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17 best free Windows 10 apps in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft Store is the place in Windows where you can find apps for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. Many of these apps are designed to work both on touchscreen devices and traditional PC's, with a mouse and keyboard. The Microsoft Store evolved a lot, and the number of apps available in is slowly increasing. It does not have as many apps as Google's Play Store or Apple's App Store, but …

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17 best free Windows 10 apps in the Microsoft Store

(8 days ago) 17 best free Windows 10 apps in the Microsoft Store. 10. Flipboard. Flipboard became one of the most popular news apps in the world. It works like a news feed aggregator, but it is also highly visual. The result is an app that looks a lot like a magazine. The twist is that this magazine is your own and it is personalized with only your interests.

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4 ways to enable an app to run at the Windows 10 startup

(7 days ago) The apps you add to it are not going to automatically open when other users log into Windows 10. If you want to enable an app to run at the Windows 10 startup for all the user accounts, you need to make a shortcut to it in the shell:common startup folder ("C:

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8 ways to close apps in Windows 10 like a Pro Digital

(4 days ago) 1. How to close apps with the mouse or touch using the red X button. The Close button is the most popular way to exit apps on a Windows 10 computer or device. It is located in the upper-right corner of any app and displays an X.Hovering your cursor over the button causes it to turn red and, for some apps, to display the Close tooltip.

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How to hide apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu

(3 days ago) Quick Steps. How to hide apps from Windows 10’s Start Menu: Open the Start Menu and right-click or press and hold on an app you want to hide. In the menu that shows up, go to More, and choose “Open File Location.”. To remove that app from your Start Menu, delete its shortcut from the Start Menu folder. NOTE: Windows 10 allows you to

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How to associate apps with websites in Windows 10

(1 days ago) To be able to associate apps with websites, you must first open the Settings app. A quick way to do that is to open the Start Menu and then click or tap on the gear icon on its left side. Windows 10, associate apps, websites. In Settings, click or tap on the Apps category. Windows 10, associate apps

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How to reinstall all the Windows 10 default apps with

(5 days ago) Some people do not like the universal apps that are installed by default In Windows 10 and want to get rid of them. They can manually uninstall most of them using the Settings app, or they can use PowerShell to uninstall all or only some. Apps like Calendar, Mail, Camera, Photos or Candy Crush Soda Saga, can be gone from a Windows 10 computer in no time.

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4 ways to find out how much space your apps are using, in

(1 days ago) Windows, apps, storage space. Right-click or tap and hold on it and select Properties. Alternatively, you can select the folder and press Alt + Enter on your keyboard. The Properties window opens for the selected folder. Windows, apps, storage space. In the General tab, look for the Size and Size on disk entries.

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2 ways to see which Windows 10 apps drain the most battery

(7 days ago) 1. How to see which apps drain your battery the most, using the Windows 10 Battery Settings. Start by opening the Settings app: a quick way to do it is to click or tap on its button from the Start Menu. Then, open the System category of settings. The System entry from the …

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How to edit the list of allowed apps in Windows Defender

(7 days ago) Next, let's see how to allow apps to communicate through Windows Firewall, and then how to block a program in the firewall from Windows 10:. How to allow apps to communicate through Windows Defender Firewall. The easiest way to allow an app through Windows Firewall is to do so when running it for the first time. When that happens, Windows Defender Firewall asks whether you want to …

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How to split screen on Windows 10 and view apps side by

(5 days ago) The Windows 10 split screen feature is excellent for multitasking, especially if you're using a large display. You can view apps in Windows 10 side by side, on top of each other, or both, since it's possible to snap up to four app windows on the screen at the same time.

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How to track which apps use the most data in Windows 10

(9 days ago) By Ciprian Adrian Rusen · Aug 19, 2019 · 3 mins to read

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7 ways to minimize and maximize apps in Windows 10

(3 days ago) All Windows 10 apps and most desktop apps show the Minimize and Maximize buttons on the top-right corner of the window's title bar, next to the X used to close apps. The Minimize button is the caption button on the left, and its icon displays an underscore symbol.

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The complete guide to setting the default apps in Windows

(5 days ago) By Ciprian Adrian Rusen · Sep 10, 2019 · 5 mins to read

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Fix problem: Windows 10 apps are not shown in the Start

(9 days ago) To speed up the process, and have the Windows 10 apps show up on your Start Menu, the next step is to start the Microsoft Store and go to the Downloads and updates section. Access Downloads and updates in the Microsoft Store. Then, use the Microsoft Store to manually update all the apps that are available for your Windows 10 PC or device.

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How much bloatware does Windows 10 have

(3 days ago) Microsoft bundles Windows 10 bloatware by default. Windows 10 bundles quite a lot of unwanted apps. To get a clearer picture of just how much bloatware you get from Microsoft, we decided to install a clean Windows 10 operating system and compile a list of all the apps

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How to reset apps in Windows 10, and clear their data

(6 days ago) By Ciprian Adrian Rusen · Jun 24, 2019 · 4 mins to read

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How to reset an app on Android without "deleting it

(1 days ago) By Ciprian Adrian Rusen · May 21, 2020 · 4 mins to read

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3 steps to install Google Play apps from a web browser

(3 days ago) 3. Install the app using the Play Store website. To install the app, click or tap the Install button at the top of the page. Install an app in Google Play Store. You may be asked to verify your Google account identity. Do so to be able to move to the next step.

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How to choose the default GPU for gaming or apps in Windows …

(5 days ago) Why change the GPU used by specific apps? Some desktop PCs and most laptops have integrated graphics cards, which is a short way of saying that their processors have built-in video chips. However, integrated graphics are not powerful enough to manage demanding apps and games that require a lot of graphical power.

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Stop Windows 10 from promoting apps on the Start Menu

(Just Now) A bit of theory: what are promoted apps on Windows 10's Start menu? In Windows 10, Microsoft also introduced advertised or promoted apps on your Start menu, under the guise of suggestions meant to enhance the user's experience. These apps are not installed on your Windows 10 computer or device, and clicking on any of the ad tiles takes you to their respective download pages …

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How to make desktop icons smaller (or bigger) in Windows

(4 days ago) How to make desktop icons smaller or bigger, by scaling the text, apps and other items. Finally, the fourth method we know for changing the size of desktop icons involves changing the scaling of your display. What scaling does is increase or decrease the size of text, apps, and other items, including desktop icons, so that the people using the

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What is a Windows app

(5 days ago) By Ciprian Adrian Rusen · Dec 14, 2018 · 8 mins to read

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The Windows 10 system tray

(2 days ago) The Windows 10 system tray is more customizable than ever before, as you get to configure which system and apps icons are shown in it. Whether you want to hide the volume icon, keep a particular icon always visible in the Notification area, or see nothing but the clock on your taskbar,

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How to close apps on Android: All you need to know

(1 days ago) The apps running on your Android are shown in the Overview screen. Slide to scroll through the open items until you find the Clear all option, and then tap on it. On some smartphones, like those from Huawei, you find a garbage can button at the …

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9 ways to remove desktop programs and Microsoft Store apps

(3 days ago) 7. Remove universal apps using Settings (in Windows 10) or PC Settings (in Windows 8.1) In Windows 10, open Settings and go to Apps. On the right side of the Settings window, a list is shown with all the apps available on your Windows 10 device. Scroll down the list and click or tap the app that you want to remove.

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How to use the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 without a

(4 days ago) Furthermore, the other good news is that you can use an offline account to download and install apps from the Microsoft Store both in Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Home. Apparently, when Microsoft chose to allow local accounts to use the Microsoft Store, it only did so in Windows 10 Pro.However, we've checked on Windows 10 Home with November 2019 Update, and it now works in …

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Make Windows correctly display characters from languages

(4 days ago) Windows restarts and, when you log in again, the new language is applied to non-Unicode apps and files. IMPORTANT: the change of the language used for non-Unicode programs gets applied to ALL non-Unicode apps and files. Therefore, if you need to run another non-Unicode app which uses a different character set, you need to change the non-Unicode program language again.

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How to use a Windows 10 recovery USB drive

(6 days ago) Windows 10 can create an image of the entire partition where it is installed together with all the apps and personal files stored there. The system image is a full copy of the system partition and, in the backup file, there is no differentiation between the system and personal data. When you use the recovery drive to recover Windows 10 with a

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How to run a Windows app or program with a keyboard

(9 days ago) For example, in the screenshot below, we pinned Microsoft Edge, Mail, Office, Netflix, and Spotify. Shortcut keys to run programs in Windows. To open these apps, we can now use the following keyboard shortcuts: Windows + 1 for Microsoft Edge. Windows + 2 for Mail. Windows + 3 for Office. Windows + 4 for Netflix.

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What is a metered connection

(6 days ago) Apps from the Microsoft Store are no longer automatically updated. However, desktop apps act as usual and are updated based on their settings. App tiles on the Start Menu may not update themselves automatically. The Windows 10 apps that have live tiles on the Start Menu might not update themselves while connected to a metered connection.

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How to change Windows 10 startup programs from Settings

(6 days ago) How to access Startup Apps from Windows 10's Settings. While, in the past, you had to use the Task Manager to disable startup programs, you can change startup apps in Windows 10 more easily from the Settings app. Open the Windows 10 Settings by pressing Windows + I on your keyboard, and then click or tap on Apps.

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When was a program or app installed in Windows 10

(7 days ago) IMPORTANT: This guide covers both Windows 10 apps distributed through the Microsoft Store and programs or desktop apps that you can download and install from anywhere else. If you want to know when a Windows 10 app was installed, the first method is the only one that helps you. For desktop apps and programs, check out the other methods too.

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Top 10 Microsoft Edge add-ons in 2021

(4 days ago) There is a big chance that you are using Office files like Word documents or Excel spreadsheets. But, you might not have the Office apps installed on all your Windows 10 computers and devices. To be able to work with such files on any Windows 10 PC, all you have to do is install the Office extension for Microsoft Edge. It lets you view, edit

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5 ways to open the Google Play Store on Android Digital

(3 days ago) The All Apps screen is the fail-safe way to open any app on your Android device. On the Home screen, either tap the All apps button, which is available on most Android smartphones, or swipe up to access the All Apps screen. Swipe up from the Home screen to access All Apps.

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How to view and disable startup programs from Windows 10's

(6 days ago) How to view the list of startup apps and programs, using the Task Manager in Windows 10. First, launch the Task Manager.Our recommended keyboard shortcut is "Ctrl + Shift + Esc." If you skipped Windows 8, and if you did not access the Task Manager until now, it opens in what we call the compact view, displaying a list of all the apps currently running on your Windows 10 device.

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How to Find, Install and Review Apps in the Windows 8.1

(2 days ago) Windows Store is the place where Windows 8.1 users can find, install and update their apps. Because the Windows Store was launched with Windows 8, it does not yet have a large number of apps, like other app stores from Microsoft's competitors, but their number is increasing steadily. Since nobody wants an operating system without apps, you will want to use the Windows Store to discover …

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How to give access to only to one app, using assigned

(5 days ago) A list of apps is shown. Scroll down until you find the app that you want to assign and click or tap on its name. Windows 10, assigned access. Now, the "Set up assigned access" window should look similar to the picture below. You see the account that you chose and the app it can access.

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How to use the new Get Office app in

(3 days ago) Programs - shows you a few lists with Office-related apps. The first one is called Office and has all the Microsoft Office apps that are available to install or open (if you already have them installed) on your Windows 10 computer or device. They are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, OneDrive, and Skype. The second list is called Other programs and has OneNote, …

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10 ways to organize and change the Windows 10 Start Menu

(5 days ago) Remove suggested apps from the Start Menu in Windows 10. 9. Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu All apps list. If you’re using the tiles in Windows 10, it might seem like the alphabetical All apps list takes up precious space on the left side of your Start Menu.

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8 tools to password protect your folders in Windows

(8 days ago) The apps we have recommended in this roundup handle the uninstallation process well and do not leave you with blocked and hidden folders. Also, if you want your folders and files to be as safe as possible, our opinion is that the encryption tools bundled by the security suites we mentioned above, are the best choice you could make.

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How to print on Windows (Ctrl + P)

(Just Now) NOTE: CTRL + P shows the Print dialogue only in apps that support printing. In apps that do not, this command has no effect. 2. How to print on Windows from desktop apps that have a File menu. Many desktop apps have a File menu. It usually includes a Print option if the app that you are using is designed to print.

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2 ways to block internet access for specific apps on

(5 days ago) Method 1. Restrict internet access for specific apps, via the Cellular settings. The first thing you must do is launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad. To do that, tap on the Settings icon. iOS, iPhone, iPad, internet access. Then, tap to open the Cellular category of …

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6 Best free Android apps for quitting smoking Digital

(4 days ago) Download: Kwit - stop smoking cigarette 2. Smoke Free, stop smoking help. Smoke Free is one of the best Android apps for tracking your progress and measuring the achievements you've made while quitting smoking. It tells you how much time has passed since you stopped smoking, the money you saved and how much money you'll save on a yearly basis, the number of cigarettes you didn't smoke …

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Introducing Windows 8.1: What is the Apps View & How to

(1 days ago) Newly installed apps or desktop programs are marked by the word New.. On the top left of the Apps View, you see the word Apps written with big letters. Near it you have a list of filters that can be used to browse the Apps View.Click on it and you can select to view the list organized by name (the default view), the date installed, the most used apps and by category.

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4 ways to uninstall apps on Android Digital Citizen

(6 days ago) 4. How to uninstall an Android app using its Home screen or Favorites bar shortcut. If the app you want to remove has a shortcut on either the Favorites bar or Home screen, you might also be able to use it to uninstall the app.This is only true when using a smartphone with a stock version of Android, so this step is not available on smartphones with heavily customized user interfaces, like

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The Android Data Saver and how to enable it Digital Citizen

(1 days ago) The Android Data Saver ensures that you make the most of your data plan. Most apps run in the background, consuming precious data in an effort to keep you up to date. With the built-in Data Saver on Android, you can decide which apps get unrestricted mobile data access and which are prevented from sending and receiving data in the background. Continue reading to find out more …

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