Windows 11

How to stop Windows 11 from tunrning off screen
Laptop

How to Stop Windows 11 From Turning Off Screen or Sleeping

By default, Windows 11 has a timer to turn off your screen automatically when your PC remains inactive for a duration of time. It also has a timer to put your PC to sleep after a certain duration of inactivity, usually set to be a longer duration than that of […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to add widgets in Windows 11
Widget

How to Add, Remove, Resize or Move Widgets in Windows 11

Windows 11 introduces a new feature called Widgets, which can be launched by clicking the widget button on the taskbar. The Widgets board is an area where you can add useful widgets or gadgets such as weather, calendar, to-do list, photos, sports, news, etc. and more to come in the […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to disable startup programs Windows 11 Settings
Computing

How to Disable Startup Programs in Windows 11

Startup programs are programs that will launch themselves automatically on Windows startup. Some programs will set themselves as startup programs upon installation. It can be with or without your consent. When there are too many programs needed to be launched on startup, it might slow down your Windows startup. It […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to Search for Files in Windows 11 Start Menu Search
Computing

How to Search for Files in Windows 11 Start Menu Search

By default, the search bar in the Start menu or the Search icon on the taskbar in Windows 11 is meant to only search from general directories (Documents, Pictures, Musics and Desktop folders), installed apps or programs, or from the web. It is, by default, not set to search for […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Google

How to Set Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 11

In Windows 11, Microsoft Edge comes pre-installed and will automatically be set as the default web browser for all web file types and link types. If you prefer to use other web browsers such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, after installing the browser, here’s how you can set Chrome […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to refresh folder in File Explorer Windows 11
File Explorer

How to Refresh File Explorer in Windows 11

Since Windows 11, the “Refresh” option no longer appears in the main context menu when you right-click in the File Explorer window, regardless which folder or directory you are on. So, where did the button go? How do we refresh File Explorer on Windows 11? Windows 11: How to Refresh […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Turn on Dark Mode Windows 11
Microsoft

How to Turn On Dark Mode in Windows 11 for Everything

Windows 11 has an option for users to change the color mode for Windows and apps that support it. It allows you to choose between light or dark mode for the color mode option. This short tutorial will show you how to turn on dark mode in Windows 11 for […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to turn on network discovery and file sharing in Windows 11
Network

Windows 11: Turn On Network Discovery and File Sharing

In order to share files and folders on a Windows 11 PC with other computers or devices in a same network, you need to first turn on the “network discovery and file sharing” option in Windows 11. This short guide will show you how to enable the network discovery and […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Delete Recent Files or Frequent Folders Windows 11
File Explorer

How to Disable Recent Files and Frequent Folders in Windows 11

Don’t want anyone else to be able to see your recently used files or frequently used folders? This is a common problem for many users who share their computers with other people such as their family members. When you open File Explorer in Windows 11, Windows will show a directory […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to Set File Explorer Default to This PC on Windows 11
File Explorer

How to Set File Explorer to Default Open to “This PC” on Windows 11

By default, when you open File Explorer on Windows 11, it will open in “Quick access” –  a place where the default folders, frequently and recently visited files and folders are shown. It does not show your devices and drives like how the “My computer” or “This PC” would show […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago