Where is My Computer on Windows 10

where is My Computer on Windows 10

By default My Computer icon is hidden from the desktop on Windows 10. But you might want to add it to be able to quickly call system settings or navigate to your disks list: hard disks, SSDs, USB or DVD/BluRay. Let us see where is My Computer on Windows 10. Here is the simple tutorial on how to add My Computer (This PC) icon to desktop in Windows 10 and 7.  Continue reading

How to disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10 and 7

Automatic maintenance is a number of measures designed to maintain your system in good working condition: diagnose problems, install updates, defragment hard drives, run anti-malware scans, etc, at specified time if you are not using your PC. Otherwise maintenance operations should be rescheduled to another time. In most cases automatic maintenance is really helpful because it keeps your Windows and apps up-to-date and protects against malware. But in some situations you might want to turn it off because it does something wrong. Here is how to disable automatic maintenance in Windows 10 and Windows 7.  Continue reading

Desktop Icons Disappeared on Windows 10. How to restore them?

Desktop icons use to disappear rather often without any reason. You work on your machine and in a moment you discover that all desktop icons are gone and all you can see is your wallpaper on bare desktop. This used to happen on Windows 7 and unfortunately this still happens on Windows 10 as well. Many users have been plagued by this recurring problem for months since switching to Windows 10. By the way, very often desktop icons disappear when a second display is used because of a rare glitch. So, let’s find out how to fix the problem and restore desktop icons on your screen.  Continue reading

All methods to turn on network discovery in Windows 10

turn on network discovery in Windows 10

When network discovery is turned off noone can access your shared network folders, download and upload files and even see you PC in the list of network devices. It is okay to restrict access by turning off network discovery when you are connected to the public network at Starbucks, but when you are at home you may want to make your machine accessible by all other trusted devices belonging to you or to your organization. Here is how to turn on network discovery in Windows 10 using different methods.  Continue reading

System and Compressed Memory Process Causes High Disk and CPU Usage in Windows 10

“System and compressed memory 100% disk usage! Is this normal?” – often ask users on IT forums. Today we are going to discuss the issue and mention all possible solutions on how to stop System and compressed memory cause high disk and CPU usage in Windows 10. Please, note that there is no universal solution or fix. Different solution can work in your case. So you should try each one to fix the issue.  Continue reading