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Updated February 18, 2017

Installing VirtualBox on Windows 10

Computer virtualization is quite common now. even non-techie computer users are using virtualization platforms like VirtualBox, VMware, Microsoft Virtual PC, and others to run multiple operating systems in their computers. Mac users do that a lot, as many applications are not available for the mac. VirtualBox is the most popular virtualizer for solo users. in this tutorial I will show…


how to increase the font size on menus  in Windows 10

If the menu font size appear too small in Windows 10 for you, here is a quick way to change it. Up until now I’ve been just customizing the display for people that have asked me how to resize the fonts on their computer because the text appears too small: But doing that will also decrease the solution on your…


How to map a network drive in Windows 10

Mapping a network drive in Windows 10 is not much different than mapping a network drive in previous Windows releases, but just to refresh your memory here is how you do it.  open File Explorer and click on This PC then click on Computer on the top menu and then click on Map network drive: The folder mapping window will…


Is Windows 10 really free?

I’ve been asked by friends and colleagues a few times if Windows 10 is really free. maybe because they saw a window popping up on their Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer screen like this? And the answer is NO, Windows 10 is not free. here is what’s going on, In order to encourage adoption of Windows 10, Microsoft is…


Lenovo T460s laptop review and a comparison of the T series laptops

I only write tutorials for this site, but I’ll make an exception today, and sneak in a review for this laptop. I’ve been wanting to write this review for awhile, but I didn’t feel it was appropriate for the site, but what the hell, I’ll just do it. As the “go to” IT guy at work I’m the one that…


Joining Windows 10 to a domain

Yesterday we installed and configured Windows Server 2016 as a domain controller and today we will be joining a Windows 10 computer to that domain. Please note that joining a computer to a domain requires an admin account, and a network account to login to the computer after that computer has been joined to the network. Create the AD account…


How To Save Windows 10 Lock Screen Dynamic Backgrounds

The other day a user asked me if it was possible to save the dynamic lock screen backgrounds randomly shown when you log in to your Windows 10 computer. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go to Settings > Personalization > Lock screen and under Background, and you should see “Windows spotlight”   And yes, it is possible to save…


File Explorer Acting Up In Windows 10

A few people using Windows 10 at the office complained that File Explorer was crashing when opening. I don’t know if this is a bug in file Explorer or it was something they installed that caused that behavior. If you are having that problem here is how I fixed it. Open Control Panel then under “view by” choose “large icons”…


Troubleshooting Windows 10 wireless problems

In this tutorial I will walk you through some basic things you can check when wireless  is not working on your Windows 10 laptop.  For a walk through on how to manage wireless profiles in Windows 10, please take a look at this tutorial Manage wireless profiles in Windows 10 Things to know   This icon indicates your laptop wireless…


How to manage your wireless profiles in Windows 10

Quick wireless connection Connecting to a wireless access point in Windows 10 is easy. Just click on the wireless icon on the notification system panel, select the wireless access point you want to connect to, and click on Connect: if the wireless access point is secure you will be asked for the password. Creating a manual wireless profile If your…


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