Chime in: What's your biggest Windows 10 pet peeve?

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Windows has had its fair share of issues over the years, and the decades, some of which became infamous like the blue screen of death (BSOD). Windows 10 is, on the whole, an amazing piece of software, but it's not perfect by any stretch.

There are annoyances to be found throughout the entire OS, and it's this that is the topic of the latest discussion in the Windows Central forums.

Working with Windows 10 I keep running into things that would be super easy to fix but that are somehow never addressed. These don't seem to float to the top of the Feedback Hub either, so why not list them in a thread and hope that MS sees them. All I want for Christmas is for Microsoft to fix these.. :angel: - start the People app. The search box is not active! d'Oh!! You have to hit...


One of my biggest pet peeves is that Microsoft removed the ability to use your default browser with Cortana search. I don't use Microsoft Edge and that's my choice to make, and I also no longer use Cortana to search because those results will open in a different browser to my default. It's a shame because I used to use that feature a lot.

There are bound to be plenty more pet peeves out there, though, so hit the forums link below and tell us what you wish Microsoft would make better!

Dear Microsoft, please fix our Windows 10 pet peeves

Richard Devine
Managing Editor - Tech, Reviews

Richard Devine is a Managing Editor at Windows Central with over a decade of experience. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently, you'll find him steering the site's coverage of all manner of PC hardware and reviews. Find him on Mastodon at