Category: Windows

A round up of useful guides, tutorials and other resources to help you get started with Microsoft Windows.

How to disable Windows 10 Active History permanently

  Windows 10 introduced a new feature that helps a user to stay connected to their task across their devices. This feature was marketed as Windows Timeline. With this, the user could continue their task across Windows 10 computers as well as on devices running iOS …

How To Reduce Reserved Storage Size In Windows 10

  The Reserved Storage feature introduced with version 1903 of Windows 10 makes sure that there is always a sufficient amount of free space for updates, apps, and system caches. With default settings, Windows 10 sets aside about 7 GB for Reserved Storage, but it will …

Fix Chrome error 1603 & 0x00000643 on Windows 10

  Did you receive error 1603 and 0x00000643 on Windows when installing or updating Chrome on Windows 10/8/7? While most of the error can be resolved by simple troubleshooting but for these errors we have specific solutions. Chrome error 1603 & 0x00000643 1] Run Microsoft Install …

How to Convert PDFs to Word Documents and Image Files

The PDF (Portable Document Format) is the open standard, created by Adobe in the 1990s, for presenting documents so they look consistent across all platforms and software. DOC (or DOCX) is the format/file extension used mainly by Microsoft Office for its word processing documents. The two …

How To Use Windows Sandbox on Windows 10

Have you ever downloaded an executable file (.exe file) but are afraid to run it, fear that running it might just blow off your whole system? You wish you can have a test machine, or better, a virtual machine for you to try out but also …

Is My Bootable USB Drive UEFI Bootable?

I have prepared a couple of USB sticks for Windows 10 installation. Since I am quite lame on labeling stuff, I lost track of which stick is for new UEFI-enabled machine and which one is for legacy BIOS boot. I can definitely do it all over …