Author Archives: Ashish

How to Change or Rename Hey Cortana on Windows 10 to anything

Rename Hey Cortana on Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10, I am sure you know about Cortana. Microsoft’s digital assistant which does a lot of things like from reminding you about flight details to bills, and crack some jokes. One thing that she doesn’t allow you to do is to change her name. In this post, we will share how you can rename the ...

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How to add Gmail Account to Outlook Mail App in Windows 10

Add Gmail Account to Outlook Mail App

There is no Official Google Mail App in the Windows Store. While you can always use it in the browser, if you are looking for a free mail client, which works offline, you can use the Outlook Mail & Calendar app in Windows 10. Just like Outlook Live, configuring Gmail account is not straight forward. In this post, we will ...

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How to set Google as default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge uses BING as its default search engine. However, not many use Bing, and Google is their preferences over Microsoft’s Search Engine. Good news is that you can set Google as the default search engine in Microsoft Edge. Not only Google but since Edge supports Open Search standards, any search engine which supports it can be added to Edge ...

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How to Disable Automatic Updates on Windows 10 PC

With Windows 10, Microsoft made the system updates mandatory. If your device is running Windows 10, then it will be automatically updated, as soon as Microsoft releases an update. The idea is to keep users up to date and safe with the latest security patches installed. However, there are settings in place which will help you disable automatic updates in ...

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How to Change Windows 10 Login Screen Background

Windows 10 as always has tons of options to customize the desktop, wallpapers, lock screen, and so on. However, there is one that Windows 10 doesn’t allow you to change the Login Screen Background. This wallpaper appears in the background where you are asked to enter a password or a Microsoft account which needs your MSA credentials. So until Microsoft ...

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How to Remap Surface Pen Button Actions

Remap Surface Pen Button

Surface Pen Button or the Eraser comes with some predefined actions–Single Click, Double and then Holding it. All this can be customized to launch apps, take screenshots, and so on using the Surface App. Here is how to remap Surface Pen button actions. How to Remap Surface Pen Button Actions Now, if you want to change it something which you ...

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Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Upgrade Path to Windows 10

Versions are the most confusing thing about Windows, and while things haven’t changed much with Windows 10, you need to figure out to which Windows your version gets upgrade.  Last week Microsoft shared their details on a different version, which included the Phone as well. Using this upgrade path, you will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows ...

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How to Enable or Install BASH on Windows 10

install Bash on Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with BASH, i.e. the Linux Subsystem on Windows 10. You will need to install it though if you wish to run shell script files on Windows 10. Windows also include Real Linux core which is useful when your scripts need Linux system function access which is not available in WSL. Here is how to enable or install ...

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3 Mistakes That Could Be Damaging Your Blog

Blogging Mistakes

Not all those who choose to run a blog do so successfully. As easy as it is to set up a blog, it’s just as easy to make vital mistakes along the way which can prevent people from visiting your blog in the first place. Having a blog can be extremely beneficial. If you have a passion or feel you ...

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