How to Get Aero Glass & Blur Effect In Windows 10

If you enjoyed having Aero Glass and gaussian blur in previous versions of Windows, then you might miss those theme enhancements if you upgrade to Windows 10. Luckily for you, you can get the Aero Glass theme and Blur Effects back by following these simple steps. 1. Download these files and extract them into a [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:45-05:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Disable Automatic Updates and Reboots in Windows 10

If you're using the Professional, Enterprise, or Education editions of Windows 10 and want to disable automatic updates and reboots, I'll walk you through it below. With previous versions of Windows, you could change updates to "Download and Notify", but Microsoft has hidden this option in Windows 10. 1) Open the Run command (Win + [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:46-05:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: OS, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

KB3105208 causing BSOD on some devices running latest Windows 10 Insider Preview

A recent update (KB3105208) is causing hundreds of users to see the dreaded 'Blue Screen of Death' (BSOD) on their PCs running the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565. The issues appears to be affecting those users running this latest Insider Preview build and have Secure Boot/UEFI enabled. Source: Microsoft Community Forums Microsoft's Support Engineer [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:49-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: How To Prevent A User From Changing The Screen Saver

If you're a business user, or even share a computer with multiple people in your family, there might be a time where you don't want to allow anyone to change the default screen saver that you have set. The only limitation to this setting is that the Group Policy Editor isn't available in Home Editions [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:50-05:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: OS, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft Expanding Windows 10 on XBox One Experience To All Preview Users

This weekend might become a good weekend for you if you're a Preview Participant for the XBox One. According to a tweet from Microsoft’s Partner Director of Program Management, Xbox and Windows Platform, Mike Ybarra, all users who have opted in for NXOE (New Xbox One Experience) will be in within 24 hours. This tweet [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:52-05:00October 17th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, OS|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Recap of Microsoft’s October 6th Windows 10 Event

In case you missed it, Microsoft held their large Windows 10 event earlier this week, on October 6th. This was a busy week for me, so I haven't been able to write a recap until now, so I apologize for that. Microsoft announced some exciting devices coming soon, such as a Surface Book, Surface Pro [...]

Recap Of Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Nexus event

In case you missed it, Google held their annual Android Nexus event today, so here's a recap of Google's Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Nexus event. You can watch the Google September Event on YouTube. Android 6.0 - Marshmallow Today, Google announced the release of Android 6.0, Marshmallow. Features like its Now on Tap personal assistant, [...]

How To Find And Use Internet Explorer 11 In Windows 10

If you're new to Windows 10 you've probably noticed that Microsoft has replaced Internet Explorer with their new Microsoft Edge browser. While Microsoft Edge comes with many enhancements over the old Internet Explorer, some websites could still have issues with the new browser. I recently ran into an issue accessing a Microsoft Exchange server's Outlook [...]

How To Fix Audio Issues In Windows 10

I've written a few articles to some common issues people are experiencing with Windows 10. This one will cover some of the common audio issues people have experienced. Most of the time it is related to driver issues, but there are a few things you can try. The first thing to try is updating your [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:08-05:00August 23rd, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Enable GodMode In Windows 10

After using Wimdows 10 for a while, you'll notice that Microsoft has split up the old Control Panel into the new Settings menu and the traditional Control Menu. If you still want to access things in the traditional Control Panel, a new way has been discovered, dubbed GodMode, which has actually existed in past versions [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:09-05:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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