Open Windows 10 Classic Control Panel

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to open the (old) classic Windows 10 control panel. If you’ve been following the news, then you must have already heard that as of October 2020 Update (20H2) release, the classic system control panel has been hidden in Windows 10. There were many new features released […]

Reset Windows 10 without Losing your Files

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to reset Windows 10 without losing your files. When you find your computer running slow or infected with malware and other viruses and you want to start fresh without losing your files, then you can reset Windows 10 to recover your computer without losing you data. […]

Scan for Malware with Microsoft Defender

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to scan for malware with Microsoft Defender, (previously Windows Defender) Microsoft Defender Antivirus scans your computer regularly to keep your device safe from viruses and malware. The scan takes place while your computer is not being used or when it’s idle so not to interfere with […]

How to Lock Windows 10 Computer

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to quickly and easily lock your computer when using Windows 10. The new Windows 10 comes with a lock feature that will let you to lock your computer without signing out of your account and ending your session. When you return you can resume from where […]

How to Setup | Customize Windows 10 Notifications and Quick Action Center

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to setup or customize the notifications and quick action center on Windows 10. Windows 10 features a new way to present desktop notifications which you can find on the bottom right-side of the Windows Taskbar. The upper part of the notification pane shows Tips and App notifications, and […]

How to Block Potentially Unwanted Apps in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable the new Microsoft Edge blocker for Potentially Unwanted Apps | Programs (PUP). For those who have been following, Microsoft Edge is based on Chromium and has a new spyware | malware blocker. With it, you can automatically block downloads of low-reputation apps that might […]

How to Enable Microsoft Edge (Chromium-Based) Dark Mode on Windows 10

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable and force the Microsoft (Chromium-based) Edge dark mode on Windows 10. The new Windows Edge has a dark mode, but use it, you’ll have to turn it on and this post shows you how to. When you enable Edge dark mode, it changes the […]

How to Edit Windows 10 Local Hosts File

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to edit or modify Windows 10 local hosts file. When you think of a hosts file, think of it as plain-text file used by the operating systems to map IP addresses to hostname on the local computer. The hosts file has priority over DNS. When you […]

Ubuntu Linux and Windows 10 File Sharing for Beginners

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to easily share Ubuntu files with Windows 10 computers using Ubuntu 18.04… For student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking […]

A Brief Introduction to the vi Text Editor on Ubuntu 18.04 with Examples

This brief tutorial introduces the vi editor to new users and students who are not familiar with Linux… If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for Linux beginners… Ubuntu is an […]