Category Archives: Windows 10

Windows 10 Build 17107 Released to Insiders in the Fast ring

Windows 10 Build 17107 Released to Insiders in the Fast ring

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17107 (RS4) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. There won’t be a new build this week for Windows Insiders who opted into Skip Ahead. Let's see what are the key changes.

Disable Context Menus in the Start Menu in Windows 10

Disable Context Menus in the Start Menu in Windows 10

Starting in Windows 10 Build 17083, you can disable the context menus for apps and tiles in the Start menu for all users. There is a new Group Policy option that allows applying the restriction to the Start menu, so users won't be able to open the context menu for the Start menu items.

Remove Recently Added Apps From Start Menu In Windows 10

Remove Recently Added Apps From Start Menu In Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a completely reworked Start menu, which combines Live Tiles introduced in Windows 8 with classic app shortcuts. It has an adaptive design and can be used on displays with various sizes and resolutions. In this article, we'll see how to remove the recently added app list from the Start menu in Windows 10.

Windows 10 Build 14393.2097 is out with KB4077525

Windows 10 Build 14393.2097 is out with KB4077525

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 14393.2097 to stable branch users. The package KB4077525 is now available for everyone. This cumulative update is applicable to Windows 10 version 1607 "Anniversary Update". Let's see what has changed.

Windows 10 Build 15063.936 is out with KB4077528

Windows 10 Build 15063.936 is out with KB4077528

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 15063.936 for the stable branch. The package KB4077528 is now available via Windows Update. This cumulative update is applicable to Windows 10 version 1703 "Creators Update". Let's see what has changed.

Disable App Access To Messaging In Windows 10

Disable App Access To Messaging In Windows 10

Messaging privacy settings is part of the Settings application which allows you to customize your SMS and MMS access permissions for apps and users. Recent Windows 10 builds can be configured to allow or deny access to your messaging data for installed apps and the operating system itself. Only if allowed, the OS and installed apps will be able to read it.

Change Taskbar Button Width in Windows 10

Change Taskbar Button Width in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. In this article, we will see how to change the width of the taskbar buttons in Windows 10.

How to Enable Small Taskbar Buttons in Windows 10

How to Enable Small Taskbar Buttons in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool to show all running apps and open windows as tasks and switch quickly between them. In this article, we will see how to change the size of taskbar buttons in Windows 10 and make them smaller.

Disable Taskbar Button Combining in Windows 10

Disable Taskbar Button Combining in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the taskbar comes with app button combining is enabled by default. When you launch more than one instance of an app, e.g. open two File Explorer windows or several Word documents, they appear as a single button on the taskbar. If you are not happy with this behavior, you can quickly change it.

Disable App Access To Email In Windows 10

Disable App Access To Email In Windows 10

Email privacy settings is part of the Settings application which allows you to customize your email conversation access permissions for apps and users. Recent Windows 10 builds can be configured to allow or deny access to your email data for installed apps and the operating system itself. Only if allowed, the OS and installed apps will be able to read it.