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.
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.
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.
This post explain how to add the Hibernate option to the power button menu in the Start menu. The command can be used to put your computer to hibernation instead of shut down.
User Account Control, or just UAC is a part of the Windows security system which prevents apps from making unwanted changes on your PC. When some software tries to change system-related parts of the Registry or the file system, Windows 10 shows an UAC confirmation dialog, where the user should confirm if he really wants to make those changes.
Control Panel as we know it today, has been in Windows since Windows 95. It houses all the Windows settings in one place. As with previous versions of Windows, in Windows 10, Control Panel is a special virtual folder. You can open Control Panel to change the appearance of your Desktop, Start menu, update hardware drivers, manage scheduled tasks and do many other things.
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.
Windows 10 comes with a brand new feature - virtual desktops. For users of Mac OS X or Linux, this feature exists for long time, but for Windows users it is a step forward. Here is how to manage Virtual Desktops.
Compared to the small and subtle shadows behind open windows in Windows 8, Windows 10 has really huge and prominent shadows. Many users do not like this new visual effect and would like to get rid of shadows of windows. Thankfully, it is easy to do so.
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.