How to format your USB flash/hard drive to be used for Windows and Mac? exFAT

Do you want to move data between Windows and Mac? Do you use an USB hard drive for this?

If yes, I am sure you wonder what is the best way to do it. If you format your drive in FAT32, you will face all limitations of this old protocol (e.g. max file-size of 4GB) … if NTFS you will get all the Windows options available but will be read-only for Mac… if you format it in Mac OS Extended you will not be able to use it in Windows. The solution is a to make a compromise and use exFAT. Read More

How to add your mouse device to PC and Mac (e.g. Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse)

I recently bought a new Bluetooth mouse for my laptop… a Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse. It’s a very beautiful mouse with a very good quality. It has a magnetic battery cover for it’s two AAA batteries that are easily mounted on the same side. The mouse clicks are firm and the entire mouse gives you a nice feel while the scroll wheel has a good texture. The only think you might not like is the click noise, something that I personally like even if it’s quite loud.

This mouse is very easy to connect to your Windows or macOS device. Read More

Windows 10 Pro Anniversary – Default Fonts Download

Windows 10 Pro Aniversary Fonts

Well … it happens sometimes to simply installed to many additional new fonts on my Windows. Sometimes I install fonts from internet other times, some programs will ask for their own fonts. I simply have around 2000 extra fonts installed on my PC. After I installed all this fonts I start to experience a lot of problems with the way some websites and applications were showing information (strange scripts or ugly fonts). The problem was that I also replaced some of the default fonts and the only solution was to restore my windows font folder to its default form. For that I followed this steps: Read More

Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Today I recovered my Windows 10 laptop and I was surprised to see that Microsoft is pushing up his Photo App replacing the old “Windows Photo Viewer”. Because I don’t like the new app and I tried to associate my image files to the old app. The problem is that Microsoft is not offer you this option any more.

The Windows Photo Viewer is hidden deep down it’s new Windows 10 operating system and is kinda hard to access it. You actually need to change some Windows registry and the simplest way to run the desired .reg file from tenforums.

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How to exit Starcraft II if freeze (black screen)

I am a Starcraft player, I really enjoy playing it when my time permits that. Sometimes, when I exit the game I got a black screen doing nothing. The game window is freezed and nothing can be done. When I press CTRL+ALT+DEL the option screen appears and choosing task manager will normally open the task manager. The single problem is the full screen Starcraft window that is placed on top of all other application, including task manager.

In this way, there is a big problem closing/ending the Starcraft program/game because you are not able to minimize it or see the apps behind. And it seems I am not the only one with this problem

What I usually do when this happens is: Read More