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Windows 10: Tips and Tricks

via LinkedIn Learning


Expert David Rivers shares Windows 10 tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently in Windows 10.

Windows expert David Rivers shares tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently in Windows 10. This course opens with a top 10 list of power tips, before delving into mouse tricks and keyboard shortcuts, display and desktop organization tips, techniques for improving efficiency with basic operating system features, tips for improving system performance, and useful Windows utilities.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Using the exercise files
1. The Top 10
  • Customizing your startup environment
  • Blocking notifications with "quiet hours"
  • Finding and running Internet Explorer
  • Making File Explorer open to this PC
  • Pinning email folders to the start screen
  • Running multiple virtual desktops
  • Bypassing the sign in screen
  • Saving files to PDF
  • Creating a lock screen slideshow
  • Updating Windows from other sources
2. Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Keyboard shortcuts for organizing and navigating apps
  • Use a keyboard shortcut to lock your screen
  • Cutting and pasting in command prompt
3. Efficiency Tips
  • Enabling "God Mode"
  • Customizing privacy options
  • Configuring automatic updates for apps
  • Viewing and selecting files in File Explorer
4. Display Tips
  • Enabling Tablet mode on a PC
  • Choosing a target folder for File Explorer
  • Choosing what folders appear on start
  • Customizing UI colors
5. Performance Tips
  • Deleting old Windows installation files
  • Controlling animations
  • Fine-tuning power settings
  • Running apps as the administrator
6. Useful Apps, Tools, and Utilities
  • Using the Mail app
  • Using new calculator features
  • Getting maps offline with the Maps app
  • Reading options with Edge
  • Edit your photos in the Photos app
  • Getting help with contact support
  • Next steps

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David Rivers

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