PowerShell is replacing CMD in next Windows 10 update

In the next big Windows 10 update (aka Creator’s Build update), PowerShell will officially replace the CMD.exe command prompt. CMD was introduced in MS-DOS back in the 80’s, so it has survived for over 35 years now. However, users can still type “CMD” on the File Explorer bar to launch the new PowerShell. So, with this … Read morePowerShell is replacing CMD in next Windows 10 update

Usefull Windows 10 Utilities

Windows 10 includes really useful tools and utilities that can help us when administering the operating system. We’ll mention some of them here Windows Accessories In Windows 10 we still have well-known Windows Accessories folder. It is available in Start Menu > All Apps > Windows Accessories. Here we see classics like Notepad, Paint, Math Input … Read moreUsefull Windows 10 Utilities

Difference Between Win32 (Desktop) and Store Apps in Windows 10

Win32 refers to the traditional desktop software that we’ve always installed on our PC. All of the software that we download from various websites on the Internet, or we buy on a CD are called Win32 apps. When dealing with Win32 apps, we have to make sure that they don’t have viruses. Typically Win32 apps need UAC permissions to … Read moreDifference Between Win32 (Desktop) and Store Apps in Windows 10

Join Windows 10 to the Domain

Let’s join our Windows 10 computer to our utilizewindows.com active directory domain. This way our users will be able to log on to that computer using their own domain account. We already have our Windows Server 2012 active directory installed and domain configured, and now we want to join our Windows 10 workstation to that domain. … Read moreJoin Windows 10 to the Domain

Windows 10 Versions, Editions and Features

Windows 10 is available in several editions for desktop computers. They are: Home Pro Enterprise Education Windows 10 Internet of Things Core As the name suggests the Home version is designed for home environments. The Pro version is designed for businesses and has most of the features needed in a corporate environment. Enterprise is designed … Read moreWindows 10 Versions, Editions and Features

Fast Startup in Windows 10

Fast startup in Windows 10, also known as hiberboot, hybrid boot, or hybrid shutdown, helps our PC start up faster after shutdown. It is even faster than hibernate. This works by saving an image of the Windows kernel and loaded drivers to the hiberfile (C:\hiberfil.sys) upon shutdown. This way, when we start our PC again, Windows simply loads … Read moreFast Startup in Windows 10

Enable Hibernate in Windows 10

Hibernate is a power-saving state designed primarily for laptops, and might not be available for all PCs. While sleep puts our work and settings in memory and draws a small amount of power, hibernation puts our open documents and programs on our hard disk to the hiberfile (C:\hiberfil.sys), and then turns off our computer. Hibernate uses less power than … Read moreEnable Hibernate in Windows 10