General tricks of PC for daily use
Reduce the number of programs running at startup:-
If your PC takes too long to boot, it’s probably because you’ve got too many start-up programs. These are easy to reduce and will make your PC launch much faster by using this tricks of PC. Make sure you are researching what you are shutting down as some processes may require third party programs that you have installed.
- Windows: Open the Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc) and go to the Startup tab to configure which programs you want to launch with your system.
- Windows 7 and earlier: Open msg (Windows Key + R) and enter msconfig to access a window with a similar startup section.
- macOS: Select System Preferences> Users and Groups> Your User and click on the Login Items tab. You can remove or hide the startup application from here.
Revert a closed tab:-
We have dedicated a section below to web browsing, but remembering it is very useful. Closed a tab by accident? To reopen the latest closed tab, just press Ctrl + Shift + T and get back to what you were doing (Cmd + Shift + T on Mac).
Window Snapping and Multiple Monitor Control:-
By pressing the Windows key + arrow keys, the window can be snapped faster on each side of the monitor. Alternatively, hitting Shift + Windows key + Arrow will jump the window to another monitor. You will be able to quickly set up a second display or projector while pressing Windows + P.
A simple way to lock access to certain files to create an encrypted archive. Odds You have already installed a copy of 7-Zip, WinRAR, or Anarklever (Mac) or something equivalent. Create a new archive, choose to encrypt its contents, and password protect them.
Undo everywhere to fix those small mistakes:-
You can undo any action? Ctrl + Z is the last hot key, and make sure you were already aware of it, though note that the undo doesn’t just apply to typing. If you accidentally delete or move a file, you can hit Ctrl + Z to bring it back to where it was (Ctrl + Y will redo whatever you undo).
YouTube keyboard shortcut:-
If you thought it was easy to use the spacebar to pause a YouTube video (except when the focus is elsewhere and it doesn’t work), try using K to stop K instead, While J and L will step back / forward for 10 seconds. M acts as a mute. Super work.
Find your Wi-Fi password:-
In Windows, go to “Network and Sharing Center”. Right click on the Wi-Fi network connection icon> Wireless Properties. Click on the Show Characters box to show your Wi-Fi password.
All passwords in MacOS are stored in the Kitchen App. Use Spotlight to find “Kitchen Access”. Open the app and find the name of your Wi-Fi network in the list of saved credentials. Double click it and then click on the box to show your password (this will require your OS level password).
Windows Power User Menu:-
You can open a quick list of common Power User destinations in Windows by clicking the bottom left of the Start button on Windows 8 and 10 which opens a context menu with Power Options, Event Viewer, Device Manager and Shortcuts soon. Only. By pressing the Windows key + X, this menu can also be accessed.
Enable ‘Night Mode’ on all your devices:-
If you often work at night or just like to read on screen before going to sleep, this can be a game changer. We recommend using F.lux on both Mac and Windows, although both operating systems already have some built-in support for it. The same goes for your mobile devices.
Delete the Windows.old folder:-
If you have a lot of free space and you don’t mind the untoward, you can just ignore the folder and it should be automatically deleted 30 days after the update. But if you are strapped for storage space, you can use your tools of Windows to remove it easily.
Windows File Explorer, type “cmd” in the address bar and it will open the command prompt in that directory.