Automatically Take a Screenshot and Open it in Editor

automatically take screenshot and editor

Using the WinKey and PrintScreen keystroke is probably the fastest way to take a screenshot (and automatically save it to a file) of the entire screen in Windows 8 and Windows 10. When using this method, the screenshot image contains your entire screen, including the Taskbar and everything. And in most cases, you may have to crop the image before sending or sharing it with someone, so that only the relevant portion is shown.

This article tells you how to take a screenshot of your entire screen and open the saved image in the editor — both operations in a single click.Read more

Fix: Desktop has changed to Tiles view mode suddenly

desktop icons view mode change

If your Desktop has suddenly changed to “Tiles” view mode on your Windows computer, then you may have accidentally hit a shortcut key that switches the folder view mode. This article tells you how to restore Desktop’s default view back. This may also occur due to folder view corruption (i.e., “Bags” registry key.) How to … Read more

Fix: No Video Thumbnails and No Preview Available for Video Files

fix for no preview available and no thumbnail

When you open a folder containing video files, no thumbnails may be displayed for your videos. Also, when you click a video file in File Explorer, the Preview pane may neither show the image preview nor the mini-player control for the chosen file. In some cases, No preview available message is shown in the Preview pane for selected or all media file types.Read more

Windows 10 Pictures Library Arrange by Month Missing?

Pictures Library - Arrange by

Pictures library allows you organize your images in a variety of ways such as arrange by month, folder, day, rating and tag, and sort or group pictures as you’d like. You may be wondering if the option to arrange photos by month is removed in Windows 10, as the Arrange command is not shown anywhere in the ribbon or toolbar area. This post tells you how to arrange pictures by month, or the way you need.Read more

How to Change Win + E Shortcut Target in Windows 10/11

The WinKey + E keystroke, as well as the File Explorer shortcut on the taskbar, open Quick access view by default. You can change the default folder to This PC using Folder Options General tab, or make it open to the Downloads folder using a registry method.

But, how to make Windows 10’s File Explorer default to a custom folder or the Libraries section?

The user interface provides no option to set a custom destination for WinKey + E keystroke or the File Explorer pinned taskbar item. As you may have noticed, the File Explorer Pinned taskbar shortcut target can’t be modified via Properties, as it’s a special shortcut with the Target field grayed out or read-only.

File Explorer shortcut

However, you change the WinKey + E or the File Explorer shortcut target using a registry edit without breaking any other setting.Read more