Windows 10 supports two types of apps: classic Desktop apps (Win32) and modern Store apps. A classic app can be installed for all user accounts available in the OS. A Store app will be installed to each user account separately. If you no longer use some app, it is a good idea to uninstall it and free up space on the drive.
Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft introduced the new taskbar. It allows pinning apps and documents, working with jump lists and shows a progress animation for long file operations. Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 add the ability to pin Store apps to the taskbar. However, these user interface improvements made it harder to open the context menu for the app.
The Open with context menu is special command which allows the user to open the selected file in an alternative app instead of the default associated one. For example, you can open an image with Paint, Photos or Adobe Photoshop. If you are an administrator on your PC, you might want to restrict access to this menu for users so they don't open files with unwanted apps.
In this article, we will see how to add any page of Settings to the context menu in Windows 10. So you can try out this ability, we will create a special context menu with categories of the Settings app and add it to the Desktop.
As you may already know, Windows shares your computer's CPU resources between running apps. How many resources will be given to a process is determined by its priority. The higher the priority level, the more resources will be allocated to the process. In this article, we will see how to add the 'Run With Priority' context menu to start an app with the desired priority level in Windows 10.
It is possible to remove the Include in Library command from the context menu in Windows 10. This can be useful for those users who find no use for libraries. If you are one of them, here is what you should do.
File History is a very useful feature of Windows 10. It allows you to create a backup of the important data stored in your Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos and Desktop folders. You can specify the drive where you plan to store your backup. It will prevent data loss in case something goes wrong. In this article, we will see how to add File History to the context menu in Windows 10 for faster access.
Windows provides several secret ways to exit the Explorer shell. They can be useful when you make Registry changes that affect Explorer or for shell developers when testing shell extensions. To save your time, you can add a special "Restart Explorer" command to the Desktop context menu. This will allow you to restart the Explorer shell with one click.
In Windows 10, there is a special context menu command "Pin to Start" available for certain file types. It allows the user to pin them to the Start menu for faster access. If you find no use for that command, here is how to remove it.
In Windows 10, there is a special context menu command "Pin to taskbar" available for certain file types. It allows the user to pin them to the taskbar for faster access. If you find no use for that command, here is how to remove it.