Top 7 Hidden Tricks inside Windows 10 – Everyone Must Know

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In this article, you are amazed to know that we are going to tell you some great hidden tricks inside Windows 10. Windows 10 has great features with a complex piece of software you can say that there are little tips and tricks that you loved to see.

Top 7 Hidden Tricks inside Windows 10

We have compiled a list of amazing tips that will help you to have a better Windows 10 experience. Maybe, I think at least you will learn some things that are unknown to you.

1. Secret Start Menu:

Top 7 Hidden Tricks inside Windows 10

This is one of our first hidden tricks inside Windows 10 If you are a person who likes (i.e. non-tiled) Start menu experience, you can still enjoy it though. Firstly you will have to right-click on the Windows icon in the bottom-left corner, it will prompt a textual jump menu with a number of familiar places like apps and features, search, run. In this way, you’ll be able to access the menu quicker through this textual interface.

2. Show Desktop Button

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My Second hidden trick inside Windows 10 is surely unknown to you. You may imagine that there is a desktop button that actually dates back to Windows 7. On the bottom-right corner, you can see here a secret button as pointed.  You are going to see here a small invisible button. Click it to minimize all your open windows. By following this information through settings, you can have this icon permanently on your desktop screen. Select your preference in Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Use peek to preview the desktop.

3. Rotate Your Screen

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You can see here is another hidden trick inside Windows 10. I am going to tell you about one of the important features that exists in both Windows 7 and 10. It allows you to orient a particular monitor to fit your needs. The easiest way you can do this just by simultaneously pressing Ctrl + Alt + D and any arrow buttons. The arrow direction represents the direction of rotation.

On the other hand, you can right-click on the desktop background, click Display Settings, then choose an option from the Display Orientation drop-down menu to turn your page around in all sorts of ways.

4. Enable Slide to shut down:

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Here is also one of the most complicated hidden tricks inside Windows 10. This trick may not be worthy of your efforts to get out of it, but here we go: Right-click on the desktop and select New > Shortcut. In the ensuing pop-up window, paste the following line of code:

%windir%\System32\SlideToShutDown.exe

You can see that it creates a clickable icon on your desktop and you can also rename it. Then you will have to double-click on the newly created icon to prompt a pull-down shade and then drag it down to the bottom of the screen to shut down your PC.

5. Enable ‘God Mode’

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This is also a hidden trick inside Windows 10 but I think you are still wondering about ‘God Mode’.GodMode is a special folder in Windows that gives you quick access to over 200 tools and settings that are normally tucked away in the Control Panel and other windows etc. Now you will have to Right-click on the desktop and select New > Folder. Re-name the new folder with this bit of code:

GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

To enter the “God Mode” window, double-click the folder and go nuts.

6. Drag to Pin Windows:

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This feature is also available in Windows 7 but in Windows 10, you will be going to get some extras. You can grab any window and drag it to the side, where it will “fit” to half the screen. You just have the option of dragging your window to a corner so that window will take over a quarter of the screen instead of half.

7. Make Your Command Prompt Window Transparent:

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You can now access the Command Prompt interface in Windows 10, click on the Windows menu, and type “Command Prompt” to bring up quick access to its desktop app. Now you will have to click on the Colors tab to see a range of personalization options. Then, you’ll find the Opacity slider, which allows you to see through the Command Prompt window. In this way, you can code away in the Command Prompt while simultaneously observing the desktop.

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