Optional:

Taskbar:

Clean up taskbar

Right-click on the the program icons you don't need and "Unpin from taskbar"...

  • Edge
  • Windows Store
  • Email 

Chrome:

Set Chrome as default

If you see Set as default, click on it...  

Use the drop-down menu to choose Chrome...and then click on "Switch anyways".


Chrome welcome windows

  • If you get the "Get to Chrome faster" welcome window, don't worry about it - it won't show up again after you close the tab/window.
  • If you get the other welcome window, just click on "Not now" and you won't see it again.