How to Add A Program To Startup In Windows 10: Startup Folder, Registry, Scheduler

add program to startup Windows 10

Not all programs  have such an option in settings that lets you enable or disable the automatic start of the program when you turn on your PC. But you may want to add programs to startup in Windows 10 and make them automatically launch when the PC boots up to a user account. By the way, it’s not only about apps. You can do the same even with a document, URL address or folder if you need. Here is an ultimate guide on how to find the startup folder for a particular user or for all users and make a program run at startup in Windows 10. 

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Add High Performance/Ultimate Performance Plan on Windows 10 if It is Missing in Power Options

High Performance Power Plan missing Windows 10

Our subscriber wrote: Some time ago after I upgraded my Windows 10 computer to the next OS version (as far as I remember it was spring Creators Update) I noticed some sound issues: There were pops and clicks when I listened to music and watched videos on YouTube. After 20 minutes of troubleshooting I found one-click workaround: I just switched to High Performance profile in Power Options and audio started to perform fine. Some days ago I decided to clean reinstall my Windows 10 pro due to some glitches. I created the USB stick with the latest version, formatted disk C: and installed OS from a scratch. After everything such as drivers and a few programs was ready I noticed the issue with audio card again and was eager to switch the Power plan the way I did before. How I was surprised when I saw that there is only one power plan in the settings. There are no High Performance plan any more. I see only Balanced (recommended) plan that is active of course. Tell me, please, can I manually create and activate high performance plan in power options on my Windows 10? 

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Google DNS Servers 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4. Benefits & How to Use

Google DNS Servers 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

What is Google DNS

Google Public DNS represents two servers with IP addresses for IPv4 – 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. 8.8.8.8 is the primary DNS, 8.8.4.4 is the secondary one. Google DNS service is free to use and can be used by anyone who has access to the Internet. You can use Google servers IP addresses as alternate DNS instead of such provided by your ISP with the purpose to resolve Internet names faster and improve your security.

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Fix ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED in Chrome on Android or Windows 10

ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

What is ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED or Error 102 in Chrome on Android and Windows 10

ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED This Site Can’t Be Reached is a common error code that is also called Error 102. It can occur in browser due to certain issues. Running ahead, I can say that not always the culprit is a piece of malware or damaged cookies. You need to take some time to inspect your system and find out what exactly causes this error in your particular case.

In a nutshell, ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED basically means the following: you requested some web page, your browser sent a query to a remote server the website is hosted on and than something went wrong in connection. And instead of a proper reply from the remote host you received either nothing or some corrupted reply or incomplete data. Ultimately, you see the following message in the browser:

This site can't be reached. Tunecomp.net refused to connect. ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

If you are reading you must have faced it while browsing in Chrome. Read the corresponding section depending on where you face the error ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED – on Android or Windows 10. Don’t skip any step if you really want to fix the issue and make your browser open all websites correctly. Actually, you can also face the same error on Windows 8.1, 7, Server 2016, 2012, etc.

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How to Record Sound Played on Windows 10 PC

Sound Forge recording music played in Chrome

In most cases all you need to record on your Windows PC is your voice. But what to do if you want to record sound that are played on your computer? In this guide you will find steps to configure Windows 10 to capture all audio including sounds played in browser, audio and video players, sound in games, system events, etc. Maybe, some of you will say “Why capture if you can download the sound?” The answer is “sometimes we can’t download or even find some audio effect, rare music track or interview as a file”. One day you will find this guide useful.

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How to Transfer a Large File from iPhone to Windows 10 PC (Mac)

video file uploaded to Google Drive from iPhone 11

In this guide I will explain my favorite quick way to wirelessly transfer a large video, audio or any other file from an iPhone to a Windows 10 PC or Mac without compressing and loss of quality.

The Backstory

I hate sending videos via Telegram, WhatsApp or Viber because messengers compress files severely: decrease resolution and bitrate. This option can be okay for sending small funny videos just to laugh and forget but they will kill the quality of your vacation footage shot in 4k 60 fps. You may say: “so share it using Google Photos app”. But the majority of users use the free plan on Google Photos where videos are also being compressed. So what to do if you want to wirelessly transfer a video file from your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC or Mac without losing the original quality? Say, you are eager to edit your video file on your computer but you don’t have an opportunity to connect your devices via USB. Here is my favorite method.

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