Tag: windows 10

One of the most common problems people have on PCs is having their computer set to the correct speaker, headphone, and microphone options when they need them.  I have written about how you can easily manage audio devices from the Taskbar, but sometimes you need…

Adverts online can be annoying, especially auto-play videos, and so adblockers such as the hugely popular Adblock Plus have grown in popularity significantly in recent years.  Unfortunately this also means that an ever increasing number of websites are blocking your access if you have an…

Sometimes when you’re using virtual machines in Hyper-V, you don’t always have to create your own virtual environment as Microsoft provide some pre-configured environments for development and deployment in Windows and Ubuntu Linux.  From the main Hyper-V panel, click Quick Create in the top right corner of…

Sometime you need to install a driver in Windows that’s not strictly compatible with Windows.  This could be for some older, or legacy hardware that you still really need to use, but the only driver available is for Windows 7, or perhaps even Windows XP.  You…

If you get annoyed by the frequency and intrusiveness of popup notifications on the Windows desktop, it’s easy to control them or silence them altogether.  When a notification arrives, either as a popup on the desktop, or within the action centre, mouse over it and…