Back to Win. Part 2: shortcuts and settings

Keyboard shortcuts

Alt + Esc—minimize the active window. To be honest, Windows can only place the window behind all the others.

Total Commander

Windows Explored? No tabs, no customisation, no way. I’ve touched Total Commander in the previous article, let’s now focus on it’s key mappings.

Custom mapping

Word custom shortcuts

If you chose Windows, you probably use office. It’s useful to add some custom shortcuts to your Word distribution. Your custom shortcuts are being saved to Normal.dotm file. You can sync it between computers.

ConEmy

Best and only terminal emulator for Windows. I’ve touched it in the previous article. If you have problems with full-word deletion, look at the workaround below.

Windows humanisation

Task bar

Disable updates

Win + R “gpedit.msc” -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update -> Configure Automatic Updates setting -> 2 — Notify for download and notify for install

Disable Windows Defender

gpedit.msc -> Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Defender -> Turn off Windows Defender -> Enabled

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