They're definitely disabled on my laptop, but when I installed the new update on my desktop, I immediately spotted Suggestions back in my Start menu.Sure enough, the setting is enabled in my Start options.The integration is much better than it was in Windows 8, but it still leads to some annoying nested menus and limitations for UWP apps (like the performance issues we saw with UWP games last year).
Microsoft is planning much more thorough phone-to-PC integration, aka Microsoft Graph, but right now there's not much to it—and if we're being honest, I don't want my Microsoft account tracking every damn thing I do, or even existing most of the time.I'm about 99 percent sure I turned off the "Suggestions," aka ads, that Microsoft likes to insert into the Start menu.You can either right-click on the taskbar’s Action Center icon and toggle on or off Focus Assist or open the Action Center and click the quick action button. with no means of changing those times without modifying the registry.Outside the name change, you can actually manually set your quiet hours with this update. But now you can right-click on the display and navigate to Focus Assist to access a host of new settings to tweak Focus Assist as needed.Navigate to Virus and thread protection settings scroll down to "Controller folder access" to enable it.
This determines what programs can make changes to your protected folders, which by default mostly contains your documents, pictures, etc. This will block apps that Windows deems unfriendly unless you add them to a whitelist.Two of the biggest new features do just that, while the third main ingredient provides better means of sharing content to nearby devices.Windows 10 April 2018 Update also delivers a huge lineup of enhancements and improvements to Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Ink, Windows Mixed Reality, and more.If you want to download the update yourself and it hasn't already rolled out to your system, Windows 10's Task Manager is already a comprehensive tool compared to the Task Manager of old, but Microsoft's now made it even better.The Fall update adds GPU monitoring to the performance tab, alongside CPU, memory, disk and Internet usage.Windows Update to see if the feature update is available for your PC.