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Next Windows 11 update will kill more Control Panel pages

Windows 11 is likely to get major design improvements in the fall of 2022 and we’re already started receiving builds from the development channel. Microsoft recently shipped Windows 11 Build 22509... #windows11 #controlpanel #winui #windows11build22509
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8 ways to troubleshoot an app that keeps crashing on your Android device

You can try a variety of solutions whenever an app keeps crashing on your Android device.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apps crashing on an Android device is not uncommon, but there are several ways to troubleshoot the problem.  You can often fix a crashing app by force-stopping the app and restarting it. If that doesn't fix the problem, check your WiFi and make sure you have enough free storage space. Try each of these eight troubleshooting tips to fix a problematic app.  Visit Insider&...
Tags: Google, Android, Trends, Android Apps, Control Panel, Dave Johnson, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Software & Apps, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, BI Photo, Tap Storage, Apps crashing, Hollis Johnson Business Insider Apps


How to use your AirPods' spatial audio feature and experience immersive surround sound

Crystal Cox/Business Insider The AirPods' spatial audio is a feature that makes you feel you're on a soundstage by delivering an immersive surround sound experience. To hear a spatial audio demo, tap the "i" to the right of your AirPods in Bluetooth settings on your iPhone or iPad and choose the spatial audio option. You can listen to spatial audio-enabled content with AirPods on recent iPhones or iPads, as well as on the Apple TV 4K or the new MacBook Pro. Visit Insider's Te...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Trends, Macbook Pro, Control Panel, Dolby Atmos, Control Center, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Spatial Audio, AirPods, Crystal Cox, AirPods Apple, AirPods Bluetooth, Tech Reference, Tech How To


How to make Google Chrome your default browser on a PC or Mac

AleksandarGeorgiev/Getty Images You can make Google Chrome your default browser on a Mac or PC with a few clicks. Making Google Chrome your default browser means any link you click on will be automatically opened in Chrome. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Thanks to its personalized features, Google Chrome offers a few advantages to users who make it their default browser. For example, making Chrome your default browser means that any link you open will be auto...
Tags: Apple, Google Chrome, Google, Trends, Web Browser, Control Panel, Tech Insider, Select Default Programs, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Default Browser, Ennica Jacob, AleksandarGeorgiev Getty, Mac Setting Google Chrome, Click Programs


HarmonyOS 2 vs Android 12: Control Panel and Quick Settings

image credit :huawei central   Google   Android 12   is the next operating system that comes with various new features. Android is open source and provides different types of customizations for the smartphone makers to customize Android and make it as a base of their custom software skin just like the   Huawei   EMUI . However, if you are coming from any phone such as Huawei, Samsung, and others, you may find that Pixel device has minimized and a limited amount of apps, that solely ...
Tags: Google, China, Tech, Huawei, Control Panel, EMUI, Huawei Samsung, Android Image Credit


3 ways to reset your Windows 10 computer to fix issues and improve performance

Resetting, refreshing, or restoring Windows 10 can help improve performance issues. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images You may want to reset your Windows 10 PC if it's having performance issues. You should restore Windows 10 first, as this won't wipe much data. Next, you can refresh or factory reset Windows 10, though you will lose more data. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Windows computers can run into issues. Often, the best solution is to refresh, factory...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Windows 10, Reset, Control Panel, Start Menu, Tech Insider, Kyle Wilson, All Control Panel Items, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Luis Alvarez Getty, Computers & Tablets (Reference, Control Panel app Kyle Wilson, Control Panel Kyle Wilson


How to Fix the Alt+Tab Bug in Windows 10

Alt+Tab is one of Windows 10's best shortcuts. It allows you to not only switch between apps, but to see a preview of all your open windows so you can choose exactly which one you want to switch to. It’s so good, there’s even a third-party plug-in for macOS to replicate it. Unfortunately, it’s also broken right now.…Read more...
Tags: Software, Windows 10, Lifehacks, Windows 8, Microsoft Windows, Control Panel, Tab, Alt Tab, Windows Shell, Taskbar, System Software, Technology Internet, Graphical User Interfaces, Windows 10 Version History


How you can Disable Avast Antivirus Forever (Old School Method)

Avast antivirus is set up freely by many people. Many people make use of it without even seeing that there are many harmful programs invisible within the application. If you wish to deactivate Avast anti virus for a period of time, here is how to accomplish this. This article will take you to the steps take in order to fully remove Avast and its components such as: avast! | malware | & | laptop |! |is parked ,|the particular|varied|the actual|various} The first thing you will need to do is t...
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How to sync a Wii Remote to a Wii, Wii U, or PC

It only takes a few moments to connect a Wii Remote to your console. Gilles Bassignac/Getty Images You can sync a Wii Remote to a Wii or Wii U console by pressing the sync button on both the remote and the console. You'll need to sync each Wii Remote separately before using them. If your Wii Remote won't sync, make sure its batteries aren't low, and try closing whatever game is currently open. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Before you start playing...
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Wii U, Hulu, Wii, Game controllers, Control Panel, Motion Control, Controllers, Nintendo Wii, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference


The first preview of Windows 11 is now available

Microsoft today released the first preview build of Windows 11 to those in the Dev Channel of the company’s Windows Insider program. If you have joined the Insider program and meet Microsoft’s new — and somewhat complicated — system requirements for the new operating system, you should see the update soon. This first preview includes most of the new features Microsoft has promised for Windows 11, including the new look and feel, themes, widgets, the new snap layouts and the updated File Explorer...
Tags: Android, Microsoft, Developer, Tech, Windows 95, Windows 8, Windows Store, Operating System, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Control Panel, Windows 8.1, Start Menu, Windows 11


PW4 USBnetwork SSH(terminal) on Windows 10:How I did it

It took me a few grumpy days for me to finally connect to my kindle terminal, so I'm posting this here to save others the frustration. This carries on after you've installed the USBnetwork Hack 1.) Follow all the instructions on the 【TL;DR】 section of the link bellow then return here: Windows 10 signed RNDIS driver for USBNetwork 2.) Install a remote terminal application for this toutorial, that would be PuTTY 3.) Plug in your Kindle and wait for Windows to recognize the device. Go to Control ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, Control Panel, TCP, USBNetwork, Network and Sharing Center


RIP Windows 95 Icons

Bits and pieces of Microsoft’s sweeping aesthetic changes to Windows 10, codenamed Sun Valley, have dropped over the last few months. The OS is getting support for the Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) codec over Bluetooth, new folder icons, and reportedly a much-needed overhaul to its Microsoft Store user interface. (There…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Ipod, Software, Icon, Windows Xp, Control Panel, File Explorer, Sun Valley, Microsoft Store, Computer Architecture, Windows Shell, System Software, Technology Internet, Advanced Audio Codec AAC


How to Fix YouTube Audio Problems in Windows 10

When you can’t hear anything from your YouTube videos—either nothing at all, or that which was once loud is now way too soft—the last thing you should do is crank the volume on your Windows PC. Sure, that might be a temporary fix, but it means everything else on your system will be earsplittingly loud too. And that’s…Read more...
Tags: Software, Windows 10, Opera, Lifehacks, Web Browser, Operating Systems, Control Panel, Realtek, Computer Architecture, Gnome Web, Draftwindows Security, Technology Internet, Firefox Version History


How to Find the Missing 'System' Control Panel in Windows 10

If you’ve been keeping up on your Windows updates, odds are good that you installed Microsoft’s October 2020 series of tweaks and fixes—assuming you weren’t blocked from doing so. One big change that power users likely noticed is the removal of the old-school System window from your Control Panel. Read more...
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, System, Windows 10, Lifehacks, Control Panel, Taskbar, Missing System Control Panel


How to 'defrag' your computer and improve its speed when it's operating slower than usual

It's important to defragment your computer periodically to improve speed and performance. artpartner-images/Getty Images Most contemporary Windows operating systems will defrag your computer automatically. You can defrag your computer manually if you have Windows 7, 8, 10, or Vista. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Defragmenting your computer helps organize the data in your hard drive and can improve its performance tremendously, especially in terms of ...
Tags: Hard Drive, Windows, Trends, Windows 10, Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Chrissy Montelli, Defragmentation, Control Panel Once


Your Windows Cursor Is A Lie

I was wrong, wrong, WRONG and I need to correct the record. On April 13, I wrote a blog post titled " .” In that post, I breathlessly announced the shocking discovery that web conferencing and webinar technologies don’t accurately show online meeting participants the cursor you see on your own screen during screen shares. That is a true and factual description of the behavior. What followed was my own best guess as to what causes it to happen. That’s where I got it completely wrong. I theorized ...
Tags: Microsoft, Blogging, Tips, Camtasia, Control Panel, Ken Molay, Nolan Haims


Sigil 1.3 (64) not opening in Windows 10?

I'm mostly a Mac user, so forgive me here -- my ability to solve problems on Windows machines is a bit more limited than it should be. I had Sigil (1.1, I think?) running fine on my daughter's gaming computer, which has a better graphic card than my laptop, and which is running an up-to-date version of Windows 10. I noticed that I hadn't updated Sigil to the latest version, so I ran the Sigil 1.3 (64-bit) installer for Windows. When I clicked on the app in the Start menu to open it... nothing....
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Skype Doesn’t Ring When Someone Calls – SOLVED

With work from home becoming the need of the hour, web calling has taken the front seat. Meetings are now online.  All this seems quite straightforward and easy until the application we use starts giving us trouble. A problem we commonly hear of is that Skype doesn’t ring when someone calls. This has caused multiple people to miss important meetings. Bummer!  Not knowing if someone’s calling is very annoying and disruptive. And, if you are in this boat, you have come to the right place. ...
Tags: Blogging, Skype, Control Panel, Mobile Geeks


7 easy ways to speed up your Windows 10 computer, from disabling unneeded effects to upgrading your hardware

To speed up your Windows 10 computer, you should uninstall programs you don't want, turn off special effects, and change your startup settings. The single most effective way to speed up Windows 10, however, is to use a Solid State Drive. You should also make sure Windows 10 is up-to-date, and that your computer is running at full power. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. People sometimes wonder how it was possible for the guidance computer in Apollo 11 — a compu...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Power, Ssd, Control Panel, Solid State, Click Personalization, Click Power Options, SanDisk Ultra 512GB Internal SATA Solid State


Microsoft Will Axe Control Panel From Windows 10

Microsoft seems to be getting a kick out seeing users struggle to find Windows 10 features these days. After moving the Fresh Start feature in the latest version, 2004, and reducing the number of days Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education users can manually delay updates, the company is now experimenting with moving key Control Panel features, including System information, to Settings, Windows Latest blog spotted. From a report: It's a change that some long-time Windows users might not take ...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Gpu, Control Panel


Microsoft Announces New Windows 10 Start Menu Design, Updated Alt-Tab

Microsoft is testing a number of Windows 10 upgrades to a small number of testers, including changes to the Alt-Tab function and a new Start menu design. The Verge reports: "We are freshening up the Start menu with a more streamlined design that removes the solid color backplates behind the logos in the apps list and applies a uniform, partially transparent background to the tiles," explains Microsoft in a blog post. Essentially, the reduction in the color of the blocky tiled interface on the St...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Start, Control Panel, Alt Tab


Error Opening Database stored on a NAS - RESOLVED!

For those of you that run Calibre with your library stored on a Synology NAS, I thought I would post a problem with solution that I recently encountered. In short, in my configuration (Windows 10 PC running Calibre program with Calibre Library and database stored on a Synology NAS) only works properly with SMB 1.0 file sharing; it will not work properly with SMB 2.0 or 3.0. Before I continue: I know that Calibre is not designed to be run with it's database residing on a NAS. However, I have be...
Tags: Books, Nas, Library Management, Control Panel, SMB, Synology NAS, NAS SMB


You can now watch Quibi on your TV — here's how to do it in 3 simple ways

You can watch Quibi on your TV using a Chromecast or Apple TV. If your TV has AirPlay built into it, you can also use that feature to watch Quibi. No matter what method you use to watch Quibi on your TV, you'll still need to have a phone or tablet with the Quibi app installed on it as well. Quibi costs $4.99 a month, after a two-week free trial. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Joining competitors like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime, Quibi is the latest subs...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Apple TV, Chromecast, Netflix, Hulu, Control Panel, Apple Samsung, Quibi, Amazon Prime Quibi


iPadOS 13.4: cursor support at last!

This is a game changer for me: no more cheesy Assistive Touch cursor. This is the real thing, and it is very slick. It is for all iPads running iOS 13.4. Apple’s Craig Federighi demonstrates: https://youtu.be/jijhJj_rNDI I was able to pair my Magic Trackpad to my iPad mini (and even a stupid USB mouse with USB to lightening adapter), and it just works, and much better than expected. 4/2 finger gestures work just as with usual touch screen gestures, Control Panel, Notifications, Slide Over and D...
Tags: Apple, Books, Apple Devices, Control Panel, Magic Trackpad, Craig Federighi


Microsoft may finally kill the legacy Control Panel in Windows 10

No more confusion: One settings app is better than two
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Windows 10, Windows 7, Control Panel, Windows Control Panel


Having trouble with file associations and Calibre

I notice that many people seem to have trouble with Calibre seeming to take over file associations that they believe they didn't ask for. (I'm aware of issues with Windows 8 causing this.) My problem is the opposite. I can't seem to set the file associations. At all! I can - from what I've tried - drag files one at a time into the Calibre library but most ebook files are either associated with another reader (Kindle Reader, Adobe PDF) or they are totally not associated with anything. I'm run...
Tags: Books, Library Management, Control Panel, Default Programs


How to change the default PDF viewer on your Windows 10 computer

To change the default PDF viewer in Windows 10, you'll need to head to the Control Panel, which is where most system-wide settings are stored. The default PDF viewer in Windows 10 is Microsoft Edge, and most major browsers have their own viewer. You can also set a dedicated PDF program, like Adobe Acrobat, to be your default PDF viewer. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more. Nearly every computer these days comes with a PDF viewer, a program that allows you to read, print, and sometimes ...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Control Panel, Microsoft Store, Best Buy Lenovo


How to uninstall Skype on your Windows 10 computer in 2 ways

You can uninstall Skype on a Windows 10 PC in two different ways. Uninstalling Skype does not, however, delete your personal account with Skype.  If you uninstall Skype, but want to use it again, you will need to reinstall Skype's latest version before you can make calls.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more. While Skype is one of the most popular video conferencing applications, there are a slew of other options that you can use as well. Some can be better than others, but it all depe...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Skype, Control Panel, Best Buy Lenovo


How to add icons to your desktop on a Windows 10 PC to easily access the system folders or apps you use regularly

You can add icons to your desktop in Windows 10 and more easily access system folders or apps. When you add icons to your desktop, you create shortcuts to folders or programs such as your Recycle Bin or Control Panel. Here's how to add icons to your desktop in Windows 10. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Your Windows computer has a certain set of integral files built-in to it, such as the Computer, User Files, Network, Recycle Bin, and Control Panel folders.  Now, you can g...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Control Panel, Watch Google, Best Buy Lenovo, Control Panel Here, Computer User Files Network Recycle Bin


How to Use Nvidia's Latest Drivers to Cap Your PC's Frame Rates

A brand-new version of Nvidia’s GeForce drivers has unlocked a helpful little feature: a universal frame rate cap. If you’re tired of setting this limit in every individual game you play, this will save a you a bit of time—and since the feature is somewhat buried in Nvidia’s Control Panel, and arrived with little…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Drivers, Lifehacks, Control Panel, Frame Rates