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What’s New in Windows 10’s 20H2 Update, Arriving Fall 2020

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Windows 10’s 20H2 update will debut in the second half of 2020—likely in October or November. This update is focused on bug and performance fixes, but it has some larger changes—like the removal of the System Control Panel.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

How to Fix “The Driver Being Installed Is Not Validated” Issue on Windows

Unvalidated-Drivers-Featured.jpg If you attempt to install Intel’s drivers on a pre-built computer, there’s a good chance you’ll see an error message that says: “The driver being installed is not validated for this computer,” with no option to install the driver. However, don’t give up yet – there is a way you can install the drivers and bypass this error. Related: How to Update AMD Graphics Drivers in Windows 10 Why Does the Error Appear? This error appears because you’re trying to install drivers that your manufacturer did not give you directly. When a manufacturer builds a PC… Read more13792527.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Simon Batt

Run Android Apps on Your Windows PC with a Galaxy Device and the “Your Phone” App

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Microsoft’s “Your Phone” app for Windows 10 is a useful companion app for Android users to quickly do things like reply to text messages and transfer photos from your phone to computer. But on new Samsung Galaxy devices, it’s getting a lot more useful: you’ll soon be able to fully control apps on the phone right from your PC.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/50012/you-can-control-apps-on-galaxy-devices-using-microsofts-your-phone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Cameron Summerson

How to Fix a Slow Context Menu in Windows 10’s File Explorer

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Windows 10’s context menu can slow down over time. Third-party programs often install context menu extensions, and badly coded ones can slow things down. Here’s how to fix context menus that open slowly, freeze, or hang when you right-click.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/684164/how-to-fix-a-slow-context-menu-in-windows-10s-file-explorer/
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How to Turn Bluetooth On and Off in Windows 10

windows-bluetooth-feature.jpg Bluetooth is a wireless protocol that enables the transmission of data over short distances. Since the late 90s, Bluetooth technology has been widely adopted by many consumer electronics, including personal computers. Microsoft’s latest overhaul of the Windows operating system has introduced a more material design. Unfortunately, this has marked a shift from legacy tools such as the Control Panel. This has caused some frustration with longtime Windows users due to the difficulty finding simple system controls, such as Bluetooth. If you’re struggling to turn Bluetooth on and off on your Windows 10 PC, we’ve rounded up some of the easiest fixes. Related:… Read more13779049.gif

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‘The Alto Collection’ Will Be Released for PC and Consoles on August 13

The Alto Collection bundle of Alto's Adventure and Alto's Odyssey available for PC and consoles on August 13Team Alto

If you’re a fan of Alto’s Adventure or Alto’s Odyssey, we’ve got good news: Team Alto is releasing both games together as The Alto Collection on August 13. The bundle will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Epic Games Store on that date and sometime later for the Nintendo Switch.

Though Alto’s Adventure was originally released on Windows, Alto’s Odyssey wasn’t, and neither were ever available on gaming consoles. However, with the massive success of both games, Team Alto has decided to bring the games to a wider audience so everyone can enjoy its relaxing (though difficult to master) gameplay. The procedurally-generated games offer stunning visuals of landscapes you can explore by snowboarding or sandboarding while rescuing llamas, escaping foes, and successfully landing tricks.

The Alto Collection will run you $9.99 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Epic Game Store. Even better, you can grab it free on the Epic Game store until August 20th. No details have been released as of yet regarding price or the date of availability on the Nintendo Switch’s eShop, or whether any changes have been made to either game for this special bundle.

Source: Team Alto via Engadget

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4 Ways to Put Windows Remote Desktop to Good Use

Featured-Best-Ways-Remote-Desktop-Good-U The ability to control your computer at home from another system helps you access your system resources, files, and much more. Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is used for these connections and is the most secure way to connect to a remote Windows PC. Here we examine the topmost ways to put your Windows Remote Desktop to good use. 1. Connect Remote Windows PCs The biggest and most common use of Microsoft Remote Desktop is to access your remote Windows PC or laptop from another Windows system. You should have minimum Windows 7… Read more13769128.gif

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How to Move Microsoft Authenticator to a New Phone

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Using an authenticator app for two-factor authentication (2FA) is more secure than SMS messages, but what if you switch phones? Here’s how to move your 2FA accounts if you use Microsoft Authenticator.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682273/how-to-move-microsoft-authenticator-to-a-new-phone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Woodgate

How to Format an Xbox One External Hard Drive for Use with a PC

format-xbox-one-external-hard-drive-feat The storage capacity of Microsoft’s Xbox One console can easily be upgraded with an external hard drive. However, if you no longer need the extra storage, you can’t simply just plug that drive into your computer and start using it. In fact, your PC won’t even recognize that the drive is plugged in. Fortunately, this article will walk you through how to format your Xbox One external hard drive so it can be used on a PC. Related: How to Use Google Assistant with Xbox One Why Can’t a Drive Used for Xbox One Be Used Simultaneously with a… Read more13766893.gif

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✨ You Can Use Emoji in File Names on Windows 10

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Did you know that emoji work almost anywhere these days? You can use them in nearly any application on your computer. You can even insert them into file and folder names on Windows 10.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682868/%E2%9C%A8-you-can-use-emoji-in-file-names-on-windows-10/
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