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How to set lock screen, theme and start menu in Windows 10

In this post, you will be shown from where you can change settings for lock screen, theme and start menu in Windows 10. For the security of your machine, you can use a password protection. Lock screen enables this feature. To change your current theme and its related settings, you can use Theme settings. Start menu settings can also set from here.
Set Lock screen in Windows 10
To open Lock screen, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Personalization (Background, lock screen, colors).

Now click on the Lock screen. Here you can see Preview of your Lock screen. Next, you can select between Picture and Slideshow in Background. If you want to keep Picture as your Background then you can choose the picture from given picture and can Browse from your computer. And if you choose Slideshow, then you can select albums for your Slideshow. You can also select pictures for your album or specify a particular folder from which you want to take pictures.

Below it is Advanced Slideshow settin…

New macOS Sierra from Apple has introduced with new advanced features.

Apple has introduced its new OS named as macOS Sierra. Apple announced about Sierra in Worldwide Developers conference held in the month of Jun. Apple macOS Sierra has many new features like Siri, APFS(Apple file system) and Auto unlock from Apple watch etc.

Siri
Siri makes its debut to new macOS sierra. Siri was launched in 2011 to iOS. Now Siri introduced to Mac. It is a Virtual Assistance in macOS. You can ask Siri on voice commands, it will react accordingly. For example “A picture of Eifel tower”, “what’s whether in New York”, “Send a message to the lily that I will be late for dinner” and more. You can ask anything from Siri.

If you are busy with other task and want to locate some file, just click on Siri and tell what for you are looking. Siri will provide all information available on your Mac as well as on the Internet.
If you want to add a picture or video clip or voice clip to your project, then just ask Siri and Drag that item from there and drop where you want that item.
If you…

How to set up and use Miracast on Windows 10

You can project your screen of computers, smartphones and tablets to other screens, monitors, projectors and TV without a projector, with the help of Miracast software, wirelessly. This software is user-friendly and secure also. You need no cable to attach to any of your devices.
What is Miracast?
Miracast is a software that allows it user to project screen wirelessly to another external device. Miracast mirror screen ofcomputers, smartphones and tablets to other external screens, monitors, projectors and TV without a projector and HDMI cable. You can name it “HDMI over Wi-Fi”.
These days Miracast comes inbuilt supported into computers. Microsoft introduced Miracast first in Windows 8.1. You can create easily a wireless connection between your computer and other external devices like screens, monitors, projectors and TV etc. Miracast will produce up to 1080p HD video (H.264 codec) and 5.1 surround sound audio.
Check Miracast is supported or not with your device
To check Miracast in Windows…

How to change Background and color of Windows 10

How your device looks, depend on the background you choose. You can change it as you like. You can change your screen’s color scheme also.
ChangeBackground in Windows 10
To open Background, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Personalization (Background, lock screen,colors).


Now click on Background. Here you can see Preview of your Background currentlyapplied to your screen.


Next, you can choose, how your background should be. There are three options – Picture, Solid color and Slideshow. 


You can choose a picture from your computer also. You can choose, howyour background will fit on your screen. Options are Fill, Fit, Stretch, Tile, Center and Span.


ChangeColor in Windows 10
To open Color, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Personalization (Background, lock screen, colors).


Now select Color from left Tab. Here also you will see Preview of color. You can set automatically pick accent color from your background. You can also choose a accent color from given colors.…

Use of function keys ( F1,F2...........F12).

These keys perform many action according to their role in app.

◆F1
• This key provides help option. You will be directed to help page of that program.
• Windows Key + F1 will open the Microsoft Windows help and support center.


◆F2
• You can change the name of highlighted/selected file using function key F2 In Windows.
• Alt + Ctrl + F2 opens new document window in Microsoft Word.
• Ctrl + F2 shows the print preview window in Microsoft Word.


◆F3
• F3 will open a search window to find files and folders in computer.
• Shift + F3 will changes the text from upper to lower case or a capital letter at the beginning of every word in Microsoft Word.
• Windows Key + F3 opens the Advanced find window in Microsoft Outlook.


◆F4
• Open the address bar in Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer.
• Alt + F4 will close the program window currently active in Microsoft Windows.
• Ctrl + F4 will close the open window within the current active window in Microsoft Windows.

◆F5
• In all Internet browsers pressing …

How to set Ethernet and Proxy settings in windows 10

To connect your PC to LAN or WAN you need to connect to Ethernet. Your computer sometimes uses proxy settings to connect to the Internet.
Use Ethernet settings in Windows 10
To open Ethernet, go to Start menu, click on Settings.

Now click on Network & Internet (Wi-Fi, airplane mode, VPN).


Here second last option is Ethernet. Initially, it will not show anything until you connect it.


Use Proxy settings in Windows 10
To open Proxy, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Network & Internet (Wi-Fi, airplane mode, VPN).


In Proxy settings first is Automatic proxy setup. Here PC will take settings automatically. You can use setup script also. It will use a proxy server for Ethernet or Wi-Fi connections. These settings do not apply to VPN connections.


Second is Manualproxy setup. Here you can set manually proxy setup. These settings also do not apply to VPN connections.
You may like How to set VPN and Dial-up settings in Windows 10.

How to set VPN and Dial-up settings in Windows 10

VPN (Virtual private network) enables to share data over a network. VPN can be set from settings. You can also set a Dial-up connection for internet.
Set VPN settings in Windows 10
To open VPN, go to Start menu, click on Settings.

Now click on Network & Internet (Wi-Fi, airplane mode, VPN).


Now click on VPN. Here you can add a VPN connection by clicking on given + icon. Just follow the instruction and provide the required information.


Set Dial-up connection settings in Windows 10
To open Dial-up, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Network & Internet (Wi-Fi, airplane mode, VPN).
Now click on the Dial-up connection. You can choose from given list or you can create a new Dial-up connection. If you want to add a new connection then click on Set up a new connection and follow the instruction.


You may like How to set Airplane Mode and Data usage in windows 10.

How to set Airplane Mode and Data usage in windows 10

While traveling by air if you want to use your laptop, then you can use this option(Airplane mode). If you apply this mode than your PC will work normally except feature like data connections etc. will not work. All your wireless connections will be disabled. You can set Data usage in next settings.
Set Airplane Mode in Windows 10
To open Airplane Mode, go to Start menu, click on Settings, now click on Network & Internet (Wi-Fi, airplane mode, VPN).
Click on Airplane Mode. You can ON/OFF Airplane Mode here. If you on Airplane mode, all your wireless communication will be off.


See Data Usage in Windows 10
Next is Data usage. Here you can see your data usage during previous sessions.


 You may like How to use Keyboard Shortcuts keys in windows 10.

HOW TO USE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS KEYS IN WINDOWS 10

● Ctrl+A 
    Use the keyboard shortcut key ctrl+Ato select all item in a window or a text file..

● Ctrl+B
     Use the keyboard shortcut key ctrl+Bto Boldhighlighted text

● Ctrl+C      Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+C to copy the highlight text. ● Ctrl+F Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+F to Find in any program,This includes your Internet browser to find text on the current page.
● Ctrl+N Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+N to Create new page Or Documents.
● Ctrl+O     Use keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+O to open a file.
● Ctrl+P    Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+P to Print the page being viewed. For example, the document in Microsoft Word or the web page in your Internet browser.
● Ctrl+S     Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+S to While working on a document or other file in almost every program pressing Ctrl+S will save that file. This shortcut key should be used frequently anytime you're working on anything important..
● Ctrl+T     Use the keyboard shortcut key Ctrl+T to open a ne…