How to Change Icons of Folders in This PC on Windows 10

You can change change icons of folders in This PC on Windows 10, and this tutorial will guide you on how it can be done.

In Windows 8.1, Microsoft replaced libraries with the Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, and Videos folders added to the This PC location. The same set was inherited by Windows 10. Also, in the Fall Creators Update release, the 3D Objects folder was added, which the developers later abandoned. These folders are actually shortcuts to directories in the user profile. Continue reading “How to Change Icons of Folders in This PC on Windows 10”

How to add Settings shortcut to Classic Control Panel in Windows 10

You can add a Settings shortcut to the classic Control Panel in Windows 10. The Settings app appeared in the initial version of Windows 10, released in 2015. Since then, the classic Control panel applets have been slowly migrating to the Settings interface, while the control panel has gotten less powerful. Continue reading “How to add Settings shortcut to Classic Control Panel in Windows 10”

Enable text labels for running apps in Windows 10 taskbar

If you want you can enable text labels for running apps in the Windows 10 taskbar. In previous versions of Windows, taskbar displays the running apps as rectangular items with captions which show the title of the corresponding window of the app. In Windows 10, text labels are disabled by default, so the user see a highlighted square button with the app icon. Continue reading “Enable text labels for running apps in Windows 10 taskbar”

Hide the Sharing tab in Folder Properties on Windows 10

YouHow to hide the Sharing tab in Folder Properties on Windows 10. You can share any folder on the local network in a few clicks. There is a dedicated Sharing tab in the directory properties dialog in File Explorer. Using it, you can also specify a number of connection parameters, e.g. select users who will be allowed access to the shared folder, grant them privileges, and more. By default, Sharing is available on for all directories except system directories. Continue reading “Hide the Sharing tab in Folder Properties on Windows 10”

Remove Recent Files from Quick Access in Windows 10

How to Remove Recent Files from Quick Access in Windows 10 File Explorer. The File Explorer app in Windows 10 has a new default location called Quick Access. It exposes what you browse and open recently. There are two sections for that. Recent Files hosts the files you have opened recently. Frequently Folders are the folder you often open in File Explorer.
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How to Automatically Hide the Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Automatically hide the Taskbar in Windows 10.

The taskbar is a classic Windows user interface element. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all versions of Windows released after it. The taskbar shows all running applications and open windows as buttons, so you can quickly switch between them. You can enable the auto-hide feature for the taskbar in order to get extra screen space for open windows. Continue reading “How to Automatically Hide the Taskbar in Windows 10”

Show Windows version on Desktop with these two methods

Here is how to show Windows version and build number on the desktop.

You can add a watermark to the bottom right corner of the Desktop that will contain the currently installed Windows version, edition, and build number. This will allow you to quickly find the install OS version at a glance.

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How to Enable Full Screen Start Menu in Windows 10

How to Enable Full Screen Start Menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft replaced the Start screen of Windows 8 with a new adaptive Start menu that you can use as your place to start working with apps. Also, a special option allows you to make the Start menu full screen. Let’s see how you can do this. Continue reading “How to Enable Full Screen Start Menu in Windows 10”

How to Disable Settings Header in Windows 10 2004 and 20H2

How to Disable Settings Header in Windows 10 2004 and 20H2

Windows 10 versions 2004 and 20H2 ship with a new header area in the Settings app for many users. Initially available to a small select group of Insiders, the Settings banner is now available to regular users as well. Let’s take a look at how to get rid of it in Settings in Windows 10.
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