Disable the Surface 3’s Windows Button

If you use a Microsoft Surface 3 in landscape mode you may find that it is easy to accidentally press the physical Windows button when holding the tablet. If so, this button can be disabled from within the Surface app in Windows 10. Simply open the app and turn the ‘Windows button’ option off (the […]

Windows 10 tip: Get the classic calculator

If you’re not a fan of the new Metro-style calculator that Microsoft ships with Windows 10, you can get the classic Windows calculator by installing Microsoft’s Calculator Plus utility. Once installed, select the ‘Classic View’ theme from the app’s ‘View’ menu and you will get a Windows 2000-like calculator that is much more responsive than the default […]

Disable Office Upload Center Integration with OneDrive

If you upgraded to Office 2013 and use OneDrive to store files, you may notice that Office files have trouble synchronizing with your OneDrive account. This is due to an issue with the Office Upload Center’s sync engine. If you don’t simultaneously collaborate on documents with other people, you can disable integration of the Office […]