How To Make Text Bigger (or everything for that matter) On Your Windows 10 Computer

As I age here at “What’s On My PC”, my eyesight does not get any better. This tip here is most often requested by people (in my age group) whom I have assisted over the years.

To make the text bigger (or everything for that matter) on your Windows 10 Computer, do this:

To make just the text on your screen bigger, select Start Settings Ease of Access  > Display , then adjust the slider under Make text bigger. To make everything bigger, choose an option from the drop-down menu under Make everything bigger.

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Here is how to gain some screen space by “auto hiding” the Windows 10 Taskbar…

If you didn’t know, the “taskbar” is the bar that stretches across the bottom of your Windows 10 screen. It is typically visible, no matter where you are in Windows; but did you know you can make the taskbar “auto hide” itself? In other words, if you are not using it, the taskbar will drop down out of view, but if you want to make it re-appear you simply move your mouse pointer to the bottom of the screen and the taskbar will reappear. I currently have all of my PC’s to auto hide the taskbar to give me that extra screen space or view.

To activate “auto hide” in Windows 10″:

  1. Place your mouse pointer in a blank area of the taskbar and right mouse click.
  2. When the menu appears, click on “Taskbar settings” and the “Taskbar” settings window will appear.
  3. Toggle the switch “on” for “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode”, then simply close the Window (and the “Taskbar” should now auto hide).

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How to Update From Windows 7 & 8 to Windows 10 for Free – MajorGeeks

If you follow the source link below you will be taken to the MajorGeeks site where there are instructions on how to upgrade to Windows 10 using a Powershell Script or manually. The manual option may be the way to go for home users. Appears this has been developed by MajorGeeks; but, not tested here at “What’s On My PC”… That is not to say this will not work. MajorGeeks is a very reputable software distribution site and if I needed to upgrade, I would give this a try. Just back up your personal files…

Windows 7 to Windows 10 Silent Upgrade PowerShell Script is a free PowerShell script that should allow anyone to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free silently.

Source: Download How to Update From Windows 7 & 8 to Windows 10 for Free – MajorGeeks

Learn How To Get The “Quick Start Guide to Windows 10” for FREE

Here at “What’s On My PC” I know that change for people, especially in the world of computers and technology, can be stressful for people. Change can be good and sometimes change just needs to happen so that we can move to the next level. Today I found an article at “TheWindowsClub” that will assist those folks who may have recently transitioned from Windows 7 to Windows 10 due to the “end of life” support of Windows 7. This guide will definitely help you out and get you started with navigating around Windows 10. Thank you to “TheWindowsClub” for posting this helpful information. If you click on the source link below, “TheWindowsClub” will walk you through on how to get the “Quick Start Guide to Windows 10”.

Microsoft Windows 10 Start Guide

Microsoft has released a guide on Windows 10, which is extremely useful if you new to Windows 10 or have just migrated from Windows 7 after the End of Support. If you fall into this category, then there is a lot that has changed, and you should not miss the guide. Microsoft has covered the fundamental topics to help get you up and running on Windows 10 without much hassle.

Get The Quick Start Guide to Windows 10 @ The Window’s Club

Save 33% on the AK1 Mini PC by ACEPC

I have one of these AK1 Mini PC’s connected to a TV in my man cave and I can tell you it is all you will need for basic computer operations. As a matter of fact, since I purchased the AK1 Mini PC it has become my main computer and I use it to post daily on “What’s On My PC”.  Below you will find the specs and one feature that I took advantage of was the expansion area in the base of this mini PC where you can install an additional 2.5 inch SSD or HDD (up to 2 TB). I don’t know how long this deal will last; but, right now you can save 33% on the original purchase price of this computer… and, YES; Windows 10 is installed.

AK1 Mini PC Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455 Processor(up to 2.3GHz) Windows 10 (64-bit) Desktop Computer[8GB RAM/120GB mSATA SSD/2.4G+5G Dual WiFi/Gigabit Ethernet/4K]

Source: Amazon – AK1 Mini PC

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