In Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft has replaced the legacy Print Dialog for all classic (win32) apps, e.g., Notepad, WordPad, Notepad++, etc., with a new dialog. Earlier, this dialog was available only for UWP apps (aka Store apps). Also, there is a new Print Queue dialog introduced in this version.Read more
Fix: System Sounds Not Playing in Windows
On some systems, the system sounds don’t play even if the Sound Scheme is set to “Windows Default”. Also, if you open the Sounds Control Panel (
mmsys.cpl) and click “Test”, the audio may not be played.
However, you may be able to play the C:\Windows\Media\*.wav files (and any other audio file format) separately using Windows Media Player or any other player.Read more
How to View Image Slideshow from Folder in Windows 11
With the classic ribbon interface removed in Windows 11, the “Picture Tools” tab and the “Slideshow” button have also been removed. You may be wondering how to start a slideshow from a folder in Windows 11.Read more
How to Customize the Contacts Folder Icon in Windows
The Contacts folder is a shell folder that can be relocated like any other shell folder like Documents, Music, Pictures, etc. However, unlike other shell folders, the Contacts folder doesn’t have a “Customize” tab in the property sheet. You may be wondering how to change the Contacts folder icon.Read more
Item Check boxes Cannot be Disabled on Windows 11
In Windows 11, when you flip your laptop to turn it to tablet mode, you’ll notice that there is a checkbox for every file displayed in File Explorer. You may not be able to get rid of it even after disabling it through View → Show → Uncheck “Item check boxes”.Read more
Why there are Two “Microsoft Edge” Entries in Default Apps
Though the legacy Microsoft Edge has been entirely replaced by Edge Chromium, even on Windows 10 21H2 computers, you may see two “Microsoft Edge” entries in Default Apps. The first one in the above image is the New Microsoft Edge (Edge Chromium), and the second one showing a blank icon is the legacy Microsoft Edge. … Read more
Fix: Windows Update Missing from Settings in Windows 10/11
If the Windows Update option (and the “Check for Updates” button) is missing in Settings, it may be due to a group policy or registry-based policy setting.
Despite this issue, you’re able to install updates manually by downloading the .msu package from the Microsoft Update Catalog.Read more