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How to reset the special folder on Win 10



Create with your notepad a file .reg and copy the following code

Alternative to Windows Movie Maker



Since January 10, 2017, Windows Movie Maker is no longer supported.

Microsoft had promised a new UWP version (universal app) but so far nothing has been published.

On Win 10 (64 bit) WMM (version 2012) not run and the version from this site not run.

What to do?

Windows Search Bar Does Not Work With Google Drive


Go to the actual folder

C:\Users\<your name>\Google Drive\

(NOT the Google Drive folder listed under 'FAVOURITES' which is a shortcut).

Right click 'Google Drive' > Security tab > Advanced

Click your username (mine showed <not inherited>)

Click 'Change Permissions'

Check the 'Include inheritable permissions...' box   (if it is selected then deselect and select again)

Click ok.

Search indexing of Google Drive should then begin in the background.

Long Live the SSD



If you have an SSD (operating system) and a HDD on your computer and want to extend the life of your SSD then you can use this guide:

My external USB hard drive is not working but it is detected. Avira blocks it



I have a WD Element desktop of 3Tb (external) where I store my data as backup.

Lately, the HD was not working, but it is detected......

A real mystery.

I can not explain why, but AVIRA blocked it......

I tried everything; I thought of drivers, then windows upgrades, but I did not find the solution.

Then I found this post and suggested the following winner procedure:

Avira vs Gmail (IMAP 993) used with Thunderbird

Yesterday, I was going to activate Avira Protection Mail but I found out that it does not work with 
Gmail.

As e-mail client I use thunderbird (good product) and I use Gmail with IMAP on the default port 993.

After I have set IMAP Account port 993 in the Avira Protection Mail configure panel.



I have close Thunderbir and restart it.

Good Thunderbird will not catch any e-mail because it has a conflict with Avira or better:

"Emails (from Gmail) are encrypted so Avira can not read them".

After I read the following article (click here), so I turned off  Avira Protection Mail.

A real shame, bad money spent.

It would have been nice to have a plugin inside the thunderbird or .....


How to optimize SSD



If you have a Windows 10 and a SDD (solid-state drive), you can optimize your SDD and you computer will be very fast.

The steps are the following: