312-253-4321    Get SUPPORT

Alchetec Blog

Tip of the Week: Easy to Remember Windows 10 Tips

Tip of the Week: Easy to Remember Windows 10 Tips

Windows 10 calls on the success (and failures) of previous versions of the operating system to deliver a truly dynamic solution to users. To get the most out of your Windows 10 workstation, we recommend following these five tips. They are simpler than you might think, and you can get unprecedented value out of them.

Shake to Minimize Open Windows

You might have many windows open at once in the middle of the workday, which can keep you from staying focused on the task at hand. Windows 10 offers some slight reprieve to this issue, giving you the ability to use your mouse or finger (if using a touchscreen) to easily minimize open windows. All you have to do is click and “drag,” or in this case, shake, the window a bit.

Sync Specific Folders with OneDrive

OneDrive’s cloud storage gives Windows 10 a lot of flexibility. You can sync your local folders directly to your OneDrive data so that it’s easy to access. With OneDrive open, right-click on the OneDrive icon that’s found in the notification area. Once you choose Settings, you can then access the Account tab. You will then be presented with the opportunity to Choose folders. Select this option to show a list of your OneDrive folders. You can then select the ones you want to access through your Windows 10 File Explorer. Once you’re ready, click on OK.

View the Original Control Panel

Windows 10 provides a much simpler user experience for customizing your options via Settings, but some people prefer the old style of Control Panel. To access the control panel and user settings through it, click on the Cortana icon in the taskbar and type “Control Panel”.

Choose Folders Displayed on Start Menu

You can consider the Start menu to be Windows 10’s productivity hub, giving you access to all you need to be effective throughout the workday. Unfortunately, this also means that it might feel a little cluttered. You can start clearing it up by choosing which folders you want to be visible on your Start menu. In Settings, select Personalization and then click Start. You can then find a link for Choose which folders appear on Start at the bottom of the window. Toggle the folders to your liking.

Select Your Application Notifications

Notification overload is a very real problem, and Microsoft is aware of this. This is why they gave us the option to customize the notifications that we receive in Windows 10. To activate this setting, navigate through Start > Settings > System > Notifications & action. You can then review the notification types that you want to see.

What kind of tips do you want to see covered on our blog? Let us know in the comments.

How to Test Your Disaster Recovery Preparedness
You Can Attribute a Lack of Productivity to Downti...
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Sunday, August 25 2019

Captcha Image

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Business Computing Cloud Productivity Network Security IT Services Hosted Solutions Malware Data Backup Software Privacy Email Data Hackers Outsourced IT Internet Computer Microsoft Data Recovery IT Support Business Managed IT Services Productivity Innovation Ransomware User Tips Tech Term Cloud Computing Hardware Efficiency Business Continuity Backup Collaboration IT Support Mobile Devices Windows 10 Small Business Business Management Google Managed IT Services Upgrade VoIP Communication Remote Monitoring Paperless Office Android Phishing Workplace Tips Disaster Recovery Server Save Money Smartphones Internet of Things Data Management Managed Service Provider Cybersecurity Managed IT Smartphone Office 365 Artificial Intelligence Communications Passwords Encryption Mobile Device Browser Social Media Quick Tips Windows 10 BYOD Help Desk Holiday Risk Management Saving Money Laptops Government Document Management Managed Service Windows Wi-Fi Applications Business Technology Training Facebook Employer-Employee Relationship Microsoft Office Automation BDR Compliance Vendor Management Vulnerability IT Management Scam Analytics Project Management Blockchain Chrome Information Infrastructure SaaS Tip of the week Telephone Systems Bandwidth Unified Threat Management File Sharing Password Healthcare Virtualization Antivirus Recovery Processor Network Miscellaneous Maintenance Money Router RMM Word Regulations Windows 7 Data Storage Politics Wireless VPN Mobile Device Management Access Control Virtual Reality Two-factor Authentication Work/Life Balance Bring Your Own Device IT Service Office Data Security Hosted Solution Firewall Robot Data loss Storage Avoiding Downtime Apps Gmail Tablet App Customer Relationship Management Files Going Green Website Customer Service Network Management Management Smart Technology Remote Monitoring and Management Net Neutrality Chromebook Twitter Server Management HIPAA Settings Remote Workers Health Flexibility Operating System Networking Social Internet Exlporer Machine Learning Remote Computing IoT Printing Downtime Electronic Medical Records Cooperation Virtual Private Network Mobile Security Outlook Digital Payment Upgrades Identity Theft Computers Licensing Monitoring Company Culture Software as a Service Computing Assessment Alert The Internet of Things Display Gadgets How To Patch Management Proactive Consultation Samsung Unified Communications Uninterrupted Power Supply Big Data Mobility How To Monitors Users Employees Redundancy Google Maps Search Employee-Employer Relationship Procurement Proactive IT Computer Repair Crowdsourcing Computing Infrastructure Information Technology Meetings OneDrive Mouse Wireless Internet Notifications Active Directory Cost Management Travel Read Only Hacking Google Calendar Botnet Identity Supercomputer Physical Security Microsoft Excel Connectivity Content Filtering History Point of Sale Professional Services Printer Sports Vulnerabilities Tracking Network Congestion Wires Zero-Day Threat Distributed Denial of Service Modem Spam Security Cameras Touchscreen IT Consulting Alerts Enterprise Resource Planning Corporate Profile Humor Instant Messaging Manufacturing Comparison Business Growth Employer/Employee Relationships End of Support WPA3 Windows Server Hard Drive Solid State Drive Cortana Transportation Trending Legislation IT Budget Bitcoin G Suite Cabling E-Commerce Virtual Assistant Websites Telephony IT Technicians Geography Digital Education Backup and Disaster Recovery Managed IT Service Cookies Remote Worker Data Breach Mobile Computer Care WannaCry Office Tips Finance Hard Disk Drives Specifications Automobile Proactive Maintenance Fleet Tracking Tech Terms Google Drive User Management Cache Taxes Hard Disk Drive Bookmarks Emoji Social Networking Firefox IT Solutions Processors Current Events Permissions Star Wars Features Wasting Time Statistics SharePoint Mirgation High-Speed Internet Augmented Reality Spyware Human Error Database Management Break Fix Nanotechnology Tech Support ROI Technology Laws Legal Law Enforcement Staff Wireless Technology 5G Authentication Mail Merge USB Asset Tracking Theft Techology Personal Information Hotspot Recycling Safety Unsupported Software Favorites Teamwork Shortcut Private Cloud Solid State Drives Black Friday Motherboard IBM Lenovo Projects Fraud Utility Computing Hacker Disaster 3D Printing Electronic Health Records Database Bluetooth Downloads Update Migration Development MSP Permission GDPR Dark Web Screen Reader Software Tips Consulting Notes Heating/Cooling Unified Threat Management Gadget Operations Managing Stress WiFi VoIP Dark Data Authorization Address Apple Social Engineering OneNote Financial Time Management Disaster Resistance Virus Language eWaste Mobile Data Conferencing Shared resources Technology Tips Options Cyber Monday Mobile Computing Test Superfish Return on Investment Cybercrime Cyberattacks Voice over Internet Protocol Multi-Factor Security Chatbots Cables Data Warehousing Smart Tech Managed Services Provider PowerPoint Servers User Error Wearable Technology Enterprise Content Management GPS YouTube Black Market Public Cloud Mobile Office Domains Cleaning Hacks Motion Sickness Printers Public Speaking Emergency Presentation Lithium-ion battery Students Relocation Hiring/Firing Regulation Sync Staffing Fun IT Consultant Marketing CrashOverride Budget Mobile Device Managment Administrator Competition Error IP Address Hard Drives