The latest Windows 10 insider build 17040 includes Windows Timeline to help a user resume apps and content from their devices. This new feature shows your recent activity along with date and time, and displays a visual timeline of what you were doing. To take controls with future Timeline content, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers some necessary settings and links to do that, such as setup the activity history. Continue reading
I always access the specific website on Microsoft Edge and it plays music without pause controls. However, once I want to listen to YouTube in the background, the sounds becomes annoying and I would like to mute it and could not figure out how to do that within the browser. Now the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update adds many improvements to Edge, such as preview, set aside tabs, and also offers the way to blast out auto-playing videos. Continue reading
My Windows 10 computer has used two NVidia GTX 1080 and it was working fine before the Fall creator update. After I apply the updates, the system allows to use only one GPU, no matter if I use 2,3 or 4 GPUs and in whatever viarity I set them up. So my second monitor connects and then runs into problem. Within device manager, each GPU gets a visible warning sign but shows “this card cannot be used is CODE 12 = Bios/Uefi doesn’t support the card with enough power” error. I disable some devices and then it takes no effect. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading
I have used two computers and one Surface Pro 4 tablet and they did wake from sleep or hibernate mode. However, after I upgraded all devices to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709 and then put any one to sleep, it won’t resume sleep/Wake by the keyboard or mouse, and the fans start running while the screen remains black. To resolve the problem temporarily, I have to press the Power button to make a reboot. Continue reading
I had installed the latest audio driver version and setup audio hardware correctly in the previous Windows 10 CU version without any issues. However, after I upgrade my Surface Pro 4 to the Fall creators update, the bulit-in speakers keep popping at random intervals. The Sound enhancements are disabled in the Windows sound panel, while the audio is set to 96000Hz 24bit. I also could not get any spatial sound. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading
If you have an actual VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, it is easy to explorer the virtual reality world. However, those headsets are expensive and the price make sense. With the launch of the Fall Creators Update, you are able to use the Windows Mixed Reality simulator to experience the similar things for that and have your normal peripherals to control the movements. Continue reading
Windows 10 has added a brand-new intelligent task management app named Microsoft To-Do. Users not only can create and manage lists and tasks, but also add notes, reminders to their tasks. The Microsoft To-Do app also works with iOS and Android and here are some useful how-to tutorial to set it up. Continue reading
When I attempted to burn audio files to a cdr/700mb disc on my Windows 10 computer, the “Burn Disc” function is not working in File Explorer. I selected music files and clicked Burn To Disc option, it showed “Files ready to burn to disc” message but none of data were written to the disc. I used the Windows Media Player to burn and the Manage tab just disappeared once I selected the mp3 files. Continue reading
My Windows 10 computer has became slow after cleaned install of Fall Creators. When I load some website in Edge and click on any link, nothing happens and the browser keeps freezing. I notice that state repository service takes about 100% resources of CPU usage. It happens while I connect it to internet via ethernet network. Then I open the Immersive control panel or Settings app and click on any link, the same problem appears, no matter using Microsoft or local account.
It seems to be a bug in the Windows 10 fall creators update standard image. Many people have got the High CPU usage in state repository service after Fall Creators Update while access internet online via ethernet cable, even making a clean installation. You could try any of the methods below to fix the issue.
Repair Edge and disable “Open sites in apps” feature
* Open the Settings app. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.
* On the right side pane, select the Microsoft Edge entry, click on Advanced options link
* Click on Repair button. It will repair Microsoft Edge browser without removing your data.
* Then open Edge, and click the three dots at the right-top corner.
* Click on the Settings item, under Advanced settings heading, click the button “View advanced settings”, and turn off the Open Sites in apps option.
* From your desktop, type MSCONFIG into the Widnows Search box or from Start menu, and select it from result.
* Go to the services tab, locate the “state repository service”, and uncheck the box next to it, and click Apply > OK to disable it.
* Finally make a restarting with your PC to take effects. The next time you login the Windows 10 and everything will become normal.
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update builds comes with Mixed Reality platform to offer a completely natural interactions. The new feature combines the virtual reality mixed with augmented reality, and works with mixed reality motion controllers. If you pick up a headset without Motion Controllers and invest the line to use on your Surface Pro tablet or computer, try the tips to configure them. Continue reading