How To Use Focus Sessions In Windows 11

Windows 11 has a feature of Focus sessions. Through this, you can set a time block aside for productivity. So it is a countdown timer that can be enabled while working. It also integrates with Microsoft To-Do (Tasks) and Spotify. This feature is different from Focus Assist (which is also available in Windows 10). Focus Assist will turn off active notifications from apps and other items while Focus...

Change Graphics Preferences For Apps In Windows 11

In Windows 11, graphics settings can be configured individually for each of the installed apps. This is useful when assigning different graphics settings on a per-app basis. Here is how: Access Windows 11 Settings (Win key + I) and choose Display. Then scroll down to the Graphics section. It will display a list of apps and options for choosing custom graphic options for them. The default system apps...

How To Use Specific Troubleshooters In Windows 11

Troubleshooters in Windows are essentially small programs that can check and offer recommendations for fixing different system-related issues. So, as with Windows 10, Windows 11 too comes with a list of different troubleshooters. These can be run manually for diagnosing and fixing. To access them, open System Settings (Win key + I) and choose Troubleshoot. It will open the Troubleshoot menu. You...

How To Change The Position Of Windows 11 Taskbar

One of the biggest changes visible with Windows 11 is the position of the taskbar. It, by default, is now at center instead of the left side as it was with the previous Windows versions. However, it can still be changed to have it aligned to the left side as before. Here is how: Right-click on the taskbar and select Taskbar settings. It will open the Personalization > Taskbar settings for Windows...

Windows 11: First Impressions

Windows 11 is here, and it brings a new layout and many new features. When using it for the first time, certain new features stand out as they are different from the previous versions. Quick look: Here is a quick look at each of them: Taskbar and Start menu: Windows 11 taskbar is now at the center of the screen. It still has the familiar Windows button as the Start button. Clicking on it now lists...

PC Health Check Tool For Windows 11: Redux

The PC Health Check tool released initially by Microsoft earlier for checking PC compatibility with Windows 11 didn’t give sufficient information and hence was removed shortly. Now, with the release of Windows 11 just a few days away, Microsoft has re-released this PC Health Check tool to include more details about the compatibility checks. To use it, download and install it from here. After installing,...