Backup Windows Drivers

Backup Windows Drivers Without Any Software

In this article, I will explain how to backup your system drivers on a Windows computer without using any additional third-party tools or software. These instructions work on Windows 7, 8 & 10. Reasons For Backing Up Drivers Before formatting a computer, this could save time later when re-installing drivers. Windows Updates may be causing problems installing generic drivers for …

The Easiest Way To Install New Fonts In Windows 10

Installing new fonts into you system has never been easier. This tutorial assumes you are running the latest version of Windows 10, updated with the October 2020 (20H2) update installed. We’ll use DaFont as the download source as DaFont is established as a great resource for free fonts. So before we begin, go ahead and download the fonts that you …

Auto-Start Programs On Startup

How To Autorun Programs On Startup In Windows 10

There may be a reason that you wish to automatically load a program or files to run when Windows 10 starts. Here are the instructions. Video Version Here is the video version of these instructions. Why Add Programs To Startup? Normally we focus on removing programs from auto-starting. However there are many scenarios in which you may want to auto-run …

Clipboard History the new way to copy and paste

The New Way To Copy & Paste In Windows 10

Copy & Paste. It’s a feature that most of us use day in, day out. Select the text or image you want to copy, right-click, copy, then right-click and paste wherever you want the data to land. Or by using the old keyboard shortcuts Ctrl C to copy and Ctrl V to paste. Frustration With The Old Method The flaw …

Display Your Windows Version

How To Display Your Version & Build Of Windows

If you need to check which Windows version you have or which build of Windows 10 that you have, there are various methods to get this information. Here are the 2 easiest methods. Method 1 Run winver. (works in all versions of Windows) Method 2 Open the System window in Windows 10. (only works with Windows 10) Right-click on the …

Shutdown vs Restart Windows 10

Shutdown vs Restart in Windows 10 – They Do Different Things

There is an old cliché within IT support…. “Have you tried switching it off and back on again”? However when it comes to modern day Windows computers, there is a huge difference between simply “switching it off and back on” and “rebooting. I provide IT support to business and home users. And yes… I have said those words “have you …

How To Fix Windows 10 version 20H2 Updates

This is how to fix problems when installing Windows 10 Updates as the October 2020 update rolls out. The October 2020 update is known as version 20H2. If your system fails to install this update, please follow the following steps: Big Difference Between Shut Down & Restart This post explains the huge difference between Shut Down & Restart. The rule …

Adobe Audition Audio Slow After Windows 10 Update

Windows 10 major updates can knock some settings out if your system has pro-components that aren’t considered “default”. Fix Input / Output Audio In this fix, we have the problem of Adobe Audition audio preferences being knocked out by the update. To correct the audio playback and recording follow these steps within Audition: Go to Edit / Preferences / Audio …

Windows 10 Update 1809 Autumn 2018

It’s that time again, twice yearly Microsoft release a big update to the Windows 10 OS. This update (1809) has started rolling out mid-November 2018. Although now as major as the Spring 1803 update, there are a few new features which will be included. Key features: Dark / Light Theme. May not be very exciting for most but the new …

How to remove printer stuck on “Removing Device”

How to force delete a printer (to reinstall) Clear Print Queue Stop Spooler Delete from Device Manager Remove (and reinstall) Solved: You want to remove your printer either via the Windows 10 Settings or the old fashioned way, through Control Panel. But you cannot remove printer. The printer won’t delete. In some cases the wording “Removing Device” appear but nothing …