Everything that you need to do after installing Windows OS

Correct Time and Timezone

Sometimes Windows may not show the correct time and timezone after installation. If it does not, fix it. Simply Go to Start > Settings > Time & language. Now change necessary settings to display correct time.

My Computer

To display My Computer on the desktop, select Start > Settings >  Personalization > Themes > Desktop icon settings. Choose the icons you would like to have on your desktop, then select Apply and OK.



Driver Update

If Windows fails to update necessary Drivers, you will have to manually update all Drives.

Adjust Sleep Mode

It seems disturbing to many users. If you don't like it, just turn it off. After going to Start > Settings > System > Power & sleep, Change when computer sleeps. May be


Adjust Sleep Mode

  • the monitor turns off after 2 minutes, and 
  • the computer will never turn on Sleep mode.

Install necessary programs

It's completely up to your choice. You can use Edge to download any program you like. Simply go to Start > Microsoft Edge to open default web browser. There are other popular web browsers too.

  1. Mozilla
  2. Chrome
  3. Opera

Now start installing other programs. Here is the list of Popular programs from different time.

  • Office application : classic Ms Office XP, popular MS Office 2007, or latest Microsoft 365; or free Apache OpenOffice
  • Image Editing : classic Adobe Photoshop 7.0, or popular Adobe Photoshop CS6, or latest Adobe Photoshop CC 2024; or free GIMP
  • Download Manager
  • Media Player : to watch Movies or Song

Disable unnecessary StartUp programs

Close unnecessary StartUp Programs to start the computer faster. Go to "Run" in the Start menu, type "msconfig.exe" and press Enter. Uncheck unnecessary programs from Startup tab and click OK. Then restart the computer.