Like cats and videos, some things are just better together. Only Microsoft Edge has your personal assistant, Cortana , built right in. On pages where she can help, she’ll show up in the address bar with suggestions. Click her message, and she can help you to: Make plans for dinner out. On restaurant websites, Cortana can point you to hours, directions, contact info, and menus.
If you want to take advantage of scanning with Windows Defender, you have two ways. If you are using a different antivirus program, you can use Windows 10 Limited Periodic Scanning to periodically scan your PC.
For using Cortana, your region and language settings have to be aligned. Check the following list of regions where Cortana is available, and the corresponding language for each of those regions. Cortana is your digital agent. She’ll help you get things done in Windows 10. Check out this video, then open Cortana from the search box in the lower-left corner of your PC.
Microsoft Edge is the best browser that lets you take notes, write, doodle, and highlight directly on webpages. Then you can save and share your handiwork in all the usual ways. Make notes on recipes, send your partner “subtle hints” about birthday gifts, or just draw mustaches on celebrities—the web is your canvas.
Make a note 3 ways to make your battery last longer when you can’t plug in your laptop or tablet.
– Use battery saver. Select the StartWindows logo Start button button, and then select SettingsGear-shaped Settings icon > System > Battery. By default, battery saver turns itself on when your battery level goes below 20%, but you can adjust this in Battery settings.
Some updates require you to restart your PC and sign in to Windows in order to finish installing the update, which means you might sign in to Windows and find you can’t use your PC until the update is finished. Windows 10 helps prevent this from happening by allowing Windows to use your sign in info to create a special token.
OneDrive is now part of File Explorer.For a quick primer on how it works in Windows 10, check out OneDrive on your PC.
When File Explorer opens, you’ll land in Quick access. Your frequently used folders and recently used files are listed there, so you won’t have to dig through a series of folders to find them. You can also pin your favorite folders to Quick access to keep them close at hand. For more info, see Pin, remove, and customize in Quick access.
A password might meet all the criteria above and still be a weak password. For example, Hello2U! meets all the criteria for a strong password listed above, but is still weak because it contains a complete word. H3ll0 2 U! is a stronger alternative because it replaces some of the letters in the complete word with numbers and also includes spaces.
Help yourself remember your strong password by following these tips:
Create an acronym from an easy-to-remember piece of information. For example, pick a phrase that is meaningful to you, such as My son’s birthday is 12 December, 2004. Using that phrase as your guide, you might use Msbi12/Dec,4 for your password.
The Photos app shows the photos and videos in the Pictures library on your PC and on OneDrive. The Pictures library is primarily your Pictures folder, but can also include external drives, shared network folders, and other folders on your PC.
– To see files on OneDrive
– Open the Photos app.
Tap or click Pictures library in the upper-left corner, and then tap or click OneDrive.