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 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...