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Now millions of people are handling Windows 10 and already running it. You must have also got windows 10 upgrade from Microsoft. Do you think it still smells like a new Operating System? Now what to do? You need to tune it into perfect running condition before you take your laptop or PC out for spin.

What are you thinking now? Here are the most useful and best modifications which after doing on your Windows 10 laptop or computer, you will easily be able to handle your PC. Plus, some valuable tips are also here about using the new Operating System, its features and tools.

1. Delete Previous Installed Windows Version : After upgrading Windows 10 from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, a backup of your previous version of Windows resides in the hard drive of the laptop (or SSD). It is kept there to escape from data loss, if something goes wrong where you have to roll back Windows 10 to previous version. These files maximum eat ups upto 20 GB of system resources.

To avoid this backup or freeing up space, simply run the Disk Clean Application. (You will find it in the Start menu under Windows Administrative Tools” folder). Click on “Clean up system files” in the Disk Cleanup and then after wait for program to scan your system hard drive. From the file categories list, put a check by “Previous Windows Installation” and “Temporary Windows Installation files” and then after click on OK.

2. Know How You Can Sign Out Of Windows 10 : You will have to click on your user account name which you will find on the upper-left of the Start menu. Now, a panel will slide down and there you will find “sign out” option. For quick sign out, just press press Windows logo + L key together and gets instantly signed out.

3. Pick Which Accent Color You Want : In Windows 10, you can change accent color of your choice. You will be given only 48 colors palette to choose from and this you will find under the Personalization page of Settings app. Control Panel in Windows 10 gives you tools to create nearly any color for the accent. In the classic Control Panel, you will find color picker under “Appearance of Personalization”, “Personalization” and “Color And Appearance”.

4. In Snipping Tool, Use New Delay Timer : You won’t find any screenshot app in Windows 10, but “Snipping Tool” desktop application gets a slight update. It has a “Delay” button. Click on this and select a range of 1 to 5 seconds. The capturing will be delayed by the time delay you chose when you click on “New” button. It is helpful to capture.

Change Edge’s Default Setting From Bing To Another : Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgraded version uses Bing as its search engine. If you are looking for option to change default settings, buttons are grayed out. Firstly, visit the search engine site. Open tab in the Edge and go to browser’s settings. Click “More Action” in the upper right of the browser, select “Settings”, move to “View Advanced Settings” and come to “Search in the Address bar with” click Bing (www.bing.com) and the click on “Add New”. Now, the search engine’s domain with name will appear in sidebar list. Click on it and finally click on “Add as default”.

5. Use Xbox App To Record Video Clip : In Windows 10, you will find Xbox app’s “Game Bar” feature which can be used to record video clips of a game app when you play it and can also be used to record other activities running on system. Press Windows logo and “G” together to turn on Game bar. Now, click the “Yes this is a game” button on appeared box. Game bar will appear. To start recording, click on red button. Set maximum time for video clip and can also take screenshot by clicking camera icon on Game bar.

6. Remove One Drive Folder From File Explorer : You can remove One Drive by tweaking registry of Windows 10. simply, launch the Registry Editor. Press “R” with Windows logo and then enter “regedit” in the Run Window. From there, navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6 Double-click “System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree” and then change its data value from “1” to “0”. now restart your computer. Or you can sign out and sign in back.

7. Pin Windows Apps To The Desktop : In Windows 10, you can pin up all Windows apps to the Start Menu’s tiles panels and the task bar, but not onto the desktop. To do so, you will have to create a new folder on the desktop and name “XYZ” (you can replace name of your choice). It creates shortcut to the File Explorer, which when you open, will display alphabetical list of all desktop applications or apps installed into Windows 10 computer. To pin windows apps to the desktop, just make a right click on on its icon and from small popup menu select “Create Shortcut” and then after click on “Yes” button to make shortcut for app appear on the desktop.

Sources : http://guerdon.media/11-hidden-tips-and-tweaks-for-windows-10/

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