Author Archives: Sergey Tkachenko

About Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

Create Notes Using Drag And Drop in Vivaldi 1.8

Create Notes Using Drag And Drop in Vivaldi 1.8

Once Vivaldi 1.7 was released to the stable branch, the next version of the browser reached the developer branch. A new snapshot, 1.8.755.3 adds the ability to create Notes with drag and drop and a handful of other new features. Let's see what has changed.

Opera 44 is getting a revamped look

Opera 44 is getting a revamped look

Version 44 of the Opera web browser has got a revised user interface with plenty of changes. A new build from the development branch demonstrates the new appearance of the browser. Let's see what has changed.

Windows 10 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

Windows 10 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

Windows 10 comes with a number of useful Rundll32 commands which will allow you to open system folders, Control panel applets and various configuration dialog windows and wizards. They are very useful when you need to create a shortcut to some Windows feature to open it directly.

Make Cortana Use Default Web Browser with EdgeDeflector

Make Cortana Use Default Web Browser with EdgeDeflector

In Windows 10, Microsoft has added a limitation that Cortana can only be integrated with Bing and Microsoft Edge. They did this by making server-side changes which locked down the ability to change the search engine in Cortana to Google or use alternative web browsers. Here is how to change this behavior and redirect Cortana to an alternative browser.

How to See System Information in Windows 10

How to See System Information in Windows 10

It is always useful to find details about the hardware, system components, and installed software on your computer. In Windows 10, there are a number of built-in solutions which allow the user to see system information in a useful way.

Create New Sticky Notes From Taskbar In Windows 10

Create New Sticky Notes From Taskbar In Windows 10

Microsoft has updated Sticky Notes for Windows 10. It is a Universal (UWP) app which debuted in Windows 10 Anniversary Update and comes with a number of features which the classic desktop app didn't have.

Add Open In New Process Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Open In New Process Context Menu in Windows 10

You can add Open In New Process to the context menu in Windows 10. This will allow you to open a folder in a separate Explorer.exe process. This can be useful in a number of situations. Here is how it can be done.