Change Sync Settings In Windows 10

surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); 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...

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...

How To Find Out Which Apps Are Consuming The Most Data In Windows 10

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Windows 10 provides a detailed summary of apps and their total data usage. This can be a useful metric to estimate which apps consume a lot of data and which don’t especially when using metered Internet connection. To view this data usage : Go to Windows Settings by clicking on All settings from the Action Center.Next, choose Network & Internet.Select Data usage > Usage details.This...

Pin Favorite Websites When Using Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge browser can pin favorite websites if required. What this means is that if a website is pinned, it will stay in the Edge navigation bar and will be opened every time Edge is launched. To do this, simply go to the website which needs to be pinned and right click it’s tab. Then choose PinThe website will now always be in the extreme left corner of Edge with only it’s favicon...

How To Prevent Scan Of Specific Files And Folders In Windows Defender

Windows Defender can skip scanning specific files, folders or processes if an exclusion is added for these. This can be done if a large set of files or folders which are unchanged or inactive take significant time to be scanned and so need to be skipped. This also makes the overall PC scans quicker. Here’s how to set file, folder and process level exclusions for Windows Defender in Windows 10...

How To Prevent Windows 10 From Auto Restarting After Installing Updates

Windows 10 updates feature can automatically restart PC once the updates are installed or this restart can be deferred by choosing to opt for a notification. Here is how to delay an automatic restart whenever updates are installed in Windows 10 : From system tray, click on Action Center and select All settings.Choose Update & security.Click on Windows Update and select Advanced options.From...