Windows 10 -setup-and-configuration

Here is an extensive collection of Windows 10 tips. This includes the most popular tips for getting Windows 10 configured exactly the way you want it. The tips are all about setting up Windows 10 the right way and then configuring it the way you want it to work.

You must have already done a clean install of Windows 10 or upgraded from a previous edition. After you have got Windows 10 up and running, you are ready for the tips in this category.

1. Temporary delay the fall creators update

Each time Microsoft rolls out a major upgrade to Windows 10, you have the option to wait a few months before you install it on PCs running Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise. But in that case, you have act quickly.

2. Find Any Windows 10 Settings Within 10 Seconds

One Confusing aspect of Windows 10 is the way it keeps some options in the old style Control Panel and others in the new Settings app. The good news is you don’t have to guess where to look, once you learn these two search secrets.

3. Turn off CORTANA Completely

Microsoft has removed Cortana’s on-off switch. But the options to disable Cortana is still available if you know where to look. Use this tweak to make Windows search strictly local.

4. Shut Down ONEDRIVE

In Windows 10, OneDrive is built in. The connections are so tight, in fact, that OneDrive has its own node in File Explorer, with no obvious way to remove it. But the options to disconnect OneDrive are there if you were to look.

5. Switch back to local account from a Microsoft Account

During Setup, Windows 10 encourages you to use a Microsoft Account. But you prefer to use a local account, the option is there.

6.Find the original product key of your PC

If you have purchased a new PC with Windows pre-installed in the past few years, chances are it has a key embedded in its BIOS. With a little PowerShell wizardry, you can find that well-hidden key and learn more about your current licensing status.