How To Automatically Delete Temporary And Downloaded Files In Windows 10

Windows 10 can automatically free up disk space and keep it optimized using Storage sense.It can be configured to automatically delete temporary files and previous Windows versions (which can take up a good chunk of space). Here is how : Access Settings (Windows key + I) and choose System.Next, from Storage section, make sure Storage sense is enabled and choose Change how we free up space automatically.Over...

How To Use The Timeline Feature In Windows 10

Windows 10 April 2018 Update now has a Timeline feature. This is basically a history of activities grouped by days which can then be accessed at any later point in time. So, when working with documents, websites or apps that are frequently accessed, Timeline can make it quicker to return to using them.To access it, click the rectangular pane icon in task bar or use Windows key + Tab.Timeline basically...

How To Enable Ransomware Protection In Windows 10

The recent Windows 10 Fall Creators update has a new feature of ransomware encryption/Exploit Guard. What it will do is lock down folders and only allow apps that are whitelisted to access files in those folder. This will prevent malicious apps from changing and modifying files or damaging the system. Here is how to configure it : Go to Settings ( shortcut key : Windows key + I) > Update & Security.Next,...

How To Use Cortana As A Calculator

Cortana along with many of it’s uses as a virtual assistant in Windows can also function as a calculator. To perform any calculation without using the calculator tool, simply launch Cortana.Then in the search box, type the calculations that are needed to be done.Cortana will display the results on right side pane. Additional calculations can also be done from the results pane.By the way,...

5 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts For Working With Virtual Desktops In Windows 10

A useful addition to Windows 10 is the feature of adding virtual desktops without using third party tools. This is a big help in staying focused, reducing clutter on desktop and remain organized when completing tasks without adding another physical display/monitor. Using this feature is easy by accessing it from the Task View.Click on New desktop at the bottom right and create new virtual desktops...

Quickly Check If A Windows PC Is 32/64 Bit Using This Free Tool

It can be useful to first check details of existing Windows operating system and if a 64 bit OS can be installed on a PC (especially for older hardware) before starting off the installation. Determining the current version of Windows installed can be done directly without any external tool by accessing Windows Settings (Windows key + X > Settings).  It however won’t check for hardware...