Microsoft has come a very long way, after the trouble launch of Windows 8 with its new face-lift which has caused many outcries and also some shouts of joy, they’re launching the technical preview of Window 10. Yes you’ve heard it right the new release of windows is Windows 10 not 9 and if you’re wondering where did Windows 9 go then you should join the Windows speculation club which couldn’t fully understand this mystery.
The technical preview is free to download (yes you’ve heard that right again, it’s free) for anyone who wants to join the beta program. The technical preview of Windows 10 comes jam packed with features and enhanced functionality that are totally new to windows users and we shall dive in each one of them thoroughly in their own posts, this post will concentrate on the multiple desktop functionality.
Multiple desktop is a great thing that has been missing from Windows operating system and now Windows users will have an opportunity to have multiple desktops. This post will present a step by step guide on how to manage the new multiple desktops features in Windows 10 technical preview.
Step 1: First, how can you get to the multiple desktop functionality. This can be done either by clicking the intersecting windows at the task bar as seen from the screen shot below. Alternatively you can press the following keyboard combination (WINKEY+Tab).
Step 2: When you either do any of the above to get to the multiple desktop feature you’ll be prompted by a window with all of the available desktops.
Step 3: To add a new desktop simple click on the “+” button as seen from the screenshot below.
Step 4: To move an application from one desktop to another you can’t drag and drop it, first you’ve to select the application you want to move and then right click it then select move to the desktop you want e.g. Desktop 2.
Step 5: Finally, to close a desktop just click on the “x” on that desktop.
These were some of the ways by which you can control the multiple desktop feature in Windows 10 technical preview.