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Top 10 Features of Windows 10

Updated on January 11, 2017

Windows 10 is really a great innovation in operating systems. With this cross-device, OS Microsoft has made it easier for users to operate a touch screen or a non-touch device. There are so many amazing features added in this operating system in comparison to previous versions. Let’s find out how this amazing operating system making our life simpler. So here are the best features which you will find in the latest version of windows 10.

1. Personalized start menu. Till now you have seen only a few apps or programs pin to start menu but with windows 10 you will find all the programs in start menu itself. You can also personalize live tiles for your favorite apps and can set up the size of start menu accordingly by simply dragging it. To personalize start menu, go to Start>Settings>Personalization>Start.


2. Windows Hello: Windows hello is the next amazing feature of windows 10 instead of calling it lock screen they call it hello screen. It allows you to login to the computer without using a password with a face detection or a figure print detection. This is comparatively safe and the best part is you do not need to install any extra software to enable these settings. This screen also shows you your reminders and other important details.


3. Advance level security: with windows 10 Microsoft has empowered its anti-virus “Windows defender” now it is having a more powerful firewall, advanced level internet security and it is more efficient to safeguard you safeguard against current and future threats.

4. Enhanced productivity: If you have a touch screen device then it will be much faster and easier for you to navigate and find things now. Because windows 10 provides the same interface for touch screen devices and supports stylus pens as well.


5. Edge browser will take you beyond browsing: All new Microsoft edge browser will take you beyond browsing. While browsing a website now you can mark up and share the web pages with the markups which really makes it easier and simpler to explain and understand the things. You can do this on the Edge browser by clicking on the marker present on the top right menu.


6. Cortana your personal digital assistant: Microsoft provided you a personal digital assistant if your device supports microphone then Cortana will be your voice assistant. Otherwise, you can type and can instruct Cortana to perform certain tasks for your such as setting a reminder to search on the web on within the computer etc. Cortana can be accessed from the taskbar. Cortana is very sharp and fast in searching things for you.


7. With DirectX 12 play exciting and amazing games: Windows 10 is having inbuilt update of DirectX which is used to play games. So now with the updated Direct X you can enjoy amazing games or Xbox with the best performance. If you are a gamer Windows 10 will delight you with this update of DirectX.


8. More advanced and handy notification center. Windows 10 is having more advanced notification center it also works as action center here you will find your notifications like if you are having a reminder or your antivirus need to be updated. At the same time from here you can quickly turn on your Wi-Fi Bluetooth etc.


9. User accounts and access control: Different user can set access to different accounts as per the role you can provide i.e. admin or guest. Guest accounts in windows 10 can use different ways to login to their account. As previously discussed in this article users can set fingerprint detection face detection or a password to access their accounts.

10. Smart Navigation between opened Programs and Windows: At last but not the least smart navigation is another amazing feature which will help you to enhance your productivity. If it is your routine to work on the multiple applications on your computer, then this time when you will press alt+tab or Windows+tab on your computer you will find it very easy to navigate between programs because of windows 10 Shows you comparatively larger windows. This helps a lot to navigate faster among the programs.

So these were 10 amazing features of Windows 10 Microsoft corporation keep working to make there operating system the best and most user friendly so let’s wait what next they get for us.


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