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People use dual monitors for different purposes. But you may not be able to disable taskbar on a second monitor especially when you wish to empty space on your desktop. Follow the instructions listed below to complete this procedure successfully.

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Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Windows 10

•    Click on the Windows key provided on the system keyboard.

•    Otherwise, press on the Windows symbol to open the Start menu.

•    Press on the Settings symbol provided in the menu with the left-hand side of the display.

•    After opening the Windows Settings option, press on the Personalization option.

•    Choose the Taskbar option by going to the menu list given on the left-hand corner of the screen.

•    Go down to the Taskbar menu.

•    After going to the Multiple Displays column, press on the switch given under the “Show taskbar on all displays” option.

•    The Multiple Displays column of the Taskbar menu list permits you to change the preferences regarding the taskbar options.

•    If you have enabled the Duplicate mode in the second monitor, then start using the Autohide option.

•    To complete this procedure, go through the steps mentioned below:

1.    Open the Start menu by going to the desktop.

2.    Press on the little cog symbol given next to the left-hand side of the display.

3.    Choose the Personalization option located in the Windows Settings option.

4.    Press on the Taskbar column by going to the menu list located on the left-hand corner of the screen.

5.    Press on the switch given below the “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” option.

Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Windows 8

•    You have to start clicking on the right-click on the Taskbar option.

•    By going to the context menu, click on the Properties button.

•    After opening the Taskbar Properties menu, go to the Taskbar option.

•    Unselect the section given near to the “Show taskbar on all displays” option.

•    You will get this option in the Multiple Displays column.

•    After that, press on the OK option.

Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Mac OS X

•    Go to the Apple menu.

•    Choose the System Preferences option.

•    After that, choose the Mission Control panel option.

•    Search for the “Displays have separate spaces” option and unselect it.

•    Sign out from the account and sign in again to show the changes you have done.

•    Additionally, start rebooting the Mac.

Steps to Select the primary Display on Your Mac OS X

•    Open the Apple menu.

•    Press on the Display symbol.

•    Click on the Arrangement column.

•    Press on the white box and keep pressing on it.

•    Pull the white box to the monitor which you want to change as the primary display.

•    Close the window for saving the changes you have made in settings.

Source :- http://i-mcafee.com/how-to-disable-taskbar-on-a-second-monitor/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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Want to record a video of any app you use in your Windows 10? Screen recording can be useful in many ways; you can show anything that you see on your Windows 10 desktop to anyone when you want. If you’re facing any difficulty in logging in to an app or accessing any feature, you can record screen and show the recording to your friend (or anyone) to tell the issue easily.

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Although there isn’t any specific built-in feature to capture apps screen in Windows 10, it has Xbox Game Bar that is used to record gameplay. You have to tweak some settings. After that, you can use it to record the apps screen. Here is how to record the screen of any app in Windows 10.

Enabling Screen recording in Windows 10

A lot of third-party screen recorder software programs are available for free. But, we all want to use the preinstalled feature first, because of many reasons, such as privacy concerns and storage. Don’t worry; you don’t need to download any software, just use these steps.

1.    Enter into the Windows 10 ‘Settings.’

2.    Go to the ‘Gaming’ section.

3.    From the Gaming option, open ‘Game bar.’ A switch to enable screen-recording will come up in the right pane at the top.

4.    Click the toggle switch below ‘Record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast using Game bar’ and turn it on.

After turning it on, you’ll be able to use the Game bar to capture the screen of any app in your Windows 10 computer.

How to record the screen of any app in Windows 10

Although you can capture apps screen with the Game bar, there are several limitations with it. You can’t capture File Explorer and desktop with this tool. Follow these steps to capture the screen of apps.

1.    Launch the application whose screen you want to record.

2.    After that, bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

3.    Search for the ‘Game bar’ with the search.

4.    Open the first result. You’ll see the Gabe bar (Microsoft Edge) interface on the screen.

5.    Now, use the ‘Record’ button to start the screen recording.

6.    Click anywhere on the desktop to hide the Game bar.

7.    Record the screen until you want.

8.    When you wish to terminate the recording, click ‘Stop’ or minimize the app.

When you terminate the session, your screen recording will automatically be saved in the Videos library under the Captures folder. If you found no sound in the screen recording, then possibly the app is restricted from settings. To allow the app to use microphone, go to ‘Settings’ > open ‘Privacy’ > select ‘Microphone’ and then turn on the toggle switch of the Game bar.

Now, view, edit and share your apps screen recording with your friends (or anyone).

Source :- http://www-activate-mcafee.com/how-to-record-screen-of-any-app-in-windows-10/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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Windows Hello offers an additional way for their users to sign in to the personal devices through fingerprint scan, facial recognition, or iris scan. You can use Windows Hello to log in to the applications, networks, and online services. Sometimes, you may face Windows Hello not working issue on your Windows 10 PC, but don’t worry you can fix this issue by following the instructions listed below.

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Here’s How to Fix Windows Hello Not Working

•    Setting up the TPM on the system

1.    Go to the Run Utility by clicking on the Windows and R keys together on the system keyboard.

2.    You have to click on these keys together.

3.    Enter “tpm.msc” in the given box by not adding any quotation marks.

4.    Press on the OK button to launch the Trusted Platform Module Management program.

5.    Press on the Action option by going to the menu list located at the upper side of the menu.

6.    Select the Prepare the TPM… option by going to the pop-up window.

7.    You will get an option on your screen to restart the system.

8.    Read the guidelines carefully, which will show while you are doing the startup process.

9.    Press on the Restart option.

10.    Go through the guidelines during the startup process.

11.    Now, you have to check whether Windows hello not working issue is fixed or not.

•    Authorize the PIN login through registry editor

1.    Go to the Registry Editor menu by entering “regedit” in the search box.

2.    Click on the Start menu.

3.    Press on the Run pop-up box by clicking on the Windows and R keys together.

4.    Go through the below-mentioned key located in the registry editor by going to the left-hand side panel:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

5. Press on the keys, as mentioned above.

6. Search the option which is named as “AllowDomainPINLogon.”

7. You have to right-click on the right-hand corner of the menu.

8. Select the New option.

9. After that, click on the DWORD 32-bit value option.

10. Click on the Modify button by going to the pop-up box.

11. You need to change the DWORD value to 1 located in the Edit menu below the Value data column.

12. Verify the security prompts which will show while doing this procedure.

13. You can start the system by pressing on the Start menu.

14. Click on the Power button.

15. Press on the Restart option.

16. Now, you need to check whether you have fixed Windows hello not working issue.

•    Reinstall imaging devices in device manager

1.     Press on the Start option, enter the Device Manager in the search box.

2.    Choose the Device Manager by going to the menu list of all the results by pressing on the first option.

3.    Press on the Windows and R keys together to open the Run prompt box.

4.    Enter the “devmgmt.msc” in the given box.

5.    After that, press on the OK button.

6.    You have to go to the Biometric and Imaging columns.

7.    By going to the Imaging devices column, ensure that you have followed all these steps for the webcam.

8.    In the Biometric devices,  select all the columns.

9.    You need to right-click on all the chosen entry.

10.    Select the Uninstall Device option.

11.      Verify the prompts that will ask you to verify the uninstallation of the recent driver, and you have to wait till the procedure gets completed.

12.    You need to find the name of the device and also the manufacturer.

13.    Search for the URL to their online site.

14.    Search for the latest driver of the device.

15.    After that, start downloading the latest driver.

16.    Go through the guidelines for installing the latest driver.

17.    Additionally, return to the Device Manager.

18.    Press on the Action option by going to the upper side of the menu.

19.    Press on the Scan for hardware changes button.

20.    Now, you have to check whether you have fixed Windows hello not working issue.

Source :- http://i-mcafee.com/how-to-fix-windows-hello-not-working/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

MIA DAVIS

Updates are useful, sometimes they fix issues and sometimes boost the performance. If you’re connecting a second display to your computer, but Windows does not recognize it even when the connection, cables, and everything is correct, then possibly the trouble is in the drivers. A buggy, corrupted, or outdated driver can prevent the PC from recognizing your second monitor. This issue can be resolved easily by updating or reinstalling the installed drivers. Updating the drivers will not only recognize your second monitor but also fix other problems with displays. Here is how to update the drivers for a display connected to Windows 10 PC.

You can install the driver’s update from the Device Manager as well as from the manufacturer control panel.

How to update the graphics drivers on Windows 10 from Device Manager

It is the most natural way of updating the drivers in Microsoft Windows 10. Follow the steps given here to update the drivers on your PC.

1.    Bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Type “device manager.”

3.    Select the top result and press enter or just click on it. Device Manager Window will come up on the screen.

4.     Now, find the ‘Display adapters’ in the left options and double click it to expand. You will see the monitor connected to your PC in the expanded menu.

5.    Right click on display (adapter) and click the first option ‘Update Driver.’

6.    Then, click on ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’ on the next screen. You can select ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ to install the drivers stored in your PC or from a CD.

7.    Wait and restart your computer, when prompted.

Windows will automatically search, download, and install the latest driver, if available. Once you update the drivers, it will resolve most of the issues you’re meeting with your monitor(s).

How to update the graphics drivers from the manufacturer control panel

However, the Windows Update is the simplest way to update the graphics driver, but it’s not necessary they are most recent. If you want to install the most recent versions of the drivers for your video card, then you’ll find them on the manufacturer (Intel, NVIDIA, or AMD) website. Here is how.

1.    Make sure your Windows 10 PC has an internet connection.

2.    Use a web browser to visit the control panel of your video card.

For Intel, visit https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/80939/Graphics-Drivers .

For NVIDIA, visit https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx.

For AMD, visit https://www.amd.com/en/support.

3.    When you’re on the page, click the ‘Download or Download Now’ button. Before this, you have to select the version.

4.    After downloading the driver’s installer file, double click it to run and install.

5.    Then, follow the screen instructions to complete the installation.

Once the graphics driver update, it will resolve most of the issues you’re meeting with your monitor(s).

Don’t know about your graphics card and driver’s version?

1.    Bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Type “system information.”

3.    Select the top result and press enter or just click on it. System Information Window will come up on the screen.

4.    Now, look for ‘Components’ in the left options and double click it to expand.

5.    Then click on ‘Display.’

Here is your graphics card model next to Adapter Type and Driver Version.


Source:- https://miadavisdotblog.wordpress.com/2019/06/28/how-to-update-the-drivers-for-a-display-connected-to-windows-10-pc/


Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate.

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Connecting your tablet device with your PC can prove to be quite helpful as an individual can simply transfer their desired files and data on their PC to maintain the available space in their devices. So users can opt for multiple methods to pair their tablets as mentioned below and easily transfer any files and documents.

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Using a USB cable To Pair Tablet With PC

  • Use the charging cord of your tablet and insert it’s one end with your tablet.
  • Now insert the other end of the cord inside the USB port of your device. A notification would appear once the cable is correctly connected to both the devices.
  • Once the drivers of your tablet install on your PC, then select the notification on your tablet to navigate connection options.
  • After that, choose the “Media Device” option to allow data sharing and file transfer between the two paired devices.
  • Then hold the “Win +E” keys from your PC keyboard to launch File Explorer.
  • Now choose the “This PC” option which would pop-up a list of all the devices paired with your system.
  • After that, select your tablet name from the list of devices paired to access the files stored in your tablet.

Using a USB cable To Pair Tablet With Mac

  • First, install a File Transfer on your Mac system for transferring files from an Android tablet.
  • Head to https://www.android.com/filetransfer by using your web browser.
  • Now hit the “Download Now” option to initiate the download process.
  • Then launch the “androidfiletransfer.dmg” after the download process ends.
  • Now simply use your mouse to drag and drop the “Android File Transfer” to your Application folder.
  • After that, go through the validation process and finish the installation process.
  • Now use the charging cable of your tablet and insert its charging port inside the tablet.
  • Then insert the other end of the cable with USB inside the USB port of your Mac.
  • After that launch the “Android File Transfer” program from the Application folder of your system.
  • Now select the popped-up notification to open the list of available network options on your tablet.
  • Then hit the “Media Device” button to enable file transfer between your paired Tablet and Mac system.

By going through the steps mentioned above, an individual can easily link their tablet with their Mac and share files easily. Although there are other viable options to pair the tablet with your computer which include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth pairing, still such wireless pairing alternatives have reduced file transmitting speed and privacy issues.

So it is best recommended to use wired connection while pairing your tablet with your computer. Hopefully, users will now be able to pair their table with their computer with great ease and share their desired files.

Source :- http://www-office.uk/how-to-pause-automatic-updates-on-windows-10/

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You must know that Microsoft provides a whole new web browser to the Windows users while launching Windows 10. The name of that browser is Microsoft Edge. It is considered as a fast and lightweight browser, but you can change it if you want. The method of changing the Windows 10 default browser is given below for you.

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Through using the Settings app

1. Go to the Start section and choose the ‘gear’ icon from the there.

2. You will visit the Settings app on your Windows 10 device.

3. Choose Apps option now.

4. Then, move ahead with the process by selecting the Default apps option.

5. Keep scrolling down till you see the Web browser option.

6. Click on the default browser that is featured there.

7. Choose the desired new browser from the list of options on your screen.

Through Microsoft Edge

1. Go to the top right section of your Microsoft Edge browser and click on the icon that has three dots.

2. From the available options, choose Settings.

3. Now, click on the Change my default option right below Default browser in the General panel.

4. You will go to the Settings app. Click on Web browser option shown over there.

5. Then, choose the ideal browser that you wish to use accordingly.

Through Google Chrome

1. Find the three-dot icon in the Google Chrome browser and click on it.

2. Next, select Settings from the drop-down menu on the screen. You can even type in chrome://settings in the URL bar to go directly to the settings section.

3. Point the mouse below to see the Default browser option.

4. You will see the Make Default button next to it, click on the same button.

5. In the Settings app, the Web browser option will be there for you. Click on the available option to change the browser.

6. Various web browsers will be displayed to you, select the ideal one for you.

Through Mozilla Firefox

1. Go to the top right side in the Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the icon with three horizontal lines.

2. Next, choose Options from the available menu. You can go directly to the dedicated page by entering “about:preferences” in the address bar.

3. You will see General Page on the screen and the Make default option in the middle. Click on it.

4. From the Settings app, click on the browser available under the Web browser section.

5. Click on any new browser to make the default browser of your Windows 10 PC.

Through Opera

1. Launch the Opera web browser and go to the left section. You will see the red-colored Opera logo, click on that logo.

2. Under the Developer option, in the displayed drop-down menu, there will be the Settings option. Click over there.

3. Now, go the Default browser option and hit the Make default button.

4. In the Settings app, find the Web browser option and click on the browser displayed.

5. There will be various browsers in the pop-up window, choose the best one according to you.

Through Vivaldi

1. Open the Vivaldi browser and visit the top left section of the browser to click on the Vivaldi logo.

2. Select Tools option from the shown menu and then Settings.

3. Find the Set as Default option over there in the Vivaldi Settings General display window.

4. Go to the Web browser section available in the Settings app.

5. Hit the current chosen browser to select a new one from the list.

In this way, you can easily replace the default browser in your Windows 10 computer!

Source :- http://www-mcafeeactivate.support/blog/how-to-replace-the-windows-10-default-browser/

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Want to play the game with your wireless Bluetooth controller on your Windows PC, but it fails to connect? Here is how to fix major Bluetooth issues in Windows 10. With these solutions, you will be able to connect any Bluetooth device to your Windows 10 computer.

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Things you should try first

1.    Check whether the device supports Bluetooth

2.    Check whether the Bluetooth is On

3.    Make sure your Bluetooth device is working

4.    Check the enabled services or settings

5.    Use Bluetooth troubleshooter

6.    Update the Bluetooth drivers

Check whether the device supports Bluetooth

Check the specification of the device that you’re trying to set up with your Windows 10 PC. Read the product description to make sure that the device supports Bluetooth connectivity or not. Also, check the range and other specification of the Bluetooth. Some companies also tell how the gadget works and about its working conditions. This will help you to connect the Bluetooth device to your PC.

Check whether the Bluetooth is On

Bluetooth of both devices should be enabled to connect them. If any of one device’s Bluetooth is off, then they will not pair. So, make sure that the Bluetooth of your computer is turned on. To check or turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 PC:

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Devices.’

4.    Then select ‘Bluetooth & Other devices.’ Clicking on it will open the Bluetooth settings and menu.

5.    Make sure the Bluetooth switch is turned on. From here, you can turn on or off the Bluetooth. When the Bluetooth is activated, a message saying “Now discoverable as [ComputerName]” display below the toggle switch.

6.    Try restarting the Bluetooth.

Some laptops have a separate switch for Bluetooth on its body, make sure the switch is on.

Make sure your Bluetooth device is working

•    Check the light or anything that indicates the device is on.

•    Make sure the battery of the Bluetooth device is charged.

•    Keep the Bluetooth device within the range of your computer’s Bluetooth. Both the devices should be within the range.

•    Try restarting your Bluetooth device. Turn your Bluetooth device off and keep it off for a minute, then turn back it on. This also helps in to identify whether the gadget is off or on.

Check the enabled services or settings

Airplane mode should be off:

Airplane mode prevents the Bluetooth from turning on. To check or turn off Airplane mode on your Windows 10,

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Network & Internet.’

4.    Select ‘Airplane mode.’

5.    Make sure the Airplane mode toggle switch is turned off. If Airplane mode is enabled, click the switch to turn it off.

Try removing the device, if already paired:

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Devices.’

4.    Then select ‘Bluetooth & Other devices.’

5.    Select the device from the Bluetooth section.

6.    Click ‘Remove device.’

7.    Then click ‘Yes.’

The device will be removed from your PC, now pair it again.

Use Bluetooth troubleshooter

Bluetooth troubleshooter finds and fixes the problem automatically. To run the troubleshooter,

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Update & Security.’

4.    Select ‘Troubleshoot.’

5.    Select ‘Bluetooth’ from ‘Find and fix other problems’ section.

6.    Click ‘Run the troubleshooter.’

7.    Then follow the screen instructions.

The troubleshooter searches for the problem and fixes them if it is possible for it.

These five solutions will fix the major Bluetooth issues in Windows 10. If these solutions don’t resolve the Bluetooth issue you’re facing, try updating the Bluetooth drivers of your Windows 10 PC.

Source :- http://www-office.uk/how-to-fix-major-bluetooth-issues-in-windows-10/

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The users can use several applications for recording audio on their system. The Voice Recorder application is already installed on the Windows 10 and the users can use this application for recording the meetings, discussions, speeches and also other things.

In case the users wish to go through the audio recording process on their computer, then Voice Recorder application will help the users, they have to go through the instructions given below.

How to Use the Voice Recorder in Windows 10Source : https://retailcard-activation.com/how-to-use-the-voice-recorder-in-windows-10/

Steps for Installing the Voice Recorder application on Windows 10

The Voice Recorder application is already available in any system during the installing process of Windows 10. In case the Voice Recorder application is not already installed in the system, then the users need to install the application by following the given steps mentioned below:

•    Go to the “Microsoft Store” option.

•    Find the “Windows Voice Recorder” option and after that, press the first result showing on the device screen.

•    Press the “Get” option.

After the users finish the above-mentioned steps, the users can now use the Voice Recorder application for recording audio on the users’ system.

Steps for Using the Voice Recorder Application on Windows 10

Voice Recorder known as a direct app for recording audio in the users’ system and after that, the other thing the users require for recording audio on their system is “Microphone.”

The guidelines listed below will tell the users how to use the Voice Recorder in Windows 10 for recording audio.

How to record audio?

In case the users wish to start the recording process on Windows 10, then they have to ensure that their system is connected to the “Microphone” and after checking this they can follow the given steps:

•    Go to the “Start” button.

•    The users need to find the “Video Recorder” button and then tap on the first result showing on the users’ system for opening the Voice Recorder application.

•    The users need to tap the “Record” option.

•    Additionally, Press the “Flag” option for adding a check-mark on the recorded audio.

•    Additionally, Press the “Pause” option for stopping the audio recording process and make sure that the users do not click on the close button during the audio recording process.

•    Press the “Stop” option for terminating the process of recording audio.

Once the users finish the above-mentioned steps, the recorded audio folder will get stored as a file extension given in the “Sound recordings” file, located in the “Documents” file on the users’ system.

How to Play Recorded Audio?

In case the users wish to play the recorded audio on their device, then they have to follow the steps listed below:

•    Go to the “Start” button.

•    After that, find the “Voice Recorder” option.

•    Once the users find the above-mentioned option, then they have to press the first result listed on their screen to go to the application menu.

•    Choose the audio recording by going to the left-hand panel.

•    Tap the “Play” option for playing the audio recording on the users’ device.

After finishing the above-mentioned procedure, press the “Stop” option for terminating and saving the audio which had been recorded by the users.

How to Trim Audio Recording?

In case the users wish to know how to trim audio recording once the users completed the audio recording procedure, then they have to go through the given steps:

•    Press the “Start” option.

•    Find the “Voice Recorder” application.

•    Press on the result which is showing on the first column for opening the Voice Recorder application.

•    Choose the audio recording by clicking on the left-hand panel.

•    Tap the “Trim” option located in the right-hand column.

•    By using the “Pins” in the audio for choosing the starting and ending of the audio recording.

•    Press the “Save” option located in the right-hand column.

•    Choose the “Save a copy” button.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Mcafee products at mcafee.com/activate

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The Microsoft account is easy to use  because of extra advantages, like capacity for syncing settings, and preferences. The users may need to arrange the access of the applications and the services given to them to use various accounts.

 

How to Change Email Account Settings on Windows 10Source : https://how-to-setup.org/how-to-change-email-account-settings-on-windows-10/

In case the user is using many services through various accounts, then the device settings application permits them to add the accounts.

Steps for Adding Emails and Accounts by Using Settings

The users will get two options for preloading accounts that they can use for the “Mail”, “Calendar”, “People” and another application on Windows 10.

How to Add Another Account for Emails?

The users need to follow the steps listed below for adding another  email account and applications:

•    Go to the “Settings” application.

•    Press on the “Accounts” option.

•    Tap on “Email and accounts” button.

•    Press the “Add an account” option for adding another account for emails to permit the applications like “Mail”, “Calendar”, and others for accessing the “Emails”, “Calendar” and “Contacts.”

•    Choose the “Service provider” like Yahoo.com.

•    Enter the account details for emails.

•    Press the “Next” option.

•    Enter the password linked with the account.

•    Press the “Login” option.

•    Tap the “OK” option.

•    Press the “Done” option.

After the users finish the above-mentioned steps, the process of adding another account to the system for accessing the “Email, “Contacts” and “Calendar”. In case the users wish to add an account on Microsoft, the details will be shown for logging in to other applications.

How to Add Extra Microsoft Accounts for Applications?

In case the users wish to use the applications through the multiple accounts on Microsoft, like “Skype”, “OneDrive”, “Xbox Live”, etc, they can add extra Microsoft accounts for applications by following the steps listed below:

•    Go to the “Settings” option.

•    Press on the “Accounts” option.

•    Tap on the “Email and accounts” button.

•    In the “Accounts used by other apps” column, the users need to press the “Add a Microsoft account” button.

•    Enter the details of the account on Microsoft.

•    Press the “Next” option.

•    Enter the Password which is linked with the Microsoft account.

•    Tap the “Login” option.

•    Press the “OK” option.

•    Tap the “Done” option.

Once the users finished the above-mentioned steps, they will get the account detail for the applications for logging in.

How to Manage Accounts for Applications?

While the users are adding another account on the applications, all the detail will be used by the Windows 10 for providing services. Yhe users can adjust these settings later on for asking the authorization before they start using the applications.

In case the users wish to control multiple Microsoft account for applications on their Windows 10, then they have to follow the steps mentioned below:

•    Go to the “Settings” app.

•    Press on “Accounts” button.

•    Tap on “Email and Accounts” option.

•    Choose the Microsoft account whichever the users wish to adjust its settings.

•    The users need to click on the pull-down menu and after that, choose the “Apps need to ask me to use this account” button.

Once the users finished the steps mentioned above, applications will ask permission for accessing before logging in to the services.

Billy Mark  is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Billy has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup

James Thomas

Microsoft has introduced more added functionalities in Windows 10, as compared to the previous Windows versions. This time Windows 10 is giving the opportunity to shut down the computer system automatically. Isn’t it amazing that you can leave an important file to download for a whole night and don’t have to wake up only to shut the computer?

The most amazing fact about the ability is that you don’t need to download any special software from the internet. The Windows is offering its inbuilt tools to shut down the computer automatically. So let’s see the methods to turn off the system automatically. But don’t forget to save the files and documents while choosing the time slot as the auto shut down will result in losing the unsaved data.

Here’s how to automatically shut down Windows 10 computer

Shutting Down Computer Using Run Program

  1. Press Windows Key + R key combination.
  2. When the Run program will open, change the directory to C Drive – Windows – system32
  3. Now, type shutdown –s –t 600 and the Enter button.
  4. Here, the number 600 is referring to 10 minutes, which means that the computer will shut down after 10 minutes. So don’t forget to keep saving the critical data in your computer, or else you will lose it.

Shutting Down Computer Using Command Prompt

  1. Press Windows key + S key sequences.
  2. Type command prompt in the Windows Search.
  3. Right click on cmd
  4. Select Run as administrator.
  5. Type cd command and press enter to find system 32 directory.
  6. Type the shutdown –s –t 600 command.
  7. Now press the Enter button.
  8. The command line will instruct the operating system to shut down the computer after 600 seconds.

Shutting Down Computer Using Task Scheduler

Task Scheduler is another inbuilt tool that Windows 10 provides to its users. It helps in executing the scripts and functions for a specified time period. It is another method to shut down Windows 10 computer automatically.

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Now, type Task Scheduler.
  3. Click on the Create Basic Task option.
  4. It will create a new task.
  5. Now click the Next button.
  6. Enter the Name and Description for the task you are creating. If you are shutting the computer, then type Shut Down in the name section.
  7. Click the Trigger tab and select when you want to computer execute the task automatically.
  8. Now give the time and date for the execution.
  9. Click the Action tab below Trigger and check the Start a program box.
  10. Click the Browse button and open the C: drive.
  11. Now, go to the Windows folder and click Shutdown from System32.
  12. In the Add arguments section, type –s –t 600 and click Next.
  13. The Task Scheduler will show the task information.
  14. If you are find everything according to you, then click Finish.

The methods are simple and straightforward to shut down the windows 10 system automatically. All it requires is a –s –t 600 command to instruct the operating system to execute the command according to you. But remember that it is not necessary to type 600 seconds, as it could be any number seconds like 1200 seconds which means 20 minutes. Still, if you find the command is quite a time taking process for you, then there are various third-party application tools available online to shut down your computer automatically.

James Thomas is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate .

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