“Your smartphone” enables access to the cell phone on the PC – without having to take it in hand. Although Microsoft has long since buried its own smartphone plans, the software company continues to work on linking mobile devices with its PC operating system. The heart of the project is the “Your smartphone” (Your Phone) app preinstalled in Windows 10, which is gradually being given new functions. Now the app even enables calls directly on the PC desktop. COMPUTER BILD reveals what is behind it. Click here Your smartphone: make calls on your PC Support for Windows 10 Mobile ended on December 10 – Microsoft’s mobile phone operating system has not received any security updates since then. For a long time now, the company
When you connect a device, Windows gives the device a letter for further work with it. But sometimes there are times when we need to change the drive letter, and today you will learn a simple way to do this. Windows has the entire English alphabet in its reserve: from A to Z. There were times when diskette disks were actively used, and the letters A and B were intended for them, and the letter C is mainly used for the Windows system disk. So let’s learn how to change a drive letter or assign a letter if it is not assigned by Windows. Warning I would like to warn users who have something installed on a flash drive or disk
With simple commands and abbreviations in the command line, servers with Windows Server 2016 can be managed very effectively and errors can be found quickly. In this article, we show ten quickly implementable tricks that can make life easier for Windows administrators. Manage Active Directory and certificates faster Administrators often need the commands to open the administration programs. The fastest way to open Active Directory users and computers is to enter “dsa.msc” in the search field of the start menu. The administration of DNS is opened with “dnsmgmt.msc”, DHCP server with “dhcpmgmt.msc”. To manage the local certificates of a computer, go to “certlm.msc”, the user certificates are managed with “certmgr.msc”. There are numerous other MSC files in Windows server that can be
In this post, we look at some interesting ways to run Active Directory better and more securely. But it is also worth taking a look at the articles listed at the end of the text, in which we examine the individual points in more detail. Activate and check the Active Directory recycle bin The recycle bin in Active Directory can be used to restore deleted objects when other options are no longer available. To make this possible, the AD recycle bin must be activated. You should also check from time to time whether it is still available or whether objects are being collected in the trash. Although the wastebasket cannot be deactivated, its function should be checked every now and then.
Hide Folders and Find them again Want to hide an annoying folder in Windows 10? We explain how this is done. Windows 10 has standard folders that cannot be deleted, such as “3D Objects” or “Desktop”. If you never use these folders and they are only in your way on your computer, you can easily hide the folders. The folders still exist, but are invisible and are no longer displayed to you. We’ll explain exactly how to do this here. How to hide folders in Windows 10 Follow our step-by-step guide or take a look at the quick guide. Step 1: Right-click on the folder you want to hide and then go to “Properties”. 2nd step: Now check the “Hidden” box and confirm the process with the “OK” button. 3rd
Method 1. Prefer sleep mode on your PC If you put the computer into sleep mode, it will take much less time to turn it on than if you start the system from a disconnected state. This is due to the fact that the current state of the system, from the moment you last worked with it, is stored on the hard disk and is loaded again when the device starts. Putting your computer to sleep is a trivial thing for any Mac user because these devices can survive almost a month by working in this way. Now, Windows users can more confidently use this mode, keeping their computers in sleep mode for long hours. At a time when sleep mode is active on your
I bet you did not know that your Mac could do all this. Now that we are ready for the release of macOS 10.14.5 Mojave, after the release of its WWDC 2018 statement, there is no better time to look back and ask not what you can do for your Mac, but what your Mac can do for you – it may be more than you think. In most cases, your Mac can use, with its native macOS High Sierra software, what Windows 10 would require from third-party software. And, once we have downloaded and installed macOS Mojave, the Macs will be able to do much more. Click Here: Computer Tricks So, one of the main selling points of the best Macs is the fact
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 will reach the end of life on January 14, 2020. This means that beyond January 14, 2020, there will be no more updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. Click Here: Computer Tricks What does this mean for you and your business? When Microsoft stops providing updates for these two Windows systems, they will quickly become obsolete. Any other software update of your other software that you rely on every day to run your business may stop. Thus, servers and PCs will become vulnerable to new viruses, malware and currently unknown vulnerabilities will not be corrected or corrected. Software vendors may also stop supporting Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 and only support new
Installing Windows 10 is not difficult. The main job begins after installing the operating system. Most of us install all the drivers and software that we need to use the system on a daily basis first. In addition to installing the software, there are some Windows settings that you need to review and manage for a better experience. These are some of those settings. 1. Default Apps Windows 10 uses its own applications as default applications for various things like browsing, emails, music, etc. When compared to third-party applications such as Chrome, Thunderbird, VLC, etc., the integrated applications are not as good. The first thing you should do is configure the default applications manually. This eliminates the need to change the default applications
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 will reach the end of life on January 14, 2020. This means that beyond January 14, 2020, there will be no more updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. What does this mean for you and your business? When Microsoft stops providing updates for these two Windows systems, they will quickly become obsolete. Any other software update of your other software that you rely on every day to run your business may stop. Thus, servers and PCs will become vulnerable to new viruses, malware and currently unknown vulnerabilities will not be corrected or corrected. Software vendors may also stop supporting Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 and only support new operating systems.