How to enable and change the startup sound in Windows 10
Unlike Windows XP and Windows 7, Windows 10 has the system startup sound turned off by default. This is done to speed up the boot process and save battery power. However, many users want to enable the startup sound to make the OS more fancier.
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How To Add Libraries Desktop Icon in Windows 10
The Libraries feature was first introduced in Windows 7. It is really useful way to organize your files. Libraries can include files from several different folders and show them under a single, unified view.
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How to Rearrange or Delete Win + X Menu Items in Windows 10
Windows 10, you can right-click on the Start button to open a special menu that provides faster access to most popular built-in utilities. This menu has shortcuts to useful administrative tools and system functions. It is called the Win+X menu, as it opens with the eponymous keyboard shortcut. This menu is not a customizable part of Windows 10. However, you can re-arrange the menu items and delete ones you never use. Continue reading "Rearrange or Delete Win + X Menu Items in Windows 10"
How to Hide the Recently Added Apps List from the Start menu in Windows 10
The Start menu features the 'Recently added apps' list which shows the classic and Store apps you've recently installed. Windows 10 allows hiding the recently installed app list. Here's what required to get rid of that list.
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How to Display Day of Week in Taskbar in Windows 10
If you like, you can make Windows 10 taskbar show the day of the week. This can be achieved by tweaking the date format, so the day of the week will become visible in the date area of the notification area (system tray). Continue reading "Display Day of Week in Taskbar in Windows 10"
How to enable the God Mode folder in Windows 10
In Windows 10, Microsoft adding most of the classic Control Panel options to the new app called "Settings". It has already inherited many options which were exclusively available in the Control Panel. The God Mode folder is a special secret hidden folder in Windows 10 which provides you full access to all settings of the operating system. Continue reading "How to Enable God Mode in Windows 10 To Access All Settings"
How to Hide Search, Cortana, and Task View Buttons from Taskbar in Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with an updated taskbar experience that includes a search box, a Cortana icon, and a Task View button enabled on the taskbar. They look like any other regular pinned app, but have no context menu. It is possible to hide or show them. By hiding these controls, you will extra space for running app buttons.
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How to Replace PowerShell with Command Prompt in Start Button Win+X Menu in Windows 10.
The Win+X Power User Menu is a new feature of recent Windows releases. It was first introduced in Windows 8, and is available in Windows 10. In Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, you can simply right click on the Start button to show it. Or, as it obvious from the title, you can press Win +X on the keyboard to open it even faster, from any app.
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How to Fix Windows 10 Doesn't Save Desktop Icon Layout and Position
Some users report a strange bug in Windows 10. The layout of desktop icons and their position does not remain saved in between the user sessions. The layout gets reset the user sign in to his Windows account. This happens regardless of the account type, affecting both local and Microsoft accounts.
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How to Change Notification Timeout in Windows 10 and Make It Last Longer
The Action Center has been updated in Windows 10, featuring a new notification system. Windows 10 has replaced all kinds of notifications including the classic balloon tooltips with flat toast notifications. They appear for all events and activities you do on your PC, e.g. when you insert a flash drive. By default, notifications are visible for 5 seconds before they hide into the Action Center. Here is how to change the notification timeout to make notifications last longer. Continue reading "Change Notification Timeout in Windows 10"