Free Up Disk Space In Windows 10 By Deleting Windows Update Files

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Windows 10 preserves a copy of all the applied updates even when newer updates are applied. While this is useful when trying to roll back updates, it gradually consumes a lot of disk space over time. Here is how to delete them if using Storage sense to free up disk space doesn’t help : Open the Run box (shortcut key – Win key+ R) and type in : services.msc   Next, scroll down to...

Add Different Calendars To The Windows 10 Calendar App

The Calendar app in Windows 10 comes with additional calendars that can be added to your Microsoft account to keep track of sporting events, TV channels/shows and country specific national holidays. (If you have already configured other email accounts like Gmail etc in the Mail app, those calendars will be automatically available in the Calendar app). Here is how to add these extra calendars : Open...

How To Create Linked Inboxes In Windows 10 Mail App

Windows 10 Mail app has the feature of linking inboxes. What this means is that if you have multiple email accounts configured, then you can link them together as a single inbox. This is useful when you’d like to consolidate different email accounts under one inbox (E.g: one linked inbox for all your personal email accounts and the other for work). There has to be more than one email account...

Enable Mini View And Dark Mode For Movies & TV In Windows 10

The Movies & TV app which comes by default with Windows 10 has some cool features like Mini view, 360 view, and Dark Mode. Access it either from the Windows start menu or by searching for it (shortcut keys: Win key + S). To enable Mini View, open any video file in Movies & TV app and click on the rectangle icon. Then select Play in mini view. This will launch the video in a small window...

Configure Wi-Fi Networks As Metered In Windows 10

Metered connections in Windows 10 is useful in managing data usage. Here is how to set metered Wi-Fi connections in Windows 10: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Windows key + I) and choose Network & Internet. Next, click on Wi-Fi and select the network connection (if there are more than one) to be set as metered by choosing Manage known networks. Choose the specific Wi-Fi connection and...

How To Configure Drive Optimisation In Windows 10

Windows 10 can automatically clean up disk space using Storage Sense . You can also schedule optimising (defragmentation) of drives automatically. Here’s how: Go to the search box (shortcut keys: Win key + S) and type in defrag.Then choose Defragment and Optimise Drives. Alternatively, from File Explorer, choose Manage > Optimise. You can also access it from Windows Settings (Win key +...