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5 Things You Need to Know About Windows 10

No matter you have already become a Windows 10 user or you’re right now planning on installing Windows 10 on your computer, there are some things you need to know about Windows 10.

5 things you need to know about Windows 10

Maybe there are tons of things you haven't known yet about Windows 10, however, the following five can be the most practical tips you need to know.

1. Is Windows 10 easy to use

Before you install or upgrade to Windows 10, the first thing you want to know should be whether Windows 10 is really easy to use. Frankly speaking, you never know whether one thing is good or not before you try it for yourself. Different users have different opinions. Generally, if you are a Windows 8/ 8.1 user, then you will find Windows 10 much easier to use because Microsoft has made every effort to make the OS perform better than Windows 8/8.1 in all aspects. However, if you are a Windows 7 user, then you may need a little more time to know more about this latest operating system with the help of Windows 10 beginner’s guide. As a whole, most people think Windows 10 a really easy to use operating system, and a few people think it still has a few subtle bugs.

2. Can my computer run Windows 10

Another thing you want to know before installing Windows 10 will be whether your computer can run Windows 10 well. Generally, one computer that can run Windows 7/8 well also can run Windows 10. You also can further check this by the following steps.

Step 1: Click the Get Windows 10 icon located in the lower right corner of your desktop.

click icon

Step 2: In the Get Windows 10 window, click on the 3-lined icon in the top left corner. Then a dark gray panel will slide out from the left side. Click on the link "Check your PC". After scanning it will tell you if your computer can run Windows 10.

Check your PC link

3. Check if Windows 10 is activated after installing

After you install Windows 10 on your computer, you need to check if it is activated or not. If not, activate it as soon as possible; otherwise, you won’t be able to use some of its features. What’s more, your computer may frequently freeze if running an inactivated Windows 10.

4. What can I do if forgot Windows 10 sign-in password

Don’t be nervous once you forget Windows 10 password. There are many options to reset password; for example, reset Windows 10 password with USB drive or reset Windows 10 password with Command Prompt.

5. How can I change window borders color in Windows 10

In the previous versions of Windows, users can set color for window borders, Start menu, and taskbar based on their own liking by right click on the desktop and selecting Personalize. However, things change in Windows 10. You can change the color of Start menu and taskbar by personalizing Windows 10, but there is no longer any direct access allowing you to change the color of window border & title. In order to change the color of window title & border in Windows 10, you need to manually make some changes to the folder C:\Windows\Resources\Themes.