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How to fetch any files remotely using #OneDrive in #Windows 10?

I was just exploring the new features in OneDrive and found an interesting feature that came up with Windows 10. It calls as fetch any files remotely using OneDrive. For this, your PC must be synced with OneDrive having an active internet connection and the associated settings must be enabled.

 

In this post we will discuss more about this feature and also see the settings which needs to be enabled. Continue reading and share your views on this existing new feature.



A collection of #Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Who doesn’t want to be productive? Everyone, right? And this accelerates when you know some most useful keyboard shortcuts. Windows 10 specifies few new keyboard shortcuts along with existing shortcuts which were available for a long time. Using these keyboard shortcuts, you can improve your day-2-day activities.

 

In this post, I am sharing the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts along with the descriptions of each key combination. If I missed any, let me know so that, I can update this post for future references.


#OneDrive sharing now became easier with #Windows 10

Are you using OneDrive to store your documents, pictures and musics? If not, you should start using it. OneDrive is secure and has very good integration with Windows 10. The app itself creates local copy of the selected files/folders and you are just one step away to store and retrieve files.

 

In Windows 10, it also offers one click sharing option directly from the explorer window. In this post, we will discuss about it. Read more to continue.


How to monitor your Network Usage in #Windows 10?

Everyone cares about internet data usage, especially when they are using a limited bandwidth. Most of the people don’t have a free or unlimited internet connection. Hence, it’s require to check which application of your Windows installation mostly uses your internet bandwidth.

 

Microsoft provides a way to check the network usage by different applications in Windows 10. In this post, we are going to discuss on this. Continue reading to further know about it.


How to manage disk usage with Storage Sense in #Windows 10?

Storage Sense is one of the great feature Microsoft has brought to Windows 10. The feature analyses the files on your hard drive and tells you how much space is actually occupied by different types of content. It also suggests you to locate and clean up unused files/contents.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss about Storage Sense in Windows 10. This will help you to keep track of and manage the files on your drive. Continue reading to know more about this feature.


How to customize Quick Actions and Notifications in #Windows 10?

Like Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft also included quick actions and better notification system in Windows 10. You can customize the quick action buttons and select the favorite four from a collection of eleven action buttons. Not only this, you can also choose settings to customize the notifications.

 

In this post of the Windows 10 Tips & Tricks series, we will go thru the settings page in order to understand the various options to customize the quick actions and notifications in Windows 10.



How to turn ON/OFF the #Windows 10 System Icons?

You might be interested on turning off some system icons from the system tray to gain some space in your taskbar. This situation might arise when you have too many icons there and/or you want to turn off some system icons from your system tray. This is also applicable for the systray clock.

 

If you want to do so and looking around an option in Windows 10, this post will definitely help you. Continue reading to find out the steps with screenshots.


How to prevent automatic updates in #Windows 10?

If you are already using Windows 10 Technical Preview, you might noticed that, you can not selectively install Windows updates now. Microsoft forces the updates to push in your system by default, but this recently caused some issues to few people.

 

Thus, Microsoft released a tool named “Show or Hide updates troubleshooter”, which will allow you to remove and/or block selective updates.


#Windows 10 now provides pinning a settings icon in Start screen

Did you install the latest version of Windows 10 Technical Preview? Microsoft added “Pin to Start” option to the Settings page icons, by which we will be able to pin any settings page in the Start Screen. So, from now onwards you will be able to pin your favorite settings icon for easy access.

 

In this post, let’s briefly describe the feature introduced in Windows 10 Technical Preview. Be ready for the Windows 10 launch on 29th July.


What’s new in #Windows 10 Snipping Tools?

Windows 10, which is now near to polishing stage before final release, came with many new features and enhancements; that includes the UI, settings and apps. It’s still in Technical Preview version with the latest build no: 10162.

 

In this post, we are going to know the latest changes happened in the Windows Snipping Tool, which many users uses most of the days to take screenshots.


Solution: #Windows Driver installation timeout issue (0x800705b4)

If you have recently installed Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10041, you might have faced this issue when your system refuses to install the driver saying “Timeout” with error code: 0x800705b4. This mainly happens with the Realtek audio driver but can happen with other drivers too.

 

In this blog post, sharing a system hack to increase the timeout duration to resolve this issue. Try it only if you are an advanced user with admin permission.



How to enable the new tray clock in #Windows 10?

Windows 10 – not a new name! I hope, most of you currently using the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build version: 9926. In this release, Microsoft added a new clock to the tray but as a special trick in registry. Thanks to Bavo Luysterborg for sharing the same on Twitter.

 

In this Tips and Tricks post of my Windows 10 series, I am going to share the trick to change the UI of the clock in Windows 10 Technical Preview version 9926.


How to activate Cortana in #Windows 10?

Microsoft first introduced “Cortana” in Windows Phone 8.1 and now integrating with Windows OS. Going with Windows 10 (build: 9926 onwards), you will see her assisting you in your desktop, tablet versions too. Though it is currently in development stage for Windows 10, not all the functionalities work properly.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss how to activate Cortana in Windows 10. Also we will see, how to activate touch free “Hey Cortana”. A short video tutorial can be found at the end of the post.


How to show/hide Task View and Search icons in #Windows 10?

If you are a Windows Insider and already in the Fast update channel, you might have already got the new update for Windows 10 Technical Preview build version: 9879. In this release, Microsoft had provided options to show/hide the Task View and Search icons present in the Task Bar.

 

If you feel them annoyed in your Task Bar eating more icons space, you can now easily hide them from your Task bar. Let’s see how to do that. Continue reading to know about it.


Data Sense and Battery Saver coming up in #Windows 10

Windows 10, which is now in Technical Preview Release, coming up with Data Sense and Battery Saver settings. If you are a Windows Insider and already set your system in “Fast” channel to get the quick preview builds, you might already have installed the build version 9860.

 

Data Sense and Battery Saver settings pushed into this build with no functionalities actually, but confirms their availabilities in coming builds. Let’s go thru the overview of those which we might get in future.


How to configure the new Home Screen in #Windows 10?

Microsoft Windows 10, currently under Technical Preview, came with a new Home Screen when you launch the File Explorer. It pins all your favourite icons, frequent folders, recent files and more to help you easily launch the frequent files/folders from a single place.

 

Today in this post, we will discuss how to configure the Home screen, add or remove icons, organize the tiles properly.



How to Use Virtual Desktops in #Windows 10?

Finally virtual desktops were added natively in Windows. If you are using Windows 10, you will be able to use it directly. Though all the functionalities not yet available, but it’s good to see it  by default in Microsoft Windows operating system.

 

In this post, today we will be describing more about Virtual Desktop feature and guide you to understand how to work with it. Continue reading and share your thoughts.


What are the experimental Console features in #Windows 10?

Windows 10 – all you heard about it. Microsoft recently released a Technical Preview version of it to the Windows Insiders opted for it. In this release, there is an option to play with some new features coming into Console Window.

 

Today in this post, we will go thru them and understand what these options actually means. Continue reading and share your views about those cool new features.


How to bring back the Start screen in #Windows 10?

Those who have already installed the Windows 10 Technical Preview might noticed that the Start Screen is no more there by default. Rather, Microsoft placed the old Start menu with additional features like adding Live Tiles into it.

 

In this Tips & Tricks post about Windows 10, we will discuss how to switch between Start menu and Start screen. If you love the Windows 8 like Start screen, you will be able to bring it back.

 
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