How To Take Ownership Of A Registry Key in Windows 10

Registry Editor is a tool for advanced users who need to change Windows settings which are not available in the GUI. The main purpose of the Registry Editor is to view and change the settings in the system registry. Some Registry keys cannot be accessed due to their permissions. To get access to such a registry key, you’ll need to take ownership and grant full access permissions to your user account. This post explains the required procedure.

How To Enable Quick Launch In Windows 10

The Quick Launch toolbar is the classic feature of the taskbar in Windows. This useful toolbar was first introduced with Windows 95 OSR 2.5 and Internet Explorer 4.5. It was located next to the Start button. It was enabled by default for the last time in Windows Vista, but with the release of Windows 7, the Quick Launch toolbar was replaced with the ability to pin app icons to the taskbar.

How To Disable Transparency Effects In Windows 10

Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft, comes with a transparent taskbar. Previous versions of Windows like Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 include a transparent taskbar as well, but there was no option to disable it. In Windows 10, Microsoft finally added the appropriate option. The user is able to disable transparency effects in Windows 10 without using third party tools.

Pin Frequent Folders To Start Or Taskbar In Windows 10

Windows 10 File Explorer opens by default to the new Quick Access folder, which wasn't available in previous versions of the operating system. It includes two main sections: Frequent folders and Recent files. This post explains how to pin Frequent folders to the Start or taskbar in order to open it directly with one click.

Turn off automatically installing suggested apps in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the operating system automatically downloads and installs apps and games. Without the user permission, Windows 10 installs suggested apps like Candy Crush Soda Saga, Minecraft: Windows 10 edition, Flipboard, Twitter, Netflix, Pandora, World of Tanks: Blitz etc.