Month: November 2020

How to switch between virtual desktops with gestures on Windows 10

Virtual desktop is not newer for macOS. Windows 10 added a virtual desktop in one of its early versions and it has been slowly evolving and incorporating more features into it. It is now identical or almost identical to the much-loved macOS feature. If you like a virtual desktop on Windows 10 but would like …

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How to change file permissions on Windows 10

Files created by users on a Windows 10 system are usually directly accessible. You will find, however, that other users cannot access many files and folders created by Windows 10, and the files and folders that reside in a user’s folder / libraries. System files and folders are locked for all but the admin user …

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How to collapse/expand tab groups in Chrome

Tabbed browsing has changed the way users browse the internet. With tabs, users can move between different pages that are open without having to move between windows. Tablet browsing has been great but many users open one too many tabs, and they are often opened across multiple windows. Tab management in today’s browsers is often …

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How to enable/disable compatibility mode for apps on Windows 10

When Windows 10 was first released, it was full of bugs. The OS was better than Windows 8 / 8.1 but it would be stable to call it. Desktop apps that ran perfectly on Windows 7 and even on Windows 8 / 8.1 often ran on a Windows 10 system. Compatibility mode for apps To …

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How to run games in safe mode on Steam on Windows 10

Games are complex apps but nonetheless and like any app, they can be problematic. Just like many apps there is a safe mode eg Outlook, games on Steam have one too. The safe mode for games allows users to run the game in the most basic, minimal version of it. In this mode, users can …

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How to fix the “Give us a minute” app launch error on Windows 10

The growth of the Microsoft Store has not been popular and many popular apps are still far from it. App developers prefer to develop desktop apps because they allow the apps to do more. One key benefit of installing the UWP app from the Microsoft Store is that its updates will be seedless and will …

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How to remove PUA:Win32/Presenoker on Windows 10

Windows Defender blocks all kinds of threats on your system. In some cases, it identifies the threat for what it is eg a trojan or an app with trojan-like behavior. One type of threat that Windows Defender identifies with PUA. PUA is a potential app. It’s not terribly dangerous but you may not know what’s …

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How to automatically change the wallpaper for dark/light mode on iOS

iOS has a dark and light mode. The dark mode on iOS is fine but a lot of apps need to be supported. With iOS, Apple has been smart and has taken comments from what users have done with the light / dark mode that was implemented on macOS a year earlier. On macOS, users …

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