Category Archives: Windows 10

Change Narrator Keyboard Layout in Windows 10

Change Narrator Keyboard Layout in Windows 10

Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. It comes with two keyboard layouts: Standard and Legacy. The new Standard keyboard layout for Narrator is available starting in Windows 10 build 17692. It is designed to be more familiar to screen reader users. Here is how to change the keyboard layout for Narrator.

Create Offline Files Folder Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Offline Files Folder Shortcut in Windows 10

As you may already know, Offline Files is a special feature of Windows that allows you to access files stored on a network share locally, even when you are not connected to that network. In modern Windows version, it includes a special "Always Offline" mode, that saves your bandwidth by syncing files between your PC and the appropriate network share periodically.

Enable Always Offline Mode for Files in Windows 10

Enable Always Offline Mode for Files in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a feature called Offline Files that allows making network files and folders available offline when you’re not connected to that network. This feature is very useful when you need to access network resources while offline. You can mark a file or a folder as 'always available offline' to keep its copy stored on your computer. Here is how it can be done.

Windows 10 Build 17763.168 is out with KB4469342

Windows 10 Build 17763.168 is out with KB4469342

Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for the Windows 10 version 1809 "October 2018 Update". This is the first update released by the company for version 1809. The patch is KB4469342, and it raises the Windows build number to 17763.168.

Change Storage Space in Storage Pool in Windows 10

Change Storage Space in Storage Pool in Windows 10

Storage Spaces helps protect your data from drive failures and extend storage over time as you add drives to your PC. You can use Storage Spaces to group two or more drives together in a storage pool and then use capacity from that pool to create virtual drives called storage spaces. In this article, we will review how to change a Storage Space in a Storage Pool.

Enable Offline Files in Windows 10

Enable Offline Files in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a feature called Offline Files that allows making network files and folders available offline when you’re not connected to that network. This feature is very useful when you need to access network resources while offline. Here is how to enable it.

Enable or Disable Conversational Date Format in Windows 10 File Explorer

Enable or Disable Conversational Date Format in Windows 10 File Explorer

File Explorer is the default file management app which is bundled with Windows starting with Windows 95. Besides file management operations, Explorer.exe also implements the shell - the Desktop, taskbar, desktop icons and also the Start menu are parts of the Explorer app. Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, there is a new feature in File Explorer - Conversational Date Format.

Set When Storage Sense Should Automatically Empty Recycle Bin

Set When Storage Sense Should Automatically Empty Recycle Bin

As you may already know, Windows 10 includes the ability to automatically delete files in your Recycle bin, delete temporary files, and files in the Downloads folder to free up disk space. Starting with Windows 10 version 1809, the ability to automatically remove the contents of the  Recycle bin is added to Storage Sense. In recent Windows 10 builds, you can configure Storage Sense to automatically empty the Recycle Bin if files in that folder have been stored there for more that the specific number of days. Here is how.