Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing what folders appear on start, part of Windows 10: Tips and Tricks.
- When you click the Start button,…certain defaults are displayed.…Let's go down there and give it a click.…Now, yours is likely going to look…a little bit different than mine.…You'll have different most recently used apps…showing up here at the top.…Your tiles might be arranged differently.…You'll have different programs installed.…We already stretched out this menu,…but over here in the bottom left-hand corner…where we see All apps, Power, Settings and File Explorer,…those are the defaults.…But you can customize this…and add your own items.…And that's what we're going to do right now.…So let's click in the background.…To use the Windows keyboard shortcut to go to our settings,…that's the Windows key plus the letter I.…
Next, we'll go to Personalization…and from here on the left-hand side, click Start.…Now, we are showing our most recently used apps.…We saw that.…That can be turned off.…Recently added apps will also show up there.…We can switch to full screen,…same as tablet mode from here.…But down below is where we really want to go…
- Describe how to customize your startup environment.
- Explain how to run multiple virtual desktops.
- Recall how to print and save files to PDF.
- Cite the method for cutting and pasting in command prompt.
- Explain what God Mode is.
- Describe how to choose a target folder for File Explorer.
- Summarize how to use the new calculator feature.
- Recall how to edit photos in the Photos app.
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Top 10
2. Keyboard Shortcuts
3. Efficiency Tips
4. Display Tips
5. Performance Tips
6. Useful Apps, Tools, and Utilities
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