How to run unsigned PowerShell scripts safely

PowerShell is a versatile scripting language that’s widely used in Windows environments for automating tasks and managing system configurations. However, by default, PowerShell restricts the execution of unsigned scripts for security reasons.

Have you encountered the error “ The file .ps1 is not digitally signed. You cannot run this script on the current system” while trying to run an unsigned PowerShell script?

How to run unsigned PowerShell scripts safely


Master your multitasking: Keep a window Always on Top with Microsoft PowerToys for Windows

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities designed to enhance the user experience and improve productivity. One of the many features included in the PowerToys is the “Always on Top” utility, which enables users to pin any window to the top of their desktop, even when they’re working on other applications.

With Microsoft PowerToys Always on Top feature, users can keep important windows on top of all others, ensuring that they remain visible and accessible at all times. Whether you’re working on a project that requires multiple windows open simultaneously or need to keep an eye on a specific window while you work on other tasks, this feature is a game-changer for anyone looking to improve their workflow and productivity.

Microsoft PowerToys Always on Top utility for Windows


Scanning in the modern age: Discover the power of Windows Scan app

If you’re old enough to have owned a scanner in the 90s, you’ll remember the feeling of being a wizard when you first used it. The ability to take physical photos and documents and turn them into digital files was truly magical.

Fast forward to today, and scanners are still an important tool for digitizing physical documents and photos. With Windows 10 and Windows 11, you will be able to scan your photos and documents easier than ever using the Windows Scan application.

Windows Scanner App


How to screen record in Windows 11

Screen record on Windows was one those features that always required the use of a third party solution, but now with a recent update on the built-in snipping tool you can easily record your screen and share it the way you want.

The snipping tool allows you to record full screen or a partial area or window on your computer but unfortunately it does capture the sound.

Screen Recording Windows11


How to open Windows 11 snipping tool using the Print Screen key

The Print Screen key allows users to take a screenshot of the current screen and save it to the clipboard, which can then be pasted into an image editing program or other application.

It has been a part of the Windows operating system since its early versions, it was first introduced in Windows 2.0 in 1987, and it has been a standard feature in all subsequent versions of Windows providing the same functionality over the last 35 years.

Open Windows 11 snipping tool using the Print Screen key


Enable Windows Sandbox on Windows 11

Windows Sandbox is an isolated environment available in the Enterprise and Pro versions of Windows that allows you to test applications in a secure way without harming the main operating system.

Despite being available in these two versions of Windows, it does not come installed by default and to make use of it, first you need to install it by doing the following:

Windows 11 Sandbox


Learn how to use the clipboard history in Windows 11

For years we had to live with a Windows clipboard with no capacity to keep the history of the things we were copying, thankfully those days belong to the past and with Windows 11 you can easily access to a list of the latest copied data.

In this article you will learn how to activate the Windows history clipboard and also how to use a different combination of keys to paste information.

Windows 11 clipboard


How to create folders in the Windows 11 start menu

Microsoft is listening to the Windows Insiders feedback, and just released the possibility of creating folders in the Start menu to group applications.

At the moment of writing this feature is only available in the Windows Insider Dev channel in the Build 22557 but it should come to other channels and to the main distribution soon.

Windows 11 Start menu folders


How to move Windows 11 start menu to the left

One of the biggest visual changes introduced in Windows 11 is the position of the start menu, that was shifted from the left to the middle of the taskbar.

The position of the start menu had not change since it was originally introduced in Windows 95 and it might be hard for old school users to get used to the new location.

Windows 11 left start menu


How to make file extensions visible in Windows 11

Every clean installation of Windows requires some level of customization to adjust the operating system to the user needs. One of the first things I usually do is make the file extensions visible and with Windows 11 it was no different.

With Windows 10 the option to make the extensions visible was available from the explorer window context but with the more minimalistic Windows 11 layout this setting is only available in the folder options like what happened in older versions of Windows.

Show Windows 11 file extensions


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