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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.


#Windows 10 preview build 10532 released for Fast Ring users

Microsoft released Windows 10 preview build 10532 for Windows Insiders. If you are one of the fast ring beta testers, you might have already received the build notification via the Windows Update Service. It is the second public preview build after the release of Windows 10 RTM.

 

There are few bug fixes and interesting features in this build. This post will cover what’s new in build 10532. The post will also cover a small list of known issues.


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.


#Silverlight is not running on Google #Chrome! Why?

Starting Google Chrome version 42, Google has blocked NPAPI plugins in their browser and as a result, you will not be able to run Silverlight applications in your Chrome browser. So, what to do? There is a quick but temporary solution by which you will be able to re-enable the plugin.

 

In this blog post today, we are going to detail the process. Do remember that, it’s a temporary solution and won’t work in future release of Google Chrome.


How to train Cortana in #Windows 10 to learn your voice?

Cortana is a personal digital assistant, which can provide you suggestions, ideas, reminders, alerts, parcel tracking information, flight information and more. Have you tried Cortana yet in Windows 10? If you are in region where this feature exists, you might have already experienced this.

 

In Windows 10, you can configure Cortana to launch by just saying “Hey Cortana” and can train her to understand your voice. In this post, we will learn how to train Cortana to learn your speech.


First #Windows 10 Insider Preview build (10525) after RTM rolled out

Gabe Aul, the head of Microsoft's Windows Insider program, in a blog post today announced that Microsoft has rolled out it’s first Windows Insiders Preview build after RTM having build no. 10525. If you are a Windows Insider in the first ring, check for Windows Update and you might have receive it by now.

 

Remember that, it’s a preview build and has numerous known issues. These issues are already published by Microsoft and mentioned in this post too.


 
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