How To Change Background Color in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

This tip is very simple. Here are the steps to achieve:

1.Open Settings

2.Click Personalization

3. Click Colors

4.Go to Choose your app mode. Here you will find Light and Dark theme.

5.If you click Light the background will be lighter in color while selecting Dark it will be dark background color.

Windows 10 Booting to a Black Screen

Problem:

My laptop is running Windows 10. Since yesterday it is booting to a black screen. I can’t see the mouse cursor.

Resolution:

Download the Windows 10 ISO and create a Media Creation tool and then perform  Repair install:

Visit the following link:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

Insert the Windows 10 installation DVD in the DVD ROM and restart your computer.

  • After you boot your computer using Windows DVD or System Repair Disc, a black screen appears with gray text “Press any key to boot from DVD“. Press any key.
  • Select the correct time and Keyboard type.
  • Click Repair your computer in the lower left corner.

Once the repair installation is over, make sure to update the system via Windows update. You may also update graphic card driver from the support site of your laptop manufacturer or graphic card manufacturer.

Surface Pro 3 Firmware Update

Microsoft has released Surface Pro 3 Firmware update which are available for Surface Pro 3 devices that have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed:

Surface Pro UEFI

  • v3.11.1550.0 improves stability and performance when changing between power states.

Surface Pen Settings

  • v12.0.303.1 improves system stability with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Update

How To Get Windows 10 Anniversary Update build 14393

There are two ways to get Windows 10 Anniversary Update Build:

Via Windows Update:

1] Go to Settings > Updates & Security > Windows Update
2] In Windows Update simply click Check for Updates.
3] The Anniversary Update will appear as, Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607. Click update and the update will begin downloading and installing.
You can download the ISOs:

Click the button below to

[Note make sure you have at least  4 GB space on USB drive or, external HDD or DVD. Select Create installation media for another PC, then select the language, edition and  version 32 or 64-bit. Save the file to a bootable USB drive or as an ISO. You can burn it to disk]

If You Are Unable To Install KB3172985

Problem:

You are  unable to install  KB3172985 , if the update fails and rolls back…

Resolution:

Send  your CBS logs on John Wink’s [MSFT] OneDrive.If it’s still the same error I’d like to ask if you’d be willing to test out a fix for us.

OneDrive is here: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtwXjrnjoGBmlw9JslDsRkkU0xzV

KB 3172985 issue

Most Power Efficient Video Playback Browser

The test result shows Microsoft Edge lasting three hours longer than Google Chrome streaming the same content side by side on identical Surface Book machines.  Results have shown that Microsoft Edge outlasts the rest, delivering 17%-70% more battery life than the competition.
Microsoft Edge  keeps CPU in low power stage when playing videos in Windows 10.