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”
How To Switch App Windows Directly in Windows 10 Taskbar Without Clicking on Thumbnails
In Windows 10, the taskbar button grouping feature is turned on by default. In this mode, clicking on a group button makes it show a list of window thumbnails. You can make the taskbar switch to the last active program window in the group with a single click.
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In Windows 10, Microsoft reduced the size of application icons on the taskbar to 24 x 24. Many users want the have larger icons with size of 32 x 32, similarly to what they were in Windows 7 and 8. Here is a bit of good news – it is can be done with a small freeware tool. Continue reading “Make Taskbar Icons Bigger in Windows 10”
How to Disable Windows Animations in Windows 10
You may wonder how to turn off the window animations in Windows 10. Some users do not like those effects. If you are one of them, you might want to turn them off. Luckily, you can still turn off minimizing and maximizing window effects completely. Follow the instructions in this guide.
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Starting with Windows 10 build 17040, there is a hidden new floating Search bar that can be enabled for a more immersive Cortana that Microsoft is testing.
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