Features of Windows 10
This is a short review regarding the new Windows version Windows 10. Also contains some errors and suggestions
Windows XP was the most acceptable and comfortable Operating System developed by Microsoft. But change in era and invention of new technologies like touch monitor, they compelled to release new Operating Systems like Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1.But, Microsoft didn't get much acceptance to those OS like XP. It may be due to the features of OS may not meet the taste of users. To overcome all problems and getting much acceptance from users, Microsoft going to release Windows 10 shortly. They released its Technical preview on 2014 September 30. Actually Windows 10 is the combination of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
I conducted a small study with Windows 10 Technical Preview, and this is the report of my study. This includes new features, Tips, Tricks, errors, and suggestions to Microsoft (Actually I am not a man to suggest to Microsoft).
- New Stylish Start Menu:
Remember that Windows 7 had a start button and Windows 8 had not a Start button, now 10 has start button.
- Multiple sets of windows' views:
Set 1: view of songs of new and odd
Set 2: view of videos of personal and devotional
Set 3: view of pictures of your journey and natural
- Supports shortcut keys on Command prompt.
- New view of My Computer:
Tip: How to hide a hard drive
- Home button for Explorer:
They renamed ‘Libraries’ to ‘Home’ like Linux. You can explore your folders by expanding Home button.
- Position of Power button:
But in Windows 10, power button located on right side of the start menu. A variety position to shutdown and restart.
- Right charm menu is also available:
By pressing Window key + I, you get setting menu. It also has power button.
- Close button to Windows default applications:
- Alarm, Stop watch and Timer:
- Touch keyboard:
- New type of calculator:
- Easy to add a folder to Favorites:
- Advanced Search results:
- Changes in icon images:
- More Graphics and sharpen Edges
Consist more sharpen edges for windows. I also felt more graphic while viewing images and playing videos like Mac.
- Error with Skype:
Windows 10 consists Skype messenger has a default application. When we open Skype without an internet connection, then we can't close it. We become a cycle of Skype. I tried to exit Skype by ending process of Skype on Task manager, but that causes only minimizing of Skype.
- Cancel button is not working
In ‘Turn windows features on or off’, if we cancel enabling the .net framework, cancel button does not work.
- Unknown item
- Error on Stop Watch
- Display auto adjust problem
- Solving all errors listed above
- Enable .NET framework during installation. Enabling .Net framework after installations is not easy.
- I think booting is slower than Windows 8. So make it faster. Tip to boost your booting, Increase Ram using pen drive.
- Create a default shortcut of My PC (My computer) on desktop.
- If we open stopwatch, it has a default stopwatch without adding a new one. But in case of Alarm and Timer, we should create a new Alarm and Timer. I suggest open a default Alarm and Timer without adding new one (user have to set time and make it on).
- Comeback of Desktop gadgets. Every one like desktop gadgets introduced on Windows 7. Tip: How to make gadgets on Windows 8 and 10.