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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Data Usage

Need to keep track of how much data you use? Click on Settings Click on Data usage Click on usage details to get a breakdown Advertisements

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Add Desktop icons

Want your desktop icons on your Windows 10 pc? Right click on the desktop, click personalize, click on themes and then click on Desktop icon settings. Select the icons you want to see on your desktop.

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Photo viewers and Windows 10

Rick over at “What’s on my PC” recently reviewed FastStone Image Viewer  which I agree is one of the best image viewers on the web.  I’ve used FastStone for years and I also have Irfanview and XnView.    Note:  This … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Windows 10 VPN – Computer to Computer

Want to connect a VPN from one Windows 10 computer to another computer such as Windows 7, 8.1 or 10? On the hosting computer, share your folder out with who you want to have access.  Make sure you audit the … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Keylogging, Bandwidth information and more- Reality Check

In the Fall of 2014 we as consumers were convinced that Microsoft was spying on us by collecting information about the Technical and Developer previews.  Is this / was it True? You see, when you sign up to test Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Enforce local logon only

Do you want prevent your Microsoft Account from merging and linking to your local account? Use this setting in the group policy editor to enforce a local logon.   This will allow you to access a Microsoft email without out … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Set your resolution

Want to set your resolution?  Click on Settings, Click on Display, scroll down and click Advanced Setting.  You can now set your resolution.

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Analyze your disk space

Want a quick look at your files and how much space your are taking by categories? Click on Settings, Click on Storage and click on the storage device to get a quick look including Onedrive if you are logged into … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Download Offline Maps

Want to download maps to your computer?  Maps to help you with everyday tasks? Go to Settings, Click on Offsite Maps, Select your continent, Select USA, select the states that apply to you.

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Downloading your ISO

Before upgrading, we recommend you download your Windows 10 version to match your version of Windows (Home or Pro).  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 Go to the following website and download the utility that will download your ISO.  Once downloaded, burn it to a … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tips – Godmode

Yes, Godmode is in Windows 10.  Thanks Dawn! Bring all your system settings and configuration options into one location using Windows 10 Godmode. Create a new folder and rename it: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} And….you can copy this to a flashdrive and carry … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tip – Hide the Search Box

Want to hide the search box?  Right click the taskbar, select Search and select Hidden, Show Icon or Show Box. Show Box Show Icon Hide Box /Icon

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Windows 10 Quick Tips

Look for our Windows 10 Quick Tips over the next several weeks.  Look for the tips in the link below – https://ttcshelbyville.wordpress.com/category/windows-10-quick-tips/ https://ttcshelbyville.wordpress.com/tag/windows-10-quick-tips/

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Windows 10 Quick Tip – Using Snap

Working with several programs at once?  Want to see what you have open so you can possibly use another program while multitasking? Drag the program you are working on over to the right side of the screen until you see … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tip – Notification / Action Center

Need to turn Bluetooth on or connect to your wireless network? How about adjust your screen brightness, create a VPN, turn on Airplane Mode, take a note to One Note and save it to your Onedrive, set your location for … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Quick Tip – Screen Brightness

Need to change the brightness of your screen? Click on the Battery icon on the taskbar and you can quickly click the brightness button to cycle to 25, 50, 75 or 100% brightness.

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