68 - Frequently asked questions
Can I boot directly to the desktop?
Yes, you can, just follow these steps:
1. Go to the desktop.
2. Right-click the taskbar and select Properties from the menu that
3. From the Navigation tab, check Go to the desktop instead of Start
when I sign in.
How do I jump between apps?
Move your cursor to the upper left-hand corner of the screen and click
the thumbnail of the app that you want to jump to.
How do I turn off my computer?
Move your cursor to the upper right-hand corner of the screen, click
Settings > Power and select the action you'd like to take.
Can I just turn off notifications?
You can turn off notifications during certain hours so that you can
leave your computer running, but not be disturbed by notifications.
1. Move your cursor to the upper right-hand corner of the screen and
click Settings > Change PC settings > Search & apps >
2. Move the Quiet hours slider to On and select times to start and stop
How do I unlock my computer?
Press the space bar and select a user account icon to unlock the
computer. If your account has a password set, you will need to enter
the password to continue.
Click the preview icon to see the characters you've entered to ensure
the password is correct.