This article will walk you through installing and configuring the Bash shell on your Windows 10 machine. It’s not quite as easy as just installing the Windows 10 update, but with the below steps you will be on your way quickly.
Windows 8 was built for touch devices. Mice and keyboards worked, but the implementation was so poor that for Microsoft’s next Windows release they skipped right to version 10. How does Windows 10 stack up? Read on to find out.
Windows 10 Cortana may share the name of a character in the popular Halo series of games, but the ‘real’ Cortana in Windows 10 is surprisingly fun and handy to use. This guide will show you how to make the most of using Cortana.
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has implemented some new keyboard shortcuts to make your life easier and improve your access to some of Windows 10’s new features. Read on to learn about some of the top new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10.
Learn how to create Windows 10 installation media using the Media Creation Tool – a free download from Microsoft. The Windows 10 Media Creation tool will let you create a bootable DVD or USB Flash drive with Windows 10 on it.
By default, Windows 10 allows any requesting app to use your microphone or webcam, which potentially creates a privacy issue or at least a concern. Thankfully, Windows 10 renews Windows 8.1’s well-received ability to individually restrict camera and microphone use per app.
If privacy and security concerns make you uncomfortable with shared updates in Windows 10, you can disable this option. Although the settings to do so take time to discover, the process is straightforward and the change will put you at ease.
The benefits of Wi-Fi sense might sound appealing, but when you consider the risks you may think twice. Learn the pros and cons of this feature as well as the steps to disable it, should you choose to do so.
Disabling Cortana removes any data collected on your Windows 10 device, but Microsoft retains this data on its servers, including typing history, voice patterns, contact details, search history, calendar events, flight tracking and more. To clear this data, you must also go online to remove it.
With Windows 10 being released to the general public in late July, many people are wondering just what happened to Windows 9, considering the most recent update was titled Windows 8.1. Are the great changes to how Windows works justifying the dramatic shift? Is this just a simple marketing ploy?
Although Cortana is arguably one of the most useful features in Windows 10, you might consider if it is worth the privacy risk. If you decide it’s not, then disabling it should significantly reduce your data footprint on Microsoft servers.
Microsoft pushes its newest Windows 10 operating system to current Windows 7 and 8 users as a free upgrade, but before making the decision, consider if there’s any real benefit. This article focuses on the major differences between systems. Some features are significant upgrades, others are not.
Windows is offering a free upgrade! What else would you need to know? Windows 10 offers a wealth of new features and resolution of issues contained in Windows 7/8, but it might not be for everyone. Before taking the leap to Windows 10, consider some of these potential pitfalls.