Windows 10: Change the Microsoft Edge home page
How can I change the Microsoft Edge home page? You can set any web page you choose as your Microsoft Edge home page. Use the following steps to change your home page setting: * Click the More actions icon . * Select Settings. * Under the section labeled Open With, select the option for A specific page or pages. * Choose…
Windows 10: Rearrange Start Menu Tiles
How do I rearrange my Start Menu tiles? You can create groups to organize your Start Menu tiles and arrange them by dragging and dropping. * Click the Start menu. * Click and hold on the tile you want to move and drag and drop it in the new location. * Click Name Group and name any new groups that are created.
Windows 10: Open Task Manager
How do I open Task Manager? Use the following steps to open Task Manager: * Type Task Manager in the searchbox in the lower left corner. * Select Task Manager from the list of search results.
Windows 10: Action Center and notifications
How do I adjust Windows 10 notification settings? Windows 10 action center lets you view app notifications and gives you quick access to commonly used settings and apps. Use the following steps to change notification settings: * Click the Start menu and select Settings. * Click System. * Select Notifications and actions…
Windows 10: Save Applications to external storage
Can I save Windows 10 Applications to SD cards or USB drives? Microsoft has announced plans to allow applications to save to locations other than your computer hard drive. Unfortunately, this feature will not be available in the initial Windows 10 release. If you go to Settings & System & Storage, the New apps will save…
Windows 10: Backup data and files
How can I backup files and data in Windows 10? Windows 10 has a backup feature that allows you to backup data to an external drive. Use the following steps to backup important files and data: * Click the Start menu and select Settings. * Click Update & Security. * Select Backup. * Insert a USB hard drive, flash drive, or…
Windows 10: Delete a user account
How do I delete an account? You can delete or remove accounts in Windows 10 if you are logged in with an administrator account. Use the following steps to remove or delete an account: * Login to your computer with an Administrator account. * Click the Start menu and select Settings. * Click Accounts. * Select Family &…
Windows 10: Toggle between tablet and desktop mode
How do I switch my computer to tablet mode? Windows 10 offers a tablet mode that is optimized for use on touchscreen devices. Tablet mode allows you to easily navigate in Windows 10 without a mouse or keyboard. Use the following steps to turn tablet mode on or off. * Click on the Action Center icon in the task bar. * Click…
Keyboard does not work after you log in to Windows
Why is my keyboard not working after I log in to Windows? You may have the filter keys feature enabled if you can type your Windows password but your keyboard will not work after you log in to Windows. You can test this by holding down a key on the keyboard for five seconds and then releasing it. If the character you…
Windows update may cause erratic touchpad, lagging video, slow performance, or a buzzing sound.
Why does video slow down and speakers make a buzzing sound when I use the touchpad? SYMPTOMS When you use the touchpad, your system reacts slow, or makes a buzzing sound when playing video. This behaviour started after installation of updates from Windows Update. SOLUTION Uninstall the Intel Technology Access program to…