Speed Up Windows 10 By Disabling Background Apps

surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); Default system apps that come with Windows 10 run in background even when they are not being accessed. It is to ensure that they are always updated and can provide best performance but this won’t be necessary if these are not used frequently. So they can be configured to not run in background thereby freeing up system resources. Here...

7 Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts For Better Productivity

Windows 10 has some very useful keyboard shortcuts that can increase productivity by finishing tasks quickly. These shortcuts can be directly used anytime. Here are some of the very useful ones :Windows key + PrtScn : This will capture a screenshot of the current screen and automatically store it in the Computer > Pictures > Screenshots folder.Windows key + E : This will launch File Explorer...

Change Sync Settings In Windows 10

When signed in with the same email address across different devices using Windows 10, various settings like desktop theme, passwords, language preferences, Internet Explorer settings and more are automatically synced. These can be changed individually if needed and can also be completely turned off from syncing if needed. Here is how : Access All settings from Action Center.Choose Accounts.Select...

How To Install Windows 10 Apps In Different Drives And Partitions

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Apps, media files and documents in Windows 10 are by default stored in the system partition. The path for each of these can be changed if needed. Here is how : Access Windows 10 settings from Action center > All settings.  Select System.Click on Storage and from the right pane, change the installation path for apps and media files.This can help in streamlining storage capacity. All done.

Windows 10 Tips & Tricks : Infographics

Here is a useful infographic about Windows 10 tips and tricks. This covers new features available in Windows 10, common problems and hidden features that can be enabled for better productivity.[ Image courtesy : EaseUS ]

How To Download Country Maps In Windows 10 For Offline Use

Windows 10 provides a list of detailed country maps (using Bing Maps) that can be downloaded and used for directions/navigation when travelling or just for information. To do this : Access Windows Settings (Action Center > All settings). Next, choose System.  Click on Offline Maps and select Download maps.This will display a list of regions for which maps can be downloaded.  Some...