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30 May 2021

Windows 10 - Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

Windows 10 -  Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

You can automatically restart your currently running apps with a new feature Microsoft is releasing. With just a quick click you can save your current work and start right back up with the same apps. Caution! Doesn't work with all apps. Yet!

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (332)

20 Jan 2020

Windows 10 Photo App Slow? Optimize Performance in Three Easy Steps

Windows 10 Photo App Slow? Optimize Performance in Three Easy Steps

Many people complain about the Photo being too slow. Whether it's about opening up or switching between photos. There are a couple of settings you should check to optimize the Photo app's performance.

Author: SuperUser Account   Number of views (511)

7 Aug 2019

Change Your Mouse Pointer Color in Windows 10 1903

Change Your Mouse Pointer Color in Windows 10 1903

Do you have problems seeing where your mouse cursor is? Previously you could change its size and shape. You could even change other mouse features but you had to load a specialized program. Well, now Windows 10 1903 version has added a nice little feature to customizing your mouse pointer. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (577)

3 Oct 2018

Windows 10 October 2018 Top New Features You Will Use Everyday

Windows 10 October 2018 Top New Features You Will Use Everyday

The new Windows 10 October 2018 Update has dozens of new features and functionalities. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (809)

7 Aug 2018

Order Physical Photos From Local Store Via OneDrive

Order Physical Photos From Local Store Via OneDrive
So you want a hard copy of a photo.  But you don't want to load photo quality paper and print on high resolution color.  Those ink cartridges are expensive.
 
Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (770)

13 Jul 2018

Windows 10- Low on Disk Space? Move Already Installed Programs

Windows 10- Low on Disk Space? Move Already Installed Programs

In Windows 10 you can change where NEW Apps are installed but that doesn't help if you already have low disk space. But now, you can move already installed apps with just a few clicks in the Settings App.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (816)

27 Apr 2018

Troubleshoot Windows 10 Automatically with Settings App

Troubleshoot Windows 10 Automatically with Settings App

If you are having a problem with Windows 10 and struggling to fix it, maybe it's time to have Windows 10 fix itself. Sure, sounds a bit scary, but Windows 10 has a robust automatic troubleshooting system built in.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (1067)

5 Apr 2018

Windows 10 Spring 2018 Update - New Tmeline Function Tracks Work History

Windows 10 Spring 2018 Update - New Tmeline Function Tracks Work History

Did you ever work on a document, save it but then the next day you forget where you saved in on your 3TB hard drive? Or did you read a news article on a web site but later, after the news article was gone from the front page, you tried to search on the Internet, but then couldn't find it?

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (975)

4 Apr 2018

Windows 10 Spring 2018 Update - Freeing Up Storage A-Z

Windows 10 Spring 2018 Update - Freeing Up Storage A-Z

Here's a new feature upgrade that's coming with Windows 10 2018 Spring Update being released in mid-April

The update has so many features that improve how your system works that I'm going to have several videos on them.

 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (1340)

6 Feb 2018

Fix Cortana White Search Bar The Right Way. Without Editing the Registry.

Fix Cortana White Search Bar The Right Way.  Without Editing the Registry.

You will see other videos that tell you to modify the Registry to change your Cortana search bar to a dark color instead of white.  The short story is that those videos are wrong.  Hacking the registry is rarely the right thing to do and in this case, it's just plain wrong.
 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (2565)
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