There may come a time when you need to know the security identifier (SID) for a specific user on your system. Microsoft added this feature in Windows Vista, and it continues to be part of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Basically, a SID is a string value of variable length, unique to each account you set up on...

A DNS cache is a temporary database that Windows maintains in order to maintain a record of all your recent visits and attempts to visits websites, domains, and other Internet locations. This is done to speed up name resolution, which is the process of converting a website name into an IP address that your web browser...

An elevated command prompt is what you need to make big changes in your Windows 10 installation. It basically is running the Command Prompt window as an administrator. In other words, with full administrator rights in Windows 10. Earlier on, it was very easy to open an elevated command prompt window in Windows 10...

Need to change your router settings? You will need to know the IP address of your router to make any modifications. And if you don’t remember it, Windows can help you find it. This is how you can find the IP address of your router in Windows 10. 1. Open a Command Prompt window by typing cmd in Start. 2. Type...