There are some default settings in Windows 10 that don’t provide you with the best performance or usability. 3 settings are among them. Luckily, you can change them very easily.
1. Disable User Account Control in Windows 10
|Windows 10 users can disable User Account Control to stop this annoying box.|
Do you feel annoyed when Windows pops up a dialog box saying “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your PC?” every time you install a program or change a vital setting? We’re sure that a lot of you will say “yes.” Don’t worry, let us help you stop this needless, annoying dialog box. Here is how to do it:
Step 1: In the search box, search for “user account control” and then launch “Change User Account Control settings”
Step 2: Slide the slider down to “Never notify” and tap on OK
Step 3: Tap on Yes when prompted
2. Change the default browser in Windows 10
Microsoft Edge is now your default browser in your Windows 10 PC. However, it doesn’t offer the level of extensibility that its competitors such as Google Chrome or Firefox provide. You can change this default browser by following the steps in this article: Windows 10: How to Change Default Web Browser Quickly
3. Disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10
The lock screen in Windows 10 makes you click one extra time every time you boot your PC. To many users, this feature is an unnecessary decoration and takes them time because they must dismiss the lock screen, enter their password or PIN to unlock the lock screen. So it’s better to disable it if you have a version of Windows 10. Here is how to do it:
Step 1: Type “regedit” into the run box to open the registry editor and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindows.
Step 2: If the registry key called Personalization does not exist, you have to create a new one by right-clicking in the right pane and choosing Key. Within this new key, create a new DWORD value with the name NoLockScreen.
Step 3: Set NoLockScreen to 1 by doubling clicking on NoLockScreen, entering the number and clicking OK.