How to setup Precision Touchpad and Multi-Touch Gestures in the Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update comes with some new touchpad settings and enhancements to improve navigation and multitasking. A Windows Precision Touchpad becomes more accurate to detect left/right clicks and pinch to zoom, and supports a whole host of multitouch gestures, which is similar to Appleā€™s multitouch mouse gestures. Here are the tips about how to customize the settings. Continue reading

How to Edit Bookmarks or Favorites URL in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

You might have saved individual Internet shortcuts for web pages as Favorites in web browser. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox stores the Favorites or Bookmarks in databases or HTML files, while Microsoft Edge is now using ESE database. However, if you would like to update the original link in Edge Bookmarks on Windows 10/8 machine, the option to edit the URL in the bookmark Properties is not available. Continue reading

Enable Intel Nic Teaming not working in Windows 10 Creator Update

I have used Intel PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Network adapters in Windows 10 computer and setup Intel Nic Teaming without any problem. After installed the Creator’s Update, the team feature is not working at all and the created “Team #1″ ethernet adapter has been removed in system. It seems to be some wrong with Intel Proset drivers, and I could not figure out how to resolve the problem to my workstation. Continue reading

Prevent creation of System Volume Information folder on USB in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have a external hard drive with 1TB capacity and NTFS format. I connected it with my Surface Pro 3 tablet via USB 3.0 and used it for backups files. However, the Windows 10 system created the System Volume information folder like $SysReset and MSOCache and that took around 124GB of space. I deleted those transferred folders but they repeated after I plugged in again and removed the USB. So I configured GPEDIT to get rid of that and it worked fine. Continue reading

How to disable battery saver notifications on Windows 10 laptop/tablet

I have always connected my Windows 10 laptop with Creator Update to AC power source and use it as quasi-desktop machine, so I don’t need to worry about the battery life problem. When I am playing a game in full screen or wake it up from sleep mode, I get the intrusive notifications with the message “We found one or more settings that might affect battery life: Screen brightness is set to 100%, Sleep is set to Never.” I right click on the notification in taskbar, then click on turn off option but nothing works. Any way to turn it off completely? Continue reading

How to manage and sort Favorites in Edge in Windows 10

If you have regularly visited lots of your favorite websites on Windows 10/8 computer or tablet, you can store all in a bookmark list for accessing them quickly. It is easy to organize them in Internet Explorer 11, but I notice that the Microsoft Edge lack of such functions for that. All my favorites are in a jumbled, scrambled and randomly listed, so I always mixed up mess on my Surface Pro 3. Is there any way to organize them easily? Continue reading

How to disable lock screen in Windows 10 Pro/Home after Creators Update

The lock screen can prevent accidental unlocks, because the stsyem might be any misuse by small children, and then make your important data and files losing. So Microsoft remove the option to disable the feature in the Settings of the latest Windows 10. However, somebody feel that it is not useful and would like to disable it completely, without having to swipe, tap or key away the lock screen. Continue reading

Press key screensaver not terminate after Windows 10 Creator Update

I had already set the screensaver to display photos on my Surface Pro 4 and it worked perfectly. After installed the Windows 10 Creator’s Update, I could not move mouse around or press a key from keyboard to terminate the running screensaver feature. To get it going away, I have to hit Alt-Ctrl-Delete keys and click on Cancel button. It occurs for both Local accounts and Microsoft account. Any way to close the screensaver on my tablet? Continue reading

Auto rotation option missing and not working in Windows 10 Creator Update

After my tablet has been installed the Windows 10 Creator Update, I could not find any option to rotate the screen to portrait or upside-down landscape. I open the change display setting and the auto rotate option is not visible or available. So I could not interact with it. Then I run device manager and update all drivers with human interface, but nothing take effect. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

Disable hibernation and FastStartup in Windows 10 to dual boot with Ubuntu

I have re-partitioned the disk on my Windows 10 tablet and installed Ubuntu successfully. However, after I restart the system, the dual boot options are missing and I have to boot to Windows again. I use the Boot-repair method and it doesn’t works all the time. It seems that the hibernation and fastboot features cause the problem and they are enabled by default. Continue reading