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Desktop icons disappeared Windows 10, 8, 7

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If your desktop icons suddenly disappeared in Windows probably your show desktop icons option is unchecked ! To show your desktop icons again please follow these steps : 1. Right click the desktop. 2. Select View and then Show desktop icons. 3. Make sure the option is checked.

Prevent Windows 10 updates from installing (Pause/Stop Windows Updates in Windows 10 )

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Sometimes for different reasons you may want not to install automatic updates provided by Microsoft so you can prevent (pause) Windows Updates from being installed for up to 35 days in Windows 10 . To pause Windows Updates in Windows 10 for up to 35 days you need to do modify some settings following the steps below : 1. Logon into Windows with an administrative user name privileges 2. Click Start,...

Windows key not working, how to enable Winkey shortcuts, Windows shortcuts list

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Windows keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keyboard keys that provide an easy way to do things that you’d typically do with a mouse. For full list of Windows keyboard shortcuts can be found following this link . But sometimes Group Policies or registry settings is preventing you the use of Windows shortcut Key from using it . So download how to enable Winkey shortcuts, unzip and run th...

How to Automatically Sign-in with PIN in Windows 10, sometimes Changes to Password

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Windows 10 is the latest operating system provided by Microsoft and now it has almost 35% of the Windows computers market out there so the Sign-in method with PIN or Password is a nice add on in Windows 10 . So when you sign-in with your user account or unlock you computer, the last used sign-in method (PIN, Password or Windows Hello) is saved to the registry, and the same will be used the next ti...

Windows 10 screensaver greyed out – how enable screensaver tutorial

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Sometimes the screensaver option in Windows 10 is greyed out, so to resolve this you need follow some steps . First your computer is not connected to a domain . Press Start button and type Regedit.exe . A window will open . Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\Desktop You need to delete these values in the right-pane: SCRNSAVE.EXE, ScreenSaverIsSecure, Sc...

Add new or change keyboard language in Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10 tutorial

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Reading this tutorial you may learn how to change keyboard layouts in Microsoft Windows operating system . Windows let’s you to configure your keyboard in different languages or keyboard layouts, such as German, Spanish, or United States and may other . For configuring your pc’s keyboard to use a different language or keyboard layout, you need to follow some basic steps. Windows Vista,...

How to make a shortcut in Windows 10 for Control Panel computer settings

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If you want to make a shortcut on you desktop in Windows 10 for Control Panel computer settings like PPPoE connection or Battery Saver settings you need to follow some basic steps : 1. Right-click or tap and hold any blank place on the Windows 10 Desktop. 2. Choose New > Shortcut. 3. Copy one of the ms-settings apps listed in the table below and paste it into the input box, for example for PPPo...

How to setup and make shortcut for PPPoE internet connections in Windows 10

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First we are going to make a PPPoE internet connections in Windows 10 which is different than Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8 . You need to launch Settings (there are many ways to do that) – chose one of bellow : 1. From Start menu (Start > Settings ‘It’s a wheel symbol’) 2. Use search/Cortana and type settings 3. Right click or press and hold anywhere on the empty sp...

Automatically login in Windows with a default account or disabling startup login prompt for password CTRL + ALT + DEL

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If you no longer log on automatically to your computer, you PC require to press CTRL + ALT + DEL and to enter a password or you computer has more than one account and you want to login in Windows with a default account automatically without asking anything else you need to do some basic steps . Step 1 : Type : WinKey+R > a black command prompt window will open > type control userpasswords2 or Star...

How to Delete Windows Update folders from C drive or Windows folder

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Sometimes after Windows operating system gets an update some folder are left behind and can not be deleted and are occupying a lot of space on your PC’s hard drive. On the Windows folder in you have administrator permissions you can simply manually delete the folders win $$ signs in front. But in the C drive sometimes you cannot delete manually those folders so you need to follow some steps ...

How to create desktop shortcuts for all users

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If you are a Windows administrator or just you want for family computer to have same desktop shortcuts you need to do a few things . First for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 you need to reveal these folders because are hidden by default . So you need to go Control Panel > File Explorer Options > click on the View tab > under Advanced settings > hidden files and folders > choose “Show hi...

Windows cannot be installed to this disk or can’t be installed to drive 0 partition 1 – Windows 7,8 or 10

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Today we will talk about a problem that can occur when trying to install a fresh copy of Windows operating system . Windows cannot be installed to this disk or can’t be installed to drive 0 partition 1 can occur for many reasons. You may also get “We Couldn’t Create A New Partition” or “We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one” . Fixing this ...

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