Essential Computer Tips You Should Learn Right Now


I would like to share some helpful computer tips and tricks
How do you Lock a Personal Computer with Just a Single Click?

Instead of pressing “CTRL+ALT+DEL” or “Windows + L” keys to Lock Down your computer, you can create an icon on your computer desktop; with the help of this icon, you can lock down your computer with a single click. To make the icon:

Essential Computer Tips You Should Learn Right Now 1

1- Right-click on the free space on the desktop, hover your cursor on NEW, and then select SHORTCUT

2- A window/Dialogue Box named Create Shortcut will appear on your computer screen

3- Now, type the given phrase in the blank space of the dialogue box

Rundll 32 user32 dll, Lock Work Station, And Press Next.

4- As soon as you press the Next button, a new window will appear, and here you will see “Type a name for this shortcut”. Here, you can have a name for this Shortcut of your choice, I.e., Lock the Computer or Log off, etc.

5- Now press Finish, and you will have a Shortcut icon on your desktop.

How to see your most important file on top of the other files in Windows Explorer?

It will be convenient and time-saving if you want to see your most important file in any folder or Windows Explorer on top of the other files. For that, you need to follow a simple trick:

1 – Go to the folder where you want your file to be on top of the other files

2 – Right-click any free space in the folder and arrange these files: “Sort by Type.”

3 – Now click on any file of your choice, then press F2 to rename the file, and at the start of the file’s name, insert an Underscore ” _,” I.e., New Document.docx to _New Document.docx.

How to Shut Down Computer Friskily?

When you shut down your computer or laptop, many programs remain in the Running Process and are not entirely closed. That’s why Computers and Laptops take too much time to shut down. To resolve this problem, I will share a handy tip with you.

1- Open Notepad

2- Write these three words “Shutdown in-text” in notepad and save it as Shutdown. reg

3- Now, go to the location where you have saved this file and double-click on this file.

4- Import the file

(Your computer will shut down faster than before.)

How to Create a File or Folder without any Name?

1- First of all, select the file or folder you want to remove its name.

2- Press F2, then Press and Hold the ALT Key,, then press 0160. Press Enter

3- Your file or folder will now be un-named.

How do you clean program files with the Run menu?

When you write any command in the Run menu, a few past orders remain to save in the Run Menu drop-down list. Furthermore, the lists of currently running programs remain in the Run Menu. If you want to remove these lists from the Run Menu, use this small yet powerful tip. Open

Run and type “REGEDIT.”

Select this Registry Key “HKEY_CURRENT_USER” from the left side panel in Registry Editor.

Now go to “Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > RUN MRU”

In the RUN MRU Folder, every last used information is saved. After clicking on the RUN MRU folder, some values will be shown on the right-hand side window. Delete every file from this folder except for the “Default” file.

In this step, please restart your computer; when you see your RUN Menu drop-down list, it will be emptied.

How do you hide shared folders from the Network?

Add a “$” sign at the end of every folder name to hide shared folders from your network location. By doing this, your shared folders will be hidden from all users except those who know the correct location of that folder.

How to change the ownership of Windows?

If you have unconsciously entered some wrong information regarding ownership while installing new windows on your system, you do not need to worry about it. Because you can alter this information anytime, you need to know about the Windows Registry.

Go to Registry Editor “Run > Regedit” and search the Registry Key.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft >WindowsNT > Current > Version

From the right-side panel, find a file named “Owner.” Double click this file and change the values per your need.

Close the registry editor and restart your computer. Done

How to find properties of any file or folder quickly?

If you want to know the properties of any file or folder quickly, select the file and press “ALT + Enter”; the parcels will be rapidly shown. It’s better and quicker to get property information than the mouse.

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