Even the experts have agreed that Windows 10 is the best and the most stable among other older versions. It has plenty of remarkable features and it is clearly an excellent upgrade over Windows 8.1.
But turns out, Windows 10 is not completely free from problems. Many users have reported some issues and it still goes on even though the new operating system has been on the market since the middle of 2015.
Those issues are not always caused by bugs because some are created that way. But if you think those problems are inconvenience, you don’t have to suffer from a headache, or worse, changing your operating system. You can find some of the most common Windows 10 problems here as well as how to solve those issues.
1. You Have to Sign-In Everytime
Windows 10 brings a new way to make your computer more secure. You are required to sign in by typing in your password every single time you want to turn on your computer. It is a good security measure which can make sure that no one other than you can have access to your data in your Windows 10 computer. But still, it can be annoying and wasting time.
Typing in your password every single time is mandatory and you can’t go to the Setting page to change this. But the good news is, with a little bit of tweaks, there is a way to turn on your computer without having to type your password.
First of all, click the search bar and type CMD. Once the prompt is loaded, type “control userpasswords2”. After that, a dialog box will appear and you have to uncheck the “Users must enter a username and a password to use this computer” box. Click OK and then enter your password two times in a window that is going to appear. Click OK once again and you will not have to sign in anymore when you turn on the computer.
2. Storage Problem
You are happy with your computer because it has plenty of storage. However, after upgrading to Windows 10, you realize that you have lost significant amount of storage.
Well, it is not a strange thing in Windows 10 computer. Windows 10 specially stores some spaces for your old operating system so that you can downgrade anytime you want just in case Windows 10 doesn’t satisfy you. There’s where the storage actually goes.
Now, the problem is the old Windows is stored in a system folder so you can’t just simply send it to the recycle bin. If you are happy with Windows 10 and you are sure that you will not miss your old Windows, you can delete that particular system folder with these steps.
First of all, type “cleanup” in the start menu and then select the drive where the old Windows folder is kept. Choose “Previous Windows Installation(s)” and then click delete. After the process is completed, you will have some extra spaces in your computer.
3. Windows 10 Steals Your 4G Data
Many users have complained that Windows 10 is using their internet connection without their consent. While it will not be a problem if you are connected to free Wi-Fi, users with metered broadband connection are really bothered with this. Windows 10 often automatically download some updates in the background and the number is really not small.
If you want to stop this, simply go to Settings, choose Network & Internet and then choose Wi-Fi. After that open Advanced Options and make sure the “Set as metered connection” toggle is on. This simple trick will make Windows 10 stop downloading unimportant updates and save your broadband data.