Category Archives: Windows 10

Read by Sentence in Narrator in Windows 10

Read by Sentence in Narrator in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 18262, the built-in Narrator app now comes with a new feature 'Read by Sentence'. Here is how to use it.

Uninstall More Preinstalled Apps in Windows 10

Uninstall More Preinstalled Apps in Windows 10

Starting with recently released Windows 10 Build 18262, which represents the upcoming version "19H1" of the OS, you will be able to remove plenty of inbox apps that come preinstalled ouf of the box.

See DPI Awareness in Task Manager in Windows 10

See DPI Awareness in Task Manager in Windows 10

If you are following Windows 10 development, you may already know that Windows 10 Build 18262 adds a new column to the Task Manager app, which allows viewing DPI awareness for apps. The column can be enabled on the Details tab.

Windows 10 Build 18262 (Skip Ahead and Fast Ring)

Windows 10 Build 18262 (Skip Ahead and Fast Ring)

Microsoft is releasing a new build from the development branch (the next Windows 10 version, currently known as version 1903, or 19H1). Insiders in the Fast Ring and those who opted in to Skip Ahead are getting Windows 10 Build 18262. Let's see what's new in this release.

Hide a Font Based on Language Settings in Windows 10

Hide a Font Based on Language Settings in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to hide fonts that are not designed for your input language in Windows 10. A hidden font can be used by apps (e.g. by a text editor) to render the contents, but the user won't be able to select it and use in documents, since it will be not listed in the font dialog.

Disable the Microphone in Windows 10

Disable the Microphone in Windows 10

Having a camera and microphone allows using them with Skype and other VoIP applications. However, many people worry about apps, services, or some malware that can secretly use the microphone.  You may want to disable it for privacy and security reasons, as it can get hacked and the hackers would be able to hear everything you say. Today, we will review the easy methods you can use to turn on or off the microphone in Windows 10.

Change Cortana SafeSearch Settings in Windows 10

Change Cortana SafeSearch Settings in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled. There is a SafeSearch option in Cortana  that allows you to change your search safety levels to Strict, Moderate, or Off.

Snap Pointer To Default Button in Windows 10

Snap Pointer To Default Button in Windows 10

A mouse pointer, also known as the cursor is a graphical icon which represents your pointing device's movements on your display. It allows the user to manipulate objects on the screen with a mouse, a touchpad or any other pointing device. In this article, we will see how to automatically move the pointer to the default button in a dialog box.