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On single Nintendo Switch, up to eight accounts can be used. It is a great way if you have a single Switch in your home. Every account makes a new device in the one body, means each account can use its personal settings and data. Each user can log in to their Nintendo account, and create their own profile settings, redeem Nintendo rewards, use their own mode of payment to buy items from eShop, and play online games. So, creating a separate account is an excellent way to use a single Nintendo device between multiple users.

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Follow the given guide to create a new Nintendo account and link it to your Switch.

How to create a Nintendo account

Creating an account is also necessary to access and enjoy all the features of Nintendo Switch such as playing games online and purchase new games from eShop and much more. It is not essential to use a Switch device to sign up for a Nintendo account you can create an account for you from your mobile or PC. Only the device you’re using should have an internet connection. So, everything is ready. Go along with the steps.

1.    Start a browser on your mobile or PC.

2.    Enter the address “accounts.nintendo.com/register ” into the search bar.

3.    Hit ‘Enter.’ Sign up form is on your display, now you have to fill it.

4.    Enter your Nickname, email address, password, date of birth, gender, country, and time zone. Use the instruction display for each field to complete filling up the form.

5.    Read, click and check both the boxes provided at the end of the form.

6.    Check the details you’ve provided. If everything is filled correctly, the red ‘Submit’ button at the bottom will activate.

7.    Hit the red ‘Submit’ button. This will send a verification code to your email and open a new page with a big Verification Code box to enter the code into it.

8.    Open a new tab and check your email inbox to find the verification code. The verification is written in the center of the email.

9.    Switch to the previous tab, and enter the code into the Verification code box.

10.    Hit the red ‘Verify’ button.

Well done! You’ve successfully submitted your form for creating a Nintendo account. Your account will be created in 24 hours, now just wait and see.

How to link a Nintendo account to your Nintendo Switch

1.    Hold your Nintendo device and click the ‘Power’ button. Nintendo’s power button has a circle with a line on it and is located at the upper left side of the device near the volume button.

2.    After turning on your Switch, press the ‘Home’ button to open the Home screen.

3.    From there, click on the ‘System Settings’ (Gear) icon to enter into the device settings.

4.    Go to ‘User’ from the System Settings menu at the left.

5.    Then click on the ‘Add New User’ button at the bottom of the menu.

6.    Click the ‘Next’ button at the center. You’re going to select an icon for your profile and nickname.

7.    Look at the icon and choose the one you like most. If you want more images to choose from, click on the ‘More Options.’

8.    Then, enter a nickname for your profile.

9.    Click ‘OK.’

Your User Profile will be added to your Switch. Now, complete the left steps to link your Nintendo account.

10.    Now, click on ‘Sign In and Link.’

11.    Then click on ‘Sign in using an e-mail address or User ID.’ It is the first option on the next screen.

12.    Type the Nintendo account’s email address.

13.    Then type the password associated with the account. After entering both the field correctly, Sign in button will activate.

14.    Click on the ‘Sign in’ button.

Successfully linked a Nintendo Account! This message will appear on your Switch display, click ‘OK’ and enjoy.

Source :- http://1mcafee.uk/how-to-create-a-new-nintendo-account-and-link-it-to-your-switch/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

MIA DAVIS

The Windows Store Error Code 0x80072F30 is one of the most common bugs which usually occurs on the Windows 10 operating system. Well, it’s not a severe bug, so that users should not have to worry regarding system freezes, crashes or any other issues. Therefore, this error stops the Windows store from working smoothly. After encountering this error, users can open all the available applications appearing on the Windows Store, but none of them can be downloaded on their Windows device. On the other hand, if any user successfully downloaded an app, they are unable to install it on their system. However, malfunctioning the Windows Store creates lots of problem for Windows users, but no worries this issues can be resolved easily.

Mostly, this error is occurred by stopped Windows Update Service or Windows Store Cache. Moreover, there are many other causes by which users triggers this error code 0x80072F30 on their, such as the wrong date and time settings or Windows store app issues and many others. Below we discuss some solutions for troubleshooting the Windows Store error code 0x80072F30. Some common solutions are illustrated below.

Steps to Resolve Windows Store Cache Error Code 0x80072F30

In order to troubleshoot the issue, one needs to follow few instructions which are mentioned below. Here we describe a few fixes or methods that you have to follow in the same manner as listed. Doing this will save lots of time and avert various unwanted errors which might create a hurdle for you. Learn how to do it:

Solution-1: Change Windows Store Startup Type to Automatic Mode

  1. Firstly, hit the ‘Windows + R keys at once to launch the ‘Run’ command box on the screen.
  2. Then, in the command box, type the following command ‘service.msc’ and hit the ‘Enter’ key.
  3. Choose ‘Windows Store’ from the list appears on the screen. 
  4. Now, right-press on ‘Windows Store’ and choose ‘Start’ option.
  5. Again, right-tap on ‘Windows Store Service’ and press the ‘Startup Type’ and select ‘Automatic’ option appears on the window screen.
  6. Tap on the ‘Apply’ tab followed by ‘OK’ tab to apply all the changes you recently have done.
  7. Finally, restart your computer system for implementing all the changes.

Solutions-2: Carefully Clean Windows Store Cache

 For resolving the Windows Store error code 0x80072F30, follow the below-given steps and troubleshoot error code easily. Here how to do it:

  1. Initially, click on ‘Windows + R keys altogether to launch the run command box on the screen.
  2. Type the following command in the search command box: ‘wsreset.exe’ and tap on ‘Enter’ key.
  3. Now, a blank Command Prompt window will appear on the screen, yet don’t click on anything. Wait until the cache is completely removed from the system.
  4. Again, wait until Windows Store closes and then automatically reopens.
  5. Next, just try to download and install the needed application from the Windows Store app.

Solution-3: Set Time, Date, and Language of Computer System

In order to set your Date, Time, and Language, one needs to follow below-mentioned steps in the correct sequence as illustrated below.

  1. Navigate to the ‘Windows Search’ section and click on it.
  2. Under ‘Windows Search’ section type ‘Settings.’
  3. Now, click on the ‘Settings’ option and search for ‘Time & Language’ option.
  4. Once found, uncheck the ‘Set time automatically’ feature box appears on the Windows screen.
  5. Move to the ‘Manually change this feature’ option.

Source:- http://macfee-activate.com/learn-how-to-resolve-windows-store-error-code-0x80072f30/

Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate.

karenminton

Want to record a video of any app you use in your Windows 10? Screen recording can be useful in many ways; you can show anything that you see on your Windows 10 desktop to anyone when you want. If you’re facing any difficulty in logging in to an app or accessing any feature, you can record screen and show the recording to your friend (or anyone) to tell the issue easily.

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Although there isn’t any specific built-in feature to capture apps screen in Windows 10, it has Xbox Game Bar that is used to record gameplay. You have to tweak some settings. After that, you can use it to record the apps screen. Here is how to record the screen of any app in Windows 10.

Enabling Screen recording in Windows 10

A lot of third-party screen recorder software programs are available for free. But, we all want to use the preinstalled feature first, because of many reasons, such as privacy concerns and storage. Don’t worry; you don’t need to download any software, just use these steps.

1.    Enter into the Windows 10 ‘Settings.’

2.    Go to the ‘Gaming’ section.

3.    From the Gaming option, open ‘Game bar.’ A switch to enable screen-recording will come up in the right pane at the top.

4.    Click the toggle switch below ‘Record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast using Game bar’ and turn it on.

After turning it on, you’ll be able to use the Game bar to capture the screen of any app in your Windows 10 computer.

How to record the screen of any app in Windows 10

Although you can capture apps screen with the Game bar, there are several limitations with it. You can’t capture File Explorer and desktop with this tool. Follow these steps to capture the screen of apps.

1.    Launch the application whose screen you want to record.

2.    After that, bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

3.    Search for the ‘Game bar’ with the search.

4.    Open the first result. You’ll see the Gabe bar (Microsoft Edge) interface on the screen.

5.    Now, use the ‘Record’ button to start the screen recording.

6.    Click anywhere on the desktop to hide the Game bar.

7.    Record the screen until you want.

8.    When you wish to terminate the recording, click ‘Stop’ or minimize the app.

When you terminate the session, your screen recording will automatically be saved in the Videos library under the Captures folder. If you found no sound in the screen recording, then possibly the app is restricted from settings. To allow the app to use microphone, go to ‘Settings’ > open ‘Privacy’ > select ‘Microphone’ and then turn on the toggle switch of the Game bar.

Now, view, edit and share your apps screen recording with your friends (or anyone).

Source :- http://www-activate-mcafee.com/how-to-record-screen-of-any-app-in-windows-10/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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This article is for those who are facing the “Cannot Get Mail” error on their iPhone and iPad; there is a different method to fix this problem. This error occurs when the iPhone or iPad users try to open a new email from the server of Microsoft Exchange. You can fix this problem by following the instructions mentioned in this article.

Source url:- http://mcafee-activate-fast.com/how-to-fix-cannot-get-mail-error-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

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This article is for those who are facing the “Cannot Get Mail” error on their iPhone and iPad; there is a different method to fix this problem. This error occurs when the iPhone or iPad users try to open a new email from the server of Microsoft Exchange. You can fix this problem by following the instructions mentioned in this article.

Source url:- http://mcafee-activate-fast.com/how-to-fix-cannot-get-mail-error-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

karenminton

Windows Hello offers an additional way for their users to sign in to the personal devices through fingerprint scan, facial recognition, or iris scan. You can use Windows Hello to log in to the applications, networks, and online services. Sometimes, you may face Windows Hello not working issue on your Windows 10 PC, but don’t worry you can fix this issue by following the instructions listed below.

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Here’s How to Fix Windows Hello Not Working

•    Setting up the TPM on the system

1.    Go to the Run Utility by clicking on the Windows and R keys together on the system keyboard.

2.    You have to click on these keys together.

3.    Enter “tpm.msc” in the given box by not adding any quotation marks.

4.    Press on the OK button to launch the Trusted Platform Module Management program.

5.    Press on the Action option by going to the menu list located at the upper side of the menu.

6.    Select the Prepare the TPM… option by going to the pop-up window.

7.    You will get an option on your screen to restart the system.

8.    Read the guidelines carefully, which will show while you are doing the startup process.

9.    Press on the Restart option.

10.    Go through the guidelines during the startup process.

11.    Now, you have to check whether Windows hello not working issue is fixed or not.

•    Authorize the PIN login through registry editor

1.    Go to the Registry Editor menu by entering “regedit” in the search box.

2.    Click on the Start menu.

3.    Press on the Run pop-up box by clicking on the Windows and R keys together.

4.    Go through the below-mentioned key located in the registry editor by going to the left-hand side panel:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

5. Press on the keys, as mentioned above.

6. Search the option which is named as “AllowDomainPINLogon.”

7. You have to right-click on the right-hand corner of the menu.

8. Select the New option.

9. After that, click on the DWORD 32-bit value option.

10. Click on the Modify button by going to the pop-up box.

11. You need to change the DWORD value to 1 located in the Edit menu below the Value data column.

12. Verify the security prompts which will show while doing this procedure.

13. You can start the system by pressing on the Start menu.

14. Click on the Power button.

15. Press on the Restart option.

16. Now, you need to check whether you have fixed Windows hello not working issue.

•    Reinstall imaging devices in device manager

1.     Press on the Start option, enter the Device Manager in the search box.

2.    Choose the Device Manager by going to the menu list of all the results by pressing on the first option.

3.    Press on the Windows and R keys together to open the Run prompt box.

4.    Enter the “devmgmt.msc” in the given box.

5.    After that, press on the OK button.

6.    You have to go to the Biometric and Imaging columns.

7.    By going to the Imaging devices column, ensure that you have followed all these steps for the webcam.

8.    In the Biometric devices,  select all the columns.

9.    You need to right-click on all the chosen entry.

10.    Select the Uninstall Device option.

11.      Verify the prompts that will ask you to verify the uninstallation of the recent driver, and you have to wait till the procedure gets completed.

12.    You need to find the name of the device and also the manufacturer.

13.    Search for the URL to their online site.

14.    Search for the latest driver of the device.

15.    After that, start downloading the latest driver.

16.    Go through the guidelines for installing the latest driver.

17.    Additionally, return to the Device Manager.

18.    Press on the Action option by going to the upper side of the menu.

19.    Press on the Scan for hardware changes button.

20.    Now, you have to check whether you have fixed Windows hello not working issue.

Source :- http://i-mcafee.com/how-to-fix-windows-hello-not-working/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

karenminton

Many users are noticing that Windows is reporting wrong hard disk free space. Most users have noticed this once they have compared the folder size in Windows with the folder size after choosing the files in the hard disk. If you are facing this issue, then follow the steps mentioned below to fix it.

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Here’s How to Fix Windows Reporting Wrong Hard Disk Free Space Error

•    Delete All Old System Restore Points

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together to launch the Run prompt box.

2.    After that, enter “control” in the search bar.

3.    Click on the Enter option to launch the Control Panel window.

4.    After opening the Control Panel window, start using the search bar located in the upper right-hand side of the display to find the “system” option.

5.    Press the Enter button to find and press on the System option by going to the menu list of the results displayed on the screen.

6.    Press on the System Protection option given in the System option which resembles a vertical symbol provided on the left-hand side of the display.

7.    Now, the System Properties window gets open on the desktop.

8.    Ensure that you turn on the System Protection option.

9.    Go down to Protection Settings menu located in the System Protection option.

10.    Choose the Windows drive and after that, press on the Configure option.

11.    Slide down to the Disk Space Usage option after opening the System Protection window.

12.    You should limit the Max Usage over 10%.

13.    In case you have 1 TB HDD, then it is enough.

14.    Press on the option linked with the Delete all restore points to empty the storage which you have recently used through the System Restore.

15.    Press on the Apply option.

16.    After that, start the system to save the changes you have made.

17.    In case this method does not fix Windows reporting wrong hard disk free space error, then follow any other method listed in this article.

•    Run System Maintenance Troubleshooter in Windows

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together to launch the Run prompt box.

2.    After that, enter “control” in the search box.

3.    Click on the Enter button for opening the Control panel window.

4.    Enter “troubleshooter” in the search bar when you are on the Control Panel window.

5.    Press on the Troubleshooter by going to the results menu after finding it.

6.    Press on the System and Security option provided in the Troubleshooting window.

7.    After that, you need to right-click on the option “System Maintenance” located in the System and Security troubleshoot problems window.

8.    Select the Run as Administrator option by going to the pop-up box.

9.    Press on the Advanced option given in the System Maintenance window.

10.    You should check the box linked with the Apply repairs automatically option.

11.    After that, press on the Next option.

12.    After completing the procedure, start the system again and check in case this problem is solved.

•    Delete the “rogue” trash bin file

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together for opening the Run pop-up box.

2.    Enter cmd in the search field.

3.    Click on the Control +Shift +Enter keys together to launch the Command prompt window.

4.    After opening the Command Prompt, enter the command which is mentioned below:

rd /S “$RECYCLE.BIN.”

5. Enter the Y alphabet and after that, click on the Enter option.

6. After completing the procedure, you can exit from the Command Prompt window.

7. Start the system again to save the changes you have made.

Source : https://mcafee-activate-en.com/how-to-fix-windows-reporting-wrong-hard-disk-free-space/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

MIA DAVIS

You can use Google Docs the same way you use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc., but all the documents will get stored in Google Drive. You can access these documents anytime through any device in the future. Learn how to create Flowcharts in Google Docs.

Steps to Create Flowcharts in Google Docs Manually

•    Go to Google Docs.

•    Make a new file on Google Docs.

•    Choose the Insert option.

•    After that, move the mouse above the Drawing option.

•    Then, choose the +New option.

•    Now, you will get a new window on the screen.

•    Press on the Shape symbol.

•    Select any object for adding into the flowcharts in Google Docs.

•    You need to follow the same procedure if you want to add a particular object to flowcharts in Google Docs.

•    Start copying and pasting the shape which you have drawn to ensure that each flowchart is in the same size.

•    After placing all the items, select the lines, curves, or arrows to pair the objects.

•    You need to start adding a text to the flow chart in case you have the requirement of it.

•    Start using the tools which are available now to modify the flowchart in Google Docs.

•    Press on the Save and Close option to get the flowchart in Google Docs.

•    You can start adding the flowchart in whatever time by clicking twice on it.

•    This is a very simple procedure to create flowcharts in Google Docs, but it becomes difficult when you have to make a sprawling or flowchart with many objects.

The Drawbacks of Making Flowcharts in Google Drawings

•    You have to edit all the shape separately.

•    You have to press three times for drawing lines.

•    In case you are not satisfied with the shapes provided in the library, then it will become difficult for you for using the shapes from any other platform.

•    You will not get any option for saving the flowcharts in Google Docs.

•    The only thing you can do is start copying them to any other docs, but you cannot store the flowcharts to slides and sheets.

Steps to Create Flowcharts in Google Docs Through Lucidchart

•    You can create a shape in Google Docs.

•    Pair the shape with lines without going back to the taskbar.

•    The diagrams which you have been created gets stored as stand-alone documents so that you can use it in your future.

•    Search for the various shapes and flowcharts which are available now in the Google Docs.

•    You can use many options so that your flowchart looks unique.

Source:- http://en-mcafee.com/how-to-create-flowcharts-in-google-docs/

Mia Davis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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mcafee.com/activate is an independent support and service provider for the most secure remote technical services for all norton products. Our independent support services offer an instant support for all software related errors in the devices, laptops, desktops and peripherals. We have no link or affiliation with any of the brand or third-party company as we independently offer support service for all the product errors you face while using the norton. If your product is under warranty, then you may also avail our support services for free from manufacturer’s official website
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Updates are useful, sometimes they fix issues and sometimes boost the performance. If you’re connecting a second display to your computer, but Windows does not recognize it even when the connection, cables, and everything is correct, then possibly the trouble is in the drivers. A buggy, corrupted, or outdated driver can prevent the PC from recognizing your second monitor. This issue can be resolved easily by updating or reinstalling the installed drivers. Updating the drivers will not only recognize your second monitor but also fix other problems with displays. Here is how to update the drivers for a display connected to Windows 10 PC.

You can install the driver’s update from the Device Manager as well as from the manufacturer control panel.

How to update the graphics drivers on Windows 10 from Device Manager

It is the most natural way of updating the drivers in Microsoft Windows 10. Follow the steps given here to update the drivers on your PC.

1.    Bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Type “device manager.”

3.    Select the top result and press enter or just click on it. Device Manager Window will come up on the screen.

4.     Now, find the ‘Display adapters’ in the left options and double click it to expand. You will see the monitor connected to your PC in the expanded menu.

5.    Right click on display (adapter) and click the first option ‘Update Driver.’

6.    Then, click on ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’ on the next screen. You can select ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ to install the drivers stored in your PC or from a CD.

7.    Wait and restart your computer, when prompted.

Windows will automatically search, download, and install the latest driver, if available. Once you update the drivers, it will resolve most of the issues you’re meeting with your monitor(s).

How to update the graphics drivers from the manufacturer control panel

However, the Windows Update is the simplest way to update the graphics driver, but it’s not necessary they are most recent. If you want to install the most recent versions of the drivers for your video card, then you’ll find them on the manufacturer (Intel, NVIDIA, or AMD) website. Here is how.

1.    Make sure your Windows 10 PC has an internet connection.

2.    Use a web browser to visit the control panel of your video card.

For Intel, visit https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/80939/Graphics-Drivers .

For NVIDIA, visit https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx.

For AMD, visit https://www.amd.com/en/support.

3.    When you’re on the page, click the ‘Download or Download Now’ button. Before this, you have to select the version.

4.    After downloading the driver’s installer file, double click it to run and install.

5.    Then, follow the screen instructions to complete the installation.

Once the graphics driver update, it will resolve most of the issues you’re meeting with your monitor(s).

Don’t know about your graphics card and driver’s version?

1.    Bring up the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Type “system information.”

3.    Select the top result and press enter or just click on it. System Information Window will come up on the screen.

4.    Now, look for ‘Components’ in the left options and double click it to expand.

5.    Then click on ‘Display.’

Here is your graphics card model next to Adapter Type and Driver Version.


Source:- https://miadavisdotblog.wordpress.com/2019/06/28/how-to-update-the-drivers-for-a-display-connected-to-windows-10-pc/


Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate.

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