Windows Defender is the built-in security solution in Windows 10. It provides basic protection against threats. In recent Windows 10 builds, Windows Defender is part of Windows Defender Security Center. This post explains how to reliably disable Windows Defender in Windows 10.
Windows 10 comes with the two features are called "Aero Snap" and "Aero Shake" which allow to arrange windows and manage their position and size. I've wrote about Aero Snap in a previous post. Today's post explains how to disable Aero Shake.
Windows 10 allows you to control the size and positioning of open windows better by dragging them to the edge of the screen. If you drag a window using its title bar to the top edge of the screen, it will be maximized. This post explains how to disable this feature.
Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft, comes with a transparent taskbar. Previous versions of Windows like Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 include a transparent taskbar as well, but there was no option to disable it. In Windows 10, Microsoft finally added the appropriate option. The user is able to disable transparency effects in Windows 10 without using third party tools.
Compared to the small and subtle shadows behind open windows in Windows 8, Windows 10 has really huge and prominent shadows. Many users do not like this new visual effect and would like to get rid of shadows of windows. Thankfully, it is easy to do so.
With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft introduced its vision for the future of user interface design. You can now see the fluent design in the Start menu, Action Center, Settings app, Share flyout, Microsoft Edge, Photos, and in other apps. If you are not happy with this revamped look of apps, here is how you can get it of it.
Microsoft downloads page for Windows 10 recommends the user to use Windows Media Creation Tool. It is an app which can be used to upgrade Windows 10, download the latest Windows 10 ISO file, and create a bootable USB drive.
In Windows 10, some apps are always running in the background. Microsoft designed Windows 10 to run apps constantly to provide notifications to users and keep those apps updated with content that they fetch from the internet. There are plenty of users who never use the Store apps, but they still run in the background and consume system resources. Let's see how to stop them and free system resources.
In Windows 10, you can make the operating system to search for certain file types or prevent the search feature from accessing them. This post explains the procedure in detail.
In addition to physical printers connected to your computer, Windows 10 includes a few virtual printers such as Microsoft Print to PDF and Microsoft XPS Document Writer. This post explains how to remove XPS Document Writer from Windows 10.