Articles tagged: Windows 10 Tips

Mouse Selection Techniques

Tip of the Day: Mouse Selection Techniques

Get Help

Tip of the Day: Get Help in Windows

Old Task Switcher

Tip of the Day: ALT+ALT+Tab to Switch Programs

Windows ALT+F4

Tip of the Day: Exit Windows Using ALT+F4

Tracert

Tip of the Day: Tracert

Horizontal Scrolling with the Mouse Wheel

Tip of the Day: Horizontal Scroll With the Mouse Wheel

nslookup and ping

Tip of the Day: Resolve IP Addresses in Command Prompt

Run: shell:startup

Tip of the Day: Add Your Own Auto-Start Programs

Copy as path.

Tip of the Day: Copy as Path

Dragging filename.

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop Full Paths into Command Prompt

Zoom in File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Zoom in Windows File Explorer

Control Panel

Tip of the Day: Open (Old) Control Panel in Windows 10 & 11

XCOPY

Tip of the Day: Copy Only Updated Files Using XCOPY

Clicking the icon to minimize and restore an app

Tip of the Day: Minimize and Restore Programs Quickly Using the Taskbar

Calculator

Tip of the Day: Windows Calculator

DriverQuery

Tip of the Day: List All Drivers

Airplane Mode

Tip of the Day: Airplane Mode Is for More Than Airplanes

UNC Connections

Tip of the Day: Use Remote Files Without Connecting First

File Extensions in Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: File Extensions

SHIFT+Right click

Tip of the Day: SHIFT+Right-click

Snap a window to the left

Tip of the Day: Side-by-Side Windows

Multiple Desktops

Tip of the Day: Explore Multiple Desktops

CTRL+A, CTRL+A. CTRL+V

Tip of the Day: CTRL+A, CTRL+C, CTRL+V

Disk platters with bits.

Tip of the Day: Realize What a Windows Log-in Password Is and Is Not

CD /D

Tip of the Day: Change Directory and Change Drive in Command Prompt

Windows 10 in high contrast

Tip of the Day: Using High Contrast Display Settings

Touch Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Use the Virtual Keyboard

The Echo command

Tip of the Day: the Many Uses of Echo

SendTo

Tip of the Day: Clean Up “Send To”

Startup Items

Tip of the Day: Review Startup Items

Piping

Tip of the Day: Redirection and Piping

Mouse Pointer Options

Tip of the Day: Find Your Mouse Pointer

Don't hide extensions

Tip of the Day: Never Hide Extensions

Multi-file selection.

Tip of the Day: Multiple Item Selection

Checkboxes!

Tip of the Day: Use Checkboxes to Select Files

Ctrl+C In Action

Tip of the Day: Abort Command Prompt Programs with Ctrl+C

Icons or Thumbnails?

Tip of the Day: Icons Versus Thumbnails

Update History

Tip of the Day: View Installed Updates

Opening an ISO

Tip of the Day: Mount an ISO File in Windows

Tip of the Day: Save a Webpage Shortcut to the Start Menu in Edge

Known networks.

Tip of the Day: Forget Wireless Networks

End Task

Tip of the Day: Kill an App Using Task Manager

Keyboard Selection

Tip of the Day: Shift-Selection

Windows Magnifier

Tip of the Day: The Magnifier App

Rename PC

Tip of the Day: Change Your Machine’s Name

Uninstall Windows Apps

Tip Of The Day: Uninstall Unwanted Windows 10 & 11 Apps Using CCleaner

ALT+Space

Tip of the Day: ALT+Space

Tip of the Day: CTRL+SHIFT+Enter for Admin

Running a document

Tip of the Day: “Running” Documents in Command Prompt

Copying a File

Tip of the Day: Move Versus Copy