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AVG Ultimate 2019 review – FileHippo News

AVG Ultimate 2019 review – FileHippo News

January 3, 2020 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

When it comes to antivirus software there aren’t many bigger names in the game than AVG. The developer has been around for what feels like forever and is just as comfortable protecting your Android mobile as it is protecting your Windows PC. With security threats evolving all the time, however,Read More

6 Ways to Play Android Games on Windows PC

6 Ways to Play Android Games on Windows PC

December 30, 2019 at 12:26 am 0 comments

It is not always possible to go with the installation and un-installation processes for checking each and every app on your smart phone or tablet. Better, you find some way to play the Android Games on a Windows PC which have a sufficient memory and space. Playing Android Games onRead More

Partitioning Hard Drive in Windows 7 Without Formatting

Partitioning Hard Drive in Windows 7 Without Formatting

December 24, 2019 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

With the advent of the technical world comes new operating systems each with some more facilities than its predecessor. The same happened with Windows. Recent operating systems like Windows 7 and also Windows Vista has a great dexterity in them that the hard disk can be partitioned, re-sized without formattingRead More

How To Recover Data From Crashed Operating System

How To Recover Data From Crashed Operating System

December 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

If you are not too much lucky, you must have faced some frustrating moments when you lose all your data due to the crash down of your computer’s operating system. Since it is almost unpredictable that when and how it will happen, you can never prepare yourself for a backupRead More

DaVinci Resolve review – FileHippo News

DaVinci Resolve review – FileHippo News

December 20, 2019 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Blackmagic Design’ DaVinci Resolve available on Windows, Mac, and Linux offers an excellent suite of video editing features for all budding filmmakers, from the hobbyist amateur all the way up to Hollywood director. The latest update to the series, DaVinci Resolve 16 builds on the success that came before itRead More

Is It Safe To Delete Files From WindowsInstaller Folder In Windows 10?

Is It Safe To Delete Files From WindowsInstaller Folder In Windows 10?

December 18, 2019 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

If you are reading this article, chances are, you want to delete the huge WindowsInstaller directory, but not sure if it’s safe to delete it. The Installer folder located in C:Windows is a hidden system folder and can’t be seen without configuring the File Explorer to show protected operating systemRead More

How To Reset The Settings App In Windows 10

How To Reset The Settings App In Windows 10

December 17, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

The Settings or Settings app aims to replace the classic Control Panel in Windows 10. Barring a few advanced settings (like advanced power plan settings), most of the options are now available in the Settings app. At times, the Settings app fails to open or closes soon after the launch.Read More

How To Rename User Folder In Windows 10 File Explorer

How To Rename User Folder In Windows 10 File Explorer

December 16, 2019 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

When you are trying to move a user profile and data from an old computer to a new one where you have already created a user account, you might want to rename the user folder to match the user folder name on the old computer. Renaming a user account isRead More

Microsoft announces when it will kill Wunderlist

Microsoft announces when it will kill Wunderlist

December 15, 2019 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Microsoft’s Wunderlist to-do app has been living on borrowed time for a while now. It was back in 2017 when the software giant announced it would be phasing out the app, which strangely enough, Microsoft had only purchased in 2015. The plan then was to phase out Wunderlist as MicrosoftRead More

How To Safely Delete Windows10Upgrade Folder In Windows 10

How To Safely Delete Windows10Upgrade Folder In Windows 10

December 13, 2019 at 7:32 am 0 comments

A PC user recently asked us what’s the Windows10Upgrade folder located at the root of the Windows 10 installation folder and is it safe to delete it. What is Windows10Upgrade folder? Well, the Windows10Upgrade folder is not created when you install the Windows 10 operating system. Rather, it is createdRead More

How To Share Office 365 Home Subscription With Others

How To Share Office 365 Home Subscription With Others

December 11, 2019 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

If you’ve subscribed to Office 365 Home, you can share the Office 365 applications and benefits with five others. Office 365 Home offers the newest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and Access applications. Besides these applications, each person gets 1 TB of storage space on OneDrive, 60 SkypeRead More

How To Show Or Hide The Search Box In Office 365 Title Bar

How To Show Or Hide The Search Box In Office 365 Title Bar

December 10, 2019 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

Users running the latest version of Microsoft Office 365 probably have noticed the large search box at the top of applications. The search box sits at the title bar, next to the document name. The new Office search box is just like the search box on the Windows 10 taskbar.Read More

How To Change Laptop Lid Open Action In Windows 10

How To Change Laptop Lid Open Action In Windows 10

December 9, 2019 at 7:12 am 0 comments

On most modern laptops, you don’t need to press the power button to turn them on. They automatically turn on upon opening the lid (built-in display). The feature makes sense as it helps you avoid manually pressing the power button to turn on the laptop. Besides that, it makes turningRead More

The Disc Image File Is Corrupted Error In Windows 10

The Disc Image File Is Corrupted Error In Windows 10

December 6, 2019 at 6:39 am 0 comments

The Windows 10 File Explorer supports ISO and IMG files out of the box, which means Windows 10 supports burning and mounting ISO and IMG files. Mounting an ISO or IMG file is a straight-forward job. Right-click on the ISO or IMG file and then click the Mount option toRead More

Your Phone Not Working In Windows 10

Your Phone Not Working In Windows 10

December 2, 2019 at 10:10 am 0 comments

The Your Phone app is probably the best feature addition to Windows 10 in recent times. The little app makes it possible to virtually have your Android phone on your Windows 10 computer. You can read and replay to SMS messages, view photos, make and answer phone calls, access phoneRead More

We Can’t Open This File Error In Windows 10 Photos

We Can’t Open This File Error In Windows 10 Photos

November 29, 2019 at 10:23 am 0 comments

The built-in Photos app in Windows 10 supports most of the popular image formats out there, including the widely used JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG, and BMP. However, at times, when you try to open a picture file with the Photos app, it might not open the picture file and displayRead More

Google launches Android Ambient Mode

Google launches Android Ambient Mode

November 28, 2019 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Android’s latest Google Assistant powered feature, Ambient Mode, will begin rolling out next week. Google first announced Ambient Mode back in September, telling the world that the feature would turn Android devices into smart devices whenever they’re plugged in and charging. Basically, whenever an Android phone or tablet is pluggedRead More

Sophos harnesses artificial intelligence to turbocharge its free antivirus software

Sophos harnesses artificial intelligence to turbocharge its free antivirus software

November 28, 2019 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Since its development in the late 1940’s, artificial intelligence (AI) has been used for everything from game playing to helping to improve healthcare. Broadly speaking, AI involves writingRead More

How To Remove Padlock Or Lock Icon From Drives In Windows 10

How To Remove Padlock Or Lock Icon From Drives In Windows 10

November 27, 2019 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

A lock icon on drives in the Windows 10 File Explorer indicates that the drive has been encrypted with BitLocker. BitLocker, present in Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 10, allows users to encrypt drives to secure the data. The built-in encryption program adds a lock icon on drives inRead More

3 Ways To Check Version Number Of Apps & Programs In Windows 10

3 Ways To Check Version Number Of Apps & Programs In Windows 10

November 26, 2019 at 6:19 am 0 comments

When you want to troubleshoot an installed program or want to send feedback on an app installed from the Store, you might want to know the version of the app/program. The following are the three easy methods to know the version number of apps installed from Store as well classicRead More

Download TeamViewer 15 For Windows 10

Download TeamViewer 15 For Windows 10

November 25, 2019 at 6:53 am 0 comments

The team behind the famous TeamViewer software releases a major update around this time of the year. Continuing its tradition, the team updated the TeamViewer to version 15 a few days ago. TeamViewer 15 is the latest version of TeamViewer available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and major smartphone operating systems.Read More

What Is Two Blue Arrows Icon On Files & Folders In Windows 10

What Is Two Blue Arrows Icon On Files & Folders In Windows 10

November 21, 2019 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Windows 10 operating system adds overlays on icons to indicate many things. For example, a single arrow overlay on icons indicates that they are file/folder/program shortcuts. Likewise, blue and yellow shield overlay on program icons indicates that programs require administrative rights to run. If two blue arrow icons are (pointingRead More

BitDefender Total Security 2019 review

BitDefender Total Security 2019 review

November 20, 2019 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

In the crowded field of antivirus security programs, it can be hard for developers to make their software stand out. There are lots of credible options out there, and increasingly it is becoming easier for the discernible user to seek out all the pro level security features for free byRead More

2 Ways To Manually Restore Last Session In Google Chrome

2 Ways To Manually Restore Last Session In Google Chrome

November 20, 2019 at 10:43 am 0 comments

All web browsers support session restore functionality, and Google Chrome is no exception. Google Chrome saves some information like open tabs and windows, the size of each window, and its position on the screen. If you have configured the Chrome browser to restore the last session upon launching the browserRead More

How To Export Passwords From Google Chrome In Windows 10

How To Export Passwords From Google Chrome In Windows 10

November 19, 2019 at 7:45 am 0 comments

Those who have used Google Chrome browser would be aware of the password saving feature. Like its competitors, Chrome also offers you to save web passwords and even allows you sync saved passwords across your devices. Users who have opted to sync passwords (requires you to sign in with aRead More

4 Ways To Format Drives In Windows 10

4 Ways To Format Drives In Windows 10

November 18, 2019 at 11:13 am 0 comments

There are multiple ways to format a drive in Windows 10. You can format a drive either from File Explorer, Disk Management, Command Prompt, or PowerShell. Like earlier versions, Windows 10 also supports two types of formats: quick format and full. Quick vs full format The quick format, as itsRead More