Windows

Partition a hard drive

How to partition a hard drive in Windows 10

Partitioning a hard drive is relatively simple and has several advantages. It makes it easier to manage your disk space and makes your data more secure in the event of an accident. Our step-by-step guide shows you how to partition a hard drive in Windows 10.

Windows 11: virtual desktop set-up and management

Windows 11: virtual desktops – definition and tutorial

Has your desktop run out of space for additional shortcuts? Got too many different applications and windows launched that you are on the verge of losing track? The Windows 11 ‘Virtual Desktop’ is the perfect solution. In just a few steps, you can create theme-specific interfaces for different tasks and use cases. Read on to find out how.

Windows 11: change font size

Change font size in Windows 11: here’s how

Are you struggling with the font size in Windows 11? Luckily, you can change the text size via the ‘Accessibility’ menu in the Windows settings. However, as of the Windows 10 Creators Update (1703) and Windows 11, this will result in scaling of all display items. App windows and menus are automatically adapted. Find out how to change the font size in Windows 11.

change keyboard language windows 11

Change keyboard language in Windows 11: here’s how

QWERTZ, QWERTY or AZERTY? Keyboard layouts, i.e. the arrangement of the letters on a keyboard, tend to vary from one country to another (or from one language to the next). Special characters also differ depending on the keyboard and/or layout chosen. We’ll show you how to change your keyboard language in Windows 11 so you’re always using the layout of your choice.

Change username Windows 11

How to change your username in Windows 11

No longer happy with the name of your Windows 11 account? Or maybe the operating system shows the previous owner's login details? It’s easy as 1-2-3 to change a username in Windows 11 – whether for a local account or your Microsoft account. We’ll show you how step by step.

Screen capture Windows 11

Screen capture in Windows 11: here’s how it works

To record video clips of desktop applications or games, Microsoft users don’t need any additional software. Much like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes preinstalled with a native recording tool, the Xbox Game Bar. Read on to find out how to create screen recordings in Windows 11 using the tool.

Speed up Windows 11

Speed up Windows 11: 9 tips to boost speed

Operating systems like Windows 11 are the most important software running on a computer. But when using your device over a long period of time its performance could steadily deteriorate. Read on to find out how to speed up Windows 11 and minimise the impact of the operating system on overall performance.

Windows 11 Safe Mode

Turning on Windows 11 in Safe Mode– here’s how

Even in Windows 11, you might encounter system errors, malware or problems with programs and drivers. If the operating system isn’t running as you’d like, it can take a while to figure it out. To get to the bottom of the matter, it is worth starting Windows 11 in Safe Mode. What is this mode exactly? And how can Safe Mode be switched on and off again? We’ll explain!

Windows 11 Dark Mode

How to switch to Dark Mode in Windows 11

‘Dark modes’ have been popular in applications and operating systems for several years now. The dark themes are supposed to be easier on the PC user’s eyes, and they’re aesthetically pleasing. Windows 11 has a dark mode, which can be switched on and off in the settings, via the registry or third-party software. We’ll show you how to enable dark mode in Windows 11.

Plex alternatives

Alternatives to Plex: an overview of the best available media centres

Plex is one of the most popular applications for organising your own multimedia collection on PCs, smartphones, and other devices, but there are a number of good alternatives that don’t have to hide behind the mainstream media centres when it comes to functionality and streaming quality. This article explains exactly what characterises software that manages and plays back audio, video, and image...


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