Windows 10: A Few Features You May Have Missed

Tip 1: Storage Sense
Windows 10 now gives us an easier way to locate old files that may be taking up vital hard drive space.

  • Go to Start
  • Settings (as pictured)
  • System
  • and select the option labeled Storage on the left
  • Select your C: drive to see what files are using hard drive space

Now you will be treated to a graphical representation of data storage on your hard drive.  You can simply navigate to the different locations and select larger unnecessary files to delete.

Tip 2: Steps Recorder
Windows 10 offers a great utility to assist in documenting tasks called the Steps Recorder.

  • Go to your search bar and type in Steps Recorder
  • Select the program

To start recording:

  1. Select Start Record.
  2. Go through the steps toperform your task. You can pause and resume the recording at any time.
  3. When you’re done, select Stop Record.
  4. Select Save, name the .zip file, choose where to save it, and then select Save.
  5. Now you can attach and send this .zip file to others. It can be viewed in any web browser.

 

 

How easy is that!

 


Written by Tom Kern, Field Services Technician 

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