Pin Any File or Folder to the Taskbar in Windows 10

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Windows 8 and Windows 10 lets you pin folders to the Start screen, but pinning data files and folders to the taskbar is not allowed. The context menu entry Pin to Taskbar never exists for data files and folders. However, here is a neat little trick that lets you pin any file or folder (directory) to the taskbar.Read more

Get Windows 10 ISO via Direct Download, MCT, or Rufus

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Microsoft software downloads page offers you the Media Creation Tool (MCT), which can be used to upgrade Windows 10, download Windows 10 ISO locally or create a USB installation drive. MCT is the officially recommended way to get a copy of the latest Windows 10 ISO.Read more

Increase Lock Screen Display Off Timeout in Windows 10

The lock screen which exists in Windows 8 and higher is an additional screen with a background image. The lock screen, which conceals the login screen, shows the time and date, quick status of running apps and the current Windows Spotlight image details.

After 60 seconds of no user activity, the lock screen display turns off to conserve power. This timeout applies when you lock the device or workstation, as well as during startup.Read more

Remove invalid entries from Task Manager Startup tab

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Managing startup entries was possible using the System Configuration Utility (msconfig.exe), in Windows 7 and earlier. This functionality is now provided by the Task Manager in Windows 8 and Windows 10, which features a new “Startup” tab that lists all auto-start entries in the system.

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