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How To Enable Mouse Pointer Trails in Windows 10

How To Enable Mouse Pointer Trails in Windows 10

A mouse pointer, also known as the cursor is a graphical icon which represents your pointing device's movements on your display. It allows the user to manipulate objects on the screen with a mouse, a touchpad or any other pointing device. In this article, we will see how to enable mouse pointer trails.

Set Audio Output Device For Apps Individually in Windows 10

Set Audio Output Device For Apps Individually in Windows 10

In Windows 10 version 1803, the user can specify the audio output device on a per-app basis. Microsoft has added new, touch-friendly audio volume controls to the Settings app. Here is how to use the new options to configured the audio output device for each app individually.

View Wireless Network Signal Strength in Windows 10

View Wireless Network Signal Strength in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft has moved many classic Control Panel applets to the Settings app. It is a UWP app created to replace the Control Panel for both touch screens and classic Desktop users. It consists of several pages which bring new options to manage Windows 10 along with some older options inherited from the classic Control Panel. This forces users to re-learn basic ways to manage their PCs. In this article, we will see how to see the signal strength of wi-fi networks in Windows 10.

Add Wireless Network Profile in Windows 10

Add Wireless Network Profile in Windows 10

If your Windows 10 device comes with a wireless network adapter, then it can be configured to connect to a wireless network in advance. You can define a wireless network profile for a network which is currently out of range in order to connect to it later. Sometimes this is very useful.

Automatically Make OneDrive Files On-Demand Online-Only in Windows 10

Automatically Make OneDrive Files On-Demand Online-Only in Windows 10

OneDrive is the online document storage solution created by Microsoft which comes bundled with Windows 10. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud. It also offers synchronization of stored data across all your devices. "Files on-demand" is a feature which can display placeholder versions of online files in your local OneDrive directory even if they were not synchronized and downloaded. In recent Windows 10 versions, you can automatically make your downloaded files in OneDrive online-only if you haven’t used them for a certain number of days.

Backup and Restore Network Shares in Windows 10

Backup and Restore Network Shares in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. You can backup your network shares in Windows 10 and restore them later. Let's see how it can be done.

Disable Autoplay Videos In Edge Browser In Windows 10

Disable Autoplay Videos In Edge Browser In Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser app in Windows 10. It's a Universal (UWP) app which has extension support, a fast rendering engine and a simplified user interface. With Windows 10 version 1809, the browser has got a new option that allows preventing web sites from automatically playing videos. Here is how to enable or disable it.

Isle of Man theme for Windows 10, 8 and 7

Isle of Man theme for Windows 10, 8 and 7

The Isle of Man theme comes with 12 desktop background images with stunning views to decorate your Desktop. This beautiful themepack was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Change Text Size in Windows 10

Change Text Size in Windows 10

It’s a well known fact that Microsoft has removed a number of features and options from Windows since Windows 8. One of them was the Advanced Appearance dialog.  In Windows 10, all the advanced appearance options were removed. However, starting with Windows 10 build 17692, there is a new option in the Settings app that easily allows adjusting the text size.

How to View Network Shares in Windows 10

How to View Network Shares in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Let's see how to view all network shares available on a computer in your network.