There are all kinds of Bluetooth devices you might want to connect to your Windows 10 PC, and that’s fine. Windows 10 will handle whatever you need to throw at it, and will be able to have a number of different devices connected to it at the same time, be that a mouse or a Bluetooth speaker. To turn Bluetooth on or off in Windows 11/10, you can press Win+I to open Windows Settings, go to Bluetooth & devices and toggle the respective button. However, if you are using Windows 10, you need to open theDevicessection in Windows Settings panel. If this service is not enabled, right-click it, and select Start. If it’s enabled, right-click it and select Restart.
This will take your screenshot, or if you’ve opted to just capture a highlight position of the screen will allow you to select a part of the screen using a simple box tool. Your screenshot is now copied to your clipboard, just paste it when you need it. On some keyboards, you’ll need to hold down the Function key while also pressing Print Screen. The PrtSc key, which is short for print screen, is usually located on the top row of your keyboard. Now that you know how to capture a scrolling sreenshot, you can spruce up your Windows OS by seeing our list of great Windows screensavers.
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It’s still almost 6 years old, which means it’s been around longer than any of its predecessors. There are good reasons for Microsoft to roll out a major update, rather than another incremental enhancement to Windows 10. Just before Microsoft released Windows 10, an employee said the operating system would be the last version of Windows. Join the Ars Orbital Transmission mailing list to get weekly updates delivered to your inbox. If all of this only worked on the local host, it would be pretty useless under WSLg. Nested virtualization is athing, but it’s generally not something you want to do in production.
- To get to your Quick Settings, click the area of the taskbar where you see the network, volume, and battery icons—it’s directly to the left of the date and time.
- This will grab a recent version of Windows 10 from Microsoft’s servers, and tends to be more reliable at solving issues than a local upgrade.
- Next you can scroll down to More Bluetooth options, click on this, then make sure the tickbox marked Allow Bluetooth device to find the PC is ticked.
To do this, you can use a piece of professional file backup software. In other words, this will keep your personal files, some Windows settings, driversol.com/drivers/keyboards/microsoft/hid-keyboard-device and remove most of your apps. It installs a fresh copy of the most recent version of Windows 10 by downloading from the Microsoft website. This feature was about how to reset Windows 10 to factory settings. There are many reasons to the factory reset Windows 10.
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As previously noted, I spent a lot of time transferring the contents of SD cards to external hard disks. Normally when I copy files, I just right click on the files and choose the Copy command, and then right click in the destination and choose the Paste command. However, Microsoft has removed options such as Copy, Paste, and Rename from the shortcut menu.
This news feed is tied into your Interests, which Microsoft introduced earlier this year as part of Windows 10. It’s a neat idea, and perhaps in the future I’ll come to rely on Windows 11 Widgets during my daily routine. But right now, Widgets on Windows 11 are quite limited and easily forgotten. When Microsoft first announced they were coming to Windows 11, we were shown demos of a Widgets panel that can be customized, expanded into full-screen mode, and rearranged to your liking. One of the big new features Microsoft touts for Windows 11 is Widgets. These are auto-updating tiles showing things like news headlines, weather, and your calendar, and the concept should not be unfamiliar if you spend a lot of time staring at a mobile phone.
Nevertheless, the use on such devices should be considered carefully. In our scenario with a business notebook, at least nothing spoke against it. Microsoft is far from a fresh start, as Vista, 8 or 10 did. Windows 11 is nothing more than a Second Edition of Windows 10, a bit more than the feature updates or service packs of yesteryear, but not an operating system that really feels new. Instead of using a link to access the control panel, the user is redirected to the explanation in a support article on the Microsoft website. Microsoft has forgotten the HTML anchor to the Windows 11 explanation in the link.