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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Microsoft fixes Windows 10 issue behind displays going black

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 issue behind displays going black

Microsoft says that it fixed a known issue affecting devices running Windows 10, version 2004 since June and causing external displays to go black when drawing in certain applications including Microsoft Office Word and Whiteboard. After impacted external monitors go black, users will also see that their graphics cards are marked as having issues in the 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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How to restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

How to restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10, when you open an image file, the image would no longer be viewed in the Windows Photo Viewer. Instead, you’ll be switched to the new Microsoft Photos, which is plagued with performance and reliability issues. While Windows Photo Viewer has been retired, it is still easy to use and lightweight program to […]

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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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How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

Microsoft shared info on how Edge users can prevent the web browser from launching automatically after they log into their Windows account by tweaking the system’s Sign-in setting for automatically restarting apps on logon. “If you don’t want Microsoft Edge to start when you sign in to Windows, you can change this in Windows Settings,” […]

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Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 Start Menu with theme-aware tiles

Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 Start Menu with theme-aware tiles

Say goodbye to the blocky Window 10 Start Menu tiles with colored backgrounds and hello to partially transparent theme-aware tiles that look so much nicer. Earlier this year, Microsoft revealed a sneak peek of the changes they were exploring with the Windows 10 Start Menu and the use of transparent tiles rather than ones with a solid background. With […]

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Microsoft releases urgent security updates for Windows 10 Codecs bugs

Microsoft releases urgent security updates for Windows 10 Codecs bugs

Microsoft has released two out-of-band security updates to address remote code execution security vulnerabilities affecting the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library on several Windows 10 and Windows Server versions. The two vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457, the first one being rated as critical while the second received an important severity rating. Both desktop and server platforms affected In […]

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