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What’s New in Windows 10


What's New in Windows 10

Windows 10 is the new operating system for all college PC computers. You will notice that the look and feel has changed from what you are used to on Windows 7. This article will highlight the biggest changes that have been made to Windows 10 to help increase your productivity and ease of use.




Windows 7 Windows 10


Start Button 

Windows 7 Start Button


Start Button


Windows 10 Start Button



Start Menu

The Start Menu on Windows 7 allowed you to access frequently used

applications as well as access settings. 

Windows 7 Start Menu

Start Menu

The Start Menu on Windows 10 still shows your most use applications as well as

the computer settings. Windows 10 added a new Tiles feature which allows you to add

application tiles to the right of the Start Menu. 

Windows 10 Start Menu




All Programs

All programs and applications on Windows 7 were available under the

All Programs link from the Start Menu. 

All Programs Windows 7


All Apps

Windows 10 changed the All Programs location to All Applications.

This where you will find all of the applications and programs on the computer. 

All Apps Windows 10



Files on Windows 7 were stored under the Computer folder.

Computer Windows 7

 File Explorer

Files on Windows 10 are accessible through the File Explorer folder.

File Explorer Windows 10

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