Whenever you set up Windows, you are required to create a user account. An administrator account, rather, one that allows you to set up your PC and install all apps and software programs. However, if you add an account in Windows after installation, it will be created as a standard account by default. This type of...

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...

If you want to remove a user account from your Windows 10 computer because you don’t need it anymore, then the process of deleting it is fair simple. Deleting a user account will remove it from the logon screen, along with all files, settings, customizations, and program data that is stored under it. The process saves...

In a world of peaches, don’t ask for apple sauce! Microsoft has come under fire from angry Windows Phone users, who are once again disappointed with the lack of focus from the company on its own mobile OS. The story goes that the software titan recently rolled out a new feature for Windows 10 users, that basically...

So there have been a lot of rumors on the web lately about Windows 8.1 and how many changes are going to be made to Windows 8. The real question though is not what the pundits think or want but what you guys want in this new release. So this is an open forum for you the readers – Microsoft may be listening so feel free...

Yesterday I spoke a little about the survey that allegedly claims most users prefer Windows 7 over Windows 8- even though most of these users haven’t even used Microsoft’s upcoming operating system. Today new drama is being spread, it seems that Windows 8 currently has just .33% of users running the new OS. At this same...

In Windows 8, you can configure what account you use to sign in to the Operating System. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings > Users You can switch between a Windows Live account (or Windows Account or Hotmail) and a local account (non web account). You can change the user sign-in...

Since the creation of Windows 95 there has been little true evolution in the design of the Windows interface, at least until now. Don’t get me wrong, Windows has certainly evolved since the days of Windows 95, becoming more stable and better designed but the popular startbar/startmenu interface has largely stayed the...