How To Keep Your Printer On It has been a while since I purchased a new printer and was very annoyed when it would continually go into sleep mode. Having to turn on the printer before printing remotely from my mobile devices and even from […]
Free E-Books, Audiobooks, And Magazines If you are interested in getting free e-books, magazines, or even audiobooks downloaded to your PC, mobile device, or your Kindle, this article is for you. A few years ago, I wrote about OverDrive, Libby, and other software used to
Customizing The Quick Settings Some features in Windows are useful when used correctly but several are not explained at all or in limited detail. Microsoft has made some name changes in Windows 11 but users may make changes to their Quick Settings in both systems.
Try Immersive Reader Microsoft Edge released the immersive reader as a way of simplifying web page layouts. It removes clutter and allows you to customize your reading experience in Windows 10 and 11. According to Microsoft, the immersive reader was originally designed to address the
Restoring the One-Click Option in Windows Explorer While I am a fan of Windows 11 and believe change over time is a good thing, I don’t believe adding steps to achieve the same results is a good change. Performing two steps when one step worked
Make Icons Look The Way You Want The icons used in most of the software and applications in Windows are beneficial because most people can recognize an icon quicker than only small text. However, Windows tends to make most of its icons blue for some
Recover Word, Excel, And PowerPoint Documents Have you ever started an Office document and switched to something else before finishing it? You might forget you started it and shut down the PC or perhaps you were in the middle of a document, and you accidentally
Using Quick Create In Hyper-V Manager In the previous articles, we installed a Linux system using an ISO file by following the steps offered in Hyper-V Manager. This method gives you the widest choice of options and experienced users can modify settings to fit their
Fixing Blank Icons Have you ever experienced blank photo icons on your Desktop or in a Folder? Instead of seeing that thumbnail image of your last vacation, it appears as a blank image with an icon of the default application for opening photos on your
How To Install Linux In Hyper-V Once you have completed the steps to enable Hyper-V on your PC, the next step is deciding which new Operating system to install. Operating Systems range from Windows XP through Windows 11 to full Linux and FreeBSD systems. Search
What Is Copilot Microsoft has released Copilot on both Dev and Beta Insider channels. Usually when a preview is released, I am reluctant to write an article about it because it might not make it to the final version of Windows. But once Microsoft releases
Windows Hyper-V Manager Hyper-V started in 2016 as Windows Server Virtualization and is the only native virtualization platform for Windows. Unlike Oracle’s VM which is a type 2, Hypervisor Hyper-V is a type 1 Hypervisor, which means it runs directly on the host machine’s hardware.
Using Oracle VirtualBox Oracle VirtualBox VM The VM after its name stands for “Virtual Machine”. It can be installed on your PC and used to install additional Operating Systems. VirtualBox is an open-source program that is free to all users. It allows you to install