Hidden features of Windows 10
In its new operating system, Microsoft has added a number of interesting features. At the same time some of them are hidden so deep that they are not easy to unearth. We will show how to take advantage of useful innovations “tens”. With Windows 10, Microsoft plans to achieve two goals: to return conservative users familiar elements, including the “Start” menu and make your product advanced by the introduction of new features, such as voice assistant Cortana and browser Microsoft Edge . The familiar interface also means that Windows 10 is capable of more than it seems at first glance. Microsoft is not going to give extra ordinary users, according to company information. This greatly hinders the ambitious customers who want to try the most of the capabilities of Windows and configure the system to fit your needs. Our article will help you get to all these functions.
1. “Start” menu without attachments
The main change in Windows 10 is the revival of “Start” menu. However, unlike Windows 7, and it displays the tile of mobile applications .
For their complete removal is necessary to work: click on each application in the “Start” menu, right-click and choose “Unpin from Start”Now drag the cursor over the right edge to the left menu to display only a list of programs
2. Create a virtual desktop
In Windows 10 easy to work with multiple applications becomes more comfortable with virtual desktops.The keyboard shortcuts «Win + Tab» calls the virtual desktop, and plus sign to add a new.They can, for example, to distribute the window on the subject – a table to work, the other for multimedia.
3. Configure lock screen
In Windows 10 the lock screen, pop-up window with fields for entering data access changed. The screen titled “Spotlight Windows” along with the time and date you can see various pictures and even advertisements of new applications.All this will turn off in the “Personalization” menu “Options”. Click on the “Lock screen” and the” background” instead of ” Spotlight Windows” choose something else, for example,” Photos . “
4. Transparency in the “Start” menu
It should be transparent “Start” menu or desktop interface there – it’s a matter of taste, and Microsoft is engaged in its solution in pre-release versions. Half of the testers prefer transparency, half – no.
Through the registry folder ” HCU SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Themes Personalize “you customize the” Start “menu on your own way. If you set «EnableBlurBehind» “1”, the menu will be clear, and if “0” – that, accordingly, no.