Extra protection by isolating your kernel using Windows 10

A built-in feature of Windows 10 is the ability to isolate the kernel. What this means in practice is that critical processes run in a virtual environment, all designed to prevent malicious code from being smuggled into system processes under any circumstances. To use this protection, you need a compatible motherboard and an Intel or AMD processor that is also prepared to run in a virtual environment. The main concern with processors is to ensure that the integrity of registers is not compromised – we have seen examples in the past of this being a cause for concern.

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How do I turn on Face Detection using Microsoft Photos?

Windows 10’s built-in Photo app is often overlooked, but the fact is that the software can do many things – including scan photos of Apple products. It also has facial recognition, although this is turned off by default. If you want to check this setting, you can launch the Photos app, then use the three …

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How can I move windows quickly using the cursor keys?

If you want to move a window to a different position, you have to hold down the [Win] key and use the cursor keys. Use the left and right arrow keys to move the currently active software to the left or right side of the screen, the up key to switch to full-screen view, and …

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How do I delete log files from the Event Viewer when using Windows 10?

In Windows 10, the Event Viewer records all the essential information about your hardware and how the operating system works. That’s all well and good, and in many cases, it’s a valuable feature, except that the log files get huge over time, and the ‘old’ data takes up space. Even more annoying is that large files take a long time to load and manage, making it much more inconvenient to find any information in those large numbers.

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How do I clear the app cache in the app store when using Windows 10?

If you have problems installing or updating applications, you can probably solve them by clearing the Microsoft Store cache. First of all, make sure that the application store is not running in the background; otherwise, you will not be able to clear the cache due to access problems. Now press [Win+R] to open the Run …

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How do I activate HDR in Windows 10?

If the connected monitor (or projector) supports HDR and you want to use it, you need to enable it in the menu of the connected monitor and Windows 10. Open Settings and select System | Display | Windows HD Color. Here you have the option to enable HDR. If you don’t see the toggle to …

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How can I quickly access available printers when using Windows?

If you frequently switch printers and want to check which one is available, you don’t necessarily have to go through the settings – you can create a “folder” and then pin it to the Desktop, so it’s always handy.

Right-click on a free area of the Desktop, then select New | Shortcut from the pop-up menu. In the Enter item location field, type “Explorer shell: PrintersFolder” and click Next. Choose a name for the shortcut (for example, “Printers”) and click Finish.

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How can I set up two monitors in Windows 10?

If the video card has more than one output, connecting two (or more) monitors to the computer is possible. It doesn’t matter whether you have two HDMI ports, one HDMI port, one Display Port, or some other arrangement. The relationship between the two displays can, of course, be set according to individual preference.

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