Windows Blog by Brink – Tutorials for Windows

Add or Remove Tab Actions Menu Button on Toolbar in Microsoft Edge

Starting with Microsoft Edge version 91.0.863.0, a new Tab actions menu button on the toolbar has been added to replace the Vertical Tabs button.

When you click/tap on the Tab actions menu button on the toolbar, you will have the Turn on vertical tabs, Recently closed (History), and Add all tabs to a new collection options available in the flyout menu.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Tab actions menu button on the toolbar in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Enable or Disable Always Show Tabs in Windows Terminal app in Windows 10

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21337, Windows Terminal is now an inbox app.

When Always show tabs is turned on in Windows Terminal settings, tabs are always displayed.

When Always show tabs is turned on and Hide the title bar is turned off in Windows Terminal settings, tabs are always displayed underneath the title bar.

When Always show tabs is turned off and Hide the title bar is turned off in Windows Terminal settings, tabs only appear after more than one tab exists, by pressing Ctrl + Shift + T.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off always show tabs for the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Hide or Show Title Bar for Windows Terminal app in Windows 10

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21337, Windows Terminal is now an inbox app.

When Hide the title bar is turned on in Windows Terminal settings, the tabs are moved into the title bar and the title bar disappears.

When Hide the title bar is turned off in Windows Terminal settings,, the title bar sits above the tabs.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off hide the title bar for the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Windows Terminal Always On Top in Windows 10

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21337, Windows Terminal is now an inbox app.

If you enable always on top mode in Windows Terminal, Windows Terminal windows will launch and stay on top of all other windows on the desktop.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable always on top mode for the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Default Profile in Windows Terminal app in Windows 10

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21337, Windows Terminal is now an inbox app.

Windows Terminal uses Windows PowerShell as the default shell profile when you open the Windows Terminal app.

This tutorial will show you how to change the default shell profile to use when you open the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Performance Mode in Microsoft Edge

Starting with Microsoft Edge version 91.0.856.0, a new Performance mode is now available.

Performance mode helps you optimize speed, responsiveness, memory, CPU and battery usage. Performance improvements might vary depending on your individual specifications and browser habits.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Performance mode in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Clear Download History in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge will save downloads into your account’s C:\Users\\Downloads folder location by default.

When a download starts in Microsoft Edge, the downloads menu will show to let you know.

You can now add the Downloads button to the toolbar in Microsoft Edge. The Downloads button allow you to quickly view, manage, search, clear history, and change settings for your downloads from the toolbar in Microsoft Edge.

This tutorial will show you how to clear all or specific download history in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Enable or Disable Show Microsoft Rewards Points in Microsoft Edge User Profile

Microsoft Rewards is a program designed to earn you points while searching on Bing. Microsoft now brings this program right into the Microsoft Edge browser with a handy click of your profile. If your Microsoft account is linked to a Microsoft Rewards account, you will see your point balance on the on the profile fly-out when you click your profile picture. If you have Give with Bing mode set up, you will find that you can easily navigate to the Give dashboard from the profile fly-out as well.

The points you earn by searching on Bing can be redeemed as gift cards, sweepstake entries, subscriptions, and non-profit donations via Give mode. Give with Bing lets you automatically donate the Microsoft Rewards points you earn on Bing to a nonprofit that you choose. It’s easy, free, and there are more than 1 million charities available for you to support! If you are not a Rewards member, you can easily sign up using this link!

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable showing Microsoft Rewards points in user profile in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Change Mobile Hotspot Name, Password, and Band in Windows 10

You can turn your Windows 10 PC into a mobile hotspot by sharing your Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. You can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data connection. If your PC has a cellular data connection and you share it, it will use data from your data plan.

This tutorial will show you how to change the network name, network password, and network band of a mobile hotspot in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Microsoft Edge Web Widget in Windows 10

The Microsoft Edge Web widget allows you to easily access information that’s important to you. Quickly check in on the latest headlines, weather, sports, and more in a way that’s easy to observe at-a-glance and without the distraction of switching between apps, websites and devices.

If you turn on the Web widget, it will remain open even if you close Microsoft Edge until you close the Web widget.

You can use the the WebWidgetAllowed policy to enable or disable the Web widget feature for all users.

If you disable this policy: The Web widget will be disabled for all users. The option to launch the widget from Microsoft Edge Settings will be disabled. The option to launch start the widget at Windows startup (auto-start) will be disabled. The option to launch the widget from Microsoft Edge “More tools” menu will be disabled.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the Microsoft Edge Web widget feature for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Run Microsoft Edge Web Widget at Startup in Windows 10

The Microsoft Edge Web widget allows you to easily access information that’s important to you. Quickly check in on the latest headlines, weather, sports, and more in a way that’s easy to observe at-a-glance and without the distraction of switching between apps, websites and devices.

If you turn on the Web widget, it will remain open even if you close Microsoft Edge until you close the Web widget.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable having the Microsoft Edge Web widget automatically run at startup for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Pin or Unpin Microsoft Edge Web Widget in Windows 10

The Microsoft Edge Web widget allows you to easily access information that’s important to you. Quickly check in on the latest headlines, weather, sports, and more in a way that’s easy to observe at-a-glance and without the distraction of switching between apps, websites and devices.

If you turn on the Web widget, it will remain open even if you close Microsoft Edge until you close the Web widget.

You can pin the Web widget to the left or right side of your screen when using the vertical layout.

While the Web widget is pinned, it will always be on top. If needed, you can enable autohide while pinned to hover over the side of your screen to access the Web widget.

This tutorial will show you how to pin or unpin the Microsoft Edge Web widget to the screen for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Microsoft Edge Web Widget Layout View in Windows 10

The Microsoft Edge Web widget allows you to easily access information that’s important to you. Quickly check in on the latest headlines, weather, sports, and more in a way that’s easy to observe at-a-glance and without the distraction of switching between apps, websites and devices.

If you turn on the Web widget, it will remain open even if you close Microsoft Edge until you close the Web widget.

You can choose the view that best suits your needs for the Web widget. Quickly switch between a dashboard, vertical or search only layout. Then move and resize the Web widget as you desire.

The Web widget is similar to news and interests on the taskbar in Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Microsoft Edge Web widget layout view for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Open News and Interests on Hover in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 21286, Microsoft introduced news and interests on the taskbar.

With news and interests on the Windows taskbar, you get quick access to an integrated feed of dynamic content such as news and weather that updates throughout the day.

You can personalize your feed with relevant content tailored for you. Instead of switching between apps or your PC and phone to stay up to date with the news and interests you care about – seamlessly peek into your feed directly from the taskbar anytime you want throughout your day.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21332, news and interests on the taskbar will open via hover or click.

Starting with Windows 10 21354, you now have the ability to deselect “Open on hover” in the “News and interests” taskbar options to enable or disable the open on hover option.

If you open news and interests by hovering the pointer on its weather icon on the taskbar, news and interests will automatically close when the pointer is moved off of news and interests.

If you open news and interests by clicking on its weather icon on the taskbar, news and interests will stay open until you click on anything else causing news and interests to close.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable open news and interests on hover for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Microsoft Edge Web Widget in Windows 10

The Microsoft Edge Web widget allows you to easily access information that’s important to you. Quickly check in on the latest headlines, weather, sports, and more in a way that’s easy to observe at-a-glance and without the distraction of switching between apps, websites and devices.

If you turn on the Web widget, it will remain open even if you close Microsoft Edge until you close the Web widget.

The Web widget is similar to news and interests on the taskbar in Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on (open) and turn off (close) the Microsoft Edge Web widget for your account in Windows 10.

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How to See HDR Certification of Display in Windows 10

With Windows HD Color in Windows 10, you get the most of out your high dynamic range (HDR) TV or PC display. When you connect your HDR10-capable TV or display to a Windows 10 PC that supports HDR and wide color gamut (WCG), you’ll get a brighter, more vibrant, and more detailed picture compared to a standard dynamic range (SDR) display.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21354, Microsoft is bringing HDR certification to Settings > System > Display under “Advanced display settings” with the latest Insider Preview builds. Under this settings page, a display’s HDR certifications will be shown.

Microsoft will be rolling out this feature over time and are starting with select Dolby Vision and VESA DisplayHDR models, so please don’t be alarmed if in the Advanced display settings, you see that your display has no HDR certification even though it is certified.

This tutorial will show you how to see the HDR certifications of a display in Windows 10.

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How to Change or Restore Default Image Settings for Camera in Windows 10

In Windows 10, having a camera as part of your device or system lets you make Skype video calls, take pictures, etc. Many apps and services request and use the camera, and Windows settings give you control over which apps can use your camera.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21354, Microsoft added a new Camera Settings page giving users the ability to add/remove network cameras, enable/disable cameras, and configure the default image settings of each one.

This Camera Settings page allows you to manage cameras through the Settings app, whether they’re connected directly to the device (like a webcam) or are ONVIF IP cameras on your local network (for more info on ONVIF support in Windows, see this blog post). Each camera has a “Configure” button that lets you make changes to the default brightness and contrast – letting you get rid of the pesky backlight that always shadows your face in your video calls. Depending on what features are supported by your camera, you can configure brightness and contrast, enable Video HDR or Eye Contact, or correct for camera rotation.

This tutorial will show you how to change or restore the default brightness, contrast, and other available image settings for a camera in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Assistance Home Button on Toolbar in Microsoft Edge

Starting with Microsoft Edge Canary version 91.0.848.0 and later, Microsoft has added a new Assistance Home button on the toolbar that shows information about new features and settings, and quick settings like “Set Edge as the default browser”, “Read better with Microsoft Edge as your default PDF Viewer”, and more in the Assistance hub.

Like other hubs in Microsoft Edge, you can pin the Assistance hub as a pane on the right side of Microsoft Edge.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Assistance Home button on the toolbar in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Check if Processor is 32-bit, 64-bit, or ARM in Windows 10

A processor or central processing unit (CPU), is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

The processor (CPU) architecture can be either 32-bit (x86), 64-bit (x64), or ARM.

If you have a 32-bit CPU, you will only be able to install a 32-bit Windows 10 on your PC.

If you have a 64-bit CPU, you will be able to install a 32-bit Windows 10 or 64-bit Windows 10 (recommended) on your PC.

This tutorial will help show you how to check if you have a 32-bit, 64-bit, or ARM based processor (CPU) architecture in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable Add Video Comments in PDF in Microsoft Edge

In Microsoft Edge, you can enable or disable the Add video comments in PDF experimental flag that allows you to add YouTube videos and .webm format videos that are hosted online (like OneDrive, GDrive etc) to PDFs as comments. Edge will support inline playback of these videos.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable add video comments in PDF files opened in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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