In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to determine whether your computer is using UEFI BIOS or Legacy BIOS in Windows 10.
In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of configuring Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows 10/11.
By default, the Ping command in Windows sends four ICMP packets to the destination host.
We can rename Windows using the GUI, CMD, or PowerShell.
The ping command tests connectivity between two network devices by sending an ICMP Echo Request to the remote device.
In the Windows Command Prompt, we can use the clip command to copy the output of other commands to the Windows clipboard.
Learn how to use the where command to find files in the Windows Command Prompt.
Windows command to set minimum password length, password never expires, etc.
We use the command net localgroup to display and manage groups from the command prompt.
Learn how to use the net user command to create, delete and change user accounts.
To find shared folders on a Windows PC, we can use the Computer Management console or net share command.
By default, Windows 10/11 automatically sets the date and time on your computer based on the Time zone.
Learn how to check the Windows install date on Windows 10/11 using CMD, PowerShell, and the GUI.
There are two ways to use grep. First, grep can be used to search strings on one or more files. Second, grep can be used to filter the output of another command.
Findstr is a text manipulation tool similar to Linux grep command.
The tasklist is the Windows command we use to list running processes on a Windows system.
In Windows, we use the taskkill command to kill processes by PID or name.
The following message might appear when you try to run a CMD or PowerShell command on a remote computer.
The Windows operating system maintains a table called ARP cache, which contains the MAC addresses of other network devices with which it has recently communicated.
If you don't have a use case for IE, uninstall it to prevent users on the PC from being able to access it.
If you decide you need to disable IPv6 on a Windows computer, there are two ways you can do this.
Learn how to find your DNS Server settings in Windows.
Learn how to change DNS settings on Windows 10/11.
Learn how to use nslookup to check DNS records on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
The Windows operating system holds onto a cache of DNS data called DNS resolver cache.
There are a couple of CMD Commands to check IP addresses in Windows 10/11.
Learn how to configure Windows Firewall to allow apps to communicate through Windows Firewall.
ICMP, also known as PING, is commonly used by system administrators to check whether the computers are alive or not.
Learn how to create a password-protected ZIP file in Windows 10/11.
Uptime tells you how long your computer has been up and running.
You can use this guide to open a port in Windows 11/10 or Windows Server.
Netcat is a network security tool that administrators can use for a variety of network operations.
In the Windows command prompt, we create folders using the mkdir command.
Nmap is a powerful and flexible tool used for port scanning and vulnerability assessments.
In Windows, you can create symbolic links and hard links with the mklink CMD command.
Learn how to open a new instance of File Explorer from the Command Prompt.
Learn how to use the PC Health Check App to check if my PC can run Windows 11.
There are two ways to check the motherboard model in Windows 11/Windows10.
If you close the Windows Explorer in the task manager, your desktop and taskbar will disappear.
Learn how to check if virtualization is enabled in Windows 10/Windows 11.
Learn how to run Device Manager as Admin with devmgmt command.
The ren (or rename) command can be used to rename files and folders in the Window command prompt.
In the Windows Command Prompt, we use the move command to move files from one directory to another.
We are going to look at two cmd commands: Copy and Xcopy.
Learn how to open Device Manager from CMD and open device manager as an administrator in Windows 11/Windows 10.
If you often use the Run command, use the keyboard shortcut to display the Run box quickly.
Learn how to check the TPM (Trusted Platform Module) version to see if TPM 2.0 is enabled on your Windows 10/11 computer.
Learn how to open the Control Panel from CMD
Windows 10 has a setting that lets you boot your computer into BIOS/UEFI Setup.
The CD command only changes the path inside the current drive by default.
Learn how to print the current working directory in the Windows command prompt.
Learn the keyboard shortcut key to rename files and folders in Windows 10 / Windows 11.
To change the directory in CMD, we use the CD command.
The CMD del command is used to delete files from the command line in the Windows operating system.
Learn how to open Task Manager as administrator in Windows, using either GUI or CMD.
Learn how to shut down or restart a remote computer from the command prompt in Windows.
The spooler service can be stopped and restarted from the GUI and the command prompt.
You can use the sc command to manage Windows services from the command line.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to show hidden files and folders in Windows 10.
You're working in File Explorer. You want to open CMD in the current folder.
The dir command is used to list files and folders in the Windows command prompt (CMD).
Learn how to disable Quick access and delete Quick access history in Windows 10.
Learn the shortcut key to create a new folder in Windows 10 and how to create a new folder using CMD or Powershell command.
Learn how to delete folders using CMD in Windows
When you disable the lock screen, Windows takes you directly to the log-in screen when you start or lock your computer.
Learn what is the Windows lock screen shortcut key to lock your computer when you leave your PC so that nobody nearby could get access to your computer.
Learn how to stop your computer from going to sleep in Windows 10.
Learn How to find the Windows install date on your computer using the Windows 10 System Settings.
When you change a Windows setting using a GUI tool, behind the scenes it edits a value in the Windows registry.
Learn how to check the BIOS version of your computer motherboard.
To delete a route in Windows, we use the route delete command followed by the subnet ID.
Learn how to add permanent static routes in the Windows operating system using the route add command.
Learn how to show the routing table on Windows operating system, using the route command.
We can disable Tablet Mode using the Tablet Mode menu in the System Settings.
What is the keyboard shortcut to change keyboard language in windows 10?
Windows 10 now offers support for more than 300 keyboard languages, and it is easy to install multiple layouts for your keyboard in addition to the default language.
Learn how to fix telnet is not recognized as an internal or external command error in Windows 10 CMD, and the term telnet is not recognized in PowerShell.
Learn how to use the Taskbar settings window to move the taskbar to the left side, right side, or top of the Windows 10 screen.
Microsoft Windows 10 offers support for more than 100 languages spanning more than 100 countries and regions.
If desktop icons are not showing in your Windows 10 desktop, there are a couple of things you could do to troubleshoot the problem.
Learn how to create a restart shortcut to restart Windows 10 with only a single click or a keystroke.
Learn how to add This PC to Desktop and easily access disk drives and removable devices on your Windows 10 computer.
Learn how to open Windows Task Manager from Command Prompt (CMD) in Windows 10 / Windows Server.
We can Shut down Windows much more quickly by creating a shutdown shortcut that enables one-click shutdowns.
This is a very well-known error that happens in Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 when installing a new Linux distribution.
Learn How to configure any existing Linux distributions to use the WSL2 architecture in Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Set Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 as your default WSL version to ensure that all future WSL Linux distributions use WSL 2 instead of WSL 1.
Learn how to solve Please enable the Virtual Machine Platform Windows feature and ensure virtualization is enabled in the BIOS error in Windows 10 WSL 2.
Windows 10 users might receive this error when trying to set WSL 2 as the default Windows Subsystem for Linux.
There may be a time where you need to reboot your Windows 10 PC in Command prompt.
WSL 2 is the newest version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux. The previous version is now called WSL 1.
Finding out which version of Windows 10 your computer running (32 or 64 ) will help when choosing which software installer to download.
If your Windows PC already has a FAT32 (or exFAT) partition and you want to convert it to NTFS without losing data, you can use the Convert utility.
We can utilize the CMD SHUTDOWN command to perform a graceful shutdown of the computer from the command line.
How to Check Python Version in Windows Command Prompt, Python Shell, and in a Python Script.
After you execute several commands, you might find that the CDM screen is getting difficult to work with.
After installing Windows 10, we need to install VMware Tools to enhance the performance and to enable advanced features such as graphics, networking, mouse, and so on.
Python Path is the folder in your Windows 10 computer where you will find python.exe. This location must be added to the Windows PATH environment variable.
This article details the steps of installing and configuring Git on Microsoft Windows 10. Git is a version control system, a system that keeps track of any modifications in the source code.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux gives you access to the bash shell and lets you install Ubuntu, Debian, openSUSE, Kali Linux, and Alpine on Windows. All of them are available via the Microsoft Store built into Windows 10.
PowerShell execution policy is a security measure that determines whether scripts have permission to run on the Windows system. By default, the execution policy is set to "Restricted" in Windows 10/Server.
Bash shell makes your life easier, if you are a tech person (developer, System administrator, data scientist, database administrator, DevOps, and all other technical people). It is much better than Windows CMD or PowerShell.
Chocolatey is a CLI-based package manager for Windows 10, similar to apt or yum command on Linux or Homebrew on macOS.
Windows 10 already has a command line SSH client installed. However, there are some excellent graphical terminal programs that provide more advanced functionalities.
Windows 10 has a couple of mouse control options that allow you to adjust mouse sensitivity so that it will operate exactly the way you want.
In Windows, remote desktop is the preferred remote access method. But Windows also supports SSH to access command line interface remotely. If you want to use SSH, you must first install OpenSSH Server.
The way we copy text from and paste text into the Windows Command Prompt is a little different. Because if you right click on the CMD you will not see a menu where you have the option to copy text.
In Windows 10 we can adjust screen resolution from the Display settings category of the Windows settings.
To help users with color-blindness, Microsoft Windows 10 has a built-in color filter that will change your desktop to a black and white theme without changing the contrast.
Using the mouse properties under the Windows settings, You can make the mouse move faster or slower.
You want to switch to local account? In Windows 10 a user can sign in with a local account instead of a Microsoft account and it is pretty easy.
The high contrast mode is an Ease of Access features in Windows 10. The high contrast mode may make Windows screens easier to read for some users.
A list of the best Remote Desktop Software for Windows 10. There’s a variety of software on the market that make it possible to access your Windows PC remotely.
FTP is one of the most common ways to move files between computers over the Internet. Windows 10 File Explorer is capable of acting as a basic FTP client.
This tutorial shows you how to install TigerVNC and configure it to provide remote access to your Windows 10 Desktop.
To change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge, First you need to go to the search engine provider's website. Then you can change the search provider from the Advanced Settings.
You can generate an SSH Key on Windows 10 using the PuTTYGen utility. With an SSH keys you can connect to a remote Linux server without having to enter a password every time.
With a Windows 10 picture password, we can sign-in to touchscreen PCs and tablets using a combination of gestures.
By default, Internet Explorer on Windows 10 submits the search to the Bing. To make google default search engine, you need to install the google search add-on.
Adobe trick you to install the McAfee security scan along with the Acrobat reader DC. When you go to Acrobat reader DC download page, you will see two checkboxes are activated by default.
Go, also known as Golang is a statically typed programming language developed at Google. To start programming with Go on your Windows 10 machine you will need to install Golang on your computer.
If you already have a Microsoft account, you can enter the email address associated with the existing Microsoft account. Otherwise, you can create a new email address in the outlook.com domain.
On Windows 10 Flash Player is integrated by default for Microsoft Edge And Internet Explorer 11. If you are unable to browse flash content, that is probably because the flash extension has been disabled on your web browser.
The name of the built-in admin account of Windows 10 is Administrator. However, If you want, you can change the Administrator name to a different name.
When a user performs a task that requires elevated permissions, Windows will prompt for user consent. Or you can run any program as an Administrator by right clicking on the program.
You can set Chrome as default browser in Windows 10 from the Settings page. Right click on the Start menu and select Settings.
To avoid authentication with Microsoft account passwords, Windows 10 provided an authentication method that uses a PIN.
PowerShell limits the number of system administration tasks you can do as a normal user.
Resetting password in command prompt is a very straightforward process. We use the NET USER command to reset password in Windows 10 from the command prompt.
There is a good chance that you will encounter any of the following errors while installing Windows 10 on your PC: Something went wrong OOBEKEYBOARD, OOBELOCAL, OOBEREGION and etc.
The problem is Windows 10 guest account is disabled by default. You can enable it using Local Users and Groups but do not work as expected. However, there's a workaround that works.
We can change the name of a Microsoft Account from the Windows Settings. Local accounts have to edit from the Control Panel.
It is recommended that you do not activate the built-in administrator account of Windows 10/11.
The login name is the username that you type when you log in to your PC. For example, when connecting to your PC from a remote computer, you will have to type the user name in the RDP client.
If you have more than one user account on your Windows 10 PC, you have a couple ways to switch from the account you're currently logged in to another account without signing out.
Microsoft Windows 10 has a built-in Administrator account, a superuser that has ultimate privileges to the operating system. Similar to Linux root user.
Prior to the Windows 8, local accounts were the standard user type in Microsoft Windows. Windows 10 now use the Microsoft account as the standard account type. However, local accounts are still supported in Windows 10 and many PC users prefer local accounts over Microsoft account.
Your Windows 10 PC/Laptop can use Bluetooth to connect to wireless audio devices such as speakers and headphones. The following guide explains how to connect your wireless headphones to your computer.
Cancelling a print job is very easy. Open the Printers and scanners pane, right-click the appropriate printer and select Open Printer Queue. Then select the document and choose cancel from the Document menu.
Microsoft Print to PDF (virtual printer) feature in Windows 10 let you save any printable page as PDF documents. This can be anything from word document to web page (Edge, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) or even notepad. Whatever you "print" is saved as a PDF file, which you can then email, share, or print later.
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless technology that provides a way to connect and exchange information between devices such as laptops, PCs, printers, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, and other electronic devices.
The most recently cut or copied material remains on your Clipboard even after you paste. Windows 10 clipboard will automatically get cleared when you restart your PC. If you want to manually clear windows clipboard, you can do it in the System settings pane.
Windows 10 notifications, which pop up in the bottom right corner of the screen. Not all apps generate notifications, but some apps do it in a disturbing manner. Fortunately, we can turn off Windows notifications in the Notifications pane of the Settings window.
With Windows 10 Clipboard History feature, you can store and access more than one copied item, so you can paste something even if it’s not the last thing that you copied. First, we need to enable clipboard history, then we can use Windows logo key + V keyboard combination to access the clipboard history at any time.
Windows 10 comes with its own built-in firewall called Windows defender Firewall. Windows firewall protects your computer and network from malware and other threats. The firewall is enabled by default, but sometimes you may want to disable it for various reasons.
Windows 10 provides two color modes for your desktop: Dark mode and Light mode. By default, Windows 10 displays, Windows in Dark mode (Start menu, Taskbar, etc.) and Applications in Light mode (Application windows, File explorer, Settings, etc.).
If you find it hard to see something, use the Windows 10 magnifier to zoom in your screen and make the screen easier to see. Magnifier can run in full screen, in a separate window (Docked view), or as a lens (Rectangle are that follows your cursor around the screen).
With Windows 10 multiple desktops you can use each workspace to perform different tasks. You might want, for example, Web browser full screen on one desktop, while keeping Microsoft word processor separate on another desktop.
Sometimes, it can be useful to be able to take screenshots of your computer screen. Screenshot are images taken directly from your desktop screen. Windows 10 has a built-in feature that lets you capture your screen with a couple of keystrokes.
FileZilla Server is really easy to install and configure. It provides a fully functional and easy-to-use FTP server for Windows operating system.
When you first install Windows 10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox, some advanced features won't be enabled without guest additions.
The RAR format, is a common compression format in the Windows platform. To open rar files we need an archive manager such as WinRAR. We can download WinRAR for windows 10 from the rarlab.
In the early age of the internet, there was not many computers, so the instead of DNS servers, the hosts file is used for the name resolution. The hosts file still Exist and the Windows domain name lookup software looks first in the hosts file before consulting DNS servers.
If your computer lacks a DVD drive, you can use a USB flash drive to install Windows 10/7 to your PC. Creating a windows 10 boot USB is not difficult. In this tutorial I am going to explain how to make Windows 10 bootable USB flash drive within both Windows and Ubuntu operating systems.
LAMP is a term describing a software package that includes Apache Web Server, MySQL Database and PHP programming language. XAMPP is one such package that provides all of these components for Windows operating system.
Install cURL on Windows - Learn the easiest way to Install curl for Windows Operating System. The cURL command-line utility comes installed in most Unix Like operating systems, including Linux and Mac OS.
Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger) is a instant messaging software provides by the Microsoft. Windows Live Messenger is a part of Windows Essentials 2012 suite, which is not installed by default on Windows 10. In This Article I am going to show you how to install Windows Live Messenger on Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System.
Microsoft Introduced New Start screen with Windows 8 instead of traditional start menu. Windows 8 start screen was especially designed for the touch devices and did not go well with the traditional desktop users. So with Windows 10 Microsoft switched back to the start menu, but start screen still available as an option. If you are using Windows 10 on Touch Device you may want to try windows 8 like start screen on windows 10. In This Windows 10 tutorial we are going to learn how to activate windows 8 start screen on Windows 10 Operating System.
Let's See How to Open Windows Command Prompt in Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop. We will be Also Learning How to run command prompt as administrator in Windows 10. In Windows 10 we can start command prompt from either Cortana Box or from the windows start menu.
In this article we are going to see how to install .NET framework 3.5 on Microsoft Windows 10 Operating system. By default windows 10 installation comes with Microsoft .NET framework 4.6. But some softwares and application requires .NET framework 3.5 in order to works. For example, Windows essential 2012 suit need version 3.5 to run.
In this article we are going to see how to install SQLite3 on Microsoft Windows 10 and 11.
This article shows you how to download and install Windows Movie Maker on Microsoft Windows 10 desktop. The Movie Maker is a very good video editor with lots of cool features, and it is free for Windows 10.
It is very easy to install python on windows 10. All we have to do is download the setup from www.python.org and run the setup.
First, Go to following URL www.python.org/downloads/ and Download the latest python 3 installer for Windows 10 (.exe setup file).
Once the download is finished, Double click on the downloaded file to start the installation process.
In previous Tutorial we learn how to install Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 10. This section shows you how to Install VirtualBox Extension pack on Windows 10.Even though it is not essential, VirtualBox extension pack enables additional features like USB support and Remote Desktop Connections to virtual machines. So it is better to install the extension pack before we start to create and running Virtual Machines on Windows 10.
Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free Virtualization software which we can use to create Virtual machines on Microsoft Windows 10. If you are looking for a free Virtualization software for Windows 10, Then Oracle VM VirtualBox is the best choice.
In this article we will see how to download and install VirtualBox on Windows 10 Desktop. So follow along.