How to manage startup programs in windows 10

How to manage startup programs in windows 10: There will be many programs which starts when system boots up. Some may be required programs or services which required to run at start-up.

Many applications by default including a component to starts when you boot your computer. This will slow booting time and also continues to run in the background which eats up valuable system resources.

If those are redundant on your computer and want to boost your system’s performance then you are required to manage start-up programs on your system.

Note: There will be some required programs which are required to be run while start-up to run the windows perfect. Hence be cautious while removing any program from start-up list.

Step by step process to manage start-up programs list as below.

Goto taskbar–> right-click–> select Task Manager

You can also access the Task Manager using below options

  • Search “Task” (without quotes) in the windows search box beside windows start icon
How to manage startup programs in windows 10
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  • Click “Windows key + X” on keyboard and select Task Manager” option from the menu items

    If Task Manager open up in compact view by default, then click “More details” option.

How to manage startup programs in windows 10
Task Manager

Select “Startup” view tab to see all the startup programs list.

How to manage startup programs in windows 10
Task Manager Startup list

Select your desired program and click on “Disable” button which will be there in bottom right corner. This action will make sure that program won’t get run while startup from next system booting onwards.

How to Download YouTube video without any software

Download YouTube video

Here will discuss on how to download YouTube video without any software. YouTube is a video-sharing website where this site allows users to upload, view, rate, share and comment on videos, and it makes use of WebM, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and Adobe Flash Video technology to display a variety of user-generated and corporate media video. Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, movie trailers and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.

This tutorial is about how to download a video from YouTube without using any software on your computer.

  1. Search your desired video on YouTube
  2. Play that video at least for some seconds
  3. Goto address bar and place “SS” (without quotes) before youtube.comHow to Download YouTube video from youtube without any software
  4. Click on Enter
  5. YouTube will auto redirect the page to another page where download options will get displayed
  6. You can either select video or audio format for downloadingHow to Download YouTube video from youtube without any software

How to stop auto updates on windows 10

How to stop Auto Updates:

Most of the windows10 users question will be can we stop auto updates?

To get new features and to run the system better/smoothly, windows updates are required in a way they are essential.

There is no need to go and check whether new updates available and windows 10 automatically downloads & install the updates when ever they are available. There is one exception, when you are on metered connection where the updates won’t download until you explicitly opt to get them. To stop frequent restarting your system to install the updates change the setting in below path.

Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and select Advanced options.

How to stop auto updates on windows 10
Windows updates

There was an option to choose when to install or whether to install the updates or not in earlier windows versions. Windows 10 has no option to stop the auto updates. Here is one way to stop the auto installing updates in windows 10.

Search “Services” (without quotes) in the windows search box beside windows start icon.

Scroll to the bottom/look for “Windows Update” service to select

Double click on that service which will open a pop-up

select “Startup Type” as “Manual” and click Apply and OK buttons.

How to stop auto updates on windows 10
Services page

 

How to change default app for file types in windows 10

Here we are going to on how to change default apps for file types in windows 10. There are many types of files which can be open by multiple programs. You may have different programs on your computer which can open a type of file like LibreOffice Writer and MS Word. Both can open “.doc” files.

Windows default sets these file type to default programs mapping for each file type like images files will open by default in the Windows 10 Photos app.

In case you are not happy with the default program setting on windows 10 and want to open the same file types with other program you desired, then you need to update default program settings.

Process to Follow:

Here is the step by step process to change the default program and file type mappings. Goto–>Settings → System. Select “Default apps” option

How to change default apps for file types in windows 10
default app setting

And click on “+” or app icon to select the desired app to open the selected file type by default.

 

 

As given in the above image for Email there are 3 options available. Are you not finding your desired app there? Then select the last option “Look for an app in the store” to check and download the correct app for the selected file type.

To see all the file types and default programs mapping; click on option “Choose default apps by file types” as given in the below image. In the same page, you can also change the default program for concern file type.

How to change default apps for file types in windows 10
Default apps settings

To see all the protocols available and default programs mapping then click on option “Choose default apps by protocol”.

How to change default apps for file types in windows 10Use “Set defaults by app” option (which will open the Set Default Programs in Control Panel window) to set the app defaults.

Set this program as default: Find your desired program in left hand side list and click this option. This is to set the program as a default program; to open (by default) all the file types supported by this program.

 




Choose defaults for this program: Click on this option to selected all the supported file types and set the this program as default one for file types.

How to change default apps for file types in windows 10