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How-To Windows is full of interesting functions. Some of them are used on a daily basis, others are not easy to find. There are many additional options hidden in the depths of the system that need to be discovered. How-To These smart tabs, which live in Google Chrome, can make your browsing a smoother experience. How-To Windows boots quickly — but only directly after a new installation. Read which tools measure the boot time, why Windows is getting slower and slower, and, above all, what you can do about it.
How-To The Windows recycle bin usually receives little attention. However, correct handling is just as important for securely removing sensitive data as it is for restoring accidentally deleted content. How-To Intel Macs are long gone, but you can still install and run Windows on Macs with Apple Silicon. How-To Even after almost 40 years and countless versions, Windows still has numerous functional deficits. But these are easy to fix, as are annoying settings, adverts, and notifications. Tip Keep an eye on your system's vitals with Windows 11's hidden performance overlay. How-To Windows key + H: A Windows 11 feature you won't want to forget. How-To Open source software is available free of charge on the internet. There are solutions for almost every field of application with which you can work comfortably. How-To With the release of Wine 8, the Windows replica for Linux has matured again and enables more Windows programs. In most cases, however, additional work is necessary to set up Windows programs. How-To Virtualization is a fine thing: it allows you to test programs, settings, and other operating systems without endangering your own PC. We explain what you need to get started with virtual PCs. Tip If your external hard drive or USB stick is faulty, or you simply want to get rid of all the files on it in one swoop, then formatting is usually the best way, by returning the storage medium to its original operating state. How-To Windows 11 offers great opportunities to customise the service to your needs. How-To Is your webcam acting up? There is a simple Windows trick that can solve the problem! How-To Microsoft had promised annual feature updates for Windows 10, but that's over now. Here's how to add Windows 11's hottest new features to Windows 10 via extra software. How-To If your computer audio abruptly stops working, you can try these simple steps in five minutes or less. Tip The screenshot app Snipping Tool integrated in Windows 10 and 11 can be set so that it's called up by pressing the print key. We show you how to do this. How-To Windows 11's 22H2 version is almost a year old. In the meantime, Microsoft patched many innovations into the operating system via so-called "Moments." How-To Microsoft Sysinternals provides the best tools you need to analyze and troubleshoot Windows systems.
Tip Microsoft has published a preview of the open source Dev Home app for Windows PCs. It's aimed at developers — but also contains some widgets that are interesting for home users.