Windows 10 Preview build 20262 released to Insiders

Windows 10 Preview build 20262 released to Insiders

Microsoft has Windows 10 preview build 20262 (FE_RELEASE) to Insiders on the Dev channel with mostly bug fixes. Windows Insiders can download Build 20206 right now by going into Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and then checking for new updates. Below are the new features in this release, and you can read the full release notes here. What’s new in Windows […]

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Windows 10: Upcoming driver changes may break plug-and-play

Windows 10: Upcoming driver changes may break plug-and-play

Upcoming changes to how Windows 10 automatically installs driver updates may cause plug-and-play to break for some devices. In February 2020, as part of the new optional update experience, Microsoft allowed hardware developers to mark submitted drivers as either ‘Automatic’ or ‘Manual.’ Drivers marked as ‘Automatic’ are automatically installed by Windows 10 when an associated device is […]

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Hands-on with Windows 10’s new modern disk management tool

Hands-on with Windows 10’s new modern disk management tool

Windows 10’s modern disk management tool is Microsoft’s latest effort to migrate legacy tools into modern versions found in the Settings app. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a new disk management tool that it calls a “modern” take on Windows 10’s “snap-in” disk management tool. Since at least Windows 95, users have had access to the diskmgmt.msc […]

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Microsoft now lets you run Android apps in Windows 10

Microsoft now lets you run Android apps in Windows 10

Microsoft has announced a new feature that allows Windows 10 users running Insider builds to launch their Android apps directly in Windows 10. This feature is only supported on select Samsung Galaxy devices and allows Android to stream apps to your Windows 10 devices. o use this feature, Samsung Galaxy users must first link their […]

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Microsoft Reveals a New Design for the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft Reveals a New Design for the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft has unveiled its vision of a new Windows 10 Start Menu that utilizes a transparent background to showcase the new Fluent-based colorful icons. In the latest “#WindowsInsider Webcast“, Microsoft shared slides illustrating the changes they are exploring to the Windows 10 Start Menu. These changes include the new Windows 10 Fluent-based system icons that have begun […]

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

Microsoft pulled the standalone KB4524244 security update from February 15, 2020, from Windows Update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues since it was released on February 11. KB4524244 was designed to address “an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot manager might expose UEFI-enabled computers to a security vulnerability.” […]

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Microsoft announces an all-new version of Windows

Microsoft announces an all-new version of Windows

Software giant Microsoft has announced a new version of its Windows 10 operating system Windows 10 designed for laptops with two screens. Called Windows 10X, this unique version of the operating system will be exclusive to dual-screen devices with displays larger than nine inches in diameter. The company paired the announcement off with a dual-screen […]

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Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Figures show solid rise for Windows 10 at the same time. As the Windows 7 end of life date draws closer, users are finally starting to move over to Windows 10 in greater numbers. According to the latest operating system market share figures from Net Applications Windows 7’s share of the overall market (which includes Apple’s operating […]

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Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Windows 7 is still the preferred OS for more than a million of devices. More than a million computers belonging to the NHS are currently running the Windows 7 operating system, which some MPs see as a potential problem. The operating system in itself is not the problem, according to Jo Platt MP, shadow cabinet office minister, […]

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WINDOWS 10 TO AUTOMATICALLY UNINSTALL FAULTY UPDATES

WINDOWS 10 TO AUTOMATICALLY UNINSTALL FAULTY UPDATES

The next iteration of Windows 10 will self-diagnose start-up failures and if necessary uninstall recent updates to get the PC up and running, Microsoft quietly announced in a support document earlier this week. “If Windows detects that your machine cannot start up successfully, it will try to diagnose and resolve failures due to disk issues, […]

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