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4 Hidden Windows 11 Secrets and Tricks You Need to Know to Be Happier

Get to know everything behind WinUI and gain productivity and ease of use.

Windows 11 is an operating system that inherits decades of features accumulated over seven major releases, updates, fixes and everything in between, and although Microsoft prefers keep a lot of them under the hood (even in their tutorial videos to attract you), in this house we prefer to give you the booklet of secrets and tricks so that you do not waste your time, gain productivity and potential for use.

Windows 11 secrets that will help you grow as a user

God mode

The name of this section is not an exaggerationbecause to unlock it, you literally have to type the word ” God mode“. It is a mechanism for accessing a lot of great and varied features, options, settings, and tools. To get there :

  1. Create a folderfor example on the desktop.
  2. Paste the following command as a name: “GodMode. {ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}”.
  3. You will see the folder without the name below.
  4. When you open it, a window appears with all tools.

WinX hidden menu

In Windows there are many menus of all kindsHow about recommending you a handy one for to avoid over-searching? That’s what the WinX Menu, Win+X or Windows Hidden Menu is for – period. To invoke it, just press the Windows Logo+X combination.

You will see a a collection of tools and features.. If you want to see what’s behind it, we encourage you to take a look at this basic guide to the WinX menu from our friends at Xataka.

4 Hidden Windows 11 Secrets and Tricks You Need to Know to Make You Happier

Get the most out of your PC’s performance

By default, Windows prefers to maintain a balanced power planso that she doesn’t spend more than she thinks she should. Sometimes his predictions may not be what we need or want. In other words, we may want to get the most out of our PC to get the most out of it. a better FPS rate for a gamefor example, and we don’t mind spending more energy even if our PC is a laptop. To activate it:

  1. Go to Control Panel (before Settings eats it).
  2. Open “Hardware and sound”, then “…”.Power options“.
  3. Choose your plan Maximum performance“.

In the case where you can’t access itfollow these other steps:

  1. Open home and type “ cmd directly.
  2. Open the command prompt.
  3. Enter the command “powercfg -duplicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-448d-aa00-03f14749eb61” and press the enter key.
  4. It will be activated directly the Maximum Performance mode will be directly activated.

Quick window cleaning

When you are windows up to the eyes and you want to keep one or even see the vastness of your wallpaper, you have several possibilities. On the one hand, you can grab the upper part of the window you want to reserve and shake it. By doing so, all other current windows will be minimized en masse. If you shake the same window again, they will come back to life.

If you are looking to get rid of all windows, you can move your mouse to the next screen in the lower right corner and left click. Another very simple method, which we have already explained in our list of keyboard shortcuts, is to press Win+D, which has the same effect.

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