Windows 10

Setting Up Windows 10 Hello Fingerprint Login

Windows is an operating system that has been developed by Microsoft. Microsoft launched Windows more than 3 decades ago. Since then Microsoft has a great emphasis on the security and stability of Windows. In Windows 10 there is a great emphasis on security and it has got several different options to secure your data. No one of us wants to others to have an unauthorized access to your privacy. In order to secure your data you can set password on your system but this option will become very annoying once you forget the password. Windows 10 has got a fingerprint option which has enhanced the security. For enhancing the security to your laptop you can use built-in fingerprint reader in Windows 10. Naturally fingerprints of everyone are different which makes it the most secure and reliable option for logging into your computer. If your fingerprint security option is enabled you don’t need to remember your password.You can also learn about Saving Space by Shrinking Windows 10.

If your laptop has got a built-in fingerprint reader you can set up Windows Hello fingerprints logins and you can follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all you are required to go to Settings>Accounts.
  • Now scroll to Windows Hello and after that click Set Up in the fingerprint section.
  • Now create a PIN if you don’t have anyone for setting up the fingerprint reader.
  • Now click Get Started.
  • In the next step you need to enter you PIN.
  • Now is the time to scan your finger on the fingerprint reader.
  • Perform the above mentioned tasks several times so that the scanner can get a good picture of your prints.
  • Now click Add Another if you need to repeat the process with another finger. When you are done you need to close the program.
Windows 10

How to Save Space by Shrinking Windows 10

In this tutorial you will learn how to reclaim the hard drive space in Windows 10 by shrinking it. When you will install a freah copy of Windows 10 it will take up 15GB of space and most of the space is being occupied by system and reserved files. Approx. 1GB of space is taken by default applications and games which come with Windows 10. 1GB space may not look a lot but if you are using a laptop with 32GB or 64GB space, this space is sufficient enough. You can reclaim the space by uninstalling default Windows 10 applications. You can also learn How to Reduce Windows 10’s Booting Time.

Uninstalling Default Windows 10 Apps:

The applications that are pre-installed with Windows 10 do not take much space of your hard drive but they add up as well as clutter the Start menu. You need to uninstall the ones which you don’t need. For uninstalling the apps you need to follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all you need to open the Settings from the Start menu.
  • Now you need to click on System.
  • Now click on Storage and then select the C: drive in the right pane.
  • Now you are required to click on Apps & features.
  • Now click on apps and then on uninstall button in order to uninstall the application.

Here you need to take a note that some of the applications like Groove Music and Xbox, Maps, Mail and Calendar and Xbox can’t be deleted or uninstalled from your OS. IN order to get rid of them you are required to use Powershell commands.

Saving Space by Turning OFF Hibernation:

Whenever you hibernate your PC all of your opened documents will remain there and your PC will save the current state of the computer. You can instantly resume the work when you will turn the computer ON again. If you don’t want to use hibernation mode you can easily disable it by getting rid of hiberfil.sys file. This hiberfil.sys file takes several Gbs of your storage device.

  • 1st of all you need to open a Command Prompt in Administrator Mode and that can be done by right clicking on Windows Start button and then selecting the Command Prompt.
  • Now you need to click Yes if User Account Control asks whether to let the Command Prompt to open.
  • In the Command Prompt window you need to type in powercfg-h off and then press Enter.
Windows 10

How to Reduce your Windows 10 PC’s Boot Time

Windows 10 is an Operating System that has been developed by the Microsoft. Microsoft had introduced Windows OS in mid-80s and since then it has come up in many versions and the lastest of them all is Windows 10. The developers have put much effort in developing this operating system. Windows 10 has enhanced the productivity and stability of the Windows to a great extent. Though Windows 10 has got many irresistible features but one of the problems that many people have faced is that Windows 10’s booting is a bit slow compared to the previous versions. If you are annoyed of slow booting of Windows 10 you need to make sure that Fast Startup setting is enabled. Fast Startup was known as Fast Boot in Windows 8. This feature will shut your PC down which is similar to how it sets the machine to sleep and write the state of your OS to hibernation file.

Cutting your Windows 10’s Boot Time by 66%

In order to cut off your Windows 10’s boot time by 66% you need to follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all you need to click on Start button.
  • Now type in the Power Options.
  • Then select the Power Options.
  • Now click “Choose what the power button does.
  • Then select “Change settings that are currently unavailable” if the Shutdown settings are greyed out.
  • Now you are required to check the box located next to “Turn on fast startup.
  • Now click on Save Changes.
  • With these steps your PC will boot faster by taking the advantage of Fast Startup mode.