Where Is Network And Sharing Center In Windows 10

Where is Network and Sharing Center Windows 10

Where is Network and Sharing Center in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709)? Has it disappeared? Actually, not yet. The thing is Microsoft gradually moves the applets from the Control Panel to a new Settings app. Now when you right-click the network icon the Taskbar you don’t see familiar “Open Network and sharing center” any more. You see “Open Network and Internet settings”. Windows 10 is like a living organism that is constantly changing and evolving. That’s why we have to modify our tutorials related to this OS because after each update there are many things that won’t work any more. In this post we will explain how to find and open Network and Sharing Center in Windows 10 of the latest version and create a shortcut on the desktop. By the way, there is a high probability that this guide won’t help after the next Windows 10 update. Continue reading

Controlled Folder Access in Windows 10: How to Enable and Set Up

program blocked controlled folder access

Controlled Folder Access is a feature introduced in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update released in October 2017. It is designed to protect your folders with some important data (for example, documents) from unauthorized changes performed by untrusted, unwanted programs or malware (encryptors in particular). When the feature is enabled Windows 10 will block access to your sensitive data if the app accessing files in a protected folder is not considered as trusted or its behavior seems to be suspicious in some way. Here is how to enable Controlled Folder Access in Windows 10 and enable protection of your most important folders.  Continue reading

Enable AHCI Without Reinstalling OS in Windows 10 and 7

SATA AHCI Mode Enable

AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) mode is a communication mode that serves to connect storage devices using SATA interface with the support of NCQ and hot plug features. On practice AHCI mode often provides faster read/write speeds while using HDDs and especially SSDs. Quite often users find that they have AHCI disabled and try to enable the mode in UEFI (BIOS) but get the BlueScreen issue with the code Inaccessible_boot_device. In this article we will explain how to check if AHCI is enabled and how to safely enable AHCI mode without reinstalling Windows 10 or 7 and avoid BSOD. Continue reading

Disable Remote Desktop Access (RDP) For Administrator On Windows Server 2016

remote desktop access denied

As you might know, administrators have access via RDP enabled by default. They even don’t need to be members of Remote Desktop Users group for this. But in some situations you may need to restrict remote access for a specific administrator. For instance, if you want to be sure that every task (backups for example), services or other stuff that may launch using his credentials won’t stop working. So here is how to disable access through Remote Desktop (RDP) for the user with administrative privileges on Windows Server 2016 without disabling the user account itself. Continue reading

All Methods To Open Device Manager In Windows 10

Device Manager Windows 10

Device manager is a great thing. It can answer various questions and help fix many issues with your personal computer. For instance, with its help you can find out if you have a driver installed or not, what kind of driver is installed (native or compatible), learn what kind of CPU you have in your machine, etc. Besides that you may access some advanced settings like disable or enable a certain hardware, adjust network card sensitivity or change the MAC address. Device Manager is often the first applet you launch after you clean install a brand new operating system (of course, to learn what drivers you need to add). In this tutorial we will describe all possible ways to open Device Manager in Windows 10. Various methods can be convenient in different situations. Continue reading