Category Archives: Settings app

How to Hide Specific Settings pages on Windows 11 or 10?

Windows 11/10 Settings is quite a powerful app that allows users to quickly customize the desktop and manage system settings. That means any user account of your Windows 11/10 machine can system changes. Microsoft lets you disable the Settings app and Control Panel if you need. But, what if you want to disable specific settings […]

Settings app not working in Windows 11, how to reset it?

The Settings app is mighty on Windows 11 and allows you to customize your Windows with ease. Using it, you can boot into safe mode, rename your PC name, remove Microsoft Account, repair Microsoft Edge browser, etc. But, what if the settings app is not working properly or crashes on your computer? Although the Settings […]

How to Boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode?

Windows 11 is the latest operating system from Microsoft that needs TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot to install on your PC. However, there is a way to bypass these requirements, and now it is possible to install Windows 11 on even older PCs and Mac machines. Since it is still under the development stage and […]

How to Enable or Disable Startup Programs in Windows 11?

Computer rules are so simple; the more software you install on your PC, the longer it will take to start up Windows. Why? Many Windows programs add themselves to the list of startup apps that means when you boot your computer, startup programs will automatically start with it. Generally, startup programs sit on the Windows […]

How to Open Settings app in Windows 11?

The Settings app was introduced on Windows 8, and now it has improved a lot and is available in Windows 11, too. This gearupwindows article will guide you with different ways to access the Settings app in Windows 11. The Settings app is the most critical program in Windows 11/10. It allows controlling your software […]

How to Speed Up Windows 10 by Putting Programs to Sleep?

Windows 10 allows UWP (Universal Windows Program) apps to run in the background even if they are not started or do not use them. That feature enables UWP apps to receive information, send notifications, and stay updated when an update is available. Although this is a useful feature to run apps in the background, these […]

How to view and manage Camera Settings in Windows 10?

If you are using a laptop or notebook, you can access its settings on Windows 10. The built-in camera for PC is mainly used for video calling. In contrast, a smartphone camera can be used for several purposes, for instance, capture photos, videos, video calling, QR code scanning, scanning of documents, and so on. The […]

How to disable Desktop Notifications for specific Apps in Windows 10?

If you are using Windows 10 for few days, you might have noticed the desktop notifications that appear at the bottom right area of the desktop. Windows 10 shows the notifications of the default apps and the apps installed from the Windows Store. For instance, you can see a desktop notification when you receive a […]

How to Open the Settings app in Windows 10?

Microsoft has introduced PC Settings first in Windows 8, and rebranded PC Settings is available in the latest version of Windows 10. Microsoft has completely changed the Settings app, and now it is easier to use. Microsoft has introduced the Settings app in Windows 10, but still classic Control Panel is part of Windows 10, […]

How to Uninstall or Install Notepad in Windows 10 using Settings app?

Notepad editor comes inbuilt with Windows 10. However, if you have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and do not find Notepad installed on your computer, this post will help you install the Notepad. Most Windows PC users install MS Office; Notepad editor is unnecessary; Microsoft has decided Notepad editor optional since Windows 10 version 2004. […]