive is an online storage service provided by Microsoft. If you have a Microsoft Account or subscribe to an Office 365 plan, you probably can use OneDrive cloud storage service to store and sync all your files [...]

By |2017-07-07T01:32:53+00:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Online Services|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Switch User Account (Fast User Switching) in Windows 10

Windows operating system supports Fast User Switching feature that allows multiple users to sign in to the PC and switch between user accounts easily. One does not need to log out or close all the apps and [...]

By |2017-03-10T01:08:30+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Remove & Delete Previously Used Old User Account Avatar Picture in Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8

When using Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or later operating system, you may have changed your user account picture or user avatar several times. However, even though new image has been set and displayed as profile [...]

By |2017-01-07T01:41:30+00:00January 7th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Change, Restore & Reset Account Picture to Default in Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8

Beginning from Windows 8, and continuing to Windows 10, user account picture, also known as user profile picture or user avatar, has been made more prominent in Windows opearting system to allow Windows users more personalization option. [...]

By |2017-01-14T22:55:37+00:00January 14th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Disable Connected Standby (InstantGo) in Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8

Beginning from Windows 8, Microsoft introduces Connected Standby, which briefly named as InstantGo in Windows 8.1, that intends to let Windows devices that come with supported hardware to continue connected to the Internet or network and receive [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:14:31+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

How to Check if Connected Standby (InstantGo) is Supported

Connected Standby (in Windows 8 and Windows 10), also known as InstantGo in Windows 8.1, is a power management feature in Windows operating system that with support hardware, Windows can have smartphone-type always-on network-connected power management capabilities [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:25+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment