Category Archives: Windows 10

Disable Device Driver Automatic Installation in Windows 10

Disable Device Driver Automatic Installation in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 automatically searches for drivers on Windows Update, and downloads and installs them for devices connected to the computer. Starting with Windows 7, it also automatically downloads information (metadata) about these connected devices to display them with realistic icons.

Disable Show Definitions Inline in Microsoft Edge

Disable Show Definitions Inline in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser app in Windows 10. It's a Universal (UWP) app which has extension support, a fast rendering engine and a simplified user interface. Starting with Windows 10 build 17713, the browser allows the user to look up definitions for selected words in Reading View, Books, and PDFs thanks to the new dictionary function added to it. If you find the definition popup annoying, here is how to disable this feature.

Lookup Definitions for Words in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Lookup Definitions for Words in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser app in Windows 10. It's a Universal (UWP) app which has extension support, a fast rendering engine and a simplified user interface. Starting with Windows 10 build 17713, the browser allows the user to look up definitions for selected words in Reading View, Books, and PDFs thanks to the new dictionary function added to it.

Change Text Zoom Level in Notepad in Windows 10

Change Text Zoom Level in Notepad in Windows 10

Notepad is a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows. It has been included in all versions of Microsoft Windows since Windows 1.0 in 1985. While Microsoft hasn’t updated Notepad for years, Windows 10 Build 17713 features some highly requested changes.

Windows 10 Build 17713 Is Out With New Features

Windows 10 Build 17713 Is Out With New Features

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713 from the "Redstone 5" branch to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. This release comes with a number of improvements and fixes made for Edge. Also, Notepad has received improvements like text zooming, line numbering, along with fixes for long-standing issues. Besides these changes, Windows Defender Application Guard and Windows Ink have also received improvements and fixes.

Manage Optional Features in Windows 10

Manage Optional Features in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a number of features which are not enabled by default. For example, you can the SMB1 Sharing protocol manually if you really need it. Or, you can remove the XPS Viewer app if you find no use for it. These tasks can be done by managing Optional Features. In this article, we will see how to add or remove Optional features in Windows 10.

How To Change Reading View Theme in Microsoft Edge

How To Change Reading View Theme in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser app in Windows 10. It's a Universal (UWP) app which has extension support, a fast rendering engine and a simplified user interface. In Windows 10 April 2018 Update, you can change the page theme for Reading View in Microsoft Edge to make it more personal and beautiful. Here is how.