Windows 10: Shrink / Hide the Taskbar Search feature
How do I shrink or hide the taskbar search feature? Use the following steps to shrink or hide the taskbar search: Right click anywhere on the task bar. Move the mouse over Search. Choose your preferred option: Hidden, Show search icon, or Show search box.
Windows 10: Change App Tile Size
How do I change the size of the app tiles in the Start Menu? App icons in the Start Menu will appear in many different sizes. You can use the following steps to resize your App tiles: Click the Start Menu. Right click on the app you wish to resize. Select Resize and choose your new tile size. NOTE: Not all tiles support…
Windows 10: Uninstall an App
How do I Uninstall an app? Use the following steps to uninstall an app: Click the Start (Windows key) menu. Click All Apps. Right click on the app you want to uninstall and click Uninstall. Click Uninstall to confirm the removal of the app.
Windows 10: Change the size of text and icons
How can I change the size of the text and icons? You can adjust the size of text and icons to make them larger or smaller. Type Control Panel in the search box. Click on Control Panel. Click Display Click set a custom scaling level. Change the scaling option to your desired setting and click OK. Click Apply. Your changes…
Windows 10: Hide / Show the Task View Button
How do I hide / show the task view button? Use the following steps to hide the task view button: Right click anywhere on the task bar. Click Show Task View Button. Follow the same steps to show the task view button.
Windows 10: Change the Start screen background
How do I change my desktop wallpaper? Use the following steps to change the Start screen background: Click the Start Menu and select Settings. Click Personalization. Select picture, color, or slideshow from the background drop down menu. If you do not like the pre-existing backgrounds, you can click Browse to select an…
Windows 10: Turn Live Tiles On / Off
How do I turn live tiles on / off? Use the following steps to turn live tiles on: Click the Start (Windows key) menu. Right-click on the tile you want to turn on. Click Turn live tile on. Follow the same steps to turn the live tile feature off.
Windows 10: Show Taskbar App Icons in Tablet Mode
How can I see my App icons when I am in tablet mode? Use the following steps to show App icons in tablet mode: Right-click on the taskbar. Select Show App icons.
Windows 10: How to take a screenshot
How do I take a screen capture in Windows 10? You can take a screenshot of your computer screen using the steps below. Your screenshot will be copied to the clipboard and saved to the Screenshots folder in your Pictures library. PC: Set up your screen the way you want it to appear for your screen shot. Press the Windows…
Windows 10: Save Applications to external storage
Can I save Windows 10 Applications to SD cards or USB drives? Microsoft has announced plans to allow applications to save to locations other than your computer hard drive. Unfortunately, this feature will not be available in the initial Windows 10 release. If you go to Settings & System & Storage, the New apps will save…