101 Windows 10 Secret Tips, Tricks and Hacks

90. Improved Registry Editor

Windows 10 has brought to you an improved Registry Editor that lets you switch between power user apps with ease. You can switch between same entries under


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive using a special entry (contextual).

91. To disable data collection

You can also prevent your computer from communicating with specialized programs like Microsoft HQ. How?

  • Simply go to the search box and type “Services” to open the Service Management Console.
  • There in the panel, you’ll find services named “Diagnostics tracking Service” and “dmwappushsvc”. Disable both of these to disable the overall data collection.
  • Disable both of these to disable the overall data collection.

92. By-pass the sign-in screen in Windows 10: Also a HACK

You can speed up the boot and can also get rid of login screen to use the computer. To do this,

  • Simply type “netplwiz” in the search and press Enter to open the User Accounts window.
  • Go to the user tab and deselect the option like “Users must enter a username and password to use this computer”.

That’s it.

93. Display-per-monitor

You can configure different DPI scaling ratios in case you have multiple PC’s attached to your system. Right click on the desktop, open Display Settings and configure each display yourself manually.

94. The God Mode

It keeps an account of all the Control panel Commands. Create a folder named GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E825C-99712043E01C} at your desktop. Once made, the folder will name itself to God Mode and will change itself to a Control panel icon.

95. To use Maximum CPU power

To extract maximum power out of your PC:

  • Go to the Control panel > Hardware and sound > Power options.
  • Click “Change advanced power settings” afterwards “Processor power management” option.
  • Now, head on to the option named “Minimum Processor state” and change it to 100%.

So it is also one of the Windows 10 secret tips, tricks and hacks.

96. Avoid automatic updates

To avoid system’s automatic updating problems:

  • Navigate to “Start menu => Settings => Updates and Security => Windows Update => Advanced Options” by clicking the option one after another.
  • In the “Choose how updates are installed” section, select “Notify to schedule restart” Option.

Now the system will notify you before a reboot or be regarding automatic installations.

97. To reschedule restarts

You can even ask Windows 10 to wait for applying any necessary updates. This is called postponing or rescheduling. Go to Start > Settings > Updates & Security. In the case of any pending update, reschedule your reboot by selecting “Select a restart time” option and specifying the time.

98. Make metered connections

In case you are connected to your Mobile hotspot, you can set metered connections to restrict or set a limit to the data usage. How?

  • Just go to Notifications => All Settings => Network & Internet => Wi-Fi > Advanced Options.
  • There you’ll see a section named “Metered Connection”
  • Enable the “Set as metered connection” option.
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99. Slide down desktop to shut down

To shutdown your system via sliding,

  • Go to Windows > System32, and
  •  double click slideshutdown.exe program.

This will start a slide screen to half of your screens sliding down which will shut down your computer.

100. Updates from other locations

You can also download updates from other computers using Windows 10. This takes place due to the “peer-to-peer” technology. To activate this:

  • Head towards “Settings => Update & Recovery => Windows Update => Advanced Options => Choose how to download Updates” consequently.

101. Change Synchronize settings

To change synchronization settings in Windows 10:

  • Move forward to Start => Settings => Accounts => Sync your settings.
  • Now disable settings which you don’t want to synchronize.

Final Words for Windows 10 secret tips, tricks and hacks

So this was all about Windows 10 secret tips, tricks, and hacks. Hope you guys enjoyed this article. These tips and tricks are sometimes the hacks also. So you can use any of these methods to make your Windows 10 an amazing super power to work with. Stay tuned for more


About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

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