Disable or Enable Delete Confirmation For Photos App in Windows 10

How to Disable or Enable Delete Confirmation For Photos App in Windows 10.

In Windows 10, the Photos app is the default image and video viewer. The app displays image files, and allows create and edit videos. It has an icon(tile) pinned to the Start. Photos is associated with most of the image file formats. Photos also supports the OneDrive online service and shows images stored there. Windows 10 Photos app allows you to disable or enable a delete confirmation dialog that appears when you delete a file while browsing your photo collections. Here's how. Continue reading "Disable or Enable Delete Confirmation For Photos App in Windows 10"

What is the PathExt Environment Variable in Windows 10?

Environment variables in an operating system are values that contain information about the system environment, and the currently logged in user. They existed in OSes before Windows as well, such as MS-DOS. Environment Variables are a set of dynamic named values that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer. For example, a running process can query the value of the TEMP environment variable to discover a suitable place to store temporary files, or the AppData variable to find a quick way to get access to the Roaming folder in the user’s profile folder.

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How to Create Link to Text Fragment in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge includes a useful feature that allow making a link to any text portion of a web page. It is done via the ScrollToTextFragment web standard. It produces anchored links without having an existing anchor in HTML of the target web page. Continue reading "How to Create Link to Text Fragment in Microsoft Edge"

Hide Recently Added Apps from Start menu 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 Disable Programmable Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Disable Programmable Taskbar in Windows 10

In Windows 10 version 20H2 Microsoft has added a new programmable taskbar behavior, which now adapts to users' tasks. Using the collected information from the cloud, Windows 10 is able to automatically customize the contents of the taskbar for the user. Continue reading "How to Disable Programmable Taskbar in Windows 10"

How to Enable or Disable Camera On/Off OSD Notifications in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Camera On/Off OSD Notifications in Windows 10

When the webcam is being used by an application, its LED usually turns on to notify the user that the webcam is currently working. However, in some situations, the LED may turn off and you may not notice that the camera has turned on. For example, it can be broken, covered with something, or be disabled programmatically (by the user or some program). Some camera models do not have LED notification at all. Continue reading "How to Enable or Disable Camera On/Off OSD Notifications in Windows 10"

How To Find All Environment Variables in Windows 10

Environment variables in an operating system are values that contain information about the system environment, and the currently logged in user. They existed in OSes before Windows as well, such as MS-DOS. Environment Variables are a set of dynamic named values that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer. For example, a running process can query the value of the TEMP environment variable to discover a suitable place to store temporary files, or the AppData variable to find a quick way to get access to the Roaming folder in the user’s profile folder.

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Install Windows 10 20H2 with enablement package KB4562830

Upgrade Windows 10 version 2004 to version 20H2 without reinstalling with standalone enablement package KB4562830

Windows 10, version 20H2 is the successor to version 2004, the May 2020 Update. It is a minor update with a smaller set of enhancements focused primarily on select performance improvements, enterprise features, and quality enhancements. If your device has no safeguard holds, you can quickly convert your version 2004 setup into 20H2. Continue reading "Install Windows 10 20H2 with enablement package KB4562830"

Disable Safeguard Holds to Install New Versions of Windows 10

How to Disable Feature Update Block Safeguard Holds in Windows 10

Not every user is able to get the most recent Windows 10 version right after its release. Windows 10 now allows you to bypass the safeguard hold that may prevent your computer from downloading and installing a new feature update. This post explains how to use this new feature.

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How to Enable or Disable Reserved Storage in Windows 10

Starting in version 1903, Windows 10 reserves some disk space that allows the OS to used it for updates, apps, temporary files, and system caches even if your device is running low on the disk space on the system partition (C:).

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