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The truth about WiFi Sense in Windows 10

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

Wi-Fi Sense is a new feature in Windows 10 designed to make it more convenient and secure to share your wireless network.  Instead of sharing your wireless password with visitors, if they have a Windows 10 PC, Windows will automatically setup and connect them to your network automatically.  This new feature created a mini uproar when it was first announced because it was not well explained.  Let’s dive in and I’ll tell you everything you need to know to configure it.

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Memory Compression in Windows 10

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

Windows 10 includes a new memory compression feature designed to improve the performance of applications.  Typically when the physical memory on a PC is consumed, the operating system kicks applications out of memory into a file on your hard drive called the paging file.  The location the paging file is stored has much lower performance than physical memory so there is a significant penalty to this behavior.

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Enable Dark Mode Theme on Windows 10

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

Hidden away in the registry is a secret setting that will activate a special dark mode theme.  This new look applies to many of the new Windows Run-time apps including the Settings app.  A simple registry tweak and sign off and back on is all that is required and you will transform many of the Windows 10 screens to something more friendly in the dark.

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