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*Edited 2 months ago

Compiled FYIs, Suggestions & Recommendations - OS & Edge

In no particular order: * Use Applications window (>Run > shell:AppsFolder)โ—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘โญโญโญโญโญ * Pin Settings icon to Taskbar * Have Storage Sense ON * Set Edge Dev as DWB (because it has neat things GA doesn't ๐Ÿ˜‚) * Don't put 3rd Part securities or firewalls in Win10 * Let Win+X be your good friend. Learn the K/B shortcuts * Have File Explorer > This PC (> Folder Options, change from Quick Access to This PC) * A. Edge ad blocker ON B. Edge pop-up blocker ON C. Edge Tracking Prevention to Strict * Start can be without tiles * A. Desktops can be icon-free B. Employ Desktop toolbar (Rt clk taskbar > Toolbars * A. USE VIRTUAL DESKTOPSโ—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ B. >Settings > Multi-tasking Set Vitual desktops to: 1. Taskbar - Onthe one I'm using 2. Alt+Tab - ALL Desktops * Grab Notepads from Store. MUCH better than Notepadโ— * Check Store for Updates * DO NOT EVER turn a "Production machine" into an Insider machine. โญ โ—โ— Run Insider Builds as virtual machines, Dual-boots or on a "Spare box"โ—โ—โญ * Middle Clking taskbar icons opens another instance. * Run MSRT occasionally Win+MRT * Set PrtScn to work Snip & Sketch ( > Settings & type Prt in Search ) * Edge can have vertical tabs & no title bar. Recommended * Recommended Edge Extensions: 1. Microsoft Bing Quick Searchโ— ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ 2. Microsoft Editor๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ 3. Print Friendly & PDF 4. Scroll to Top 5. Office 6. Peapix New Tab Backgound from Chrome Store. Allows 100% clean photo, can even shut off search bar. Optional; Bing page is damn nice, too. * Areo Clock is a great addition - https://theaeroclock.en.lo4d.com/windows * Make use of Collectionsโ— * Make sure you keep everything 100% currentโ— * DO NOT connect a Win7 machine to the Net ๐Ÿ‘Ž * DO NOT use IE or Edge HTML * Grab Windows Terminal from Store, NOWโ—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ <-- It's SO cool & coming to Win10 by default, SOON. I'll probably think of more soon as I hit Post ๐Ÿ˜‰, Murphy's Law ๐Ÿคฃ Cheers, Drew

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