Category Archives: Windows 10

How to Prevent Users from Changing Proxy Settings in Windows 11 or 10?

When you want to access the internet anonymously, you use Proxy settings, and then the proxy server retrieves data from the web for you. A local Proxy Server can improve the output and protect against malware infections. So, Microsoft has provided an option to set up a Proxy under Windows 10 and 11. However, if […]

How to Know if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 22H2?

Microsoft is gearing up for a major release of its flagship operating system, Windows 11, the 22H2. But, not every Windows 11 PC may receive the major update 22H2 as Microsoft has not yet changed the minimum hardware requirements. Windows 11 version 22H2 is the successor of the initial release of Windows 11 build 22000. […]

How to Find Available Memory Slots on Windows 11 or 10?

If you want to add or upgrade RAM (Random Access Memory) in your Windows 11 or 10 computer, you need to know how many memory slots are available on the motherboard. You can check the available memory slot by viewing device documentation online or opening the computer case. In this gearupwindows article, we will guide […]

How to Display Remaining Battery Time in Windows 11 and 10?

By default, Windows 11 and 10 display the remaining battery time and percentage when you hover your mouse over the battery icon in the system tray. This helps you know how much time you will be able to use your laptop. However, if your Windows 11 or 10 does not show the remaining battery time, […]

How to Open Email Attachments in Reading View in MS Office Word?

Although it is not recommended to open email attachments from unknown sources or senders as they may infect your computer with malware, trojan horses, viruses, etc. Sometimes, it may be necessary to open email attachments in Microsoft Word. Fortunately, Office Word document has built-in settings that block all the unwarranted attacks from malware, virus, etc., […]

How to Turn On or Off Smooth Scrolling in Windows 11/10, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera?

You might have already heard the term smooth scrolling. As the name suggests, smooth scrolling is a feature that allows you to scroll smoothly. By default, whenever you scroll up or down any document or web page using the mouse, it gets scrolled three lines at a time. This is the default setting in Windows […]

How to Enable List in Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar instead of Thumbnail?

In Windows 11 or 10, when you have one window open for an app, you can see a thumbnail preview of that window by hovering over the mouse cursor on its icon on the taskbar. However, if multiple instances are opened for an app, you will see numerous thumbnail previews of that window when you […]

How to Always Open PDF Files in Protected View in MS Word?

The latest version of Microsoft Office Word allows you to open PDF files. To quickly open a PDF document in Word on Windows 11/10, right-click on the PDF file and select “Open with > Word.” But, when you open a PDF file in Word, it usually begins so that you can edit the document immediately […]

How to Disable BitLocker Drive Encryption on Windows 11 and 10?

BitLocker Drive Encryption is a built-in feature of Windows 11 and 10 Professional and Enterprise editions that encrypts your drive to help keep your data secure. For some reason, if you want to turn off this encryption on your PC, you can do it quickly through Control Panel. Before disabling the BitLocker in your Windows […]