Microsoft’s Windows 10 isn’t any get-off thing. It is developed from scratch with finely tuned features. Each feature is, in turn, the output of a team of hardworking engineers who create the best experience possible. With such a complex and vast piece of software, it totally makes sense that there are little tricks that most human beings don’t even know about.
HERE ARE THE 10 FEATURES OF WINDOWS 10 YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT :
1. CTRL+ALT+D (ROTATE SCREEN VIA KEYBOARD) :
Have you ever wondered an easier alternative to rotating your windows 10 screen than, hustling over the settings just to find the right option to rotate your screen? Then there is a shortcut for you that might just do the thing, CTRL+ALT+D is the key combination for rotating the screen without even touching your mouse.
2. The ‘GOD MODE’ :
Are you a geek PC user trying to explore the limits of a PC? Then god mode is for you.
Here’s how to access the GODMODE
Right-click on the desktop > New > Folder. Re-name the new folder with this bit of code:
To enter the “God Mode” window, double-click the folder and go crazy.
3. SLIDE TO SHUTDOWN :
What if I tell you that there is a fancier way of turning your PC down with just a slide? Well, here it is a modern and a cleaner way of turning your PC down without a click.
Here’s how to do it
Right-click on the desktop > New > Shortcut. In the ensuing pop-up window, paste the following line of code:
This creates a icon on your desktop, which you can rename to whatever you’d like. To shut down via slide-down, double-click on the new icon to prompt a pull-down shade. Then use your mouse to drag it down to the bottom of the screen.
4. RIGHT CLICKING ON TILES :
Customizing the Tiles in the start menu of the windows 10 has become much simpler, Giving more option to do with the tiles. Try right clicking some.
5. RIGHT CLICK TASKBAR :
Here’s a handy dandy menu that will allow you to quickly access a number of presets for the toolbars, Cortana, and window schemes. There’s a lot there, and it’s just a click away. Go check them out.
6. PINNING WINDOWS :
In Windows 10, you have the ability of dragging the windows to any corner of the screen to have the window take over that quarter of the screen. If you happen to be using multiple screens, you can drag to a border corner and wait for a prompt signal to let you know if the window will open in that corner.
7. QUICKLY SWITCH BETWEEN DESKTOPS :
Switching between different desktops can be a time taking process if you tend to work on multiple desktops. Here’s a shortcut to quickly switch between different desktops without wasting your time.
Here’s how to do it :
Once you click out of task view, you’ll be able to switch between the virtual desktops by pressing Windows button+Ctrl+right/left arrows. This will allow you to switch between all the open windows.
8. TRANSPARENT COMMAND PROMPT :
Always wanted a ghostly command prompt? Here’s a way to do it.
To access the Command Prompt (CP) interface in Win 10, click on the Windows menu and type “Command Prompt” to bring up quick access to the CP desktop app. Click that. To personalize the CP experience right-click at the top of the window to prompt a pop-up menu and choose “Properties.” Click over to the “Colors” tab to see a range of personalization options. At the bottom of this tab, you’ll find the “Opacity” slider, which allows you to see through the CP window.
9. FUN HIDDEN GAMES IN WINDOWS 10:
Ever wanted to play rock paper scissors with a machine? Well you can do it here with Cortana, The digital assistant in windows and yes she can play games with you too.You can type (or say) “Rock Paper Scissors,” “Roll the Die,” or “Flip the Coin” in Cortana to have a fun(?) graphic gaming experience. Cortana has got your back.
10. LETS SHAKE :
If you have a screen full of windows, you can clear the clutter by grabbing the top of the window you do like and “shaking” it to minimize all the other windows. Shake again and the windows will come back. Thank me later