Are you new to windows 10? Do you have used Windows 7 till now? Are you still using Windows 7? If you are new and do not know about the features that Windows 10 introduced just recently then do not worry we will tell you all about it.

While you were using Windows 7, you have already known some features that we will discuss in this article because Microsoft has made some previous features reintroduced so all the remaining Windows 7 users can switch to Windows 10 as well.

There are some features that were in Windows XP and are also reintroduced in Windows 10.

Basically, the thing is that Microsoft wants all the popular stuff into one operating system which means some Windows XP features and some Windows 7 features are reintroduced in Windows 10. Which is quite amazing don’t you think?

If you haven’t still switched to Windows 10 then you will do it after reading this article. These 12 most amazing features will let you switch on to Windows 10 and will make your operating system live much easier plus, you will be getting more new features that Microsoft have introduced in Windows 10 recently and can only be used in Windows 10.

There are some new multitasking features that they have introduced, they have combined the gaming experience of Xbox with the operating system which means you can enjoy all the Xbox games on your PC as well and you can connect your Xbox controller to your PC. there are much more amazing features that they have introduced in this operating system.

I know you are really getting excited by just reading this, the same feeling I got when I was writing this article for you.

So, I will not take more time on the Intro of this article. I should just get down to business while you are excited and want to read more. So, let’s get started.

1. The start menu returns

As you all remember the start menu from Windows 7 and when you switched to Windows 8, you did not get the familiar feeling with the start menu of 8. And many detractors of 8 saying to make the start menu as before, Windows 10 fulfils all its promises and came up with the start menu again.

Although this start menu have some changes but it works like the old one. Some changes that are made are from Windows, let’s just say that Microsoft has combined the Windows 7 start menu and Windows 8 start and make them one.

However, if you loved the Windows 8 start menu so you can make that menu appear as well. Microsoft has made all the start menu appear in Windows 10, so if you want to change the start menu to Windows 8 style, that can happen as well.

Plus, the original start menu of Windows 10 can be organized by resizing or customization of apps that you love the most.

2. Cortana on Desktop

Microsoft introduced it voice digital assistant Cortana in the mobile version of the operating system to check how this works. After the success and great reviews on the voice assistant, Microsoft now introduced it in Windows 10.

Now you can easily make searches by simply asking Cortana to do the search. This voice assistant will help you with searches inside the PC as well as on the internet. You can tell her to do anything and she will do it for you. You can set updates, reminders and much more stuff that you need on a daily basis.

3. The Xbox app

As I have told you in the intro that Microsoft is introducing Xbox on its operating system. So, now here we are, you can play any game you want of Xbox one on your PC and you do not even want any console to connect with your system.

Moreover, you can connect the original Xbox controller to your PC and Windows 10 will let you connect it. You can play any game you want and have the live experience Xbox console on your system.

The Xbox app introduced much more than that, you will be getting your own recorder from which you can record your live game experience. The feature that is giving you this experience is called Game DVR.

4. Improved multitasking 

Microsoft has introduced its multitasking feature in Windows 10. This feature works similar to Apple’s Spaces. But the question is how this multitasking work? The answer to this question is very simple, on the bottom left corner of your windows 10 you will see an icon which is illustrating some boxes arranged in vertical. If you click on that icon you will find that your current screen has shrunk and you are seeing an option of a new desktop.

If you click on that option then you will be switched on another desktop and if you want to return to the previous you can simply click on the task view icon and then go back to the previous desktop, this will help you do multiple stuff on multiple screens.

If you want a shortcut of it then simply press Windows key + Tab.

5. Universal app

Microsoft has introduced a new app which is called the Universal app. With this app, you can continue your work on any other gadget of Microsoft or the tech that support Windows 10.

All you have to do is to sync your device via Microsoft cloud service which is called OneDrive. So, it can store all your data and then you can use that data on every device you want by simply log in with your ID. This feature works with Outlook email ID.

6. Office apps get touch support

Microsoft introduced a new version of office in Windows 10. This is the update of the app version of mobile and it will work like mobile but the change is that you can use this in PC as well.

7. Continuum

As the world was introduced by tablet + laptop hybrid devices. Microsoft to make something that benefits them as well as the people so if the people use the operating system they feel natural and happy with the performance.

So, for this Microsoft made a tablet version of Windows 10 as well. In which you can switch the laptop version to tablet version of the operating system whenever you are using the tablet or disconnected the keyboard and mouse from the screen. The operating system will automatically detect it as well and will switch the option whenever you switch PC to tablet or tablet to PC.

8. Action centre

Microsoft introduced a new feature in Windows 10 to see the notifications that will come for the user. The feature is called the Action centre in which all the mail notifications and other notifications will come to you and you can easily see them from one place.

This makes it easier to read notifications. Plus, the action centre has a bar in which you have some other options as well that can be useful as well.

9. Unified settings

As you have seen in Windows 7, there were two setting options, one was PC settings and the other was Control settings which were called a control panel.

However, in Windows 10 they are combined and formed into one, that makes it a lot easier to use as all the things are at one place now and you do not want to open to setting windows now.

10. Hidden game bar

As you know, from the past couple of years Microsoft has shown great interest into its gaming side as well and now they are introducing some gaming options in Windows 10 as well, that will improve the gaming experience of the users.

They have introduced a game bar and not just a game bar, you can even record your live game experience with it and can take screenshots as well. The game bar enhances your experience as well and makes your PC resolution even brighter when you are playing the game.

Above all, they are giving some new gadgets as well that will enhance your experience about gaming with Windows 10.

11. Press pause on updates

This feature is really amazing, as we have heard complains regarding updates from the users. So, in Windows 10, Microsoft put a pause option on windows updates that will let you decide if you want to update your system with it of you just have to put the updates to rest and consider them afterwards.

As we have told you all about the features that Microsoft introduced in Windows 10. These features will help you understand Windows 10 even more and we hope that this article can make an impact on you and if you are still using Windows 7 then it will help you switch through Windows 10. We will be coming with Linux and Windows comparison article soon so, stay tuned.