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Remove Customize Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

Remove Customize Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

The Customize tab of the file properties dialog in File Explorer can be used to view and change folder template and the icon for a folder. If you need to restrict users from changing the options available on the Customize tab, you can hide the Customize tab from File Properties with a Registry tweak. Here is how it can be done.

Sticky Notes 3.0 for Windows 10 will bring tons of new features

Sticky Notes 3.0 for Windows 10 will bring tons of new features

Sticky Notes is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app which is bundled with Windows 10 starting in "Anniversary Update" and comes with a number of features which the classic desktop app didn't have. The upcoming version 3.0 of the app will bring several new features to Windows 10 desktop users.

Screen Sketch is renamed to Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

Screen Sketch is renamed to Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a set of bundled apps which are installed for all users by default. Some of them like Calculator or Photos are intended to replace classic Windows apps. Others are new to Windows 10 and provide various online and offline services. One such app is the Screen Sketch appwhich will eventually replace the classic Snipping Tool app. Starting with Windows 10 Build 18219, the app has got a new name, Snip & Sketch.

Windows 10 Build 17741 Released (Fast Ring)

Windows 10 Build 17741 Released (Fast Ring)

Yet another build from the 'Redstone 5' branch is out for Fast Ring Insiders. This time it is Windows 10 Build 17741. It doesn't include any major change, but comes with a number of fixes.

Fauna Theme for Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

Fauna Theme for Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

The Fauna theme comes with 21 desktop background images with cute animals This beautiful themepack was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Details Tab from File Properties in Windows 10

Remove Details Tab from File Properties in Windows 10

The Details tab in the file properties dialog of File Explorer shows useful properties about files and folders. It is a special area which shows a lot of useful information about selected items like media tags and EXIF information for images. Sometimes you may want to hide it, e.g. to prevent users from viewing extra properties of the files stored on your PC. Here is how it can be done.

Add Favorites in Photos in Windows 10

Add Favorites in Photos in Windows 10

The Photos app is a Universal (Metro) app which comes pre-installed in Windows 10. It is a Store app which is intended to replace Windows Photo Viewer, since Microsoft wants to make the whole user environment look and work the same on Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 for PCs. However, interested users can restore the classic desktop app, Windows Photo Viewer. With recent updates, you can mark an image as a favorite. The Photos app will create a new "Favorites" album for you.

Add Folders to Photos in Windows 10

Add Folders to Photos in Windows 10

The Photos app is a Universal (Metro) app which comes pre-installed in Windows 10. It is a Store app which is intended to replace Windows Photo Viewer, since Microsoft wants to make the whole user environment look and work the same on Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 for PCs. However, interested users can restore the classic desktop app, Windows Photo Viewer. Today, we will see how to add or remove folders to the Photos app.

Windows 10 Build 18219 Released to Skip Ahead

Windows 10 Build 18219 Released to Skip Ahead

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 18294 to Windows Insiders who have opted in to Skip Ahead. This build represents the feature update after RS5; Its branch is currently known as "19H1". It is expected to be released next spring.  Let's see what has changed.

Backup Folder View Settings in Windows 10

Backup Folder View Settings in Windows 10

All Windows versions allow you to customize a specific folder's view to make it more suitable for the content in that folder. View changes are remembered by File Explorer/Windows Explorer or, all folders can be set globally to the same view via Folder Options. Once you configure the Folder View options, you may want to backup them.