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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+.

Change Narrator Verbosity Level in Windows 10

Change Narrator Verbosity Level in Windows 10

How to Change Narrator Verbosity Level in Windows 10

As you may already know, Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. It supports a number of verbosity levels of detail about controls and the characteristics of text. This post explains how to change the level of verbosity.

Add Open with Context Menu to BAT and CMD Files in Windows 10

Add Open with Context Menu to BAT and CMD Files in Windows 10

How to add the 'Open with' context menu to BAT and CMD files in Windows 10

Entering a number commands devour your precious time? If you answered yes, then a batch file can serve as your savior when working in Windows 10. The batch file uses the *.BAT and *.CMD extensions and can help users write several commands, which are then executed sequentially.

New Colorful Themes for Outlook.com

New Colorful Themes for Outlook.com

Microsoft is releasing an updated version of Outlook.com, their mail and calendar service which requires a Microsoft account. This new update adds new themes and new visualization possibilities to refresh Outlook's appearance and functionality.

Lock Narrator Key in Windows 10

Lock Narrator Key in Windows 10

How to Lock the Narrator Key in Windows 10

As you may already know, Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. To use its specific commands, you can press a key sequence that includes the modifier keys. You can lock the modifier key, so you do not have to press Caps Lock or Insert to execute a Narrator command.

Feedback Hub Receives Find Similar Feedback Option

Feedback Hub Receives Find Similar Feedback Option

Microsoft is constantly working on improving the way their Insider Program members are sharing feedback about any of their products. Making the Feedback Hub on Windows 10 even better is clearly a part of this effort. Today, the company has started rolling out a new Feedback Hub app update to Insiders in the Fast Ring with the ability to search for similar feedback.

New Options for Notification Toasts in Windows 10

New Options for Notification Toasts in Windows 10

Windows 10 features toast notifications instead of the classic balloon tooltips. Microsoft is constantly improving the notification system, so the most recent build 18917 of Windows 10 Insider Preview (20H1) features a couple of new features added to notification toasts.

Footpaths theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

Footpaths theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

The Footpaths theme is an beautiful set of wallpapers featuring forest trails from all over the world. This masterpiece was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Refresh Firefox in Windows 10

Refresh Firefox in Windows 10

How to Refresh Firefox in Windows 10

Mozilla Firefox is a popular open-source web browser. It is fast and stable. However, sometimes it may have issues due to corruption of your user profile. If it crashes for you or is giving you slowdown issues like consuming excessive amounts of CPU, then you can try the refresh the browser. Refreshing it back to your default settings is the only troubleshooting option available in such a scenario.