In Windows 8, Microsoft introduced the Ribbon UI in File Explorer so various commands can be more prominently displayed when you need them. Windows 10 also comes with the Ribbon feature in File Explorer.
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.
Windows 10 comes with a new options which allow you to enable Auto Correction and Text Suggestions for a hardware keyboard connected to your device. Auto spelling correction is really great feature of the OS when you are not sure about the spelling of a word.
These days most PCs can boot from USB, so you need no DVD drive any more to install Windows 10. Installing Windows 10 from a USB flash drive is much faster than optical drive setup. Modern devices support both BIOS or UEFI firmware modes. However, it can be useful to create a bootable USB driver which works in native UEFI mode.
With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft introduced its vision for the future of user interface design. You can now see the fluent design in the Start menu, Action Center, Settings app, Share flyout, Microsoft Edge, Photos, and in other apps. If you are not happy with this revamped look of apps, here is how you can get it of it.
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.
Windows 10 includes a new Mail app which is simplistic and allows you to send and receive e-mail from multiple accounts. It allows adding multiple email accounts so you can view and manage all your email accounts using the single app. This post explains how to remove an email account from the Mail app in Windows 10.
When you click on the Wi-Fi network icon in the system tray (notification area), you will see the network flyout with the list of Wireless network broadcasts available for your place. In most cases, you will see many SSIDs from your neighborhood which are absolutely useless. You can create a filter to hide those unneeded SSIDs from the list.
In Windows 10, you can make the operating system to search for certain file types or prevent the search feature from accessing them. This post explains the procedure in detail.
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.