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 +...

How To Change Apps For Websites And Configure Default Apps In Windows 10

Windows 10 can automatically open certain websites through their apps if installed instead of using a browser. This can include apps like Twitter, Microsoft To-Do and more. Here is how to turn on or off these associated apps so that they can be opened in browser: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Win key +I) Next, go to Apps and click on Apps for websites. Certain websites will already be associated...

How To Configure And Use Search In Windows 10

The search feature in Windows 10 ( keyboard shortcut: Windows key + S ) by default will automatically look for files and folders in your Outlook account as well as OneDrive. It also returns search results from the web with a moderate content filter by default. Categorizing searches: You can also directly categorize these searches based on what you are looking for by using various prefixes. For example:...

Pause Windows Updates And Automatically Set Active Hours With The Windows 10 May 2019 Feature Update

With the Windows 10 May 2019 feature update 1903 (also codenamed 19H1), Windows 10 users can now manage how the updates are scheduled and installed. This is by allowing delaying of updates upto a period of 35 days. Here are the new changes in 19H1 for Windows 10 updates that are visible once this feature update is installed: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Windows key + I) > Update &...

Quickly View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords In Windows 10

If you have forgotten your Wi-Fi password in Windows 10, you can view it through any other Windows 10 PC that is using the same network. This can be done either directly using the command prompt or through Windows Settings. Here is how: Using the command prompt: This is obviously a lot quicker. Open Windows command prompt (Win key + R and type cmd) or search for command prompt...

How To Change AutoPlay Settings In Windows 10

Autoplay in Windows 10 can be configured to take specific action depending on the devices. Here is how: Access Windows Settings (shortcut key: Windows key + I) and choose Devices. Select AutoPlay. Make sure that the option AutoPlay for all media and devices is enabled. Then from the list of available devices that can be configured for autoplay defaults, choose the corresponding...