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Device Manager's New Views
Speaking of drivers... Device Manager has some new views involving drivers. Go take a look at the new vs the current. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/device-manager-has-some-new-clothes/f0b04f92-c400-4f02-8be7-a95b1b1156b5 Cheers, Drew
Device security: Security that comes built into your device
Windows Security protects your device all the way down to the core hardware and software that make it run. Please check the latest device security settings in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. If you are using previous versions of Windows 10, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/device-security-protection-for-your-most-central-systems/6V8ah4LnDFc
Get help with Bluetooth issues in Windows 10
Get help for any Bluetooth issues you encounter in Windows 10 with assistance from Microsoft’s Virtual Agent.
graphic driver updated, device manager shows wrong version
The NVIDIA Geforce Experience app alerted me that there is a newer driver. I installed/updated it but the device manager is still showing the previous version. It should show the latest version/date. The one in the device manger states: 10/22/2019 but in the app, it states: 10/29/2019. It should say 10/29/2019, not 10/22/2019 in the device manager. I would like to know if there is a bug or something else? Can someone let the engineering team know about it. Here is the link from the feedback hub. https://aka.ms/AA6fqg4
Device performance & health: Checkup for your PC's wellness
Monitor four key areas that impact your device's performance on Device performance & health.
Device security: Protection for your most central systems
Device security helps you monitor protection of your device's core software and hardware. If you are using the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/device-security-security-that-comes-built-into-your-device/fadv4TuMOnc
Password Managers: LastPass vs: Windows Password Manager
I recently had an event, where I could not log into my BofA account on line. I had had this happen before with my Verizon account, and after doing some searching I found the culprit was the interaction between the websites and Microsoft's Password Manager and LastPass. Every once in a while they would not play nicely and get along. If I updated one or the other and inadvertently forgot to update the other, well, you get the picture. What I found yesterday though was really troubling. While making sure that my password in Microsoft' Password Manager was correct, I saw multiple accounts with multiple login credentials, that I haven't used in quite some time, and in fact should have been updated. But multiples? troubling to say the least. My Verizon was the worst with 5 different sets of credentials. Once I cleared all but the ones that I needed, all has been well. Same with BofA. LastPass has really begun to annoy me too. When I log into a site, it nags me with a screen that asks if I want to update that login info.... Seriously! Every single time! And every time on my Android phone if highlight something that need input it asks if I want to auto fill with LastPass. Sheesh! I've been using LastPass since Windows 8, and the
Keep your Windows computer healthy with periodic checkups
Got a new device and want it to last? Follow these steps to keep your device in shape.
"The device is currently in use"
I try to safely eject my USB device and get the message "The device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again." I get this message 99% of the time - even when no applications or windows are open. Why is this happening? Is there a way to get around this? I never get this message at work or school, unless the USB device is actually in use. I do log in as a standard, non-administrator user. I only elevate to administrator privileges when necessary like installing applications (I also only temporarily elevate privileges; I never log on as an administrator). So when I get the "The device is currently is use." message, I right-click on start button and click Disk Management. I know that I can safely remove the device by going into Disk Management and taking the device offline. However, I cannot elevate to administrator privileges to get into Disk Management. I get the following message: "You are logged on as a standard user. You can view device settings in Device Manager, but you must be logged on as an administrator to make changes." I don't want to log on as an administrator, but I do want to temporarily elevate to administrator privileges to take the device offline. Is there a way to do this? When I'm logged on as standard user and want to install an application, I get prompted for an administrator password. I want the same thing to happen when I go to Device Manager and other areas that require administrator rights.
Where is windows Sound Manager App?
There was a time when we used to have access to Sound > Speaker Properties through a standalone application. Please bring that back!
Open Device Manager Windows 10 In the search box on the taskbar, type Device Manager, thenselect from the menu.
To start Device Manager, in File explorer, select and hold (or right-click) This PC, select Manage, and then select Device Manager from the System Tools that are listed in the resulting dialog. Device Manager displays information about each device.
The Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center is a one-stop shop to manage and complete tasks for your mobile devices. This admin center includes the services used for device management, including Intune and Azure Active Directory, and to also manage client apps.
To launch Device Manager, click the Start button, type Device Manager, and press Enter. Then follow these steps: Click on the View menu and turn on "Show Hidden Devices" Expand the node that represents the type of device that you want to uninstall, right-click the device entry for the device you want to uninstall, and select Uninstall.