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In the Windows 10 latest build, i.e. Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803), Microsoft added a new settings page to control the Startup items that start along with Windows OS. Apart from the Task Manager | Startup tab, this is a new page where you can control it.

 

In this quick tip on Windows 10, we are going to see how to change the startup settings in latest version of Windows 10.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft started rolling out the next major upgrade release of Windows 10. They named it as Windows 10 April 2018 Update. This new update focuses on features like Timeline, Focus Assist, Microsoft Edge improvements and many more.

 

In this blog article, we will learn how to upgrade your system to the latest version of Windows 10. You can follow either of the three possible ways.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft is all set to release the next major public update of Windows 10 next month from their Redstone 4 (RS4) branch. If you are a Windows Insider, you have already installed and experienced all or most of the preview builds in last few months.

 

As it is approaching the RTM state, you may like to opt-out from the preview build and be inline with the public version. Follow the steps mentioned here.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft is adding a new Power Plan policy to Windows 10 Pro workstations, to improve the performance of the computer. Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17101, Microsoft previewed the same to the insiders in Fast Ring.

 

This change is expected to be available with the next major update of Windows 10, which is scheduled to release in Spring 2018.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Along with the Windows 10 preview build 17083 for PC, Microsoft previewed a new Fonts Settings Page to the insiders in the Fast ring to grab early feedback before the next major public update build. If you are a Windows Insider, you can try this now.

 

In this post, we will discuss what's new coming with the Fonts settings page and from where to download new fonts in your system.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17074, Microsoft introduced a brand new "App volume and device preferences" settings page to help you customize your audio experience to best fit your needs and preferences.

 

In this post, we will demonstrate how to use this new 'App volume and device preferences' settings page. Continue reading to know more.

Published by on under Win10Tips | Windows

Storage Sense in Windows 10 runs automatically when you are low on disk space. Now, with the next major update of Windows 10, you will be allowed to control how frequently the automatic disk cleanup will run and free up the unused space that you don't need.

 

In this quick blog post, we will learn about this new change (with video demonstration), scheduled to release with the next major update early this year.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Along with Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, scheduled to release this spring, Microsoft is planning to improve the Quiet Hour feature by giving you an option to choose which notifications you would like to see and hear during quiet hours.

 

In this post, we are going to see what are the options coming up in the next major build of Windows 10 to control the Quiet Hours settings.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

In case you missed, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17074 to the fast ring Windows Insiders, which contains a tons of new changes and improvements to its existing version. This includes a set of changes to its Edge Browser too.

 

In this post, we will discuss about the changes performed in the latest version of Microsoft Edge that comes with build 17074.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build: 17063, Microsoft added support to see the permissions an application has requested. You will have total control over it to allow or disallow a specific permission for that application.

 

In this quick post, we are going to discuss about this feature, which has been newly introduced with Windows 10 build 17063.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brought a most wanted feature on OneDrive, called "Files on Demand". Once you enable the feature, you can now access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and eating the extra storage space on your device.

 

In case, you are not able to find this feature after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, here's how to enable it.

Published by on under OneDrive | Win10Tips

If you are using Windows 10, it allows you to enable the update delivery optimization, which helps the system to download the Windows updates and apps from internet as well as PCs within the local network. When enabled, it also uploads update from your PC to internet.

 

Along with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can control the bandwidth that you want to use for Windows update download and upload. Let's learn how to do this.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is already here, and you might have already upgraded to this latest stable version of Windows 10. After upgrade, you may experience low disk space as the upgrade process keeps a backup of the previous version of Windows.

 

If you are on low disk space, you can forcefully remove the previous version of Windows by following the steps mentioned in this article.

Published by on under Win10Tips | Windows

We all know that, the next major update of Windows 10, named 'Fall Creators Update', is already there. The update released worldwide on 17th October 2017, contains a set of new features like: Fluent design, Windows Mixed Reality, OneDrive placeholders and many more improvements and fixes.

 

By the time you might have already received the upgrade notification, but in case you didn't, here's some ways to grab the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

While Microsoft is preparing for the next big update, named 'Windows 10 Creators Update', to be available worldwide from 17th October, the Windows engineering team has already started pushing their next set of updates from the RedStone 4 (RS4) branch to the Windows Insiders.

 

Along with build 17017, for the fast ring insiders, Microsoft has started testing a new Startup settings page, easily accessible from the Windows 10 Settings app.

Published by on under Win10Tips | Windows

In this computing world, we are familiar with PDF document formats, which opens in Acrobat Reader or any other compatible PDF Reader applications. In Windows 10, it is easy to create PDF files using the Microsoft Print to PDF printer drivers.

 

Though, this feature is available by default with the operating system, but in case it is not available, you can install the required driver by following the steps mentioned in this post.

Published by on under Tips | Windows

Haven't used your PC for a while and forgot Windows 10 sign-in password? Change Windows password often but couldn't remember the last password used on your laptop? Need to assist someone else in resetting lost computer password?

 

Performing a clean install of Windows is never a good idea, especially if you have important softwares or files stored on your hard drive. In this tutorial we'll show you how to easily reset forgotten Windows 10 password with or without reset disk.

Published by on under GuestPost | Tips

Windows 10 Update delivery works better by creating a peer network to send/receive updates within LAN and/or internet. But till date, there was no control over it's upload/download bandwidth and thus, there was a need for it.

 

Though this feature is not yet announced in Release Notes, but a separate settings page has been seen in recent version of Insiders Preview build, which we are going to discuss in this post.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

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