How to Free up Drive Space in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to free up disk space in Windows 11 when running low.

If your computer is running low on free disk space, you will not be able to install important security updates or upgrade Windows OS and your computer’s performance will suffer. It is always important to make sure that you don’t run out of free drive space on your computer.

When you get a message that your computer is low on disk space, resetting Windows might help, but you may lose other stuff doing that which this is like killing a fly with a hammer.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Disable Startup Programs in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to disable unnecessary programs and services that automatically startup when Windows 11 starts.

If you’re experiencing some performance issues with your Windows 11 computers, you should find ways to disable these programs so they don’t run when your PC starts.

Some important programs are designed to start automatically when Windows does. This is helpful for programs you use a lot, but not for programs you don’t use often because it increases the time it takes Windows to start.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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Auto Delete Trash and Temp files on Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to set Windows 11 up to automatically delete trash and temporary files to improve Windows 11 performance.

Regularly deleting trash and removing unwanted temporary files from your Windows 11 computer helps improve its performance and can also free up more space on your hard drive.

Although it can be done manually, it’s better to just set it and forget it so that you don’t have to keep being reminded of emptying the recycle bin and temporary Internet files.

You can configure your Windows 11 computers to automatically clear out the recycle bin, downloaded folders and temporary files, including Internet files. These files are created automatically by applications in the background and are used by these applications to improve performance by using the downloaded data.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Logon to Windows 11 without Passwords

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to login to Windows 11 without typing passwords each time.

The Windows login screen is a security feature that helps protect your PC from others. Someone will need to know your password before they are allowed to sign in.

Without knowing the correct password to sign on to Windows, access will be denied.

If your computer will not be used by others or not use in public areas, then one can turn off the password protection screen on Windows.

If you’re a or new user looking for a computer to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Windows 11.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Turn off Lock Screen in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to turn off Windows 11 lock screen so that it doesn’t lock or goes to sleep when idle.

When you step away from your computer for a short time, it will automatically turn on the screen and sometimes goes to sleep. This feature helps save battery life and also protects you from others accessing your files and programs.

When your screen is locked, other users can log in to their own accounts by clicking Log in as another user on the password screen. You can switch back to your desktop when they are finished.

To return to your desktop raise the lock screen curtain to reveal the logon screen. Enter your password to logon.

If you don’t want your computer go timeout or lock the screen, you can disable or turn it off so that it never sleeps or lock the screen.

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How to Enable Remote Desktop in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to turn on or enable Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 11.

Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection is a tool that lets you remotely connect to another PC from anywhere. It is built into Windows and is disabled by default in Windows 11.

When you turn on Windows Desktop, you’ll be able to access your computer remotely as long as the computer is turned on and accessible over the network. From outside your home or office, you may need to use a VPN to connect to the machine.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Restore Classic Start Menu in Windows 11

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to restore Windows Classic Start Menu in Windows 11.

Windows 11 comes with a new start menu with live tiles that contains shortcuts of apps, settings, and files. The new start menu looks refreshing and modern. However, not everyone will say the same thing.

If you want to go back to Windows classic menu similar to Windows 10, the steps below will show you how to get that back in Windows 11.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to get Windows 11 Insider Preview

This tutorial shows students and new users how to get Windows 11 Insider Preview version installed on your Windows computer.

Microsoft has finally released the first build of Windows 11 to members of the Windows Insider program. If your PC meets the requirements, you can join the program and get Windows 11 installed today.

The first thing to remember is that Windows 11 is an early version and might not fully be tested and may contain bugs and other inconsistencies. This program is for developers or folks who want to test features before they’re fully released to the general public.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Move Windows 11 Taskbar to Left

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to move or restore Windows 11 taskbar to the left of the screen, similar to previous versions of Windows.

By default, Windows 11 comes with its taskbar centered in the middle of your screen. This might be ok for some, but for others, it’s confusing and takes time getting used to.

If you want to restore or move the taskbar to the left of your screen, the steps below will show you how to do that. This is all done in the Windows Settings.

Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

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How to Scan for Malware with Microsoft Defender

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to scan for malware with Microsoft Defender, (previously Windows Defender)

Microsoft Defender Antivirus scans your computer regularly to keep your device safe from viruses and malware. The scan takes place while your computer is not being used or when it’s idle so not to interfere with your work.

You can also schedule Microsoft Defender to run during that time you defined and scan at a time and frequency that you choose.

This will mean less interference with your work.

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How to Turn Windows Defender Firewall On or Off in Windows 10

This article describes steps one can take to turn Windows Defender on or off in Windows 10.

Windows Defender is free anti-malware software included with Windows operating system, and you can update it automatically through Windows Update. It’s a great feature to have when running Windows computers.

It is very important that you turn on or enable Windows Defender on your Windows computers. even if you have another firewall software enabled and active.

Windows Defender helps protect your computer from authorized access and adds another layer of security in protecting your data, identity from bad actors.

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