How To Use PDF Tools In Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge browser now has a PDF toolbar by which you can annotate the text in the PDF documents, draw in them, make the text audible, and so on. This is included with the Windows 10 October 2018 updates along with Learning Tools. Here is how to use these PDF tools in Edge: Open any PDF document in Edge. Hover at the top to see a PDF toolbar that will be available. This toolbar can be pinned/unpinned...

Add Outlines To Screen Captures Taken With Snip & Sketch In Windows 10

Snip & Sketch app in Windows 10 is useful for taking screenshots and annotating them. It can be configured to add a default outline or border to these captured screenshots or snips. Here is how: Open the Windows 10 search box (Win key + S) and type in Snip & Sketch. Choose the app and open it. Click on the ellipsis buttons at the right of the Snip & Sketch window that is displayed. Then...

Enable Periodic Scanning Of Windows 10 PC With Microsoft Defender

Microsoft Defender Antivirus can be set to periodically scan Windows 10 PCs even if a third-party antivirus product is installed and active. Here’s how: From the system tray, right-click on the Windows Security icon and select View security dashboard. Then click on Virus & threat protection. Scroll down to the Microsoft Defender Antivirus options section and expand it. Over here enable...

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...

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 +...