To record video clips of desktop applications or games, Microsoft users don’t need any additional software. Much like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes preinstalled with a native recording tool, the Xbox Game Bar. Read on to find out how to create screen recordings in Windows 11 using the tool.
Owners of a single computer screen understand just how tedious it can be to switch back and forth between several application windows. Windows 11 has a solution to this problem with its split-screen function which you can activate in just a few clicks or keystrokes. Find out how to split the Windows 11 screen step by step.
While you’re working on your computer, the background lighting in your environment will vary. To protect your eyes and prevent headaches, you should adapt the screen brightness to these changing conditions. The brightness settings on laptops are different from those on a PC with a separate monitor, but don’t worry – we’re here to take you through the various options step by step.
There are different reasons for why you might want to rotate your computer screen. Some users rotate their screen to use it as an upright, vertical display. Others have done this by mistake. Luckily, Windows 7, 8, and 10 offer an easy fix for adjusting display settings. You might even be able to use shortcuts on your PC or laptop to rotate your screen.
Is Windows 11 no longer starting up or shutting down without displaying an error message? Do programs crash regularly? Or does the operating system no longer perform at the usual speed? You can use troubleshooting tools or try resetting Windows 11 as a last resort to restore settings. We explain how this works in our article.
Do you need more than one user account in Windows 11? Adding new users is the easiest solution when sharing a device with other people. Optionally, you can create a new account in the Settings section, using password management or the Microsoft system prompt. In this article we’ll show you how it works.
If you have a valid license or product key, you can install a Windows 11 update free of charge and benefit from new features, such as the redesigned taskbar or the optimized voice, touch, and pen operation. But what exactly are the hardware requirements for a Microsoft update and what are the options for installing a Windows 11 update?
There are plenty of good reasons why you may want to take a screenshot in Windows 11. Perhaps you want to document an error message to share with IT or maybe you need to capture a moment in a program that doesn’t offer a corresponding function. Our guide shows you how to take a screenshot in Windows 11 using key combinations or the Snipping Tool.
After a computer update, you may see the message: “Preparing to configure Windows. Do not turn off your computer.” It can take a while for the process to finish so patience is in order. However, if you’ve been waiting for a long time, preparing to configure Windows may be stuck. Find out how to fix it.
Windows offers a variety of features to ensure that the system functions over the long term. For example, the operating system generates a backup folder called Windows.old during new installations, upgrades or major updates which can be used to restore the system to its previous state. In our article, you will learn about the circumstances in which you can remove Windows.old and how to do so.