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Remove Sleep from the Start Menu in Windows 10

Remove Sleep from the Start Menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it is possible to remove the Sleep option from the power button menu inside the Start menu. The Sleep mode uses very little power, your PC resumes faster, and you’re instantly back to where you left off. However, if you prefer using Hibernate instead of Sleep, you might want to get rid of the extra option from the power menu. Here is how.

How to Disable App Uninstall from the Start Menu in Windows 10

How to Disable App Uninstall from the Start Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to uninstall apps right from the Start menu. You can right click an app in the list on the left or a pinned tile on the right to open the context menu. There, you will see the Uninstall context menu command. If you are not happy to see it there or want to disable the command for certain users of your PC, this is how it can be done.

How to Resize Windows 10 Start Menu

How to Resize Windows 10 Start Menu

As you may already know, Windows 10 comes with a refined user interface of the Start menu. It allows resizing of its area with tiles. It is also possible to change its height or width only. Let's see how it can be done.

Add Items to All Apps in Start Menu in Windows 10

Add Items to All Apps in Start Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a completely reworked Start menu, which combines Live Tiles introduced in Windows 8 with classic app shortcuts. It has an adaptive design and can be used on displays with various sizes and resolutions. In this article, we'll see how to customize the All Apps area of the Start menu, where most of the app shortcuts are stored.

How to Make Windows 10 Start Menu Full-Screen

How to Make Windows 10 Start Menu Full-Screen

In Windows 10, Microsoft has removed the Start screen which was available in both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Instead, Windows 10 offers a unified new Start menu, which can be used as the Start screen. A special option allows you to make the Start menu full-screen. Let's see how it can be done.

How To Clear Live Tile Cache in Windows 10

How To Clear Live Tile Cache in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 has Live Tile support for Universal (Store) apps installed on your PC. When you pin such an app to the Start menu, its Live Tile will show dynamic content like news, weather forecast, images and so on. You might want to reset the Live Tile cache if some tiles display invalid contents. Here is how to clear the Live Tile cache in Windows 10.

Hide App List in Start Menu in Windows 10

Hide App List in Start Menu in Windows 10

Since Windows 10 build 14942, the operating system allows the user to apply more customizations to the Start menu. Now it is possible to hide the app list in the Start menu. Let's see how it can be done.

How to pin any file to Start Menu in Windows 10

How to pin any file to Start Menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it is possible to pin any file to the Start menu regardless of its file type. With a little hack you can get it working. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

How many Start menu shortcuts you have in Windows 10

How many Start menu shortcuts you have in Windows 10

It's important to occasionally trim your Start menu so it remains tidy and clean. You might want to know how many shortcuts you have in your Windows 10 Start menu. If you have installed too many apps and tools, it can get cluttered and slow. Let's see how to retrieve this information quickly.