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

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 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

Group Split Threshold for Svchost.exe in Windows 10 Creators Update

If you have upgraded your tablet or computer to Windows 10 Creators Update and your machine has sufficient amount of memory, the Details tab of the Task Manager lists a huge number of instances of the svchost.exe process (more than 70 processes) and the services are not grouped at all. Many system services run with the dedicated Svchost.exe (Service host) executable file and that can reduce the memory consumption and the attack surface. Continue reading

How to remove Advertising in Windows 10 Start menu, File Explorer and Action Center

Windows 10 Creators Update comes with many improvements and new features, but the use of in-box advertising also get worse and more pervasive. It is annoying for many people and it is easy to turn them off completely. You could try the method to prevent this from happening on your Surface Pro tablet or other Windows 10 computer. Continue reading

Microsoft Edge ePub File Reader In Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update comes with an eBook reader to Microsoft Edge, so users can easily read content in ePub and PDF formats in browser without third part apps. It is available on the Insider Build 15014 and works with ePub files that must not be protected. Here is the tutorial about how To read ePub files In Microsoft Edge. Continue reading

Use local account to Install Windows 10 Creators Update

By default users need to use their Microsoft Account to upgrade or install Windows 10 Creators Update, so it requires your information such as Outlook.com, Hotmail, MSN, or Live ID email address and password. Microsoft Account can sync various internet-based credentials, such as installed apps, Start screen, appearance configurations, and Edge/IE favorites. If you don’t need those cloud features or just test the new OS, the best way is to use a local account for that. Continue reading

Remove Edit With Paint 3D From Context Menu In Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update and higher versions comes with the Paint 3D app, replacing the classic Paint program. You are able to use regular keyboards, mouse, touch screen and stylus to create and make 3D object creation. When you hold and press or right click on a picture file with those image file types, such as JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIF, and TIFF, the context menu should includes the Edit with Paint 3D option. Continue reading