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Get Windows Movie Maker for Windows 10

Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker is a surprisingly useful tool for simple video conversion and re-sizing. While it has not been updated for a number of years, it is still supported in Windows 10. Specifically, Microsoft recommends movie maker version “Windows Movie Maker 2012” for use on Win10. You can download that version directly from Microsoft: dl link NOTE: the online installer above seems to be fail periodically when the windows essentials catalog is down. If you get an error like this: Then you make

FileZilla message windows font size TINY [solved]

If your FileZilla fonts are TINY when using Windows 10, like this: Then here are the steps to resolve the font size issue: #1 Go to: Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display -> Change only the text size #2 Adjust the various font sizes to your liking #3 For the FileZilla message font to also be updated, you may need to upgrade to the latest version of FileZilla* *Until I upgraded my FileZilla version (mine was OLD) the changes to Windows 10 font

Canon D530 printer drivers for Windows 10 [download]

When I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 (64-bit) and connected my Canon D530 laser printer, Windows could not find the driver 🙁 Thankfully, after a bit of searching I found the driver for download:   (canon dl, [download id=”25″ format=”1″]) The above mirror will download the driver directly. If you choose to download from the canon Canon site, you need to navigate to Drivers & Software -> Expand the [Windows 64bit] imageCLASS D530 MFDrivers (UFR II / ScanGear) listing -> Check the “agree”

This app can’t run on your PC Windows 10 [SOLVED]

If you receive an error message like this: This app can’t run on your PC To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher. Close Then you may want to try re-downloading the installation files. 9 times out of 10, this seems to be the issue. In the above instance, the original installation exe was around 9MB. After redownloading, the completed download size was 30MB. Running the new complete download worked perfectly. So, if you get the

Flush DNS cache in Windows 10 [solved]

Windows 10 is a wonderful OS, right up there with Windows 7 and one of my favorites. Thankfully, most of the classic commands still work on Windows 10 too 🙂 Here are the steps for flushing the Windows DNS cache in Windows 10: #1 Open Command Prompt (Administrator account is not required) #2 Type: ipconfig /flushdns #3 Press Enter Voila, your DNS cache should be flushed! Now you can get a fresh resolution of IPs for any domain names you

Fix Brightness Adjustment Dell Laptop Windows 10 [SOLVED]

Recently I upgraded three different Dell laptops to Windows 10. The first was a Dell Inspiron 11 2-in-1, the 2nd was a Dell Latitude E5450, and the 3rd was a Dell XPS 13 (2015 Infinity Display). While I love Windows 10 so far, there is one major annoyance: brightness adjustment no longer works! i.e. when you press Function Key + Brightness Up/Down, the onscreen brightness meter pops up but the actual brightness adjustment does not work 🙁 Thankfully, after some