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Windows 10 How to remove dark shadows from desktop icons On some displays desktop shortcut icon text names can be difficult to read due to the Windows default of applying a dark shadow around each letter. Here’s an easy way to make the text more readable.
Microsoft has made their new Edge browser available for Windows 7 user. Support for Windows 7 expired several months ago but Microsoft has made their latest version of Edge available when you run Windows Update.
Windows 7 shutdown bug prevents users from turning off their computer Some users have been reporting that they are receiving a popup window "You don't have permission to shut down this computer" every time they try shutting down or rebooting their PC.
Windows 7 black wallpaper January 2020 bug Revised Feb, 10th, 2020
If you installed the last / final windows set of updates available for Windows 7 and now find you have a black background If KB4534310 is installed, users who stretched their wallpaper may now have a black desktop because the Windows stretch feature has been broken.
TurboTax 2019 no longer supports recommends using Windows 7 Revised 12/07/19: Microsoft’s Windows 7’s End of support date is January 14th, 2020. After this date security updates (2nd Tuesday of each month) will no longer be available.