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Cape Town Rainbow 16/02/2022

 

Game Pass Allow Access to Info - Feature Request

Whilst I am very impressed with the Windows PC Game Pass app there is one feature that I would love to see added, a global setting that allows access to information for any game you install. As in the image below, if you have not previously installed a game on PC Game Pass app and install it for the firs time this pops up.  Now, you would think this would happen just once, the first time you install the Game Pass Windows App, you allow access to information and that is it, all the games are allowed access to your information. However, this is not the case, every single time you install a game that you have not previously installed this window appears and is annoying. Whilst a relatively minor issue, it would be great if, in terms of future updates to the app, that they would consider adding a global setting to allow you to automatically accept this, without the window popping up very time. I can understand that this probably relates to parental control, so if you install the PC Game Pa

Beautiful Old Chevrolet in Cape Town

 Had to post this, really a pretty car to look at.

Create Large Start Menu Icons with Tileconifier

Play games, on Steam, Game Pass or pirated, on a Windows PC? If you do and are as annoyed as I am with the small icons that Windows automatically creates in the Start Menu when you Pin to Start then Tileconifier is a free program you need to get your hands on.  As detailed in the image below, Tileconifier makes it easy for you to create large icons to pin on the Start Menu, significantly improving the appearance. Tileconifier doesn't limit you to making icons for games, you can use it for almost anything on your PC - normal programs, Windows Store Apps (Game Pass games fall into this category), Chrome Apps and more. Not that difficult to use, the process basically creates another shortcut that is saved in a folder named TILECONIFY in your Start Menu. After creating a shortcut using Tileconifier, navigate to this folder and pin the new shortcut in the Tileconify folder to the Start menu.  There are a lot of options, you can remove the executable's name text, increase/decrease