How To Create Desktop Shortcuts For Windows 10 System Settings

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The familiar Control Panel settings have been clubbed together in Windows 10 as Settings (keyboard shortcut : Windows key + I).  (A list of useful Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts can be found here.)surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost");These settings can be accessed quickly if needed. To do this, open Run box (Windows key + R) and enter the shortcut path.There is an easier...

How To Change Windows 10 Start To Full Screen

The Start menu in Windows 10 by default blocks the lower half of screen.This can be changed to full screen view if needed. To enable this: Right click on Taskbar and select Taskbar settings.Scroll down to Start and enable the option Use Start full screen.Now, when Start is accessed, the tiles and other icons will be present on the desktop.At the top left of screen will be the layout choices:  Menu,...

How To Backup And Restore Device Drivers In Windows 10

Installed device drivers in Windows 10 can be backed up if needed. This can be useful if they need to be added back again after a clean install or for particular devices which are outdated or have driver conflicts. To backup these drivers : Open Run box (Windows key + R) and type the following path :  drivepath:\Windows\System32\DriverStoreNext, copy paste the folder named FileRepository to...

Reset Lost Windows 10 Password Using This Tool

Password lock-outs are quite common in any commonly used OS like Windows. It can disrupt daily tasks especially if administrator password is forgotten and there is no password reset disk to work with. To gain access, there are 2 easy methods to reset lost Windows 10 password with bootable disk (CD or USB drive). This guide is applicable for all versions of Windows including: Windows 10, Windows 8.1,...

How To Restrict Installation Of Apps In Windows 10

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Windows 10 can restrict installation of apps by allowing only those that are available on Windows Store. This may be a bit restrictive as many Windows programs are not available on Store but it can be a suitable option for PCs in a specific environment like kiosks etc. Here’s how to apply these restrictions : Access Windows 10 Settings (shortcut : Windows key + I) Choose Apps > Apps &...

How To Change Sync Settings For Windows 10 Mail App

The sync settings of Mail app that comes with Windows 10 can be changed if needed.These settings include downloading past emails from a specific time period (all time, last 7 days and so on), checking for and downloading new emails (as they arrive, every 15 minutes etc) and whether to sync contacts and calendar. Here is how to change it : Open the default Outlook email app in Windows 10 and from...