What’s the WinSxS folder in Windows? How to Reduce its Size?

What is the WinSxS folder in Windows? What does it do? WinSxS stands for Windows Side-By-Side. The WinSxS folder in Windows stores backups copies of Windows System files. The files stored in this folder are used by the third party programs as well as by Windows for the proper functioning …

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CHKDSK – Fix Disk Errors with Check Disk in Windows

Use CHKDSK (Check Disk) to Check for and Fix Disk Errors in Windows The Check Disk (chkdsk) command in Windows lets its users Check the Hard Disk for Errors, and gives various options to Fix or Recover from them. Check Disk Syntax Check Disk for Errors Check Disk for Errors, and …

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Customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 File Explorer

Quick Access Toolbar With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft replaced Windows 7 Explorer’s Toolbar with the Ribbon. The Ribbon made the access to many File Explorer features a lot quicker because of their integration into it, but at the same time, its huge size (for a toolbar) also made …

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How to Enable or Disable System Restore in Windows 10

Enable or Disable System Restore in Windows Step 1: Type system restore in Windows Search to open the System Protection feature of Windows. Step 2: Under the Protection Settings area, click on the name of the drive for which you want to enable or disable System Restore. Click on the …

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How to Configure Folder Options in Windows 10, 8.1/8, 7?

The Windows File Explorer has been redesigned and refilled with many new and advanced features many times; many features were included and excluded in the past but the Folder Options have always been there; since Windows 95, to be more precise. Folder Options is the most overlooked set of options …

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Configure Power Button to Sleep, Hibernate, or Turn Off Display in Windows

The Power Button in Windows computers does two jobs: If your computer is off, then pressing the power button starts your computer. If your computer is on, then pressing the power button shuts down your computer. When an electronic device is Off, the Power button will always be used for …

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How to Change Low, Critical and Reserve Battery Levels in Windows 10, 8.1/8, 7.

Change Low, Critical and Reserve Battery Levels in Windows Opening Power Options in Windows How to Change Low Battery Level in Windows How to Change Critical Battery Level in Windows How to Change Reserve Battery Level in Windows Opening Power Options in Windows Step 1: Right-click on the Battery icon …

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How to Restore or Remove Deleted Files from Recycle Bin in Windows?

When you delete a file (or folder) on your Windows computer, it is moved from its original location to a folder called Recycle Bin. It is not completely deleted from the computer yet. These files remain in the Recycle Bin for 30 days, after which they are completely deleted from …

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How to Change Low and Critical Battery Actions in Windows 10, 8.1/8, 7.

Change Low and Critical Battery Actions in Windows Opening Power Options in Windows How to Change Low Battery Action in Windows How to Change Critical Battery Action in Windows Opening Power Options in Windows Step 1: Right-click on the Battery icon in the Taskbar, and then click on Power Options. …

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5 Ways to Start Windows in Safe Mode. How to boot into Safe Mode?

Safe Mode is a diagnostic Start Mode for Windows used mainly for troubleshooting. Safe Mode loads only the essential drives and services required to boot Windows. None of the third-party drivers or startup programs and services is loaded in the Safe Mode. Method 1: Through System Configuration utility Step 1: …

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