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Lost or forgotten Windows password – how to reset it

In this article you will find out how you can reset Windows 10 password.

A friend of mine brought me his two laptops and told me that he had forgotten Window passwords and if I could help.

After booting both computers I encounter the familiar screen asking to put the password which, of course, I didn’t know. After about an hour I have managed to reset these passwords and unlock both laptops. I thought that there must be quite a few people with this problem and that it is worth to write about it an article.

When you google and try to find a solution to this problem, you are likely to find official Microsoft guide advising using so-called Reset disk. The problem is that the majority of people did not bother to have one so this solution will not work.

But there is a solution in the form of a handy little program called Lazesoft Recover My Password. First, we need to download this program and use it to create a drive. Then, we need to change the BIOS settings of our computer. Finally, we need to reset Windows password. Here are detailed instructions on how to do all these steps 🙂

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How to move from Windows to Mac

After using Windows PCs for almost 20 years I recently bought my first Mac. Here’s some information how to move smoothly from Windows PC to Mac.

This move can be a bit frustrating not to say painful, especially if you still use two operating systems. I still use Windows Desktop for my main work but started using MacBook for Ruby on Rails programming and when I need portable computer. What made matters worse was that I sometimes use the same keyboard for two different computers. But you can certainly do quite a few things to move from Windows to Mac less painfully. Here are some ideas and tricks I used that will help you.

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How to change PC display for night time and sleep better

Looking at your desktop or laptop screen just before going to bed may interfere with your ability to fall asleep. I do not have exact science behind it, but I suspect that when you see bright light your brain ‘thinks’ it is the middle of the day and will not let you sleep.

I myself certainly experienced it. I often use my laptop in the evening in bed (watching Netflix, Youtube videos, browsing the net and so on) and quite often struggle to fall asleep. Of course, there maybe some other reasons that cause my ‘insomnia’ but I think it makes sense to change the display to ‘Night light’ and see if this helps. Making the change in Windows 10 is very easy.

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How to change the size of desktop icons in Windows

Today a relatively simple task, we will be changing the size of desktop icons in Windows. Windows 10 to be precise but I think it should be pretty much similar in other versions.

There may be a few different reasons use these settings, people with impaired vision may tweak them to see things better for instance. I suppose that modern screens with very high screen resolutions are also to blame and for many users the desktop icons are simply too small.

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Two tips how to speed up Windows

Today a short article with two tips how to speed up a Windows computer. There are many different ways to achieve this goal. In the article I included two: a very effective, but a bit expensive and time consuming. And a very easy but not that powerful 🙂

Let’s start with this more difficult method to speed up Windows and then I will discuss the easy one.

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