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+.

North Island theme for Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

North Island theme for Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

The terrific North Island theme comes with 19 incredible desktop background images with views of New Zealand. This beautiful themepack was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Delete Storage Space from Storage Pool in Windows 10

Delete Storage Space from Storage Pool in Windows 10

Storage Spaces helps protect your data from drive failures and extend storage over time as you add drives to your PC. You can use Storage Spaces to group two or more drives together in a storage pool and then use capacity from that pool to create virtual drives called storage spaces.  You can remove a Storage Space for the existing Storage Pool in Windows 10. This can be done with either the Control Panel, or PowerShell.

Remove Printer in Windows 10

Remove Printer in Windows 10

If you have a printer installed in Windows 10 that you no longer use,  it is a good idea to remove it. It can be a shared printer that is no longer accessible, or a physically disconnected printer. Today, we will review different methods you can use to remove the installed printer in Windows 10.

Windows 10 Build 17763 hits the Slow ring

Windows 10 Build 17763 hits the Slow ring

Just a few days after releasing Windows 10 Build 17763 to Fast Ring Insiders, Microsoft releases the same build to the Slow Ring. This build comes with bug fixes only and doesn't include any new feature.

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 September 20, 2018

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 September 20, 2018

Just 3 days after the last 'patch Tuesday', Microsoft releases a new batch of cumulative updates for a number of supported Windows 10 versions. Here is the list of updates with their change logs.

Enable CTRL+ALT+Delete Prompt for UAC in Windows 10

Enable CTRL+ALT+Delete Prompt for UAC in Windows 10

User Account Control, or just UAC is a part of the Windows security system which prevents apps from making unwanted changes on your PC. For extra security, you may want to enable an extra Ctrl + Alt + Del dialog when prompted by UAC.

Change Translucent Selection Rectangle Color in Windows 10

Change Translucent Selection Rectangle Color in Windows 10

The translucent selection rectangle represents the selection when you left-click and hold the left mouse button, and then drag the mouse pointer over items in File Explorer or on the Desktop to select them. It has a border of a solid color, and filled by a translucent version of the same color. Here is how to change it.

Cumulative Updates for .NET Framework for Windows 10

Cumulative Updates for .NET Framework for Windows 10

Microsoft today announced updates in a cumulative format for .NET Framework. Previously, this product was receiving updates via Windows Update nearly every month. This has changed starting with Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

Enable Multiple Tabs Selection in Mozilla Firefox

Enable Multiple Tabs Selection in Mozilla Firefox

Many popular web browsers allow selecting and moving multiple tabs at once. You can use this feature in Google Chrome, Opera, and Vivaldi. However, Firefox users are out of luck. But here is a bit of good news - the team behind Firefox is working on adding the same feature to the browser. Interested users can already give it a try.

Select and Move Multiple Tabs in Google Chrome

Select and Move Multiple Tabs in Google Chrome

As of this writing, Google Chrome is the most popular web browser. It is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. A lesser known feature of the browser is the native ability to select and manage several tabs at once.