How to Always Start your Firefox in Private Browsing Window

If you want to start your Firefox always in Private Browsing mode, follow these easy steps.

  1. Open Options by clicking menu firefox-menu-button.png.png button. or Simply press alt then t then o.
  2. Click Privacy from the side menu.
  3. Under the History heading, by default it will show
    Firefox will : Remember History
  4. Change it to
    Use custom settings for History
  5. Put a check mark in the option,
    Always use private browsing mode
  6. Now Firefox will ask for Restart. Click Ok button to restart.
  7. From now on Firefox will always open in private browsing. As always you can change the option to start normal browsing in future by just uncheck the above option.

How to get the List of All Installed Programs in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

Its always better to have list of All Installed programs. It will be useful at the time of system reinstall or system upgrade. Without this installed programs list, you may need to hardly remember every software you installed before.

Follow these easy steps to get the Installed programs list in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.

  1. Open “PowerShell” by clicking startmenu and type “powershell” in the search box.
  2. Click “Windows Powershell” in the list.
  3. Powershell will be opened like colored command prompt.
  4. Type the following the powershell and press enter.
    Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate | Format-Table –AutoSize
  5. It will show the list of All Installed programs on the computer.
  6. If you want to save this list to text file, simply type the following command just like doing in command prompt. Saving the screen output to text file by adding “> filename.txt” at the end of the command. Choose the file directory other than OS installed directory. It may not work with the OS installed directory due to write permissions.
    Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate | Format-Table –AutoSize > d:\installedprograms.txt
  7.  Now the list of Installed Programs will be in text format in d:\installedprograms.txt file.

How to Type Symbols, Accents and Emoji on a Mac

To type a Accent or symbol or emoji, you need to Hold until the special character popup menu is displayed.

If you hold a key, It will show a pop up menu with special characters and below of that it will show numbers from 1 to no. of the characters.

You can type that dulled number for your chosen character. After pressed the number you can see the symbol shown on the screen.

 

Repeat the Special Symbol again.

While holding the key and typed using the corresponding number, if you want to repeat that symbol again means just press space-bar or any symbol (like hypen or =). This action will repeat the special characters or symbols as per you space-bar touches.

How to hide or remove “Get Windows 10” white icon from Notification Area in Taskbar

There are no hide options available with the “Get Windows 10” white windows logo icon. It will only show options like how to Get Windows 10, check your PC Compatibility for Windows 10 etc.

Follow these easy steps to hide/remove “Get Windows 10” white Windows logo icon.

  1. Open Control Panel. Click Windows Update.
  2. Click change setting, On the Important Updates section the option should not be “Install Updates automatically (Recommended)”.
  3. You may choose “Download Updates but let me choose whether to install them” or “Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them” option.
  4. Click Ok button to return back to Windows Update screen.
  5. Click “Installed Updates” which may found in the bottom left corner.
  6. Find the Update named “KB3035583”. It may look like “Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3035583)”.
  7. After selecting that update, click Uninstall.
  8. After uninstall it will ask for Restart. Click Restart now.
  9. After a while Windows will show you a “New update available” notification.
  10. Check the new update list for “KB3035583”.
  11. If found, right click on the update item and click Hide Update Option. Then only it will not come again.
  12. After hide, you may change the update setting to Automatic (refer 2 and 3).

How to change the Color of Taskbar, Startmenu and Windows Borders in Windows 10

By default, Start menu, Taskbar and Windows border color will be dark grey. You can change this default color to your desired color.

  1. Open Settings App.
  2. Click Personalization.
  3. Click Colors.
  4. Choose an accent color or have the option to choose accent color automatically from background image.
  5. Click Show color on Start, Taskbar and Action Center.
  6. Choose your desired color.
  7. You can also make Startmenu or Start screen to look like transparent.

How to change Start Menu to Start Screen in Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10 in Desktop mode, then Windows 10 will automatically show Start menu. If you want change Start menu to Start Screen you need to switch Windows 10 from Desktop mode to Tablet mode. Start Screen will show full of Tiles it will be useful if you don’t need to use the Classic Startmenu.

Follow these easy steps to change from Start menu to Start Screen .

  1. Open Settings App.
  2. Click Personalization.
  3. Click Start.
  4. Click Use full-screen Start when in desktop under Start behaviors.
  5. Now Start screen will show if you logged in.

 

How to create shortcut for Taskbar Settings in Windows 10

If your taskbar is auto hide settings or something like that, then you may need a shortcut for Taskbar settings to quick access to Taskbar settings.

Follow these easy steps to create a Shortcut for Taskbar Settings in Windows 10.

  1. Right click on Desktop, in the popup menu click New->Shortcut
  2. Type the following in the location text box and click next button,

    explorer ms-settings:taskbar

    or

    %windir%\explorer.exe ms-settings:taskbar

  3. Give any preferred name for this shortcut and click Finish button.

Now the shortcut is ready.

How to Delete the Saved Known Wi-Fi Networks in Windows 10

Just follow these easy steps to Delete the Saved Wi-Fi networks in Windows 10

  1. Open Settings app by Click Start menu->Settings
  2. Click “Network and Internet” in the Settings app.
  3. Click “Wi-Fi” in the left panel.
  4. Click “Manage Wi-Fi settings” in the right side panel.
  5. In that upcoming window, Click “Manage Known networks” link.
  6. It will show the list of known Wi-Fi networks.
  7. Click on any Wi-Fi network and click “Forget” to delete that Wi-Fi from your list.

How to Send Email Using Telnet in Windows 10

If you want to send Email using Telnet in Windows 10, first you need to enable Telnet Client from Windows features.

Enabling Telnet Client in Windows 10
1. Click Start->Control Panel-> Programs and Features
2. Click Turn Windows features on or off in the left side panel.3. Windows features popup window will be open. Scroll down till “Telnet Client” and put a check in that box and click ok button to enable that feature.

 

Sending Email using Telnet

  1. Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog
  2. Type cmd and press Enter key to open Command Prompt.
  3. In the command prompt, Type the following and press Enter key.

    telnet mail.server.com 25

    (mail.server.com is your mail service provider and 25 is the port number used by SMTP service.)

  4. You will receive the reply like,

    220 mail.server.com

    Seems your mail server responding our request. If you got any error message, then you need to check the port number. Some mail providers use 465 (secure port) or 587 (outlook users).

  5. Type the following and press enter key,

    HELO yourdomain.com

    Yourdomain is the domain which you send email.

  6. You will receive the reply like,

    250 mail.server.com Hello yourdomain.com pleased to meet you.

    if you receive error or no response try EHLO instead of HELO in the 5th step.

  7. Type the following and press enter,

    mail from: fromemail@fromemailserver.com

  8. You will receive the reply like,

    250 Sender OK.

  9. Type the following and press enter,

    rcpt to:toemail@toemailserver.com

  10. You will receive the reply like,

    250 OK – MAIL FROM fromemail@fromemailserver.com

  11. Type the following and press enter key,

    data

  12. Type the following and press enter key twice,

    subject: your subject line

  13. Type your body text and press enter key.
  14. Type single dot in the end of the message and press enter.
  15. You will receive the confirmation message from the email provider.
  16. Type quit to quit the Telnet client.