Articles tagged: Windows 11 Tips

Many Icons from SHELL32.dll

Tip of the Day: Change a Folder’s Icon

Projector Mode in Windows 10

Tip of the Day: Projector Mode

SHIFT+Restart

Tip of the Day: Get to the Windows Recovery Console Quicker

ipconfig /all

Tip of the Day: View Your Network IP Configuration

Tip of the Day: Shift+Windows Key+S for Screenshots

Creating a Webpage Shortcut

Tip of the Day: Make a Shortcut to a Webpage

Taskbar Buttons

Tip of the Day: Manage Taskbar Icons

Tip of the Day: Executable Program Properties

Tip of the Day: The Empty Start Menu

shell:AppsFolder

Tip of the Day: More “Shell:” Shortcuts

Reboot!

Tip of the Day: When In Doubt, Reboot

Repair Option

Tip of the Day: Remember to Use Application Repair

Taskbar

Tip of the Day: View the Full Taskbar Notification Area

Run as administrator

Tip of the Day: Run As Administrator

Storage

Tip of the Day: Get a Quick Disk-Space Summary in Windows 10 and 11

CTRL+ALT+DEL

Tip of the Day: CTRL+ALT+DEL

Turn off hibernate

Tip of the Day: Turn Off Hibernate and Free Up Some Disk Space

Mouse Selection Techniques

Tip of the Day: Mouse Selection Techniques

Get Help

Tip of the Day: Get Help in Windows

End Task on the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Add End Task to the Taskbar

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

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

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

Change what ... does

Tip of the Day: Control Your Laptop Buttons

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