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+.

Panoramas of Europe theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

Panoramas of Europe theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

The Panoramas of Europe theme for Windows is a panoramic theme created to fill your dual monitor Desktop with gorgeous landscape views. This beautiful themepack was initially created for Windows 8, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Add CompactOS Context Menu in Windows 10

Add CompactOS Context Menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft made some changes to the operating system to make it use less disk space. This was essential to compete with Android because Windows tablets with storage as small as 32 GB are being sold today and the experience on them is not optimal if the disk space starts to fill up. These changes should allow a bit more free space on mobile devices like phones and tablets, which are far more limited in disk resources than traditional laptops and desktops.

Windows 10 version 1903 ISOs are now available on MSDN

Windows 10 version 1903 ISOs are now available on MSDN

As you may already know, Windows 10 '19H1' development is over. Microsoft has started fixing its minor bugs. Also, the company has revealed its official marketing name, which isĀ Windows 10 May 2019 Update, versionĀ 1903. The update is expected to be released to the production branch in May 2019. However, the ISO images are already available on MSDN

Set Disk Quota in Command Prompt in Windows 10

Set Disk Quota in Command Prompt in Windows 10

NTFS is the standard file system of the Windows NT operating system family. It supports disk quotas, that help administrators track and control disk space usage by users. This post explains how to configure disk quotas in the command prompt in Windows 10.

Find All Encrypted Files in Windows 10

Find All Encrypted Files in Windows 10

For many versions, Windows has included an advanced security feature called Encrypting File System (EFS). It allows the user to store files and folders encrypted, so they will be protected from unwanted access. However, File Explorer doesn't offer a quick way to find all encrypted files stored on your drive. Here's an alternative solution.

Show Compressed and Encrypted Files in Color in Windows 10

Show Compressed and Encrypted Files in Color in Windows 10

File Explorer, the default file manager app in Windows 10, is able to show compressed and encrypted files in color. This can be very useful because it allows the user to quickly identify those files. Here are two methods you can use to enable this feature.

Microsoft Edge Chromium Warns When Running as Administrator

Microsoft Edge Chromium Warns When Running as Administrator

As of now, Microsoft is releasing daily updates to the Canary Channel of their newest Chromium-based Microsoft Edge app. It has come to my knowledge that the app shows a notification when you start it as Administrator (elevated), suggesting you to close the browser.