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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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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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16 Jun 2020

How to Access Windows 10 Sound Panel's Hidden Advanced Sound Settings.

How to Access Windows 10 Sound Panel's Hidden Advanced Sound Settings.

If you have a custom audio manager from Realtek or your motherboard manufacturer, great. But many people don't have it and want full control of their system's audio.

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21 May 2020

Windows 10 PowerToys 0.18

Windows 10 PowerToys 0.18

Windows 10 PowerToys have had another release. The Power Toy Run function allows you to find and launch programs in an easy-to-use search box. Fancy Zones has been updated to allow a program to be snapped to more than one zone and more.

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26 Dec 2019

Cant Find Other Computers on Your Local Network? AGAIN! The 2020 Fix

Cant Find Other Computers on Your Local Network? AGAIN! The 2020 Fix

Cant Find Other Computers on Your Local Network after November 2019 Update? If you're having problems finding other computers on your local network, you're not alone. This problems has been with us for awhile and I found out that mine weren't showing anymore.

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