How to fix an Error 400 client has issued a malformed or illegal request. That’s all we know.

How to fix an Error 400 client has issued a malformed or illegal request. That’s all we know.

Edge browser, Operations, Windows Apps, YouTube
Today, when I clicked a link in an App, instead of opening a YouTube video, my Edge browser showed the message - 'Error 400. Your client has issued a malformed or illegal request. That’s all we know.' Until today, I worked around the error by using Edge in InPrivate mode to view the website. But, for some reason (maybe a Grace), I used Bing to see how others fixed the problem. I found this link useful, https://appuals.com/fix-youtube-error-400-client-has-issued-a-malformed-or-illegal-request/, but the instructions were written for Google Chrome users. So, I adapted them for my Edge browser and found that the modified version worked. To 1) ensure I could remember how to fix the issue the next time it came up and 2) to also share the knowledge with others who might be…
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Cryptocurrency and blockchain what’s the fuss?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain what’s the fuss?

Cryptocurrency, Research
Some take for granted that there will always be change when it comes to information and communication technologies. In comparison, the regulated money market might seem a relatively more stable topic. So, for those starting to hear about it now, cryptocurrencies might come as a surprise. With some new ideas experts and critics introduce new words into our everyday language requiring us to go through a new learning curve to know what they are about and discern what is relevant. Cryptocurrency, and its related blockchain, appears to be one of those new ideas. For example, Some experts say that the new money, cryptocurrency, will thrive because it overcomes issues inherent with old money, such as the imbalance of wealth, power and corruption. Some think virtual transactions are instantaneous, secure, and bypass…
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80070020 error code downloading WhatsApp from an 8.1 Windows phone Store

80070020 error code downloading WhatsApp from an 8.1 Windows phone Store

Operations, Windows Apps
The question sounded straight-forward. "Would you install WhatsApp please?" "Ok", I thought to myself. "I can install WhatsApp on my desktop where I do most of my work." Then I thought, "Where do I get WhatsApp from?" I answered, "That's easy, from Windows Store." So, I opened Windows Store on my PC. Searched for WhatsApp and found it! I clicked the install button, answered the install prompts and voila! It started downloading and after a little wait, it installed. When I started WhatsApp, I found the first surprise. "To use WhatsApp on your computer: 1. Open WhatsApp on your phone, 2. Tap Menu, or Settings and select WhatsApp Web, then 3. Point your phone to this screen to capture the code." Initially, I asked "Why would I need to use…
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