Cannot enable Beam Broadcasting in Windows 10 Gamebar on Creators Update

The Xbox app is built-in app in Windows 10 and you could open it through user-friendly Game bar to record and broadcast game clips or take screenshots, then share them on social media channels. Beam live stream Broadcasting is integrated with the the Creators Update. However, you might get the gaming problem, such as the Broadcasting to Beam is not working at all on your Surface Pro tablet or Windows 10 computer. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Action Center Blank/Transparent problem in Creators Update

I have installed the Windows 10 Creators Update on my Surface Pro 4 tablet successfully and everything seems to be normal. However, when I tap on the icon in the extreme right corner of taskbar to open the Action Center, it becomes blank and transparent without color. There is not any notifications and Quick Actions while I have enabled the related option in the Settings app and I could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Microsoft Solitaire Collection not working save File error in Windows 10

As a built-in application, Microsoft Solitaire Collection includes many popular Microsoft games in Windows 10. When I try to play Klondike on my Surface Pro 4 tablet with good internet connection, it keeps popping up the message “Save File Error. There was a problem downloading game data for Microsoft Solitaire Collection”and then says the save game file is corrupt. A new save file will be create for you. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

Fix Windows store sign-in option not working and gray out in Windows 10

When I open the Windows Store and try to login using my account to buy and download applications in Windows 10, the sign-in box pops up and it is only grayed out without any box area to type my username and password. 15 seconds later the window disappear. The same problem also happens with Mail and Cortana app and I could not figure out how to resolve it on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. Continue reading

How to View Family Account Settings and setup parental control in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows Defender Security Center offers a new experience in the Windows 10 Creators Update, and includes all the various security settings in the same place, such as Virus & threat protection, Firewall & network protection and Family Options. The Family page not only lets you view the health of your family’s devices, but also allow you to configure the parental controls from habits to online activity for your child. Here are the how-to tutorials for that. Continue reading

How to enable mono audio for accessibility on Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft adds Braille and mono audio supported to Windows 10 insider preview and the visually impaired users can get those useful accessibility tools in Creators Update. By default playing a music or audio with Stereo mode lets you feel sound coming from 2 directions, but it is always disturbing and noise to the ears if you are using earbuds. To resolve the problem, you could enable Mono Audio channel to have the completely audible sound on Surface Pro tablet models or Windows 10 computer. Continue reading

How to enable/disable automatic app updates in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer to Windows 10 Home edition but could not update all apps to the latest version from Store. It displays “Contact your system administrator about changing this setting” and the group policy editor is not available at all. How can I take control with the automatic download and installation of app updates by Store for my Microsoft account? Continue reading

Prevent Windows 10 install unwanted apps automatically in Anniversary Update

In Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the system downloads some games and apps automatically and installs them, without requiring any permission or opening Windows Store. That takes effect with the currently signed-in user and happen with internet network. When you tap or click on the Start button, the menu should list these Metro apps or Universal apps with downloading progress bar or they are under Recently added section. Continue reading

How to Disable Firewall Notifications In Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update brings a new application named Windows Defender Security Center, known as Windows Defender Dashboard. This security product provides protection from viruses and malware threats and also has been added the Firewall function. By default all apps have no network access and Windows Security will alert you to deny or allow the connection. Continue reading