Without a doubt, Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system in the world for computers and so it deserves it's place here. There are a great many tricks and tips available in Microsoft Windows that can be learned.
As Microsoft Windows is the actual operating system for a computer it has to deal with everything the user throws at it such as running all the Windows software, doing multiple things at the same time, downloading stuff, (both good and bad), from the internet and much much more. It's little wonder that Microsoft Windows has so many problems associated with it.
Modern versions of Microsoft Windows include version 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Microsoft Windows XP is still being run on many computers but Microsoft stopped supporting it early in 2016.
It's very easy to change both the colour, (white or black), and size of the mouse pointer in Windows 10. More
You can increase the number of items in Windows 10 jump lists by performing a simple registry modification. More
There are a great many keyboard shortcuts available in Windows operating systems and some new ones have been introduced for Windows 10. You can download a cheat sheet here.
After upgrading to Windows 10 there is a chance that the power users menu, often known as Win-X, will not work properly. This is not exactly a fix but a decent workaround. More
A very common problem with all versions of Windows is when the user expects the computer to go to sleep after a few minutes but nothing happens. Typically the monitors turn off but the computer stays awake. More
This section explains how to service your computer to speed it up. Most computers slow down over time as more and more things get added to them. You can often fix this yourself with a bit of patience. More
If you have installed Windows 10 and you are absolutely sure you want to keep it, you might as well get rid of the files on your hard drive that allow you to roll back to your previous versions of Windows. These use a lot of disk space and are unnecessary unless you want to restore Windows to an earlier version. More
If you have taken advantage of Microsoft's offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10 which expired on July 29th 2016, you will not have any Windows installation disks should you need to reinstall Windows. More