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20 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Stop Game Crashing on Flight Startup

Flight Simulator 2020 - Stop Game Crashing on Flight Startup

Flight Simulator 2020 is a very resource intensive program especially during the initial loading of your flight. When starting a flight in a dense area with a lot of detail often Flight Simulator will crash just when it gets to the flight. 

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16 Oct 2020

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Move Website Tabs to Side Bar

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Move Website Tabs to Side Bar

Microsoft has updated the Windows Insiders version of Edge Chromium Dev and added the ability to move your open tabs to a side bar instead of listing them horizontally across the top. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (14)

12 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Flight Panels to Second Monitor

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Flight Panels to Second Monitor

If your view on Flight Simulator 2020 is obstructed by flight panels for navigation, cameras, weather or more and you have 2 monitors, you're in luck. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (35)

9 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Setting Weather Advanced Customization

Flight Simulator 2020 - Setting Weather Advanced Customization

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is fun right out of the box, but there are many things you can customize. Weather is one of them. You can set a wide variety of weather conditions from mild to storms that will affect the flight dynamics of your aircraft.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (45)

3 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Not a Pilot? Disable on Screen Notifications.

Flight Simulator 2020 - Not a Pilot? Disable on Screen Notifications.

You're not a Flight Simulator enthusiast who wants to simulate a real flying experience? Just want to enjoy a leisurely cruise in Flight Simulator 2020? Here's how to turn off on-screen notifications and assistance.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (56)

29 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Crash On Landing? Turn on Landing Assistant!

Flight Simulator 2020 - Crash On Landing? Turn on Landing Assistant!

If you having problems and you always crash on landing in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, it may be time to turn on the landing path assistance.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (53)

14 Sep 2020

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Translate Selected Text Without Leaving Page.

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Translate Selected Text Without Leaving Page.

Microsoft Edge Chromium has added in-page text translation as another new feature to the Dev version. You no longer have to use Google or Bing Translators. You can translate text while staying right on the web page you are at. No need to open a new tab another window.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (71)

9 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Fly Like You Fight - Remap Flight Control Keys

Flight Simulator 2020 - Fly Like You Fight - Remap Flight Control Keys

When I'm in Flight Simulator 2020 I have a real problem trying to control the aircraft with just the keyboard flight controls. Since most games nowadays use the WASD format, I decided to remap the aircraft flight surface control keys to my left hand.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (83)

5 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 Uses Too Much Disk Space? Delete Extra Content.

Flight Simulator 2020 Uses Too Much Disk Space? Delete Extra Content.

Flight Simulator 2020's standard installation is 95GB. If your hard drive is getting full here's how to use Flight Simulator 2020's built in content manager to remove those extra files. After all, you don't need any training, do you?

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (119)

3 Sep 2020

Window 10 - MusicBee Music App Quick Styling with Theatre Mode

Window 10 - MusicBee Music App Quick Styling with Theatre Mode

MusicBee is without a doubt the best music app for Windows 10. But it's a bit complicated. There is good news. Whether you are using the Desktop app or the Windows Store app version, you can easily style MusicBee with several built-in Theatre Mode options.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (111)
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