Microsoft have released the ADMX templates for the Windows 10 1703 Creators Update. Updating your ADMX templates will allow you to configure GPO objects specific to the Windows 10 1703 Creators Update. In addition if you are using Server 2012 for example and have never installed any previous ADMX Templates For Windows 10, installing this ADMX Template update will give you the ability to configure Windows 10 Group Policy settings.

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update (1607) introduced a new annoyance for me, moving the Action Center / Notification to the right of the clock in the system tray. Maybe I’ve just used Windows for too long and am so used to the clock been in the same place, however this minor change really started to annoy me after a couple of days, especially as i’ve never had any use for the action center anyway.


Thankfully Windows 10 has some options hidden away that allow users to turn system icons on and off.

It’s easy to customise Windows explorer to your linking on a single PC, however if you want to make these changes for multiple users using multiple computers on a domain you really need to be making the change though group policy. Windows 10 gives you the option to open new explorer windows to “This PC” instead of the quick access layout and also gives you the option to disable showing recently used files in Quick access and showing frequently used folders in Quick access, however their is no GPO to easily configure any of these settings. However you toggle these settings with a registry entry, meaning you can still easily make changes to these settings for the users on your domain with ease, which i’m going to show you how to do: How to open file explorer to this PC and hide recently used files / folders on Windows 10 using group policy: You are going to want to open up Group Policy Management (gpedit.msc) for your domain and either create a new Group Policy Object (GPO) or edit an existing one. I’m going to edit the “Desktop” GPO i’ve already created, this GPO contains all my settings related to the users desktop experience:…

Update: The Windows 10 1511 Build 10586 released in November 2015 now nativity supports colored title bars. The title bar colours can be configured in Settings > Personalise > Colours. The white title bar for active Windows on Windows 10 is a bit bland / lifeless and it can often make it quite hard to distinguish between and active window or an inactive window. Plus lets be honest a bit of colour never hurt anyone, especially if you are spending 8+ hours a day using a PC. Below, the bland white title bars on Windows 10: So how do i get a colored title bar on Windows 10 and add some colour on my desktop? First you need to download the Colored Title Bar Theme for Windows 10 created by Mare-M on DeviantArt. You will also need UxStyle Community Edition, UxStyle allows Windows 10 to load unsigned themes, essentially user created themes which were very popular in the Windows XP days. The latest version can be downloaded from UxStyle project page on Github. Unzip then install UxStyle, this consists of a tiny system service and a kernel driver that are loaded into memory which patches Windows on the fly to allow unsigned themes to load, meaning no…

Downloads for Mac Mini Late 2012 Windows 10 Drivers By default Windows 10 will have the majority of the drivers out the box that are required to get Windows 10 fully running on the Mac Mini Late 2012, however you will find some drivers are missing, or simply do now work correctly. To get Windows 10 working correctly on a Mac Mini Late 2012 model you will need to download the following drivers Bluetooth Wireless Audio HDMI Display Audio For all the drivers above click the link to download the driver, then unzip them. The Audio and Wireless drivers are just .exe’s you can install, the Bluetooth and HDMI display audio drivers need to be installed through device manager, to open device manager click the start button and type “Device Manager”. For the Bluetooth and HDMI Audio drivers, simply right click on the device in device manager and select update driver, then browse to the driver you downloaded and unzipped. After installing the four drivers above your Mac Mini 2012 should have drivers for everything on Windows 10: