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10 Jun 2021

Windows 10 Taskbar Weather and News Bug Configuration

Windows 10 Taskbar Weather and News Bug Configuration

Windows 10 has released a new feature for the Taskbar. The Weather bug is a popup information center that gives you news and weather information without having to open an app or browser. 

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30 May 2021

Windows 10 - Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

Windows 10 -  Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

You can automatically restart your currently running apps with a new feature Microsoft is releasing. With just a quick click you can save your current work and start right back up with the same apps. Caution! Doesn't work with all apps. Yet!

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25 May 2021

Windows 10 - Add New Event To Your Calendar Directly From the Taskbar

Windows 10 - Add New Event To Your Calendar Directly From the Taskbar

Need to add a new event to your Windows calendar? With the latest release to Windows 10 you can add that even with just a couple of clicks. Even if you have more than one account calendar, it's just one more click to choose the account calendar you want to use.

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27 Oct 2020

Edge Chromium Vertical Side Tabs Hidden Features You Need to Know

Edge Chromium Vertical Side Tabs Hidden Features You Need to Know

The newest Windows Insiders version of Edge Chromium Dev added the ability to move your open tabs to a side bar AND a ton of other features.

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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.

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25 Aug 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Your Installation to a different drive in one click.

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Your Installation to a different drive in one click.

Flight Simulator 2020 at 95GB uses a lot of hard drive space. But there is good news. Since it is a Windows Store app, it can be moved to another drive very easily using the Windows Settings app. 

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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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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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