Of course, use a surge protector as well. But now the Start menu will include a customizable space for apps you like and Windows Live Tiles apps that give you at-a-glance info -- new messages say, or the latest update from a friend on Facebook. These options are not sufficient however if you value your privacy. Perform Calculations and Conversions Cortana can perform quick calculations, too. There weren't a lot of specifics but here are a few points: -- Microsoft promises that Windows 10 will be more intuitive than Windows 8. Additionally, apps accessing your location too frequently can lead to a reduction in performance and battery life, so you should at least familiarize yourself with these menus. So far the experience is terrible! File-sharing updates One of Windows 10's new features is its , which lets you download updates from other Windows 10 computers over the Internet not just from Microsoft's servers.
Click any notification to see more information about it, or click Clear all at the top of the window to remove them. When the window opens, select System Protection in the left pane, then select your C: drive in the dialog box that opens, click the Configure button and select the Turn on system protection option. Those will just keep coming through different delivery methods. Just do what you want to do. You know, for the sake of privacy, speed and convenience.
This was previously a little complicated, but you can now do it simply by uninstalling the Linux distribution like you would any other application and then reinstalling it from the Store. Automatic updates Windows 10 downloads and installs updates automatically, and you can't really turn them off. I haven't yet figured out the exact series of keys that need to be hit but apparently they include the standard W,A,S,D keys and maybe Cap, L Alt, and Shift. For example, Cortana can play music, view sports scores and provide predictions, and offer dictionary definitions and translations for words. Welcome to the operating system! When shared, the passwords are securely stored on Microsoft's servers and never revealed to others, even when shared, but that's just it—it's my password, and I never wanted Microsoft to have it in the first place. Perhaps they might not be so kind, though… 4. You just have to enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux feature, and then install your chosen Linux distribution—for example, Ubuntu—from the Windows Store.
That changes with Windows 10, you can use the familiar clipboard hotkeys on the command prompt. To disable this go to the Settings app and click on Network and Internet. Now my wife's laptop came with 10 pre-installed and has now decided she cannot open Excel files after she bought and paid for the subscription to office 365. Windows 10 is an upcoming release of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Thank you for the article. Display hidden items -- File Explorer hides items by default. If you run this command from within a Command Prompt or PowerShell window, the command prints its output to the Command Prompt or PowerShell consoles.
As with Siri, you still get to many lists of Web results, and when I try to create a OneNote using Cortana, it often just saves a note with the first word spoken. Yup, Microsoft came up with a car analogy. If you use facebook on edge browser, then leave it on also. Our will let you easily tweak Windows 10 Privacy settings and more! Step 2 — In general tab from the left menu, turn off let app use my advertising id as shown below. That as the biggest target is is the most hack attempted company on the planet so expect them to be forced to announce at some point that their safely stored private information on you has be hijacked. The start menu is customizable, so you can resize the tiles and move them around, and make the start menu tall and thin or long and flat. For example, to reset Ubuntu without redownloading it, run ubuntu clean.
Tip: r for lots of other tweaks. Here are 10 things -- that are turned on by default -- that you can disable in Windows 10. On that date, the full site and all courses are retiring. You are signed in with the following work or school account: For the optimal Microsoft Virtual Academy experience and to track your course progress, manage playlists, earn badges, and more, sign in with or create a personal Microsoft account. However, back to the point.
You can grab the security only patches at the website. Targeted ads from third-party apps Microsoft is definitely keeping tabs on your preferences and browsing habits in Windows 10. Since unnecessary bandwidth usage can be costly, you'll probably want to disable this one. While you should not experience any issues making the changes, a restoration option is a must. Unveiled on September 30, 2014, it will be released in late 2015. And of course, four out of every five frantic calls I get are resolved with the same fix: A restart.
Open the Settings app from the taskbar or Start Menu, then open Change Wi-Fi settings and click Manage Wi-Fi settings. Use the Search tool, or this link:. Previously I was paying for 3rd party software to do it. But DirectX versions tend to take a while to become useful: Graphics hardware makers have to produce the supporting drivers, and the applications and games have to take advantage of the standard, too. Follow Nancy Blair on Twitter: nansanfran.