Category Archives: Windows 8.1

How to Quickly Enable or Disable Windows 11/10 Update?

Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 11 preview build to the Insiders with a lot of new features and upgrades over its predecessor. However, there is no straightforward way to stop or turn off the automatic updates in Windows 11. So if you want to stop your Windows 11 from getting updated, you might prefer […]

How to Enable or Disable “Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to Log on” in Windows 11 / 10?

If you are using Windows 11/10, Windows takes you up to the Lock Screen once you start your PC. After clicking on the Lock Screen, you are prompted for a password if you have set it for your user account. It is a good option, and Windows lets you enter into your PC quickly. However, […]

8GadgetPack: Adds more than 60 gadgets in Windows 11/ 10 / 8.1 / 7

Does your desktop look incomplete without Gadgets? Earlier, we have shared Gadgets Revived and Widget Launcher free applications with you that let you add gadgets to your Windows PC with ease. In this gearupwindows article, we will talk about a freeware tool, 8GadgetPack, that includes more than 60 gadgets for your Windows 11/ 10 / […]

How to Delete a Scheduled Task in Windows 11/10?

Windows 11/10 offers an easy way to create scheduled tasks. But what if you want to delete the scheduled tasks from your PC as it is outdated or no more required. If you don’t delete them, it will keep consuming your PC’s memory, resulting in slowing down the performance of your computer. If you have […]

How to Enable Last Active Click for Taskbar in Windows 10 / 8 / 7?

With the default configuration of Windows 10/8/7, all opened windows of a certain app or File Explorer combine into a single taskbar button. Keeping the cursor on its icon on the taskbar or clicking on its icon on the taskbar, you’ll see the preview thumbnail of every window. If you want to open the exact […]

Resolved: Destination Path Too Long (when Moving/Copying a File)

Have you encountered an error on your Windows PC, “Destination Path Too Long,” while trying to copy, move, create or rename a file/folder? The extract error you might see is, “The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folder. You can shorten the file name and try again, or try a location that […]

How to Easily Enable or Disable Internet Access on Windows 11/10?

Since 1991, folks had seen many improvements when the World Wide Web (WWW) was introduced to the general public. Several media types are available to connect to the internet, such as routers, modems, smartphones, etc. Now, the internet is mixed with our life, and we can’t survive without it. Whether it be modern school, bank, […]

How to change Wallpaper in Windows 11/10?

A wallpaper or background that is also known as a desktop wallpaper, desktop background, desktop picture, or desktop image on computers, is a digital image (photo, drawing, etc.) that is used to decorate the background of a graphical user interface on the screen of a computer, smartphone or another electronic device. By default, Windows 10/11 […]

How to Turn Off SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8/8.1?

How do I turn off Windows 8 SmartScreen? SmartScreen Filter is a security feature that was first introduced in Windows 8. This useful function is still available on Windows 10 and even in Windows 11. When users try to download or run a specific program, SmartScreen may show you a warning that “it is not […]

How to Associate a File Type with a Specific App on Windows 11 & 10?

How do I associate an app with a file type? How do I associate a file type with an app in Windows 11/10? A default program is an application that Windows uses automatically when you open a particular type of file. For instance, when you double-click a file with .txt, the Notepad application opens up. […]