How to disable the “Get Windows 10” icon in the notification area?

The “Get Windows 10” icon in the tray has been installed as part of the KB3035583 Windows update. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3035583 To remove that icon permanently uninstall this update in the windows software center. The Windows update function might offer this update again in future, so don't forget to hide it in Windows update so that it does not ... Read more

Relocate Library Folders in Windows 7 and Windows 8

The library folders where your documents, music, videos, contacts, etc are stored in are located in the users' folders by default. This is fine as long as you have everything on your computer on just one partition, but it may be helpful to relocate those libraries if you want to split your operating system from ... Read more

Windows Experience Index scale changes on Windows 8

The Windows Experience Index is a tool found on the system properties window that determines the performance of your computer's hardware by running tests on them. The values are set on a scale with a maximum of 7.9 on Windows 7. The base score is determined by the system's bottleneck score. Since Windows 8, the ... Read more

Show battery capacity for notebooks on Windows

Notebook batteries lose part of their capacity over time depending on their treatment. To see at how much maximum capacity your battery it, there is a command line tool that you can use from an elevated command line. To open such, search your main menu for cmd, right-click it and choose Run as administrator. In ... Read more