Category: settings

Windows includes a Spatial Sound feature that can add an extra-immersive, surround feel to audio on your PC, especially when using headphones.  It’s very easy to use as well.  All you need to do to activate (or deactivate) it is to open Settings and then navigate…

Windows includes a Dark Mode that can be used throughout both the operating system and in compatible apps, and it’s very easy to use.  It’s activated by a simple button in Settings.  Open the Settings app and navigate to Personalisation and then Colours.  You will see a Choose your…

The Windows desktop Taskbar System Tray is much more useful than just some place where some of your apps put launch icons.  You can actually use these icons to get quick access to Windows settings and features, and to get live information from your installed apps. …

The lock screen on your Windows 10 PC is much more than a place that hides your desktop from prying eyes when you’re away.  It can provide useful information to help you get working again more quickly and effectively.  To achieve this, from the Start…

If you use more than one Windows PC, laptop, or tablet with wither a Microsoft Account or an Azure AD or Office 365 account, they can automatically synchronise settings such as your personalisation and desktop wallpaper choices, Internet favourites and passwords (in the Microsoft Edge…

Having a lot of apps running in the background on your PC can really slow things down, and sometimes even cause a PC to grind to a halt.  It’s not helped when software also installs additional apps, such as updaters and helper utilities (answers on…

One of the biggest headaches in business is travelling between sites with your laptop, ultrabook, or pro tablet, and finding that the document you sent to print has gone to the wrong printer.  Windows 10 offers a solution to this for all the printers you…

Previously I’ve written about how you can Manage Live Tiles in Windows 10, but what about the rest of the Start Menu?  Let’s have a look at the hidden and useful functionality contained within it that can help you get more from your PC.  The…

How many times have you tried to watch a video, or play music on your PC or laptop and you’ve heard nothing / or had the sound too loud because the audio is playing to headphones when you wanted it played on speakers, or speakers…