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Disable Web Search in Windows 10 version 1803

Disable Web Search in Windows 10 version 1803

Windows 10 comes with a new feature called "Cortana". It is a digital assistant which is integrated with the search feature. Windows 10 has a search box in the taskbar, which can be used to launch Cortana and perform the search by keyboard or by voice. Once you type something in the search box on the Windows 10 taskbar, search results show but web search results are mixed with local search results, Store apps and content from Bing. Here is how to disable Internet and Store apps from being searched via the taskbar.

Make Taskbar Totally Transparent With Blur in Windows 10

Make Taskbar Totally Transparent With Blur in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 comes with an opaque taskbar. The user can enable transparency for the taskbar, and even increase the transparency level with a Registry tweak. Many users would like to make the taskbar totally transparent and retain the blur effect. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

Hide Taskbar Buttons On Multiple Taskbars in Windows 10

Hide Taskbar Buttons On Multiple Taskbars in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. By default, the taskbar appears on all displays connected to your computer. Today, we'll see how to customize which app buttons you see on the primary and extra taskbars in Windows 10.

Hide Taskbar on Multiple Displays in Windows 10

Hide Taskbar on Multiple Displays in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. By default, the taskbar appears on all displays connected to your computer. Today, we'll see a number of ways to customize this behavior.

How To Move Taskbar In Windows 10 (Change Taskbar Location)

How To Move Taskbar In Windows 10 (Change Taskbar Location)

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. By default, the taskbar appears at the bottom edge of the screen. You can change its location and move the taskbar to the left, top, right, or bottom edge. We will review the 3 methods you can use to change the taskbar location.

How to Lock or Unlock Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Lock or Unlock Taskbar in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. The user can lock the taskbar to prevent its accidental moving or modification. Here is how to lock or unlock the taskbar in Windows 10.

Change Taskbar Button Width in Windows 10

Change Taskbar Button Width in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool which shows a list of running apps and open windows as tasks so you can switch quickly between them. In this article, we will see how to change the width of the taskbar buttons in Windows 10.

How to Enable Small Taskbar Buttons in Windows 10

How to Enable Small Taskbar Buttons in Windows 10

The taskbar is the classic user interface element in Windows. First introduced in Windows 95, it exists in all Windows versions released after it. The main idea behind the taskbar is to provide a useful tool to show all running apps and open windows as tasks and switch quickly between them. In this article, we will see how to change the size of taskbar buttons in Windows 10 and make them smaller.

Disable Taskbar Button Combining in Windows 10

Disable Taskbar Button Combining in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the taskbar comes with app button combining is enabled by default. When you launch more than one instance of an app, e.g. open two File Explorer windows or several Word documents, they appear as a single button on the taskbar. If you are not happy with this behavior, you can quickly change it.

Change Taskbar Preview Thumbnail Size in Windows 10

Change Taskbar Preview Thumbnail Size in Windows 10

In Windows 10, when you hover over a taskbar button of a running app or group of apps, a thumbnail preview appears on the screen. For a single window it shows a single thumbnail, and for multiple windows it shows a number of thumbnail previews in a row. If you wish to enlarge or decrease these thumbnails in Windows 10, I will explain how it can be done with a simple Registry tweak.