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6 Aug 2020

Your Phone App - Run Android Phone Apps From Your Windows 10 Desktop

Your Phone App - Run Android Phone Apps From Your Windows 10 Desktop

You love your Android apps but you would like to have them on your Windows 10 system? Well, you can't install them, but with the Your Phone app you'll soon be able to run them without leaving your desk.

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4 Aug 2020

Windows 10 Lock Screen Spotlight Image Won't Change? Here's the easy fix!

Windows 10 Lock Screen Spotlight Image Won't Change? Here's the easy fix!

If you used Windows 10 Spotlight on your lock screen it may get stuck on a single image. To get a new image each day, you can restore the functionality with just a few steps. It doesn't require specialized software or editing the registry.
 

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31 Jul 2020

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

If you are working at home like many of us, you probably have too many web sites and passwords along with large amount of browsing history. Plus your list of Favorites is so long and complicated your can't easily find what you need.

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27 Jul 2020

Edge Chromium New Tab and Home Buttons Advanced Configuration

Edge Chromium New Tab and Home Buttons Advanced Configuration

You can configure the New Tab link in Edge Chromium to bring up a new page with different content based on what you want to see. You can have the daily image, recent links and news section or you can minimize it and have it bring up a blank page with no distractions.

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18 Jul 2020

Coming to Edge Chromium Dev - Display Search Results In Right Pane

Coming to Edge Chromium Dev - Display Search Results In Right Pane

In Edge Chromium Dev if you want to search on a word or phrase you can just right-click and 'search the web'. But did you know you can do that search in the same browser window without leaving the page you are viewing?

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15 Jul 2020

Microsoft Edge - Change New Tab Search Engine Default to Google

Microsoft Edge - Change New Tab Search Engine Default to Google

You like the new Edge, but you want to have the New Tab page use Google as your default search engine? The settings are hidden, but you can configure the New Tab page to use Google as it's default. It's a bit tricky but with just a couple of simple steps you can have your searches your way.

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13 Jul 2020

Windows 10 - How to Setup Individual or Multi Monitor Slideshows. No extra software required.

Windows 10 - How to Setup Individual or Multi Monitor Slideshows. No extra software required.

Yes, in Windows 10 you can have individual pictures on each monitor but you can also have a slideshow on each monitor or one that spans your monitors.

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8 Jul 2020

Blurry Screen Fonts? Use the Windows 10 Clear Type Adjustment Tool

Blurry Screen Fonts? Use the Windows 10 Clear Type Adjustment Tool

If you have blurry or hard to read screen fonts, Windows 10 has a simple solution for you. You can tune your fonts, even on multiple monitors, so that they look clear and sharp. Windows will step you through a quick font comparison test on one or more monitors, allowing you to choose which setting looks best.

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30 Jun 2020

Creating Basic, Animated & 3D Memes Using PowerPoint.

Creating Basic, Animated & 3D Memes Using PowerPoint.

Want to make a meme? Maybe an animated meme? If you have Microsoft Office, you probably have PowerPoint. That means you already one of the most feature-rich meme creation app there is. 

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23 Jun 2020

Sleep and Fast Startup (Fast Boot) Problems After Windows 10 Upgrade?

Sleep and Fast Startup (Fast Boot) Problems After Windows 10 Upgrade?

Fast Startup (Fast Boot) can be your friend but after a System update, you may encounter startup problems when Fast Startup is enabled. To fix this, it's a relatively simple fix that can have your Windows 10 installation booting quicker than ever.

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