How to change DPI settings for ‘classic’ apps on Windows 10 April 2018 Update

You can fix blurry text and stretched elements on a per-app basis using these settings on the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. On Windows 10, some classic desktop applications might become blurry during certain scenarios, such as when you’re running a remote session, dock or undock, or display settings change. Usually, you need to sign-out and in again to fix the problem. In order to ease this issue, starting with the April 2018 Update (version 1803), Windows 10 introduces a new option in the “Advanced scaling settings” page that detects and tries to fix blurry apps automatically the next time you open them. However, if the feature isn’t working as expected, you can also choose the high DPI settings a particular app should use to override the global settings. In this Windows 10 guide, we walk you through the steps to change the high DPI settings for classic desktop (win32) apps to allow Windows to automatically fix blurry text and elements with new options available in the April 2018 How to change DPI settings for ‘classic’ apps on Windows 10 April 2018 Update

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Windows 10 build 17666 for PC: Everything you need to know

The latest “Redstone 5” preview of Windows 10 introduces exciting new features and changes, and here’s everything you need to know. Microsoft recently made available Windows 10 build 17666 for PCs enrolled in the Fast ring and on the Skip Ahead lane. This is the eleventh preview that the company is releasing as part of the “Redstone 5” update, and it’s a significant release that introduces exciting new features and improvements that users are expected to get later this year. This flight introduces a new cloud clipboard experience, a preview of the new dark theme for File Explorer, and an early build of the new Your Phone app. In addition, Windows 10 incorporates various improvements for Sets, Search experience, Notepad, and a lot more. In this Windows 10 guide, we dive into the new changes that Microsoft has been working on for the next major update. Windows 10 build 17666 for PC: Everything you need to know

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10 Awesome Windows 10 Registry Hacks You Might Not Know

As Windows 10 gains a bigger market share over the next few years, you can be sure there are going to be a lot of ways to customize or tweak the registry! A lot of visual and under-the-hood changes can only be done via the registry. In this article, I’ll show you 10 cool registry 10 Awesome Windows 10 Registry Hacks You Might Not Know

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How to set up and use multiple monitors in Windows 10

When a single monitor just isn’t enough for your workflow, you need to add a second one to increase your display real estate. Here we take a look at how you can set up and configure multiple displays in Windows 10. Thankfully, Microsoft did a solid job implementing multiple display support right into Windows so you don’t have to install third-party software to fiddle around with settings. How to set up and use multiple monitors in Windows 10

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Using a multi-monitor setup is awesome.  Once you try it, you will be spoiled to it.  You have been warned.

Microsoft rolls out fresh batch of fixes for Fall Creators Update PCs

After I have been manually fixing there mistakes for almost a month now, Microsoft finally release a batch of fixes for computers damaged by the Windows 10 Fall Creators update.  Way to go Microsoft.  Way to be quick on the ball.

PCs still on the Fall Creators Update are in for a new batch of fixes. Microsoft is rolling out another cumulative update for PCs still on the Fall Creators Update. Microsoft rolls out fresh batch of fixes for Fall Creators Update PCs

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Windows 10 Tip: A guide to the basic tools in Paint 3D

Paint 3D is a built-in creative application that comes free with Windows 10.  It is designed to be simple yet powerful by allowing you to create professional or fun creative projects by easily combining 2D and 3D tools. The best part is that you don’t need any design experience – Paint 3D can be used Windows 10 Tip: A guide to the basic tools in Paint 3D

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Chime in: Are you frustrated with Microsoft’s lack of support outside the U.S.?

I’m frustrated with Microsofts lack of support anywhere.

Microsoft is often criticised for its lack of commitment to countries outside of the United States, but it’s a real problem for those of us who aren’t US bound. We want to know your thoughts! Microsoft makes many products and services, spanning from hardware to software, but more often than not a lot of what Microsoft makes available is only available in the United States. Most of Cortana is still U.S. only, with only a subset of Cortana’s features available in other markets, for example. Surface devices are often only available first in the U.S before coming to other countries too, which is frustrating if you’re someone who wants the latest and greatest from Microsoft as soon as it’s available. Chime in: Are you frustrated with Microsoft’s lack of support outside the U.S.?

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Windows 10 build 17672 now available for Insiders in the Fast ring

 Even though the new insiders build of the latest Windows 10 update, I will be holding off this time.  After the April update it took me almost all day to get full function of my computer back.  Thanks, but, No Thanks.

Build 17672 for Insiders is now rolling out with lots of bug fixes and under the hood improvements. Another week, another new Windows 10 Redstone 5 Insider Preview build for those in the Fast ring and Skip Ahead rings to download and test! This weeks build is 17672, and isn’t as big as last weeks build, packing only minor changes and bug fixes over any new features. Windows 10 build 17672 now available for Insiders in the Fast ring

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update biggest problems and complaints

 After running my computer repair business Whitney PC Repair for the past several years,  I have had a first hand look in the trenches and experienced a wide array of pains and frustrations with Windows 10.  The April Windows 10 update cause more chaos than any others that I have seen so far.  I sure hope the next one goes better.

The April 2018 Update is yet another big refresh for Windows 10, but it’s causing headaches for some users. After several weeks of delays, on April 30 Microsoft gave the green light and started rolling out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) to compatible devices. Initially, the company made available the new version using the Media Creation Tool and Update Assistant, and then, on May 8, it became available more broadly through Windows Update. This is the fifth major release of Windows 10, which introduces a few new features, such as Timeline to resume activities you were working on in the past, and Nearby sharing to easily share files and links without complicated setups. Also, the new version includes numerous improvements in the Settings app, Microsoft Edge, Windows Defender Security Center, Fluent Design, and a slew of other small changes. While this is a significant update meant to improve Windows 10 over the previous releases, the rollout is not going as smoothly Windows 10 April 2018 Update biggest problems and complaints

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Hands-on with Windows 10 build 17666 showcasing new features and more

 I am excited about the new features coming in the next Windows 10 Update.  However, sometimes with new features comes new problems.  I am going to stay optimistic and hope for the best, but I am almost certain that the Wednesday after patch Tuesday my phone will be ringing off the hook.

Windows 10 Redstone 5 build 17666 is the first build in a while that comes packing lots of new changes and features. Let’s go hands-on! Build 17666 of Windows 10 comes packing lots of new changes and features that are in testing with Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead rings right now. In fact, it’s one of the more interesting builds we’ve received in a while, sporting things like Cloud Clipboard, dark mode in File Explorer and more. As always, we’ve gone hands on with the new build to showcase all the noteworthy new changes you can find in build 17666, in case you’re someone who doesn’t want to install pre-release versions of Windows 10 onto your device for testing. The most notable changes in this build are improvements to Windows Sets, which now feature Acrylic, and Cloud Clipboard. Hands-on with Windows 10 build 17666 showcasing new features and more

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