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How to change the power button settings in Windows

August 22, 2021 |

Being able to change the behavior of the on and off button can be especially useful in many scenarios. For example, in the case that we have a laptop and we want that, when pressing the button, it enters hibernation mode instead of suspension in order to save more battery. It may also be interesting, if we have a desktop PC, that when pressing the button it goes into sleep mode instead of turning off the equipment, in order to be able to resume the device more quickly at the same point where it was we leave. Of course, we must bear in mind that the action to configure the button is carried out when we click on it. If we hold down the shutdown button, we will be causing the system to force shutdown, which can cause damage to the equipment, so we must be careful in this regard….    read more 

Change and restore the location of personal folders in Windows

August 22, 2021 |

Of course, later on with the passage of time we can change everything we want to adapt the software to our needs. However, especially for novice users, everything Microsoft offers us by default when installing Windows 10 it will be very appreciated. This is the case, as we mentioned, of the personal folders that we will normally use here. And it is that from the beginning those of Redmond create a structure of predefined files and folders in order to facilitate the work with the own documents. These are the ones that are considered as the Windows Library, a series of folders that have already been created and that we use to store our own content depending on its type. As you probably find it more than familiar, here we find one for images, documents, photos, videos, etc. But it may be the case that these folders in the Windows…    read more 

Disable UEFI Secure Boot in order to dual boot

August 21, 2021 |

The growing power of our computers current is beyond doubt, which allows us to carry out all kinds of tasks with them. Among many other things, this allows us to mount a Dual Boot in order to have more than one operating system simultaneously. This is something that we can already carry out relatively easily, although it does not always work as we would like. When talking about desktop computers, the most widespread and widely used operating system around the world is Windows 10. However, it should be mentioned that it is not the only software that we can use in this regard. Encourage the previous versions of the Redmond system, we have a multitude of Linux distributions. Here we refer to open source software in most cases and also free. That is why more and more users are opting for, one way or another, to install a distro to…    read more 

Adjust screen brightness in Windows 10: all the ways

August 21, 2021 |

Keep in mind that this is the element that makes Interface image output towards our eyes, so it can affect our visual health. Precisely for all this it is worth taking certain precautions when using the screen, especially if we spend many hours in front of it. Although at first we do not realize it, if we do not take a break from time to time in the future our eyes may be affected. The same can happen in the case that we work with an excess of brightness on the computer. It is preferable to lower this parameter a little, although it takes us a bit to get used to it, but with time we will surely appreciate it. In fact, the operating system itself offers us several ways to customize this screen brightness, as we will see below. And it is that spending many hours a day looking…    read more 

Troubleshoot problems in Windows 10 with the SetupDiag utility

August 21, 2021 |

Here we can find problems both when downloading and installing these elements that we are talking about. At the same time, sometimes many users encounter more or less serious problems after updating their equipment. Therefore, the firm itself has been working for years to solve all this, although it does not manage to get rid of these failures completely. It is for all this reason that in these lines we are going to talk about SetupDiag and how you can troubleshoot possible problems that may appear in Redmond’s software. What is and how to install SetupDiag First of all, we are going to clarify that when we talk about SetupDiag, we are actually referring to a free program from Microsoft itself. This can be very useful to us to diagnose any problem that we may find in the Windows 10 updates. Next we will see how we can use this…    read more 

This offers the new Windows 10 21H2 update, 19044.1200

August 21, 2021 |

This is precisely the case that we are going to talk about next, since the Redmond firm has just released a new update for Windows 10 21H2. We must bear in mind that, despite the new operating system, Microsoft plans to continue maintaining Windows 10 for a long period of time. Now it has just released an update that will be offered automatically to Windows 10 Insiders users who are in the channel. Release Preview. What’s new in Windows 10 version 19044.1200 How could it be otherwise, this update brings some interesting news for the 21H2, as well as various corrections for the latest bugs detected. Therefore, in these same lines we are going to talk about all this so that you can get an idea of ​​the changes that the firm is carrying out. These are the news that we will find in Windows 10 19044.1200: Adding standards support…    read more 

how to reset Windows completely

August 21, 2021 |

Reset Windows, or do a Factory Reset, It is a process through which we will leave the operating system, and the computer in general, as fresh from the factory. In this way we can regain the excellent performance it had on the first day. What to consider before starting The first thing we must bear in mind before carrying out this task is that we are going to lose all our data. Regardless of the method we use, the process will erase all programs, all settings, and all personal data. Therefore, the first thing we should do before starting this process is save a backup of everything that we do not want to lose on our computer. The essential things that we must save so as not to lose it are: Personal photos. Documentos (PDF, Words, Excel, etc). Downloaded files. Songs or videos downloaded from the Internet. Settings of some…    read more 

Fix problems printing to PDF in Windows

August 20, 2021 |

The first thing to keep in mind is that precisely the PDF They are used in all types of environments, both professional, domestic, or related to education. What’s more, on many occasions these specific files are used for official documentation. Microsoft’s operating system and many of its applications try to make it easier for us to use these files. It is precisely for all this reason that when printing documents in many Windows programs, we find the option Microsoft Print to PDF. Convert office files from Word or Excel to PDF It will not be of great use when dumping the content of other office files to a new PDF. This is something that we can even carry out from programs of the magnitude of Word, Excel or PowerPoint. Hence precisely the importance and widespread use of this integrated functionality. But sometimes this useful functionality can present us with some…    read more 

Use speakers and headphones at the same time in Windows 10

August 20, 2021 |

Everything will depend on what we are doing at the moment with the computer, or simply what is most comfortable for us. And it is that in the times that run many users already choose to make a significant expense in these audio output devices. Whether it’s speakers or headphones, we sometimes buy these high-quality components as we will appreciate it over time. One of the reasons for this is that current PCs no longer only serve to work, but on many occasions they become a multimedia center and leisure. Hence the importance of having a good screen, a quality graphics card, and a good sound system. As many times we make a greater investment in the processor or RAM, lately we also do it with devices related to the multimedia world. Of course, as a general rule what we usually do is use only one of these devices at…    read more 

How to Register and Unregister DLL Files in Windows

August 20, 2021 |

Sometimes, when we install any program, the DLL files are not registered correctly or during the update, the link between them and the application to which they belong is broken. In case any DLL file fails we can fix it by registering or re-registering the files. Advantages of DLL files DLL files correspond to the acronym in English of Dynamic Link Library that translated into Spanish would come to be like Libraries of Dynamic Links. These files are made up of executable code from different parts of an application, by means of which the applications that we have installed on our PC get to work. Thanks to its implementation, the executable files have reduced their size, since a large part of these codes are already stored in the DLL files, thus achieving a better performance of the application. But we not only get advantages with the applications, but also offer…    read more 

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