The traditional devices – keyboard, mouse, and now touch – aren’t the only ways to provide input to your computer. You can use one of the most natural interacting medium – voice. Windows provides a robust voice recognition system, using which you can perform everything that you have been doing using the traditional...

Using a computer can be tough for physically impaired people, who face difficulties with their eyes, ears and hands. Even a completely able person will feel “handicapped” if the mouse and/or keyboard stop working. In such cases, Windows can aid you with its Ease of Access tools, which provide easy accessibility to...

This section is all about settings of Microsoft Account. These settings are applicable only if you use a Microsoft Account as your user account. Here, you can sync all types of data to the cloud so that they are available across all your machines, wherever you use the Microsoft Account. How to Access It Invoke...

You can manage all your wireless communication here. Wireless connections can include Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, etc. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select “Change PC Settings” option located at the bottom of the Settings Charm pane. This will launch PC...

All software needs regular updates. Windows is no exception to this rule. This section provides you with details of updates. It informs you if your OS is set to automatically install updates, or to notify you to manually install updates. It also lets you manually check for updates, and if found, lets you to install...

This section contains settings to customize your user account. It also lets you create a new user account. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select “Change PC Settings” option located at the bottom of the Settings Charm pane. This will launch PC...

This is the place where you come to customize the Share Charm. You can customize the applications that can be used by the Share Charm, the order of the apps in the charm list, clear history, etc. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select “Change PC Settings”...

This section basically manages your Search Charm. It contains all the settings that you can use to customize your search results. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select “Change PC Settings” option located at the bottom of the Settings Charm pane. This will...

The Metro apps have a tendency to use your private data like location, username, or account picture. Many users (like me) might not be comfortable with revealing their private information. They can visit the Privacy section of PC Settings to tame this tendency of Metro apps. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm...