10 Best Hidden Features Of Microsoft Windows 10

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Microsoft Window 10 is out and millions of Windows fans are already using it. The new operating system brings in all new features and better user interface than the previous Windows platform.

The new Windows platform is a combination of the best Windows 8's super fast startup, improved security and Windows 7 familiar and easy to use. The new OS comes with lots of hidden features that you should know.

SEE ALSO: How To Install Windows 10 On Your PC Now: 10 Simple Steps

We came up with the best hidden features, tips and ticks in the latest Windows 10 operating system. Take a look at the slider below to know more.

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One of best thing in the Window 10 is its virtual desktops. Finally, Microsoft has managed to get the virtual desktop to the Windows platform. To get the virtual desktop, click on the task view button on the taskbar or price Windows + Tab buttons.

When you are installing Windows 10, make sure to select Custom install so that you can modify the privacy settings, instead of selecting the Express install. However, if you have already installed the Windows 10, you can fix in the Settings. The Custom install agree all sorts of private data sharing on the Windows 10.

Windows 10 has finally got the much awaited Print to PDF. You can now print or save a document as PDF without using a third-party software.

The new Start Menu in the Windows 10 is a huge improvement over previous version of operating system. The Start Menu combines the best elements of Windows 7 and Windows 8 and is fully customizable.

The Windows 10 still look the same as the combination of Windows 7 and Windows 8. But one of the hidden tweaks is in the Command Prompt, you will find to enable a host of customization options including a transparent background, re-sizing the window and word wrap.

Windows 10 comes with a new feature called battery saver. If you are using Windows 10 on a laptop and the battery is running low, than the OS is smart enough to stop all background service and other threads to get full battery optimization. To enable Battery Saver, go to Settings >> System >> Battery Saver.

Here are some keyboard shortcuts of Windows 10 that you should know.

Task View: Windows Key-Tab
Moves app to top right quadrant: Windows Key-Right-Up
Virtual Desktop: Windows Key-Ctrl-Left or Right
New Virtual Desktop: Windows Key-Ctrl-D
Cortana Listening: Windows Key-Ctrl-C
Daily Glance for weather, news, sports: Windows Key-S
Closes Virtual Desktop: Windows Key-Ctrl-F4
Maximizes: Windows Key-Up and Down

Window 10 finally got some real Xbox integration and you can use it to log into your Xbox Live account. However, the integration is used to stream Xbox One games locally on your PC. To enable the Xbox, go to Settings >> Preferences >> Allow game streaming.

Background scrolling is the interesting feature in the Windows 10, just imaging, hover your mouse to a window and scroll without selecting the window. Yes, now you can scroll directly but just hovering the cursor on any window without selecting the windows. To enable this, go to Settings >> Devices >> Mouse and Touchpad.

Windows 10 comes with the OneDrive integration providing free cloud storage. Now, you can easily store files on the cloud storage and can access them from any device with OneDrive app.

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