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+.

Hear Advanced Information About Controls with Narrator in Windows 10

Hear Advanced Information About Controls with Narrator in Windows 10

Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. Starting with Windows 10 build 18282,  the advanced information previously spoken on controls won't be read by Narrator until you press the Narrator key  + 0. You can change this behavior.

Firefox Will Soon Warn About Recently Hacked Sites

Firefox Will Soon Warn About Recently Hacked Sites

Firefox users will soon receive a notification if the website they visit have been recently breached. This will be done with help of the Firefox Monitor online service that is integrated with the browser. It will deliver breach alert service notifications to Firefox desktop users.

Administrative Templates for Windows 10 Version 1809

Administrative Templates for Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft has released a set of administrative templates for Windows 10 version 1809, known as "October 2018 Update". They include a number of *.admx files to apply the Group Policy options properly.

Enable Automatically Adjust Active Hours in Windows 10

Enable Automatically Adjust Active Hours in Windows 10

Windows 10 now includes the Active Hours feature, that allows the user to customize the time during which you are expected to be using your PC. No updates will be installed, and no restarts will be scheduled during those hours, so it seems to be a way to keep the user in control. Starting with Windows 10 build 18282, Windows can automatically adjust active hours for you based on your device activity.

Download New Light Windows 10 Wallpaper

Download New Light Windows 10 Wallpaper

Windows 10 Hero is a signature image made by Microsoft to make their latest operating system recognizable. Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, the OS comes with a new version of this wallpaper. Interested users can download it here.

How To Enable Light Theme in Windows 10

How To Enable Light Theme in Windows 10

Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, the operating system includes a new light theme that changes the color of the Start menu, the taskbar, and the Action Center to white with acrylic effects. Also, the 'Colors' page of the Settings app was updated to include a set of new options to customize the appearance.

Windows 10 Build 18282: New Light Theme and Wallpaper

Windows 10 Build 18282: New Light Theme and Wallpaper

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18282 (19H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build introduces a new light theme that changes the appearance of the Start menu, taskbar, and the Action Center, along with a new wallpaper. Also, it comes with a number of improvements made to Narrator, Windows Snip, printing experience, and more.

Disable Extension Recommendations in Mozilla Firefox

Disable Extension Recommendations in Mozilla Firefox

Upcoming versions of the popular Mozilla Firefox browser will include a new feature. It is called "Contextual Feature Recommender" (CFR). If it will detect that an add-on can be used to enhance the browsing experience for a web site you have opened, it will show an extension recommendation.