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How to Automatically Back up Windows Folders to OneDrive

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Microsoft OneDrive can back up your computer’s Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders automatically for you. Here’s how to back up your other Windows folders—including Downloads, Music, and Videos—to OneDrive as well.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/720851/how-to-automatically-back-up-windows-folders-to-onedrive/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Woodgate

Microsoft Launches Webcam Without Windows Hello Support

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Microsoft announced a new line of “Modern” PC accessories, including the company’s first desktop webcam since 2011’s LifeCam HD 3000. Meet the $70 Microsoft Modern Webcam, a versatile device with HDR support, True Look retouching, a privacy shutter, and … wait, where’s the Windows Hello support?

Windows Hello uses your webcam to verify your identity, saving you the trouble of typing in a password every time you log in to your Windows account. Anyone who uses a Microsoft Surface device should be familiar with Windows Hello, and several laptops and third-party webcams support the protocol. Given the new “Modern” accessories slant toward productivity and Teams, the lack of Windows Hello is a bit odd.

That said, the lack of Windows Hello is likely a cost-cutting measure (along with the use of USB-A instead of USB-C). With HDR and True Look support, the Modern Webcam should capture higher quality video than similarly-priced alternatives, like the Logitech C920. That said, if Windows Hello is your priority, it’s featured in several webcams at this price.

The Microsoft Modern USB-C Speaker and Headset.The Microsoft Modern USB-C Speaker and Headset. Microsoft

Other new devices in Microsoft’s “Modern” lineup include a USB-C speaker, a wireless headset, and a USB headset. All three of these audio devices feature built-in Teams controls, making it easy to join meetings or mute your microphone without using your mouse.

All of these devices, including the Microsoft Modern Webcam, are relatively affordable. They seem like stellar options for students, or for schools and businesses who need to buy a ton of Teams-compatible video chat equipment. The new Modern accessories go on sale this June, according to Microsoft’s product page.

Source: Microsoft via Engadget

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/77850/microsoft-launches-webcam-without-windows-hello-support/
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How to Fix Screen Flickering in Windows 10

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Your Windows 10 PC’s screen can flicker for a variety of reasons. If you’re not sure of the exact cause, try these common solutions to troubleshoot and fix the problem, whether you’re using a laptop or a desktop.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/721510/how-to-fix-screen-flickering-in-windows-10/
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How to Check Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength on Windows 10

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If you’re having issues with your Wi-Fi connection, the strength of your Wi-Fi signal may be poor.There are many different ways to check your Wi-Fi signal strength in Windows 10 to find out how good or bad the signal quality is.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/719669/how-to-check-your-wi-fi-signal-strength-on-windows-10/
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Use These Apps to Make Windows 10 Feel Like a Chromebook

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Nothing against Windows 10, but if you want to simplify it a bit by giving it the Chromebook treatment—tweaking various settings and UI elements to make them a bit easier to deal with, or simply integrating some of a Chromebook’s more useful features directly into Windows 10 itself—nobody is going to give you any…

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/use-these-apps-to-make-windows-10-feel-like-a-chromeboo-1846629387
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Murphy on Lifehacker, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo

How to Easily Transfer Files between Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone

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Transfer files from a Linux computer to any other computer quickly and easily with Snapdrop. It’s browser-based, so it works with any operating system, yet the files stay within your own local network and never go to “the cloud.”

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/721950/how-to-easily-transfer-files-between-linux-windows-mac-android-and-iphone/
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How to Stop Windows 10’s Antivirus from Sending Files to Microsoft

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By default, Windows 10’s built-in antivirus automatically sends samples of suspicious files from your computer to Microsoft. While this helps boost security, you can choose to disable this option, if you like. Here, we’ll show you how to turn this option off on your PC.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/719825/how-to-stop-windows-10s-antivirus-from-sending-files-to-microsoft/
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10 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Windows PC

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Don’t forget your computer when you’re spring cleaning all your things. From the software to the hardware, there are some easy ways to get your Windows 10 laptop or desktop tidied up and running in tip-top shape.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/721589/10-spring-cleaning-tips-for-your-windows-pc/
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How to Fix Blurry Apps on Windows 10

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When you switch monitors or change your display settings, some applications might appear blurry. Windows 10 usually fixes these blurry windows automatically. If they stay blurry, there are some settings you can change to fix them.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/717965/how-to-fix-blurry-apps-on-windows-10/
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How to Use Microsoft Defender Antivirus from Command Prompt on Windows 10

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Windows 10’s included Microsoft Defender antivirus—also known as Windows Defender—has a command-line interface. Rather than using the graphical Windows Security app, you can run Windows 10’s built-in antivirus from Command Prompt, PowerShell, or Windows Terminal.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/717570/how-to-use-microsoft-defender-antivirus-from-command-prompt-on-windows-10/
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