It is very important to have the system restore feature enabled in Windows 10. If it is disabled you will be unable to roll back your operating system to the previous state in the case of virus infection or a glitch – so the only way out would be to perform a reset that takes much more time and does not save all your apps and settings. Here are steps to enable the system restore in Windows 10. After you do this the restore points will be created automatically. Continue reading
Category: Windows 10
What kind of folder is it and why delete it?
Windows.old stores the information about the previous installation of your OS. For example if you have upgraded to Windows 10 you can roll back and use your Windows 7 or 8.1. After you delete the Windows.old folder you would be unable to revert.
As far as this folder contains the previous operating system data it takes a lot of space on your disk – 30 or 40 GigaBytes or even more depending on how many software you had on your old Windows. If you are sure you like your current OS and won’t need to revert to the previous version you may want to remove Windows.old to free up some space on your SSD or HDD.
If you don’t experience any problems with the free space on your disk you don’t need to remove the folder – Windows 10 will erase it by itself one month after you upgraded to the new version.
Folks on Internet often ask how to rename the profile folder in C:\Users. If you are using thge Microsoft account the folder name is usually shortened in a random way and very often looks weird. For instance for the user Tunecomp.net we have the path C:\Users\Tunec\. So let’s see how to change the name of this folder in Windows 10 Pro and Home. Continue reading
For various reasons you may want to remove Microsoft account after you used it on your PC. We offer a guide on how to do it correctly. The issue is you won’t be able to delete the Microsoft account until it is the only account on current computer. Continue reading
There is a number of benefits of using Microsoft Account. But in some cases you may want to create a local user account in Windows 10. And it is very easy. Read our step-by-step guide below. Continue reading
The light theme is used in Windows 10 by default. But you can easily enable the dark theme. It looks very nice and is applied to the Settings app and the apps from the Microsoft Store. Continue reading