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.
How to Add Mono Audio Context Menu in Windows 10
Mono audio is a special Accessibility feature of Windows 10 that makes sure that even if a listener has an issue with one ear or one audio channel, he or she will never miss a word or sound of audio playing in a stereo headset or multichannel speakers. For many years, the audio we listen to has come with distinct left and right channels. In this case, the listener receives a different audio stream from both channels with different sounds. Unlike stereo, monoaural audio plays the same stream via both channels. Windows 10 includes a native option to enable Mono audio output. You can access it faster by adding a special context menu command to the Desktop.
How to Change the App for the Edit Menu for Images in Windows 10 File Explorer
In Windows 10, File Explorer includes the Edit command in the context menu for images. If you right-click an image, and select Edit, the image will be opened in Microsoft Paint. In this article, we will see how to change the app for the Edit command and replace it with an image editor of your choice.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update and above, the context menu option 'Open command window here' is replaced by 'Open PowerShell window here' entry. PowerShell replaces Command Prompt in the Win+X or Power User menu as well.
Windows 10 comes with a new app, Photos. It adds a new context menu item 'Edit With Photos' which opens your images in the app. If you don’t plan to use this option and want to declutter the right-click context menu, here is how to remove it.
Starting with Creators Update version 1703, Windows 10 comes with a new app, Paint 3D. It adds a new context menu item 'Edit With Paint 3D' which opens your images in the app. If you don’t plan to use this option and want to declutter the right-click context menu, here is how to remove it.
If you a Windows 10 user, you can add categories of Settings to the desktop context menu. This post describes a registry tweak that utilizes ms-settings: URI commands, which form the menu.
This post explains how to always show Copy Path option in the context menu by default in Windows 10, without needing to hold the SHIFT key every time.
One of the many changes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is that the OS now automatically reopens apps that were running before shutdown or restart. If you shut down Windows 10, next time some of previously running apps are relaunched. This behavior could be unwanted for many.
In Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703, Microsoft enabled PowerShell by default in the Win+X menu and removed Command Prompt. You can restore the command prompt item in the Win+X menu in Settings.