Windows 10 Version 1709 – Settings Pictorial

Most people don’t know the number of settings you have over Windows 10.  With Version 1709, you have complete control and a ton of settings that makes Windows 10 a premiere operating system.  The settings area alone when used with the control panel makes Windows 10 one of the most customizable operating systems available.


  • Control Display including multiple displays and adapter settings
  • Notification and Actions including the notification center
  • Power and sleep
  • Battery
  • Storage – including seeing what is being used
  • Tablet mode for touch screens
  • Multitasking – snapping and Virtual desktops
  • Projecting to this PC – includes phone support
  • Shared experiences – App sharing to other devices
  • Remote Desktop -(above home edition) – allows remote sessions

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  • Bluetooth info and connected/available devices
  • Printer and Scanner information including printer server
  • Mouse
  • Touchpad – sensitivity and control
  • Typing – control spacing, autocorrect, spelling and more
  • Pen and Windows Ink for touchscreens
  • Autoplay control
  • USB

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  • Add phone information to play and work across devices


Network and Internet

  • Status of connection including changes and troubleshooting – Firewall, network and sharing center and more
  • Wi-Fi – connection, hardware, availability, hotspot and more info
  • Ethernet – connection, hardware and more
  • Dial-up
  • VPN – control VPN connectivity to other Windows computers (settings, etc.)
  • Airplane mode
  • Mobile hotspot
  • Data Usage
  • Proxy setup

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  • Color schemes
  • Background
  • Lock screen information
  • Themes
  • Start
  • Taskbar controls

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  • Installation/Uninstall info
  • Default app handling
  • Offline maps for GPS and other programs
  • Apps for Websites
  • Video playback settings

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  • Local, Windows login or domain
  • Email settings
  • Sign-in Options (Biometric, password, picture, etc.)
  • Access work or school including provisioning of apps, etc.
  • Family settings
  • Sync with other devices

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Time and Language

  • Date/Time
  • Region Language
  • Speech information (controlling windows)

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  • Game bar and keyboard shortcuts
  • Gaming DVR
  • Broadcasting (audio, etc.)
  • Game mode support
  • TruePlay
  • Xbox Networking

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Ease of Access

  • Settings for Narrator
  • Magnifier
  • High contrast/Color
  • Closed captions handling
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Other such as animations, visual notifications, etc.

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Extensive set of privacy settings allowing total control of your privacy while using Windows

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Update and Security

  • Controls updates and restarts
  • Windows Defender Control center for protection
  • Backups
  • Troubleshooting
  • Recover if you have issues
  • Activation of Windows
  • Find my Device
  • Developer information including the Windows Insider program

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Any information such as IP address, email and other settings are experimental and use in internal labs.  No information found herein refers to actual account of other information.

About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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