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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How we survived Windows 10 updates

How we survived Windows 10 updates

Maintenance - Unplanned
It seems like a generation ago when I upgraded my first laptop to Windows 10. It was initially not easy, but now I am finding it more easy to recommend upgrading machines than leaving them with earlier versions of Windows. At the time upgrading was free and with the right version of Windows kept all personal files and data, https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/windows-10-specifications#reqs. However, it is highly recommended to back-up in case something goes wrong. (more…)
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