Category Archives: Windows 10

How to Display Drive Letter before Drive Name in Windows 11 or 10?

By default, drive names or volume labels appear before the drive letters in Windows 11 and 10. But, what to do if you want to change this default behavior and display drive letters first before drive names in File Explorer? How can I make the drive letter appear before the drive label in File Explorer? […]

How to Enable and Use the built-in Screenshot Tool of Google Chrome?

If you use Google Chrome as a primary browser on Windows 11 or 10, there is a piece of good news for you. The Chrome browser now offers a built-in screenshot tool. So, you don’t need to download any extension to use this feature. If, for some reason, you don’t find this option in your […]

How to Keep your Monitor On when Laptop is Closed in Windows 11 or 10?

Even if you have connected an external monitor to Windows 11 or 10 laptops, your PC may go to sleep mode when you close the lid. If you’ve tied an external monitor to your laptop, you might prefer closing the laptop’s lid. Unfortunately, the default power options in Windows will put your laptop in sleep […]

How to Disable File Compression on Windows 11 or 10?

Have you ever noticed two blue arrows on your Windows 11 or 10 files or folders? The two blue arrows appear on files or folders when you or Windows automatically compress them to reduce their overall size on your hard drive. This problem usually happens when your PC is running out of disk space, and […]

How to Change Desktop Icon Spacing in Windows 11 or 10?

If you feel that Windows 11 or 10 desktop icons are too far or too close, this gearupwindows article will help you change the spacing between desktop icons. Using a Registry tweak, you can adjust the spacing of icons on the desktop with Windows 11 and 10. According to your needs, you can increase or […]

How to Change Sign-in Account Name on Windows 10?

Due to some reason, if you want to change the sign-in account name on Windows 10, this gearupwindows article will help you. Causes may be many, such as you need to update your personal information because you recently changed your name. You prefer to display the actual name instead of the nickname. Whatever the reason, […]

How to Turn On or Off Color Filters in Windows 10?

Starting with Windows 10 build 16215, Microsoft has provided settings for color filters. The Color filters make it easier for users with color blindness to see the difference between colors and help those with light sensitivity to work with applications and consume content. In addition to that, this filter works at the system level, which […]

How to Change Mouse Hover Time to Display Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview in Windows 11 and 10?

On a Windows 11 or 10 PC, when you hover the mouse cursor over the taskbar thumbnail of an application, you will see a live preview of that application window. This live preview automatically hides when you remove the cursor from the taskbar thumbnail. While the default time to show a live preview of an […]

How to Enable or Disable Aero Peek in Windows 10?

Starting Windows 7, Microsoft included the Aero Peek feature, allowing you to view the desktop temporarily without minimizing all the open windows. Just move the mouse cursor to the far right end of the taskbar, and all the open windows will go transparent, and you can view the desktop. When you move the mouse cursor […]