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Resetting a Lumia Using the Hardware Buttons Commented on: 15 weeks ago (March 9, 2016)

Usually, a Soft Reset (Volume Down and Power, for 15 seconds until buzz), is all you need, to restart the phone, and not lose any data.

It's very rare that you need a Hard Factory Reset,...

Why is my sleeping PC belching hot air? Commented on: 16 weeks ago (March 7, 2016)

Wow. No mention of:
powercfg.exe /LASTWAKE

... there's other params too that may help, like:
powercfg.exe /SLEEPSTUDY

I think powercfg.exe can help diagnose your issue....

So long, 2015: Here's what we want from Windows 10 in 2016 Commented on: 25 weeks ago (December 30, 2015)

Regarding the Microsoft Authenticator app on Windows 10 Mobile, you said you had to "manually copy" the number. But, you can long-tap the number, and "Copy to Clipboard", then go back to the other...

Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586.29 released to Fast Ring Insiders Commented on: 29 weeks ago (December 5, 2015)

Are you sure this was fast-ring-only? I'm pretty sure I had a phone enrolled in the slow ring, and it received this update too.

Reader Question: Why is Internet Explorer 10 crashing on my Windows 7 machine? Commented on: 37 weeks ago (October 12, 2015)

The link in the article, is incorrect.

How To: Remove the Action Center from Windows 10 Commented on: 41 weeks ago (September 9, 2015)

Are you referring to the Notification from the Get Office app? You can right-click the app in Action Center, and ignore Notifications for an app that way, or you can find the Notification settings...

Users want Microsoft to be more verbose with system update details Commented on: 42 weeks ago (September 8, 2015)

I think you should have mentioned that, if a user wants to be heard, they should go to the Windows Feedback app, and UpVote relevant entries. Supposedly, that is where Microsoft is listening, and...

Top 5 Wish List items for Windows 10 Commented on: 43 weeks ago (August 28, 2015)

I use 8GadgetPack to run Gadgets (and all Gadget functionality), on my Windows 10 PCs, and they work awesomely. Highly recommended to anyone who misses the Gadget functionality that Microsoft took...

Stop automatic driver updates on Windows 10 Commented on: 43 weeks ago (August 27, 2015)

Are you sure this works? When I last tested this, Windows Update completely ignored my "No" "Never" settings, and installed NVIDIA drivers.

I know these options are available, but have you...

FireFox update supposedly optimizes browsers interface for Windows 10 Commented on: 46 weeks ago (August 11, 2015)

I think that this is Mozilla's way of saying "Allow a Desktop App to change the defaults!". Microsoft took that capability away with Windows 10, which is why you see the dialog box pop up. It is...

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