This also shows up files on SkyDrive too. If there is an app you don't want e. Click this and choose 'Shut Down' or 'Restart'. However, that works only if the developer has allowed it for the app. You can disable the hot corners if you prefer life without them In Windows 8 you needed a third-party tool or a registry hack to disable the 'hot corners' around the edges of your screen. Recently there is an upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.
You'll find an option for this by right-clicking on the taskbar, choosing Properties and opening up the Navigation tab. If you close all apps, it takes your back to the desktop. From here, click System Image Backup in the lower left corner. But they did, and that's that. Create A Lock Screen Slideshow Previously, your Windows lock screen could only be a static photo.
In this book, you'll learn how to: -Master the Dash and the Launcher. You can open the Task Manager from the Quick Access menu, as discussed in Tip 1. Windows 10 also contains Internet Explorer for legacy purposes which I think will be continued to be used for a considerable time to come. You can even arrange them alphabetically in File Explorer to make it easier to find them. By default, Search organizes the available by how frequently they are used and then in alphabetical order.
Visit for the Windows 10 update. You can delete this folder to free up some storage space. Enable the option On to create a lock screen slideshow. To change the default icon, go to the Properties of the shortcut and on the Shortcut tab click Change Icon. To change the width of the displayed apps, click and drag the vertical bar to one side or another. Sky Drive Smart File is a new feature on Windows 8.
If what you are searching for is not a file or program, click on the app you want to use as the search. I hope to add more tips in the future as I discover them. Choose the Personalise option from the Settings charm on the Start screen and you'll see your current desktop wallpaper appear as the final option. Customize your tiles Make the most of your Windows Start screen tiles by adjusting the sizes, where they are located, and what is listed. It also includes the App history tab as shown below to see the total resources an app has used. To make this more productive in use, it is best to tick all of the last four boxes in the Taskbar and Navigation Properties dialogue box. Raster images are extracted as.
By default, the quiet hours are between midnight and 6am local time. Why, then, Microsoft decided to hide those libraries in Windows 8. In the Settings Charm menu, select Settings and navigate to App Updates. Open from the lock screen Windows 8 opens on its lock screen, which looks pretty but unfortunately displays no clues about what to do next. Prior to Windows 7 and still the case with traditional desktop apps , you needed to close an app when you were done with it. If you've installed Windows 8. In Windows 8, the shutdown command was hidden somewhere in the Charms bar, which most people never figured out.
Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts Knowing at least some of the Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts helps make your Windows 8 experience much more enjoyable. To stop this from happening, open Windows Store and access the Settings Charm menu — the charm must only be activated once in the Windows Store or else it will not display the required menus. It's a very fast way to launch some of Windows' must useful tools. If you can't find it on the Start screen, click the down arrow bottom left to see the full list of installed apps. This adds a check mark to the tile and displays the Options bar at the bottom of the screen. Use the Reading View Windows 8. In this view, if you right-click on a group of tiles you'll be given the option to name group, which can be useful if you have a group of related tiles e.
Enable or disable the option to automatically update apps. Right-click an open area of the taskbar and select Properties to display the Taskbar and Navigation Properties dialog box. Try searching for your favourite artist in Bing using the Internet Explorer Start screen app; with the results on display, open the Share charm. And into Office 2013, too, but that's another story. After grouping your tiles, you can also name them by filling in the Name Group field. In this latest addition to his popular Mr.
Since so many people have grown up with Windows, it can be difficult to transition to a new way of doing things. I have the above options checked on my Windows 8. I also prefer to go to my desktop when I sign in, instead of going to the default Start screen. Application Express , assisting customers by solving. While an app is pinned, any other app or program can be opened and loaded into the available space on the screen.
Handle basic navigation Windows 8's interface is all colourful tiles and touch-friendly apps. You can use it full-screen or keep it in a docked window for making quick calculations -- here's a standard view, a scientific view and a conversion tool that covers volume, length, weight, temperature and more besides. To change the size of a tile, right-click it on the Start screen. The app card will flip over, at which point you can bring it back up on screen to restart the app. You can set the same wallpaper for your desktop and Start screen In Windows 8. Now I have disabled this option in the Corner navigation section.