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Display Day of Week in Windows 10 Taskbar

Display Day of Week in Windows 10 Taskbar

How to Display Day of Week in Windows 10 Taskbar

If you like, you can configure Windows 10 taskbar to display the day of the week. This can be done by fine grain tuning of the date format, so it will become visible in the date area of the notification tray (the right bottom corner).

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.

Disable Desktop Previews for Taskbar Live Thumbnails in Windows 10

Disable Desktop Previews for Taskbar Live Thumbnails in Windows 10

How to Disable Desktop Previews for Taskbar Live Thumbnails 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. When you hover over a preview thumbnail, it dims other open windows and shows a preview of its app. If you want, you can disable this feature.

Change Taskbar Clock to 12 Hour or 24 Hour Format in Windows 10

Change Taskbar Clock to 12 Hour or 24 Hour Format in Windows 10

How To Change Taskbar Clock to 12 Hour or 24 Hour Format in Windows 10

In Windows XP and Windows Vista, the taskbar was thinner and so only the time was shown by default on the taskbar. If you made the taskbar thicker, then it showed the date, day and time. But the redesigned taskbar in Windows 10 already shows the date and time.

Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Cache in Windows 10

Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Cache in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Save Taskbar Thumbnails to Cache in Windows 10

In Windows 10, when you hover over a taskbar button of a running app or a 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. Windows 10 uses a cache for these thumbnails to show them faster. Sometimes it becomes broken, so you see an outdated or corrupted thumbnail preview.

Access Taskbar in Full Screen Mode in Windows 10

Access Taskbar in Full Screen Mode 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. When you open an app in fullscreen mode, the taskbar becomes hidden. Here is a simple trick that allows you to quickly access it.

Change Taskbar Thumbnail Threshold to Show List in Windows 10

Change Taskbar Thumbnail Threshold to Show List 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. When the number of open windows reaches the threshold, the taskbar shows open windows as a list instead of thumbnails. Here's how to change the threshold in order to reduce or increase the number of thumbnails to change them to a list.

Make Taskbar Auto-hide in Windows 10

Make Taskbar Auto-hide 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 make the taskbar auto-hide in Windows 10 in order to leave more room for open windows and hide your tasks from other people watching your screen.

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.