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How to fix the USB ports on the Dell Thunderbolt TB16 Docking Station

Recently I got a new Docking Station from Dell (Thunderbolt Dock TB16) to use with my Razer Blade 14 Laptop. Up until now, I had just one monitor, so I didn't need a docking station. That is until I got a 2nd monitor. Razer, as you know, is far from being a "standard" laptop. However, its Thunderbolt port follows all the standards (assumption), so my hope was the Dell TB16 would just work. And it did... for Video and Network. USB, however, was dead on the Docking station. None of my USB dev

Steve K.

Steve K.

 

How to Sort Favorites on Microsoft Edge Browser

Paul, one of our new readers on groovyPost asked a great question. Here's a quick tip on how to adjust the FavoritesĀ Bar / FavoritesĀ on Microsoft Edge. <See screenshot below as walking through steps> Step 1 - Click 3 Bars at top Right of Edge Browser Step 2 - Click STAR Favorites Icon Step 3 - Navigate to Favorites you want to Sort Step 4 - Click-and-Drag links to sort them.

Steve K.

Steve K.

 

How to Create a Local Windows 10 Account or Guest Account

With Windows 10, Creating an account is fairly simple. All the defaults aim to have you create a standard account using a Microsoft email address (hotmail.com, outlook.com etc..) or a Family account. Although it's not the most intuitive, you can also create a local account if you know where to look. Personally, I like to use local accounts for Guest's who visit my home. Here's how to do it. 1 - Click Setting > Accounts > Family & Other Users > Add Someone Else to this PC

Steve K.

Steve K.