How To move/restore Game DVR record Folder Location in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with the Game DVR for users to record most of the video games in high quality, without having to install any third-party software or utilities. You can also use it with desktop programs and default apps, while it is not working on the area of your Desktop currently. But the feature is still very useful for most people. By default all recorded files and screenshots are saved to the Captures folder in C:\Users\Your-UserName\Videos. If your installation drive doesn’t have enough free storage space or your tablet has no internal storage for filling up that, the best choice is to move them to other drive, external flash memory or SD card. Here are the tips to resolve the problem. Continue reading

How to troubleshoot or reset WiFi Adapter in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update comes with lots of new features and improvements, but a few people report the Wi-Fi connectivity problems after install the latest version of update. They were able to connect to a wireless network with the previous version, and now the WiFi is not working at all or the speed become very slow. Here are some useful tips for that on Surface Pro tablet or other computer. Continue reading

How to disable SMBv1, SMBv2 on Windows 10/8 to prevent Wannacry ransomware

With Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, you are able to easily share files, folder, printers, and communicate this information between computers in a networked environment. However, the recent cyber attack of the WannaCrypt or WannaCry ransomware uses the ETERNALBLUE tool to exploit the vulnerability in the SMB service to spread and propagate. If you want to prevent virus from from spreading for security reason or don’t need the service or , try the methods to turn off SMB on Surface Pro tablet or Windows 10/8 machine. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Data usage monitor report not working with installed apps

Windows 10 can monitor the network usage and bandwidth from Windows Store apps to desktop software over the previous 30 day window. Simply open the Settings app, go to Network & internet > Data usage, and you are able to see a general overview by Ethernet and WiFi connections, as well as get the deeper app usage to avoid exceeding data caps. However, the function is not working after I install the Anniversary Update and I could not figure out how to fix the issue on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. Continue reading

Enable/disable shared experiences between Windows 10 device and Android

You might have used multiple devices from tablets and computers to smartphones and always need to start a task on one device and finish it on another. To resolve the problem, Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes with new feature called Shared Experiences, codenamed “Project Rome”, to help you easily and quickly move the task you are doing like opening document or web pages between Windows devices, and now the feature supports Android apps in Creators Update. It is similar to Apple’s handoff, and you could try the tips to setup the Shared experiences in Windows 10. Continue reading

Surface Pro 4 Overheating and battery drain after Windows 10 Creators update

I have used a Surface Pro 4 for months, and it worked smoothly without any problem since I upgraded the device to Windows 10 Creators update. When I open Edge browser and watch Youtube video, my tablet always heats up and all running apps become laggy and slow. I install the KB4018483 Security for adobe flash player and KB4016240 Cumulative update and nothing happens. The battery also drains at fast speed, even in sleep mode. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 Show most used apps disabled and Grayed Out after Creators update

By default I was able to see my most used apps (a limit of up to 6 apps) in a single view at the top of the list of programs on the Start menu, and also get my recent command for the Run (Win+R) command dialog. However, after my Surface Pro 4 tablet is upgraded to Creators Update by the update assistant tool, the data of related history is cleared and empty completely. When I navigate to Personalization > Start page inside the Settings app, the “Show most used apps” option become grayed out and has set to Off. So I am unable to turn it on to use the feature. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

How to backup and avoid problems before install Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update comes with many new features and improvements for tablets and computers. As a big update, it can not fully work with many different hardware configurations since now and may make the devices across errors and unknown bugs. To avoid problems, you could try the tips to prepare for a smooth installation. Continue reading

Windows 10 S laptops recommend for students and teachers

Windows 10 S offers the superior performance and better security for college students, and the budget laptops come from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Samsung. The limited OS will only support Edge and Bing as its web browser and search engine, but turn the device in cheaper price while you can also upgrade the system to Windows 10 Pro with cost. Will those laptops help Microsoft beat the Chromebook? Continue reading

Edge/Chrome Resolving host and slow network in Windows 10 creators update

I was able to use the Microsoft Edge and Chrome to access webpages in Internet on my Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10. After installed the Creators Update, the contents of website load very slowly and the “Resolving host” status keep showing on the bottom of browsers all over the place. Then I remove the Intel Network Connections Driver and reinstall it and get a normal fast internet. However, the problem happens after the next restart. How can I resolve it and get it working on my tablet? Continue reading