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Microsoft withdraws Windows 10 Update that causes BSOD

Windows 10 Optional updates apply to Windows features or Microsoft-related software. They do not necessarily fix any security issues. However, they can interfere with the functioning of software or drivers. The Optional Update, KB4467682 added to OS Build 17134.441 is […]

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KB4467708 may botch Notepad or Windows Media Player functioning

On November 13 this month, Microsoft came up with KB4467708 update (OS Build 17763.134) that applies to Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update). KB4467708 fixes some security issues and rolls out security updates to a few Windows programs, including […]

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Microsoft blocks Windows 10 v1809 Upgrade on some Intel PCs

Microsoft has blocked the October 2018 Update being delivered to systems running Windows 10 on some Intel PCs. Specifically those computers running Intel driver versions 24.20.100.6344, 24.20.100.6345 have been blocked. Incompatible Intel Graphics drivers force Microsoft to block Windows 10 […]

Windows Update quality gets better with every release, says Microsoft

Microsoft had some time back paused its October 2018 Update to fix some issues. This raised eyebrows as this was the first time update was pulled back and paused temporarily. Microsoft has now re-released the October 2018 and has also […]

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Microsoft resumes the rollout for Windows 10 v1809

Microsoft had earlier released Windows 10 v1809. But with this release, many users reported a number of critical issues with the new feature update – as a result of which they had to pulled down the Windows 10 October 2018 […]

Windows Insider Slow Ring gets support for Servicing

During the test cycle for Windows 10 v1809 or Windows 10 October Update, Microsoft was seen releasing many builds for testing in the Slow Ring. These releases were taking place because these builds were reliable when compared to the previous […]

Microsoft publishes Release Notes for Bash on Windows 10 v1809

Microsoft has introduced a ton of new things in Bash for Linux on Windows 10 v1809. As per the details published by Microsoft, here is that is new with this software component inside of Windows 10 version 1809. Bash on […]

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NVIDIA GeForce 416.16 WHQL driver for Windows 10 v1809 released

NVIDIA has released their new GeForce 416.16 WHQL drivers, complimenting Microsoft’s new Windows 10 October Update 2018 v1809. These new drivers provide official support for Windows 10 latest version and the public release of the DXR (DirectX Raytracing) API. NVIDIA GeForce […]

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Windows Server 2019 is now available for download

Yesterday Microsoft held a big event in New York, where they made a number of announcements ranging from the Surface Products to the availability of Windows 10 v1809 and more. But the team back at the office was also up […]

Microsoft introduces Robot Operating System for Windows 10

Microsoft is working really hard to make Windows 10 as much as useful as it can for the majority of humans. Windows 10 really helps people in the consumer market to carry out their tasks since the starting, it also […]

Microsoft reduces Windows update package size for x64 devices

Downloading updates on Windows 10 can be pretty annoying at times. Mostly when you have a slow Internet connection and Windows 10 sucks all your bandwidth in the background to download updates and your foreground tasks like surfing on the […]

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Microsoft explains why Windows 7 Update KB3177467 failed

Microsoft regularly releases major updates for its popular operating system – Windows. However, such frequent releases often create confusion among users. To avoid this, Microsoft will release future Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) as part of its monthly update rollups. […]

Microsoft to deprecate Disk Clean Up Tool in Windows 10

Microsoft will be soon removing the Disk Cleanup Tool from Windows 10 PCs since Storage Sense does the same work. The Storage Sense feature came with the recent Windows 10 builds almost replicates the Disk Cleanup Tool and thus the […]

Cumulative Update KB4457128 for Windows 10 1803 installing twice!

It has been a while now since Microsoft has started pushing cumulative updates to its supported operating systems on the second Tuesdays of every month. Following this tradition, Microsoft recently released KB4457128 cumulative update for Windows 10 v1803 this patch Tuesday. However, […]

Windows 10 ‘warns’ users to use Edge instead of other browsers

It appears Microsoft has come up with a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to use Microsoft Edge instead of rival browsers from Google, Mozilla, etc. This inference rests on the premise that the new Insider Build 17744 for […]

Kingsoft’s free WPS Office Suite comes to the Microsoft Store

Kingsoft released their popular WPS Office Suite of applications on the Microsoft Store. WPS Office is not only an alternative to Microsoft’s Office Suite of applications but also to Google’s Office Suite of applications not only on Windows ecosystem but […]

Windows Desktop Analytics & Desktop App Assure introduced

Microsoft wants their customers to make Windows 10 and Office 365 their default modern desktop experience. First, the aggressive push to deploy Windows 10 to users running Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 and now a variety of tools and services […]

Windows 7 to get paid Extended Security Updates until January 2023

Microsoft today announced that it would be offering a paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates support to such customers. This extended support will be valid until January of 2023. This will be financially costly as it will be delivered on […]

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Support for Windows 10 Education and Enterprise extended

With the new Windows as a Service model for Windows 10, Microsoft has been really successful in delivering their latest offerings for Windows 10 to the users. Many of their customers in the Education as well as the Enterprise sector […]

Cortana is now getting a major UI update globally

Microsoft has been long silent about the consumer-focused major features for Cortana that would give her an edge over the competition. But this does not mean that Cortana is no longer in development internally at Microsoft. Windows Insiders have been […]

What’s next for Windows 10 and Windows Server quality updates

Microsoft will be launching a new update package for Windows 10 and Windows Server later this year, Maliha Qureshi from Microsoft tech community confirmed via a blog post. As per the blog post, Microsoft is working on reducing the size […]

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With each new release, Windows 10 gets much better

Windows 10 is the best operating system Microsoft has released since Windows 7, and this despite the many privacy issues a lot of users complained about. The operating system brought to the table several new features along with security improvements, […]