How to manually check for updates in Windows 10 anniversary update

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 updateContinue reading

Windows 10: Start Button not working. How to fix?

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

How to Remove an Extension from Edge

As you might know Microsoft Edge browser which is preinstalled in Windows 10 now supports extensions. There are only a few extensions available from the Store by now, but over time, the number of them will increase and you may want to uninstall some. Here is the guide on how to remove an extension from Edge browser and how to uninstall all extensions at once.  Continue reading

How to Enable the Favorites Bar in Edge

The Favorites Bar is not shown in Edge by default. Microsoft thinks that it is more important to save vertical space for websites’ content. Many people still ask the same question on forums because they can’t find how to enable the Favorites Bar in Edge. Personally I always turn it on in all my browsers because it seems extremely useful to me. Due to the Favorites Bar I can access my most frequent websites much faster than from the bookmarks menu. Here is our step-by-step guide on how to enable the Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge and add your favorite websites to itContinue reading

How to reset Windows 10

From this guide you will learn about:

  • What the reset feature means.
  • When you might want to reset Windows 10.
  • How to reset Windows 10. Several methods you can use to revert your operating system to the initial state.

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Stop Mozilla Firefox killing your SSD

Many people notice that latest versions of Mozilla Firefox save a session backup to disk every 15 seconds. At such rates Mozilla is able to easily write up to 15 Gigabytes of data to your SSD per day. Of course such enormous amount of written data can significantly reduce the life of any SSD. Here is how to change the current session auto saving time period and stop Firefox killing your SSD.  Continue reading