7 crucial Windows 10 settings you should change right now

You finally install Windows 10, before you get too overwhelmed about the new Windows, here are some settings you should change right now.


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Windows 10 Settings You should Change Right Now

Windows 10 comes with lot of features, here are settings and features you should change for better experience with your new windows.

#1 Schedule Restart

Do you also hate your computer restarts by Windows update? the good news is that you can tweak this on windows 10 by forcing your Pc to schedule a particular restart time, you should visit this settings in your windows 10 settings,

To do this, go to Settings > Update & Recovery > Windows Update > Advanced options now select the option “choose how updates are installed“and choose  “Notify to schedule restart”.

#2 Notifications settings

Windows 10 comes with smartphone-like notification; app notifications, windows tips, lock screen notifications and the likes, but if you think this is not necessary, you can disable all this notifications by going to Settings > System > Notifications & Actions , then off the notifications you wish to disable

#3 Bring back Start menu

Unlike in PC where Windows display a Start menu instead of full screen screen, tablet does not but if you are using tablet and you want this start menu, just go to Settings > System > Tablet mode, then turn tablet mode off

#4 Cortana settings

You can turn on “Hey, Cortana” on your Windows 10 for voice-activated  personal search assistant, to activate Cortana, go to Search > Settings, under Respond best, select To me. now help Cortana learn your voice by repeating six phrases to her.

#5 Assign default apps and programs

Assign a default app/program for your music, videos, email, photos, web browser, maps, calendar and the likes. To assign this, go to Settings > System > Default apps.

#6 Sync settings

Do you know Windows 10 sync your password, settings, themes, notification and the likes, if you don’t want this, you can turn off this, just go to Settings > Accounts > Sync your settings.

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