Enable the Location Service in Windows 10

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Steps

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    The first thing that we need to do is click the lower-left corner of the screen to open the start menu
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    Then, we need to click "Settings"
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    When "SETTINGS" opens, we need to scroll down
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    We click "Privacy"
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    In "PRIVACY", we need to click "Location" on the left side of the window
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    On the right side of the screen, we need to click "Change"
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    We wait until a pop-up window appears.
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    When the window appears, we click the "Off" toggle so that "Location for this device" is set to "On"
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    "Location for this device" will be turned on.
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Questions and Answers

How to display pictures on the screen?

I cannot display pictures or even if I download a picture it cannot be displayed.. I have tried: I have installed Photoshop but I don't have to access pictures via Photoshop

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    If no images open at all, then open File Explorer by pressing the Windows and "E" buttons
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    Find a picture file (with the BMP, PCX, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIFF, etc., resolutions) and press and hold "Shift" and right-click it. Select "Open with" and select various picture application to see if it works.
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    You can also download image-viewing software such as FastStone Image Viewer or ACDSee
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    These programs will automatically associate picture files with themselves during the installation.
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    With Photoshop or other programs, it is possible that the image opens on another monitor (which may be set up, but not plugged in)
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    Third-party video programs may add a monitor. Press the Windows key. Type "Display Settings" and remove any extra monitors.
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    When you cannot open an image in Photoshop, just press "Esc" to see if it fixes it.
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    If you can open the images, but you cannot see them, then you need to update your OpenGL and video drivers (both specific to your video card).
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    After you launch Photoshop, quickly press and hold "Ctrl" + "Alt" + "Shift" to reset your settings.
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    Add a page file and verify temporary folders
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    Press the Windows key. Type "advanced system settings". Press "Enter". Click "Environment Variables..." Check all of the paths. They should be correct and accessible. Click "OK". Click "Settings..." next to "Performance". Click the "Advanced" tab. Click "Change..." Select "System managed size". Click "Set". Click "OK".
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    Uninstall some third-party programs that may cause interference
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    You can troubleshoot it by tracking the last installed or updated programs or drivers. USB devices may hinder Photoshop as well. Disconnect any.
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    Always update your operating system and Photoshop.
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    You can use Photoshop freeware alternatives like GIMP 2.
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    Uninstall Photoshop, reboot your computer, and reinstall Photoshop.
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    Disable antivirus programs to see if they prevent something from loading
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    Test the system for viruses.
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    Lastly, a lot of users reporting the Photoshop error with not opening files just reinstalled their operating systems, which helped to resolve the problem.
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How do I turn on my browser location Windows 10?

Want to use movie rental and they need to know my location and they can't find my location because my browser location is turned off

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Location is on but still get message unable to verify location?

Location is on but still get message unable to verify location I turn antivirus off but that didn't help

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Why won't my location services turn on in Windows 10?

The on/off switch is greyed out, when I click change, it does nothing.

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