Some users have reported their C:\Windows\Temp folder filling up with hundreds to thousands of files whose named start with “AppX.” For those so afflicted, here are some ideas on causes, and some suggested fixes.
After installing 1903/May 2019 Update users will notice Downloads are now grouped by date. Here’s how to restore the Downloads folder to its original layout.
Poking around on one of my older test machines recently, I noticed no webcam was present. This is my 6-year-old Dell XPS 2720 All-in-One (Haswell i7-4770S, 16 GB RAM, 27″ touch screen). Although I can see the webcam lens every time I sit in front of this machine, there are no internal traces of a
Even though it’s not free, I find Gabe Topala’s System Information for Windows (SIW) indispensable. He does make a trial version available, so you can try it before you buy it.
LatencyMon, from Resplendence Software Projects, describes itself as a “real-time audio suitability checker.” Essentially, the software works by emulating an active audio playback session in Windows Vista (and newer versions, through Windows 10 and Server 2019). While it’s running the program measures various kinds of delays that occur on its host system and reports back
Certain PCs — especially those with older Intel internal GPUs — may experience a black screen when using Windows 10’s built-in Remote Desktop (RDP) facility. This applies to PCs acting as RDP servers and those acting as RDP clients, according to MS.
As we reported here at Win10.Guru earlier, the Windows Terminal Preview was released a few weeks ago. I must say I like it very much, it has replaced my PowerShell, PowerShell Core, WSL, and Command Prompt. In fact, I use it now exclusively whenever I need to work with a command-line interface in Windows. In
I explore NirSoft’s BatteryInfoView, and learn a lot about the state of my various laptop batteries. Great tool!
Windows Sysinternals was created back in 1996 by software developers Bryce Cogswell and Mark Russinovich, who helmed a company named Winternals at the time. It appeared through a website that offered small tools and utilities to manage, diagnose, troubleshoot, and monitor Windows. At this time, Windows admins were happy to pay for some of those
Microsoft released a preview of its new Windows Terminal facility this week. Now, you can download and install it from the Microsoft Store. This brand-new Windows Terminal Preview requires Windows 10 build 18362 or later. Read more: Windows Terminal Microsoft Store Preview Release In fact, Windows Terminal is an open source project hosted on GitHub.