The Windows 10 taskbar helpfully displays your running apps, system notifications, and updates. But it also takes up valuable space and may be distracting to some users. Here’s how to configure Windows 10 to automatically hide and show the taskbar only when you need it.
Need to copy files between two locations in File Explorer, or compare text in two Word documents? You probably already know how to open a second window for a running application, but here’s the quickest way to do it via the taskbar and a helpful keyboard shortcut.
Windows appends the text “Shortcut” whenever you create a new shortcut to a file or folder. While you can manually rename your shortcuts to remove this appended text, why not simply configure Windows to stop adding this text by default? Here’s how to do it.
Need to install Microsoft Office on multiple PCs? Don’t waste time and bandwidth using the standard online installer. Grab the Office Offline Installer once and then use it to quickly install Office 2016 as many times as you need. Here’s how it works.
The Windows 10 Action Center includes a number of Quick Actions, handy buttons that manage certain functions or link you to common apps. But some users may prefer a simpler Action Center interface focused on their notifications. If that’s you, here’s how you can hide the Quick Action icons in the Windows 10 Action Center.
The Settings app is the new hotness in Windows 10, but the trusty old Control Panel still serves an important role for many users. If you need to frequently access the Control Panel, save some time by adding a Control Panel shortcut to the right-click menu in Windows 10. Here’s how it works.
Are you getting ready to shop online this holiday season? You might want to consider using Microsoft Edge. The Windows 10 browser teams up with Cortana to automatically find and display money-saving coupons at many popular online retailers.
Is Windows 10 bugging you with tips and suggestions about to use all of its new features? If you already like things the way they are, here’s how to turn off these annoying Windows 10 notifications.
With the free upgrade offer officially ending in July, Microsoft is finally removing the Get Windows 10 app from Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs, bringing an end to a frustrating and controversial period.
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes a handy new feature that lets you quickly change your audio playback device via the taskbar. Here’s how it works.