How to Utilize the Windows Key and Taskbar for Better Performance
Utilizing the resources around us is an art. Humans utilize the resources around them so easily and that’s how technology developed. Computers were the huge milestone in human history. Humans utilized computers and gained most of the advantages. As our computer needs increased we were in need of more features. After the operating systems started to evolve we shifted from CLI (Command Line Interfaces) to GUI (Graphical User interfaces). The performance of computers increased along with these changes.
But still there are certain features which we haven’t used in our operating systems. But they might be a lot of help and save our time. There are various operating systems such as Microsoft Windows Operating System, Mac Operating Systems, Linux OS and etc. There are also operating systems which are used in smartphones such as Windows Mobile OS, Android OS and iOS. Operating systems facilitates our tasks with the computer.
If you are using a Windows Operating System you would have noticed that there are various features which you can customize as you wish. The desktop wallpapers, screensavers, desktop gadgets, taskbar, system tray, Windows Menu, folder icons, Folder organization are some features which you can customize or personalize. In Windows OS you can also customize the battery power options, and if you are using a laptop you can choose what should happen when the lid closes!
How will you utilize the taskbar and Windows key for better performance?
- If you need to view your system specifications press the “Window + Pause” key combination. If you are in middle of a troubleshooting process and if you need to view the system specifications this shortcut key will helpful.
- If you are switching your monitor’s display to another screen such as projector you can use the keyboard shortcut “Windows + P”
- Press “Windows + R” shortcut key and open the “Run” dialog box. You can open any application through this dialog box.
- In Windows 7 “Quick launch” feature has been disabled. If you want that feature to be active then right click on the taskbar uncheck “lock the taskbar”. Select toolbars and then from the menu choose “new toolbar”. Type “Type %appdata%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch” in the file path.
There are various other ways to utilize the Windows key and taskbar. If you need help to utilize windows key and task bar and enhance your PC’s performance then call 247techies immediately. Call us!