The native EPUB viewing capability is the newest feather in Microsoft Edge’s cap as of Windows 10 Redstone 2 Preview Build 14971 — which we saw in post Edge gets EPUB (eBooks) Support in Creator’s Update. You can view EPUB files, bookmark its pages, change the font style and do more using Edge.Read more
With the Windows 10 Creators Update Insider Preview Build 14971, Microsoft Edge gets EPUB viewing capability. EPUB files are e-books with a .epub extension, and can be used in various types of devices. EPUBs are zip containers which enclose document (content), stylesheet and other metadata.Read more
Microsoft announced that Paint 3D preview app is now built-in to Windows 10 since the Creator’s Update Preview build 14971. That’s great. But what’s more interesting is that, launching mspaint.exe starts the modern or UWP Paint 3D app in the Creators Update. This post tells you how to get back classic Paint in Windows 10 Creators Update.Read more
Virtual Desktops feature in Windows 10 provides a nice way to keep your program windows organized. You can move a set of work-related programs to a separate virtual desktop, having your entertainment and social networking stuff in another virtual desktop. When required, you can also make a program window or all window instances of a program available on all virtual desktops.Read more
The Windows 10 File Explorer opens to Quick access by default. Quick access is a section where you can place shortcuts to your favorite folders. It also displays recently viewed files and frequently used folders. If you’re not a fan of the Quick access feature and want File Explorer to default to “This PC”, Downloads or any other custom folder by default, this post tells you how to do it.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update (codenamed “Redstone 2”) Preview Build 14942, the way in which services are hosted has changed. In Windows 10 v1703 systems with more than 3.5 GB of RAM, each service would get its own service host (svchost.exe), instead of running under a shared service process. This lets you view the resources usage by each individual service. Resources here mean network, memory, disk and CPU usage.Read more
Windows Spotlight brings some amazing wallpapers for the Lock Screen, which you can save and use as your desktop background. By now, I’m pretty sure most users know how to view and store the lock screen images collection from the Assets folder.
Then I made a post on how to find the exact file name of the current lock screen wallpaper image in use, using the Registry Editor or a script to find the image file and save it to your Pictures folder automatically.Read more
When you click the Share button in File Explorer’s Share tab, or invoke sharing option from a UWP app, the sharing pane opens on the right side of the screen displaying the list of apps with “Share target” support. To name a few, apps like Twitter, Mail and OneNote have this feature, and appear by default in the right pane.
Update (2021): The registry edit mentioned in this article no longer works in the latest Windows 10 releases (2004, 20H2, etc.)
Installing updates via Windows Update can be problematic sometimes. For example, downloads may stall at a specific stage due to problems with the Windows Update server or the Content Delivery Network (CDN) that hosts the update in your region. It could also be possible that the Windows Update or BITS Services configuration on the local computer is at fault.Read more