100% Disk Usage in Windows 10. How to fix?

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

How to disable password on wakeup in Windows 10

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

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