Articles tagged: Windows 8 Tips

Attachment

Tip of the Day: Only Open Safe Email Attachments

Close Window

Tip of the Day: Close Programs From the Taskbar

A short batch file.

Tip of the Day: Batch Files

Windows 11 File Explorer

Tip of the Day: What Is File Explorer, Anyway?

Tip of the Day: Free Up Space with Disk Cleanup

You're up to date!

Tip of the Day: Stay Up to Date

Windows Desktop

Tip of the Day: Set a Desktop Background

My Very Clean Desktop

Tip of the Day: Manage Your Desktop Icons

DIR /S/B

Tip of the Day: Build and Search a List of Every File on Your PC

Three Desktops

Tip of the Day: The Three States of a Window

Windows Key Shortcut

Tip of the Day: The Taskbar Program Keyboard Shortcut

Pushd and Popd in Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: PushD and PopD

Double Click

Tip of the Day: Quickly Maximize with Double-click

DIR /Q in the Windows Command Prompt.

Tip of the Day: DIR /Q for Ownership

Pin To Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Pin Common Programs to the Taskbar

Shutdown Windows

Tip of the Day: Close Programs Before Shutting Down

Double-High Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Make the Taskbar Bigger

Task Manager

Tip of the Day: Task Manager and CPU Usage

SFC - The System File Checker

Tip of the Day: System File Checker

Run dialog, %TMP%

Tip of the Day: Your Temporary Files Folder

The results of tasklist | more

Tip of the Day: Tasklist

Windows 10 Version

Tip of the Day: The Quick Way to Discover Your Windows Version

Windows keyboard properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Keyboard Repeat

Change Icon dialog

Tip of the Day: Icons in Shell32.dll

Notepad

Tip of the Day: Notepad Deserves More Respect

SetColor batch file

Tip of the Day: Detecting Administrative Privileges in a Command Prompt

System Restore Interface

Tip of the Day: Know When Restore Points Are Useful

Optimize (Defragment) Disks in Windows

Tip of the Day: 0% Fragmentation Isn’t Worth It

Tasklist filtered to edge.

Tip of the Day: Tasklist, the Command Line Task Utility

Update Driver

Tip of the Day: Don’t Always Trust Windows for the Latest Drivers

Recycle Bin Properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust the Recycle Bin’s Disk Usage

Tree Command

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

Extensions in Google Chrome

Tip of the Day: Review Your Browser’s Extensions and Add-ins

IP v4 Address

Tip of the Day: Determine Your IP Address(es)

Show Icons or Thumbnails

Tip of the Day: Icons or Thumbnails?

Encrypting a Folder

Tip of the Day: Encrypt a Folder in Windows

Mouse Properties

Tip of the Day: Make the Mouse Pointer Easier to Find

Customized Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Set a Custom Command Prompt Prompt

Print menu item with keystroke

Tip of the Day: CTRL+P to Print

Disk Space

Tip of the Day: Checking a Disk’s Free Space

Rename PC

Tip of the Day: Give Your Computer a Meaningful Name

Sorted Names

Tip of the Day: Sort in the Command Line

Character Map

Tip of the Day: Enter Characters that Don’t Have Keys

Hosts file in notepad

Tip of the Day: Block a Website Using Your Hosts File

Double Click Speed

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Mouse’s Double-Click Speed

Remove Printer

Tip of the Day: Remove Unused Printers

UNC Example

Tip of the Day: Access a Network Shared without a Drive Letter

Cmd Window Size

Tip of the Day: Resize the Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Executable Program Properties

shell:AppsFolder

Tip of the Day: More “Shell:” Shortcuts