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"Change Desktop Background Picture on Windows 10
How to change Desktop Background Picture on Windows 10? If you don't like the current desktop background picture on Windows 10, you can change it by following this tutorial. 1. Go to "Start > Settings > Personalization". You see your personal preference settings. 2. Click "Background" ...
2019-11-08, 1498👍, 0💬

Turn on "Network Discovery" on Windows 10
How to turn "Network Discovery" on my Windows 10 computer? The "Network Discovery" function allows you to see other computers on the network and also makes your computer visible to other computers. Here is how to turn on "Network Discovery" function based on the type of Internet connections: 1. Go t...
2019-10-26, 1607👍, 0💬

What Is File Sharing
What Is File Sharing function on my Windows 10 computer? File Sharing is a networking function provided on Windows 10 to allow you sharing files and folders from one computer to other computers. Here is what needed to share files/folders on your computer to others. 1. The "File sharing" function mus...
2019-10-26, 1574👍, 0💬

Display Scale for Larger Text on Windows 10
How to change Display Scale for Larger Text on Windows 10? If the text displayed on your screen is too small to read, you can change the display scale to make it larger by following this tutorial. 1. Go to "Start > Settings > System". You see system settings. 2. Click "Display" on the ...
2019-10-26, 1526👍, 0💬

"Network discovery is turned off" Error on Windows 10
Why am I getting the "Network discovery is turned off" error on my Windows 10 computer? The "network discovery" option is a setting configured individually for each Internet connection type. If you are connecting to the Internet in the public place like airport, the connect type will have the "netwo...
2019-10-26, 1526👍, 0💬

Networking with Windows 10
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on System Administration on Networking with Windows 10? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on System Administration on Windows 10 compiled by FYIcenter.com team: "Network discovery is turned off" Error on Windows 10 Turn on...
2019-10-26, 1525👍, 0💬

Remote Login Permission on Windows 10
How to authorisze a user for remote login on Windows 10? Let's assume that a user is getting the following error message: The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login. You can follow these steps to give the remote login permission to the user: 1. Go to "Contr...
2019-10-17, 1710👍, 0💬

"Remote Desktop Services - TermSrv.dll" Service on Windows 10
What is "Remote Desktop Services" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Remote Desktop Services" service related to TermSrv.dll? "Remote Desktop Services" is a Windows 7 service that "Allows users to connect interactively to a remote computer. Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Session Host Serve...
2019-10-17, 1635👍, 0💬

Turn on "File Sharing" on Windows 10
How to turn "Network Sharing" on my Windows 10 computer? The "Network Sharing" function allows you to share files or folders on your computer to other users on other computers on the network. Here is how to turn on "Network Sharing" function based on the type of Internet connections: 1. Go to "Contr...
2019-10-17, 1564👍, 0💬

Change File Properties to Share on Windows 10
How to Change File Properties on my Windows 10 computer to share it with other computers? You can follow this tutorial to change file properties to flag it as shared, so other computer can access it. 1. Turn on the "File sharing" option on your computer for the current network connection. 2. Use Fil...
2019-10-17, 1554👍, 0💬

What Is RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)
What is RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)? Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft, which provides a user with a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection. The user employs RDP client software for this purpose, while the other com...
2019-10-17, 1552👍, 0💬

Remote login Limit on Windows 10
How to increase the remote login limit on Windows 10? By default, Windows 10 only allows 1 remote login at any time. If the second user is trying to login remotely, he/she will get the following warning message: Another user is signed in. If you continue, they'll be disconnected. Do you want to sign...
2019-09-24, 9739👍, 0💬

SmartScreen on Windows 10
Why am I getting the "SmartScreen can't be reached" error on Windows 10? By default, Windows 10 contacts Windows Defender SmartScreen server to perform security check when you start a new application. If there is an issue to connect to the Windows Defender SmartScreen server running by Microsoft, yo...
2019-09-24, 1790👍, 0💬

Windows 10 Pro Edition
Where to find tutorials about using Windows 10 Pro Edition? Here is a collection of tutorials compiled by FYIcenter.com team about using Windows 10 Pro Edition: Windows Version and Build of Windows 10 Pro Check Virtual Machine Model of Windows 10 Pro Check Number of CPU on Windows 10 Pro Detailed Sy...
2019-09-24, 1755👍, 0💬

Check Virtual Machine Model of Windows 10 Pro
How can I tell if I am working on a Virtual Machine of Windows 10 Pro? To find out if you are on a Virtual Machine of Windows 10 Pro, you can do the following: 1. Open the PowerShell command window, and type in the "systeminfo" command as shown below: PS C:\Users\fyicenter> systeminfo | finds...
2019-09-24, 1699👍, 0💬

Windows Version and Build of Windows 10 Pro
How to view Windows version and build number of my Windows 10 Pro? If you want to know the Windows version and build number of a Windows 10 Pro system, you can follow these steps to view system properties: 1. Open the PowerShell command window, and type in the "winver" command as shown below. You wi...
2019-09-24, 1683👍, 0💬

"Clear Activity History" on Windows 10
How to "Clear Activity History" on Windows 10? By default, Windows 10 collects and keeps your activity history. When you open the "Task View" from the Taskbar, your activity history will be displayed. You can follow this tutorial to clear activity history: 1. Go to "Settings > Privacy &gt...
2019-07-16, 538👍, 0💬

Removing IE "History" Files on Windows 10
What are "History" files on Windows 10? Can I delete them? "History" files are links to files you have worked on recently on your Windows 10 computer. Yes, you can remove all "History" files by deleting all files in "C:\Users\<userid&g t;\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Win dows\History"folder.   ...
2019-07-16, 529👍, 0💬

Turning off "Activity History" on Windows 10
How to turn off the "Activity History" function on Windows 10? I don't want my boss to know what programs I was using when he borrows my computer. Yes, you can turn off the "Activity History" function on Windows 10: 1. Go to "Settings > Privacy > Activity History". 2. Uncheck "Let Wind...
2019-07-16, 513👍, 0💬

Default Program Files on Windows 10 Pro
What are default program files in the 'C:\Program Files\' directory on Windows 10 Pro? On a new Windows 10 Pro system, you should have the following default programs in the 'C:\Program Files\' directory: C:\Users\fyicenter>dir 'C:\Program Files\' Common Files - Common files shared by multiple...
2019-07-16, 1969👍, 0💬

Check Number of CPU on Windows 10 Pro
How can I tell the number of CPU or logical processors on my Windows 10 Pro? To find out how many CPUs you are running on your Windows 10 Pro, you can do the following: 1. Open the PowerShell command window, and type in the "taskmgr" command as shown below. You will see the "Task Manager" screen dis...
2019-07-16, 1931👍, 0💬

Detailed System Information of Windows 10 Pro
How can I get detailed system information from my Windows 10 Pro? A quick way to get detailed information from your Windows 10 Pro is to the following: Open the PowerShell command window, and type in the "systeminfo" command as shown below: PS C:\Users\fyicenter> systeminfo ... OS Name: Micro...
2019-07-16, 1759👍, 0💬

Empty "Uninstall a Program" List on Windows 10 Pro
Why the "Uninstall a Program" list is empty on Windows 10 Pro? On earlier versions of Windows system, the "Uninstall a Program" in Control Panel always includes system programs and application programs. But in Windows 10 Pro, system programs are no longer listed in the "Uninstall a Program" list. 1....
2019-07-16, 1729👍, 0💬

Windows 10 Setup - "Why did my PC restart?"
Why I am getting the "Why did my PC restart?" message? After taking the quick setup information, your new Windows 10 computer may display a message saying: Why did my PC restart? There's a problem that's keeping us from getting your PC ready to use, but we think an update will help get things workin...
2019-07-09, 8956👍, 6💬

💬 2019-07-07 FYIcenter.com: @Jack, your suggestion does not sound right. Hope no one follows it.

💬 2019-07-06 Jack: The way to get out of the "Why did my PC restart?" loop, is force the computer into the recover mode. do this 3 or 4 times : pow...

💬 2018-07-29 FYIcenter.com: There is no endless loop of restarting the PC. After you click "Next", your PC will download whatever updates needed and continu...

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