100% disk usage is a rather widespread issue on Windows 10. It slows your PC down to a crawl. High disk utilization can be caused by various reasons. In some cases 100% usage can be normal (for example after installing updates or during video rendering), in other – it can be a consequence of an issue.
It can take up to 20 minutes to boot and when the desktop finally loads up the disk is constantly running at 99-100% and never dropping down. This means it is unreal to work on such PC. High disk utilization problem can also appear on other versions of Windows as well. Here are various solutions that will help you to fix 100% disk usage in Windows 10. Continue reading
Password serves to protect your system against unauthorised access. Even if you have set up auto login on power on, your Windows 10 might request a password on wake up from sleep or hibernation. So you will have to sign in every time your computer wakes up. If you don’t like this, here is how to disable password on wakeup in Windows 10 (after sleep or hibernation). Continue reading
Live ID is a Microsoft Service that allows you to authorise in different applications with the same credentials. It allows you to use an email or a phone number as a login. You may change the email you use to sign in without switching to another Microsoft Account. Thus, you won’t lose your profile, Windows 10 activations and other things after changing so called primary alias. Here is our guide on how to change the email of your Microsoft Account if you need this. Note, that this guide won’t help if you have lost access to your current Microsoft Account email.
Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) is designed to protect a server from dangerous websites capable to infect system with malware. You need to add a website to the Trusted sites zone to open all its content in IE. Enhanced Security Configuration is enabled by default in Internet Explorer on Windows Server 2016. In most cases such security restrictions are really helpful. But in some cases you might want to allow Internet Explorer open all websites including all third-party content without adding them as trusted ones. Here is how to disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Windows Server 2016. Continue reading
Windows 10 is configured to check for updates automatically by default. All you need to do is just turn on your computer and connect to the Internet. But if you don’t want to wait until Windows checks for available updates and installs them, you can do it manually. You might need it, for instance, if you plan to take your laptop on vacation where you won’t have permanent and unlimited internet connection and you want to be sure you have all the latest critical security updates installed. Here are four easiest steps to manually check for updates in Windows 10 anniversary update. Continue reading
Start button not working – this is a rather popular issue in Windows 10 reported by users on various forums. The problem is very annoying because actually nothing in the Taskbar works properly: programs buttons, Cortana, even the Action Center doesn’t respond when you click its icon. The issue usually emerges after you install updates for Windows 10. But it can also happen by itself – without any visible reasons. Here is how to fix not working Start button, Taskbar and Action Center in Windows 10. We will talk about the 3 methods to solve the problem. The first one is very easy and works in 95% of cases. Besides that we provide extra solutions. Continue reading