Are You A Noob? 5 Windows PC Tricks Everyone Should Learn That Comes Handy

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Today, we will be looking at some of the mind-boggling tricks you can do on your Microsoft Windows. It will also come handy in many cases as we all somehow need to work on computers everyday. You can also learn it to impress people up. Umm, that sounds good right? Well, that’s enough and let’s take a look at some of them.

  • Change Windows 7 & 10 Password without knowing old Password

Forgot your password and you’re still logged in? Just right click on My Computer/This PC and select Manage. Now, on the left click on Local Users and Groups and then you can see users in drop down. After clicking user, Select the user you want to change the password for and right click on it and then click Set Password. It will open a dialog box where you can set a new password. 

  • Put Password on your Pendrive or Local Disk
This is pretty simple. You just need to put in the Pendrive if any or just go to My Computer/This PC and select the drive you want to put password on. Now, right click on it and click Turn On BitLocker and follow the steps in the dialog box. Make sure to remember your password to not risk your data inside it and save the key in a safe place so that you can access it when you forgot your password to the drive.

  • Make undeletable folder to surprise your friend
In this, all you have to do is  run Comman Prompt. Pressing a short cut on keyboard which is  “Windows Key + R”  to open Run dialog box. Type in cmd to open Command Prompt. Now decide the place you want to create folder in for example you want to create it in Local Disk E then the type “E:” without quotes in cmd.


After that, type this command to create an undeleable folder in Local Disk E. Note that you can’t make a folder in System Drive that is C in most cases. You can now create an undeletable folder by typing in command “md con” without quotes and enjoy.

  • Keyboard Shortcuts which can save you a lot of time
  1. Windows Key + D: It quickly switches to desktop by minimizing everything you’re doing. It gets handy specially when someone comes to peek at your work. 🙂
  2. Fn/Alt + PrtSc(Print Screen): It helps you to take a screenshot of current window and copy it. You can paste it in Paint application and save it to share.
  3. Shift + L: It locks down your computer to a password screen. Is someone calling you downstairs? Well, press this and go to avoid any intruders sitting and messing your work up on your PC.

  • Hide any folder on your Computer
This trick come handy many times. If you want to hide your folder then you just need to right click on the folder you need to hide. Now, select Properties and find attributes section and tick the Hidden box. Now, go to My Computer/This PC and in the upper tab select View and untick Hidden Items to hide the folder. If you want to see the folder again, then go to View and tick Hidden Items.


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