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First Impressions of What’s New in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

June 8, 2018

Windows 10 April 2018 Update I installed the Windows 10 April 2018 Update today. The update took less than 10 minutes. Here are my first impressions. Out of the six new features, I prioritize them in the following order from most to least interesting/helpful:   #1 – Continue on PC What: Switch seamlessly from your phone to Read More

Keyboard Shortcut – How to Snap a Window to the Side of the Screen in Windows 10

March 10, 2017

I covered this keyboard shortcut back on October 18, 2013 in a blog post called Keyboard Shortcut to Dock a Window in Windows 8. The keyboard shortcut hasn’t changed in Windows 10. However I continue to meet clients that have not yet discovered this keyboard shortcut and have been using their mouse to fiddle with the Read More

How to Turn on the Tools Bar in Edge

June 23, 2016

When I first starting using Microsoft Edge “full time” two weeks ago, I was surprised to not see a few familiar buttons that I use every day in Internet Explorer, including: Home button – answered here Favourites bar  – answered here Tools bar Curiosity and a desire to not revert back to my old ways Read More

How to Turn on the Favourites Bar in Edge

June 23, 2016

When I first starting using Microsoft Edge “full time” two weeks ago, I was surprised to not see a few familiar buttons that I use every day in Internet Explorer, including: Home button – answered here Favourites bar Tools bar – answered here Curiosity and a desire to not revert back to my old ways Read More

How to Turn on the Home Button in Edge

June 23, 2016

When I first starting using Microsoft Edge “full time” two weeks ago, I was surprised to not see a few familiar buttons that I use every day in Internet Explorer, including: Home button Favourites bar – answered here Tools bar – answered here Curiosity and a desire to not revert back to my old ways Read More

Converter Tool in Windows Calculator

June 17, 2016

I discovered a really simple, but super helpful tip recently while attending a Victoria App Developer User Group meetup, run by my friend and Microsoft MVP for Windows Platform Development, Jan Hannemann. He had fellow Microsoft MVP for Windows Platform Development Mark Schramm over from the mainland to present on Adaptive UI in UWP. Mark did a stellar Read More

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How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network in Windows 10

May 25, 2016

Well that wasn’t obvious. I was struggling last night as my Surface Pro 3 would not connect to the internet. I went through the troubleshooting checklist I’ve compiled from advice from various  colleagues at itgroove: Disconnect Surface from Wi-Fi network. Reconnect. (No luck.) Turn off Wi-Fi. Turn it back on again. (No luck.) Restart machine. (No luck.) Hard shut Read More

Setting OneNote Desktop as Default Version in Windows 10

September 28, 2015

UPDATE – June 1, 2017: Some small wording changes and an extra screenshot have been added to make the instructions as clear as possible for all readers. Situation: My itgroove colleague Colin Phillips, author of the SharePoint MMMan blog, was experiencing an odd behaviour with OneNote 2013 (desktop) after upgrading the operating system on his Surface Pro to Windows Read More

Advice for Businesses Thinking About Upgrading to Windows 10

July 16, 2015

Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 10, will be available on July 29, 2015. itgroove has attempted to answer some of the key questions businesses may have about moving to Windows 10 in this short video starring my co-worker and Office 365 MVP Robert Dick: Windows 10 – Advice for Business Adopters from itgroove on Vimeo. Interview with Senior Consultant Read More

How to Find Your User Name on Your PC

April 12, 2015

If you don’t know your username on your PC, here’s an easy way to find out: To find out your username: Open up Windows Explorer. Place your cursor in the file path field. Delete the “This PC” and replace it with ” C:\Users\”. Now you can see a list of user profiles, and find the Read More

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