While you’re working on your computer, the background lighting in your environment will vary. To protect your eyes and prevent headaches, you should adapt the screen brightness to these changing conditions. The brightness settings on laptops are different from those on a PC with a separate monitor, but don’t worry – we’re here to take you through the various options step by step.
There are different reasons for why you might want to rotate your computer screen. Some users rotate their screen to use it as an upright, vertical display. Others have done this by mistake. Luckily, Windows 7, 8, and 10 offer an easy fix for adjusting display settings. You might even be able to use shortcuts on your PC or laptop to rotate your screen.
Do you need more than one user account in Windows 11? Adding new users is the easiest solution when sharing a device with other people. Optionally, you can create a new account in the Settings section, using password management or the Microsoft system prompt. In this article we’ll show you how it works.
If you have a valid license or product key, you can install a Windows 11 update free of charge and benefit from new features, such as the redesigned taskbar or the optimised voice, touch, and pen operation. But what exactly are the hardware requirements for a Microsoft update and what are the options for installing a Windows 11 update?
There are plenty of good reasons why you may want to take a screenshot in Windows 11. Perhaps you want to document an error message to share with IT or maybe you need to capture a moment in a program that doesn’t offer a corresponding function. Our guide shows you how to take a screenshot in Windows 11 using key combinations or the Snipping Tool.
After a computer update, you may see the message: ‘Preparing to configure Windows. Do not turn off your computer.’ It can take a while for the process to finish so patience is in order. However, if you’ve been waiting for a long time, preparing to configure Windows may be stuck. Find out how to fix it.
Windows offers a variety of features to ensure that the system functions over the long term. For example, the operating system generates a backup folder called Windows.old during new installations, upgrades or major updates which can be used to restore the system to its previous state. In our article, you will learn about the circumstances in which you can remove Windows.old and how to do so.
For a long time, Windows users were left behind when it came to command interpreters because the command prompt did not allow full access to operating system internal components, and scripting also offered only limited possibilities. This should finally change thanks to Microsoft’s PowerShell. The cross-platform program not only does much better than cmd.exe, it also provides remote computer...
Screen recording is a practical function that can be used in many different fields from webinars, to tutorials and gaming. As of Windows 10, it’s become a fixed feature of the operating system, making external software superfluous. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll explain how to record your screen in Windows 10 in just a few clicks.
To use Windows 11 with all its available features, you need to activate the operating system. The same applies when upgrading to the Pro Edition. In many cases this requires the product key which you can find either on the device or in your documentation or confirmation email. If none of these options are available, you can find the Windows 11 product key by using the command line or Windows...