The Navigation pane is a special area on the left side of File Explorer which shows folders and system places like This PC, Network, Libraries and so on. In this article, we will see how to tweak its behavior and make it show more folders on the left including all the folders on the Desktop.
Starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is ditching the good old Paint app and replacing it with a new Modern app called "Paint 3D". Classic Paint's new home will be the Windows Store, but I am afraid it won't stay there forever. Many people are not happy with this change because the old mspaint.exe loaded faster, was more usable for mouse and keyboard users and allowed quickly pasting images from the clipboard, cropping them and saving them. If you would like to get the classic Paint app back in Windows 10, it is possible. In this article, we will see how to restore Classic Paint back in Windows 10.
As you may already know from our previous article, Windows 10 comes with a new Universal File Explorer app. It is a modern app which might replace the classic File Explorer in the future. Recently, it got updates with the Fluent design bits applied to the UI.
As mentioned in the article about the features which are going to be removed from Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the classic Paint app is deprecated. This means no new features will be released for it and further development on it is stopped. Microsoft today clarified what will happen with the good, old 2D drawing tool which ships with Windows since the very first version of the OS.
Windows 10 comes with a Game DVR feature, which was part of the Xbox app. Starting with Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703, it is directly integrated into the operating system. Here is the list of keyboard shortcuts you can use to manage the Game Bar features.
The team behind the Opera browser today announced a new version of their product. Opera 48, which is available in the developer channel as of this writing, brings a screen capture tool. The one-click utility allows you to snap a picture of parts of the opened web page.
Windows 10 has the Ribbon UI in File Explorer with a Quick Access Toolbar at the top. Yesterday we saw how it can be customized using tricks described in the article How to add any Ribbon command to the Quick Access toolbar in Windows 10. Suppose some day, you re-install Windows 10 or move to another PC with Windows 10, you wouldn't want to lose all your settings and start over again. Today I would like to share how you can reset the Quick Access Toolbar's buttons and revert your customizations quickly.
Windows 10 version 1709 "Fall Creators Update" is the upcoming feature update for the stable branch of Windows 10. Also known by its code name Redstone 3, it is expected to be released in a couple of months, probably in September 2017. Microsoft has published a long list of features which are removed or considered deprecated in the upcoming release.
In this article, we will see how to flush the DNS cache in Windows 10. It is one of the important network parameters which allows you to browse the Internet and resolve remote computer names. We will see what DNS is, and why you might want to flush its cache.
Write caching is a Windows feature that retains some disk in memory and does not immediately commit it to disk. When enabled, write caching makes disk operations faster by collecting the written data in a queue in RAM. It can be written back to the disk later from the queue lazily. This results in faster disk operation.