Thumbnails that do not appear in Windows File Explorer

This article helps you if your thumbnails are not displayed in Windows File Explorer and shows you how to enable or disable thumbnails in Windows 8 or Windows 7 Explorer.

When you open the Explorer and view the images, you will see the image thumbnail in its place. These are vignettes. But if you only see the default icon, this message will help you solve the problem.

Thumbnails are not displayed

First open the disk cleaning utility and use it to delete the thumbnails. This will clear the cache of your thumbnails. Then open the Control Panel and click Open Folder Options. On the View tab, make sure that Always show icons, never disable thumbnails. read more

Moving Windows 10 Apps to another drive

If you are thinking of upgrading your PC to Windows 10, there are important things you should know in advance. A useful feature of Windows 10 is that users can move Windows Store applications installed on another disk. You can also change the default installation directory path for new applications. This article shows how to move Windows Store applications installed on another disk in Windows 10.

Moving Windows 10 applications to another drive

There wasn’t such an easy way to change the default installation path for Windows 8.1 applications, but it worked for some and not for others. Windows 10 has made things easy to do. The new configuration window offers all the options to move Windows 10 applications to another drive. read more

Disable and remove the shadow effect in Windows 10 for explorer windows

Those who have Windows 10 installed on their computer may notice a shadow effect under the Explorer windows. This is nothing new and was also available in earlier versions of Windows. But for some, the shadow may seem a little too great. If you want to remove the shadow effect, this article will help you.

Remove shadow effect in Windows 10

First open the WinX menu and click Control Panel. Click System Applet then click Advanced System Properties on the left side. The following dialog box opens.

In the Advanced tab, under Performance, click Settings to open the next window. read more

Comparison of Windows 10 editions. Which one is best for you?

Windows 10 is free for an upgrade to the original Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 installations, and you will receive an upgrade to different editions of Windows 10 based on the Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 editions you are using. For example, if you use the Windows 7 home page, you will switch to Windows 10 Home. If you are using Windows 8.1 Pro, you are running Windows 10 Pro. If you want Windows 10 Enterprise or Education, you must purchase it before upgrading.

Windows 10 editions comparison table

There are six Windows 10 editions:

  1. Windows 10 Home Page
  2. Windows 10 Training
  3. Windows 10 Enterprise
  4. Windows 10 Mobile
  5. Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise

This article will not discuss mobile editions, as the functionality of mobile editions is rather limited compared to normal editions. We will continue to focus on the first four desktop versions: Windows Home, Windows Professional, Windows Education and Windows Enterprise. read more

The Windows laptop surface touch screen is not functional

If you find that your Windows Touch Screen Laptop, Tablet, or Surface Tablet Touch Screen is not working, you can try some of these tips and see if they will help you solve the problem on your Windows 8.1 device. I used the term interface, but the suggestions can also apply to a Windows laptop.

The laptop, tablet or surface touch screen does not work

Since your touch device does not work, you may need to use the arrow keys to navigate and the tab key to move the focus and highlight options and the space bar to highlight or clear check boxes and Enter to select the option. read more

How to block websites in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox on Windows on the blacklist

There are many reasons why you may want to ban, block or blacklist certain websites in a browser on your system. You could be an organization that does not want certain websites to open on your organization’s computers, or you could be a concerned parent who does not want their children to see disruptive content. This article explains the different methods to list or block web pages in browsers on a Windows 8.1 PC. read more

Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 and how to turn it off and why

What is Wi-Fi in Windows 10? What are the potential problems associated with this characteristic? This article answers these questions and also shows you how to disable Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 if you wish.

Wi-Fi Sense was first seen in Windows 8 phones. It has been ported to Windows 10 – both mobile and desktop versions. But with Wi-Fi Sense on the Windows 10 desktop, there are potential problems or should I call them threats?

Wi-Fi Sense under Windows 10

Wi-Fi Sense is a feature of Windows 10 that allows you to connect to your friends. This means that you and your friends can choose to share your Wi-Fi connections. According to Microsoft, friends are the people on your Facebook friends list, your Outlook contacts and Skype. By default, all 3 are preset. read more

Windows Update has blocked the download of updates in Windows 10

If you find that your Windows Update is blocked at 0% or another number in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista when you download updates, this article will help you solve the problem.

Windows Update is blocked downloading updates

If your Windows Update displays available updates and your computer starts downloading them, it may stop working at some point. It will show a constant number, but there will be no progress. The number in your case could be 0%, 23%, 33% or any other, but every time you try to download the updates, you will find that they are stuck on that particular image, even if you leave them an hour or two. I faced this problem and my download was 23% when I tried to get Windows Insider builds. read more

Disable Quick access in Windows 10 File Explorer

Quick Access is a new feature in the navigation area of Windows 10 File Explorer. In the Windows 8.1 Explorer navigation pane, you had favorites, but now DeepL access seems to have replaced them. This feature is useful because it helps users quickly navigate to the places you use frequently and those you have recently used.

Windows 10 users may have noticed that the file explorer opens by default for Quick access. Windows 10 allows experienced users to customize the operating system according to their needs. It seems that a majority of user comments at Microsoft focus on users who have the choice to simply enable or disable various elements of the user interface. If you wish, you can open the file explorer for this PC instead of Quick access. read more

Return to previous version of Windows 10

UPDATE : The rollback period has been reduced to 10 days in Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Windows 10 Rollback 10

Windows 10 has some new features like Edge Browser, Windows Hello, Virtual Desktop, Device Guard, Antimalware Scan Interface, etc. but some people simply can’t get into the habit and convenience of using their previous versions of Windows. And then again, some may have screwed up their upgrade and want to return to the stability of their previous version of Windows after using Windows 10 for a few days. read more