Tag: Windows 10

Windows Clipboard History

One of the coolest features of Windows 11 is the clipboard history. This allows you to access and paste multiple items that you have copied before, without losing them. You can also pin items that you use frequently, such as your email address or phone number, and synchronize them across your devices. Here’s how to …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23541 (Dev Channel)

Hi all, yesterday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23541 to the Dev Channel. Smooth upgrades on my Dev Channel devices Lots of fixes on this build, progress is being made here Happy Upgrading! Changes and Improvements [Start menu] Fixes [Taskbar] [Search on the Taskbar] [Dev Drive] NOTE: Some fixes noted here in Insider Preview …

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How to Securely Erase a Drive with Windows Reset This PC

If you want to sell or donate your old PC or just the drive inside, you need to make sure that none of your personal data can be recovered by the next person. Simply deleting your files or resetting Windows is not enough, as there are tools that can easily undelete them. You need to …

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Preparing to upgrade to Windows 11 (MBR to GPT)

If you want to upgrade to Windows 11, you may need to convert your disk from MBR to GPT. MBR stands for Master Boot Record, and it is an old way of partitioning disks that has some limitations. GPT stands for GUID Partition Table, and it is a newer and more flexible way of partitioning …

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Retreive & install oem bios Windows License key

Having trouble with your Windows activation on an OEM device? You might be able to fix it by retrieving the key from the bios. Run this in Powershell (Elevated) If your device came with a license this command will show the key (looks like this: XXXXX-XXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX) Next you’ll want to check if Windows was installed …

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Splitting Audio from a Video File – ClipChamp

Need to split audio from a video file or just remove the sound track? This has become quite easy with the new inbox Windows 11 app ‘Clipchamp – Video editor’ If the app has not landed on your device yet or was removed, you can grab it in the Microsoft Store > here < lots …

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Retrieve Oem bios Windows License key (uefi)

Did a clean install on a device & Windows did not pick up the bios activation key? no 3rd party tools required, these commands will retrieve the key for you Run this in PowerShell (Elevated) to retrieve the key Retrieve & install: (run in elevated prompt)

Have you really turned it off and on again?

Yes it’s the all time classic answer calling Helpdesk, but things have changed since Windows has Fast Startup enabled by default. This happened with the release of Windows 8.x, before then a simple restart was equal to turning it of and on again. Users will tell you they already restarted the device & the issue …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120

Hello all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth here, If you use reset this pc on 25115 or 25120 after the reset the Windows Security app is missing https://aka.ms/AAgyq8g Changes and Improvements [General] As described in our in our blog post here, Windows Insiders who use …

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Advanced Wi-Fi troubleshooting in Windows (Wlan-Report)

Users having network connection issues are no fun, wired troubleshooting is mostly straight forward. Wireless connections however can be an bigger challenge… 1st thing to do usually is checking for driver updates for the adapter so far easy. Users having issue sometimes & usually not when you’re at the device to help them can be …

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