Add to my OneDrive option missing in OneDrive Cannot download shared Folder

I have installed OneDrive for business with Office 365 in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. Others has sent me the link of the shared files/folders via email but the “Add to my OneDrive” option is missing with multiple shared folders on the web, no matter using Edge, IE or Chrome browser. My OneDrive App also can’t sync them because it requires an username and password on login page and it does nothing with what I provided. Continue reading

How to Fix MSN Page opens in Chrome browser on Windows 10 Startup

I have setup the Google Chrome as the default browser in Windows 10 setting app on my Surface Pro 4. However, after I power up or restart the tablet and then log into the system, it pops up a dialog box asking “How do you want open this?” with Chrome pre-selected in a list of apps. I click OK button then MSN page open and load the contents automatically. Continue reading

Add/remove file type in New Item of File Explorer Ribbon menu in Windows 10

The ribbon menu of File Explorer in Windows 10 includes many tasks such as Cut-Copy-Paste, Select, Share, and comes with new UI. The New Item in the Home tab allows users to quickly create a new file of a certain type, without right-click to get context menu. Here are the how-to tutorials for that. Continue reading

Fix Windows File Explorer Crashes After Right Click in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer from Win 8.1 to Windows 10 Anniversary Update and face a weird issue. When I use mouse to right click on any folder or image, the Windows explorer has stopped working and hangs. Sometimes I right-click a file from my Desktop or anywhere, that also causes the opened File Explorer crashing briefly and then comes back. Making a reboot can get rid of that, but it will occur after you shut down the device. Continue reading

How to fix Task host and speed up slow shutdown in Windows 10/8

When I open Start menu and try to shut down my Surface Pro tablet or other Windows 10 computer, the system always run into slowing process and sometimes displays the error message “Task host window is stopping background tasks (\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Automatic App Update)”. But there is no any open app and programs so I have to hold down the power button to force shutting down. Any way to prevent this from happening or speed it up? Continue reading

Network Mapped Drives Close/disappear in File Explorer on Windows 10/8

My Win7 computer is on a domain and has mounted a mixture of DFS drives and the shared network drives to drive letters by Group Policy Preferences and that worked fine. After I upgrade it to Windows 10 and leave File Explorer showing the mapped Drives for a few minutes of inactivity, it will close by itself for no apparent reason. I have to have to re-open explorer and navigate to the folder and could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

How to add/enable XP Mode Virtual Machine in Windows 10/8 by Hyper-V

Windows 7 Professional has XP Mode function to run 16-bit simulation programs or games, but you will face the problem to deal with that after upgraded your tablet or computer to the new os. Windows 10 or 8.1/8 doesn’t support the Windows Virtual PC with Windows XP Mode by default and those software also won’t run in 64-bit environment. To resolve that, you could try the tutorial to use Hyper-V and other tools to create a XP virtual machine for testing something. Continue reading

Best password protect file and folder locker software for Windows 10

If you are working in a public place, others or your child usually have full access to the majority of personal files and folders on your machine. and you should want to block them access to your stuff. The Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise have the pretty straightforward encrypting system and the Home version lack of the related feature. We recommend those file and folder locker and let you pick up the best one on your Surface Pro or computer. Continue reading

How to take screenshot of entire/part of screen in Windows 10

Taking the screenshots can share what’s on your screen of device and offers useful information. Now the Windows 10 Creators Update bring a way to capture a specific region of your screen using the Win + Shift + S keys, which is based on the OneNote 2016 feature. Here are the how-to tutorials without third-part software. Continue reading

How to enable Near Share to transfer files in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Photos apps for Apple MAc OS X and iOS include a simple way to instantly share photos and videos, even without an Internet connection, and there is no file size limit, no third-part software to install. Microsoft is working on a brand new Share UI for Windows 10 Creators Update and might copy Appleā€™s AirDrop Feature with Near Share capabilities. When you share something from within an app, a native UI for WiFi-direct shearing sits in the middle of the screen for you to do that. At this moment Near Share will only work with Windows devices, and doesn’t require configuring a network. Here are the how-to tutorials on Surface Pro tablet and computer. Continue reading