Windows 10 comes with .NET framework 4.5 pre-installed, but many apps developed in Vista and Windows 7 era require the .NET framework v3.5 installed along with 4.5.
Libraries is a special folder in File Explorer. It allows the user to create libraries – collections of folders which can aggregate files from different locations on the drive and show their contents under a single, unified view. A library is an indexed location, so when you search for a file in a library, the search will be completed instantly.
Since Windows Movie Maker was officially discontinued at the beginning of 2017, for those who is on Windows 10 Microsoft has finally provided an alternative solution. Windows 10 Photos app lets you trim videos and save the selected portion of the video clip to a new file.
There are lots of shell commands in Windows 10, that you can access by typing shell:<SomeFriendlyName> into the “Run” dialog or the Start menu search box/Cortana. In most cases, these shell commands open some system folder or a Control panel applet. This post explains the shell commands in detail and provides the full list of such commands available in Windows 10.
The more applications you install in Windows 10, the longer it will take to start up the operating system. This is because many apps load at startup and slow down the startup process. This post explains a number of essential ways to manage startup apps in Windows 10.
The Command Prompt is a useful tool when it comes to various maintenance and automation tasks in Windows. It is a special console where you can type commands, launch special apps and batch files. This post explains different ways to open the command prompt in Windows 10.
In older Windows versions, the user had the ability to go fullscreen mode for the command prompt. Before Windows 10, Windows XP was the last version where this worked. In Windows Vista and above, Microsoft removed fullscreen mode for the command prompt. This has been changed in Windows 10.
All versions of Windows 10 come with the built-in Settings app which has been added to the OS to replace Control Panel. You can change most of settings and options using Settings. Its user interface consists of a number of pages arranged by categories. Each page comes with toggle buttons, drop-down lists and check boxes to enable or disable certain features and change behavior of the OS.
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.
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.