How to stop background apps running in windows 10

How to stop background apps running in windows 10
How to stop background apps running in windows 10
How to stop background apps running in windows 10

How to stop background apps running in windows 10: Undoubtedly Windows 10 is fast and till now no performance issues faced even when more number of desktop apps installed on it.

Naturally when we install more number of apps and use; which consumes valuable system resources of other windows which must run background processes.

You can configure which apps can run in the background for receiving update info, sending notifications, and to stay up-to-date, even when you’re not using them.

As we can’t stop must run windows 10 background process, we can turn-on/off other apps which runs in the background based on use.

Turning off those unwanted programs running in the background can free up system resources for your other programs on your computer.

Process to follow:

Below step by step details on how we can turn OFF or ON unnecessary background apps running on Windows 10.

1. Goto-→Start-→Click on Settings

2. Privacy-→Background apps

3. toggle the button to OFF for the apps you don’t want to be run in background or you use them very often.

How to stop background apps running in windows 10
How to stop running the apps in background in windows 10

Note: To run in the background to receive updates info, sending error notifications, there are some specific apps on windows. Be cautious when you are turning off such apps to not to run them in the background.

Some windows apps set to auto start along with system booting which also drains system resources. Do you want to stop/disable auto starting of apps which are not required? there is an option for the same. For full details follow How to manage startup programs in windows 10

Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones

Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones

Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones: Vast verity of smarts phones available in today’s world with many apps installed for different purposes which eats up the battery very quickly. Very common question from many Android smart phone owners is that how to save battery life on their phones.

Here are some battery saving ways to boost up the battery life on android phones.

Reduce the brightness: Keep the brightness of the screen at 30% or lower by changing the brightness level via Settings -> Display -> Brightness level. This is the best way for battery saving when it is at critical stage. Another point here is that don’t use auto brightness option and increase brightness manually only when required is a good option.

Close all the minimized apps when they are not in use. Even apps are minimized, they still consume phone power so close them for battery saving.

Start Battery Saver mode:

Go to Settings > Battery > Battery Saver. This mode will stop all the background apps like automatic mail sync and other apps which works on auto synch.

Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones
Battery Saver mode

Stop Blue tooth service and NFC if they are ON.

Instead of using auto sync option for emails which runs in the background and drains battery, try to manually refresh your mail accounts.

Don’t use vibrate option for incoming calls.

Don’t keep long screen time-out, keep it short as required. Say keep 15 seconds which helps you in battery saving as longer display time outs consumes more battery power.

Stop Location or GPS tracking: Now a days most of the apps use GPS service on phone to track the current location. If you feel location tracking not required or your battery at critical stage then stop the location tracking service via Settings -> Location for saving battery.

Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones
Battery Saving Tricks on Android Smart phones

 

Resolve “Search the web and Windows” option issue in search windows 10

Issue with search windows 10: “Search the web and Windows” option offer us a quick and easy way to search the PC for any files or app. It even search the entered search string in web and shows the best matched results.

can’t imagine searching windows 10 for any app or system program with out this option until if we knew all the keyboard shortcuts. Like to open Run program press windows key + R.

Last week suddenly this option “Search the web and Windows” stopped working on my PC. I didn’t even remember what wrong I did which resulted this option disable. After much web search and R&D, I found below option which resolved my problem easily.

There are other two options which also can resolve this issue but I tried below option first to settle the issue.

Option 1: by using troubleshooter option for “Search and indexing” service

1. Go to Control Panel

To go to Control Panel, either press windows key + X and select “Control Panel” option or press windows key + R and type “control” and press enter to open Control Panel.

2. Click on troubleshooting.

4. Click on view all on the left pane.

5. Right click on Search and Indexing.

6. Select “Run as Administrator”.

How to resolve “Search the web and Windows” option issue in windows 10
Search the web and Windows

7. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.

 

 

 

 

Once completed that process, close the window and restart. Check option “Search the web and Windows” after re-login.

Still no luck then try with below options one by one and see.

Option 2: Check windows search service status

1. Go to services

Press Windows key + R keys on the keyboard and type Services.msc and press “Enter” OR

you can also open services from Task Manager, in More details option go to Services tab

3. In the services window, search for the Windows Search service

4. Check if the service is started, if not click on Start else stop & start it again.

5. And better we set the Startup Type as Automatic for this service.

6. restart and try option “Search the web and Windows”.How to resolve “Search the web and Windows” option issue in windows 10 taskmgr services

Hope “Search the web and Windows” in windows 10 PC resolved after trying either of above options.