Category Archives: Windows 10

Disable Animate Controls and Elements Inside Windows

Disable Animate Controls and Elements Inside Windows

How to Enable or Disable Animate Controls and Elements Inside Windows in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 has many effects enabled for eye candy. You can see animations on the Start screen, Taskbar, opening and closing apps, drop shadow effects, combo boxes sliding open and so on, to make the user interface appear more fluid. Windows 10 uses a number of individual animations for controls you see inside a window, such as scrollbars, buttons, tabs, etc.

Disable Animations in the Taskbar in Windows 10

Disable Animations in the Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Animations in the Taskbar in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 has many effects enabled for eye candy. You can see animations on the Start screen, Taskbar, opening and closing apps, drop shadow effects, combo boxes sliding open and so on, to make the user interface appear more fluid. Windows 10 uses a number of individual animations for the taskbar.

Change Swipe Actions for Windows 10 Mail Notification

Change Swipe Actions for Windows 10 Mail Notification

How to Change Swipe Actions for Windows 10 Mail Notification

When you receive a new e-mail in Windows 10, the Mail app displays a notification, that briefly remains visible on the screen, then goes to the Action Center. By default, it allows to 'flag', or 'archive' the message. Also, if you right swipe on the notification, the message will be archived, and the left swipe allows you to set or clear a flag for the message. You might want to customize these actions. For example, you can set 'Mark as read/unread' and 'Delete' as your default swipe actions for Mail app notifications.

Microsoft Updates Remote Desktop Store App With New Features

Microsoft Updates Remote Desktop Store App With New Features

In addition to the classic Remote Desktop app (mstsc.exe), Windows 10 includes a modern app, simply called 'Microsoft Remote App'. It is a UWP app that receives updates from the Microsoft Store. A few days ago the app received a major feature overhaul, bringing a few useful features to the end user.

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 KB4524244 security update

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 KB4524244 security update

Microsoft has removed standalone security update KB4524244 after it was found to be causing various critical issues. The update was supposed to resolve a number of issues with the UEFI boot manager.

Disable Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing in Windows 10

Disable Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing in Windows 10

Like all previous Windows versions, Windows 10 comes with a built-in option to disable the animations for minimizing and maximizing windows. Here is how to turn off the animations if you don't like them.