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10 something you need to disable on Windows 10

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#1 panel123


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 02:37 PM

Updates for file sharing
One of the new features of Windows 10 is the ability to receive Windows updates from other computers. This means that you can get new updates, not just from the Microsoft server, but from the Windows 10-based computers that are around you. This feature is enabled by default in Windows 10. This way your computer will become one of the sources for receiving updates for other computers.

To disable this option, go to Settings, and in the Update & Security section of the Advanced Option, select Choose how updates are delivered.
Annoying warnings
All Windows alerts and notifications are featured in the Action Center. Notifications for apps, reminders, newly installed apps, and more are here. But many warnings can be irrelevant and unnecessary. Such as warnings that appear in Windows Tips in this section or questions that show the feedback section in the Windows operating system.

In order to get rid of unnecessary warnings, you can log in to the System in the Settings section and disable items such as Windows Tips and App Notifications through the Notification & Actions option.
Start menu advertisement
Windows regularly displays some software from the Windows Store in the Start menu. These suggested apps are actually ads that appear in the Start menu!

To turn off these irrelevant promotions, go to Settings and in the Personalization section, sign in and then disable Occasionally show suggestions in Start.
Targeted advertising of lateral applets
Microsoft stores information like your web browsing preferences and settings in Windows 10. Each user has a special promotional code that is linked to her Microsoft account. Microsoft, based on the habits and settings that each user has, displays targeted advertising based on this specific number of promotional apps in Windows Side. Unless you are in Settings, disable this section that includes sharing habits and settings with Microsoft.

Go to settings to turn off this section and enter General in the Privacy section. Then turn off the option "Let my apps use my advertising ID for experiences across apps." By turning off this option, the ad id attached to your Microsoft account will be replaced with another one.
Getting to know you
Cortana, the Windows 10 Assistant, stores personal information such as tone, history, and handwriting patterns. You may be worried by Cortana for collecting and storing this information.

To stop this process, you can click and disable the Stop getting to know me section in Speech, inking, & typing by going to Settings in the Privacy section.
Apps running in the background
In Windows 10, most apps are running in the background, which means that even when you do not have an app, you may be on your own in the background. These apps can send and receive information, download and install updates, and thus occupy part of bandwidth and RAM and reduce the life of the Windows laptop battery.

However, if you think you should stop running apps automatically, you can go to Privacy in the settings and in the Background apps section you'll see apps that you do not want to run automatically.
Lock screen
Windows 10 is an integrated operating system for all platforms, from mobile to desktop computers. That's why there's a lock screen in Windows, and there's a separate page for logon in Windows. This issue is annoying for those who want to quickly access and access the computer. But there is the possibility of removing the lock screen in Windows 10. But to do this, go to the Windows Registry section.
Many parts of Windows 10 depend on Windows sync. System settings, templates, passwords, search history, and so on are synchronized and integrated across all your Windows tools. But that's not what we all want. For example, we may not all like to have a history of our searches on our computer, also on our mobile. To turn off this feature, you can do the following:
Scroll to Settings and go to Sync your settings in the Accounts section. In this section, you can easily turn off all sync settings or just sync some options.

To turn off syncs for the history of searches, open Cortana and look in the settings for My device history and My search history.
Change the appearance of the user interface
Windows 10 has an impressive look. But sometimes you may prefer the simplicity, speed and efficiency to visual effects. In this case, you can turn off all these particular views. To do this, right-click on the Start menu, and then click System Advanced System Settings. Under the Advanced tab go to the Performance section and click on Settings. In this section, you can deactivate the default Windows visual effects.

Edited by panel123, 10 May 2018 - 02:40 PM.

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