About AnandKhanse@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.
Quick Searches

Windows 10 Quick Searches goes International

A new update for Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings has expanded Quick Searches feature to a larger audience. The new Quick Searches experience in Windows 10 is now available to users across Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, […]

Windows 10

Microsoft to start pushing v1909 on Windows 10 running v1809

Keeping in mind how users stay on the older version for long, Microsoft is making sure the same thing doesn’t happen with Windows 10.  One of the recent feature updates in Windows 10 gave end-users the option to download updates […]

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Tracking Prevention in Microsoft Edge gets even better

Like Firefox, Microsoft’s new Edge is improving its efforts for Tracking Prevention. These trackers include anything which creates a profile of the user and keeps a track on pages they visit on the internet. In the recent announcement by the […]

Windows 10

Security Configuration Baseline Settings for Windows 10 v1909 now available

Stressing on the need of adopting a streamlined and efficient approach for its baseline definition, Microsoft has announced the final release of the Security Configuration Baseline Settings. The settings are available for both – Windows 10 v1909 and Windows Server […]

Support for Cortana app on Android and iOS to end soon

The software giant – Microsoft has confirmed the news of phasing out its virtual assistant service, Cortana from Android and iOS platforms. The company also mentioned that an updated version of Microsoft Launcher without Cortana will be launched, soon. So, […]

Windows Community Toolkit v6 arrives with some new improvements

The new update for the Windows Community Toolkit v6.0 is out. You can get the preview of the latest features by installing the sample App from the Microsoft Store. It demonstrates the kit’s custom controls and other features. Windows Community […]

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Windows 10 1909 has new Delivery Options for faster updating

Microsoft has long been attempting to improve the update experience where Windows OS is concerned and with the newly released Windows 10 1909, the company has made great strides in this regard. Microsoft recently spoke of some of the improvements […]

Microsoft updates Processor requirements for Windows 10 1909

Windows 10 1909 is on the verge of release, and Microsoft has updated the processor requirement for it. Windows do it for all their versions, and v1909 is not an exception. Microsoft has listed a set of recommended processors which […]

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Tamper Protection available for all Microsoft Defender ATP customers

Windows Security, the inbuilt security and antivirus app in Windows 10, can be disabled by third-party service without consent. The user can be tricked by third-party malware, which could be posing for something else. To make sure nobody else but […]

Microsoft updates processor requirements for Windows 10 1909

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available with Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop with  Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. Windows Virtual Desktop is a cloud-powered Desktop and App virtualization service that is deployed on […]

Microsoft Fixes Windows 10 Update Assistant Vulnerability

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 Update Assistant vulnerability

Microsoft has released a new version of Windows 10 Update Assistant to fix a local privilege escalation vulnerability, which blocks any attacker to use elevated privileges to run a program with System permissions. It would have lead to any action […]

Outlook on the Web adds new File Types to Blocked List

Microsoft’s Exchange team has updated the File Types that is blocked in Outlook Web. The list has been updated as they see it can be risky downloading them in current scenarios. These new extension has been added to the BlockedFileTypes […]

KB4515384 causing audio problems

KB4515384 causing audio problems in Windows 10? Do this says Microsoft

Some updates from Windows 10 are known to cause more issues than they fix. The latest cumulative update KB4515384 proves to be one of such rare cases. A new message from the Microsoft Support website confirms that the September Cumulative […]

Microsoft Defender ATP Tests

Microsoft Defender ATP gets top scoring in industry tests

What started as a regular antivirus solution for Windows has not reached enterprise and offers top-class security solution. Microsoft Defender ATP or Advanced Threat Protection has got top-scoring in industry tests for both antivirus solutions and security system. Microsoft Defender […]

OneNote Help Chart

Microsoft releases helpful Charts to help users start with OneNote

Microsoft’s OneNote is a powerful note-taking tool which can capture almost anything and can be used anywhere, i.e., offices, schools, and homes. If you are new to OneNote and want to know what it can do, Microsoft has released Charts […]

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VBScript will be disabled by default in Internet Explorer 11

VBScript is a client-side scripting language such as JavaScript which is now outdated. Microsoft has announced that VBScript will be disabled by default for Internet Explorer 11. It will also be disabled in WebOCs for Internet and Untrusted zones on […]

Office 2019 may be the last offline Suite available to download

Microsoft has moved from a one-time purchase model to subscription models on almost all of their services. The same is finally happening with the Microsoft Office suite of products. Office 2019 may be the last Offline Suite available to download. […]

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Windows 10 v1809 Business will be forced to update to Windows 10 v1903

Microsoft will be doing a forced upgrade for Businesses set to Semi-Annual Channel and a 0-day deferral. Starting on July 23, 2019, the devices will begin updating to Windows 10 v1903. The only exceptions are SAC-T for Office 365 ProPlus […]

MSDN 1903 Business Edition ISO

Windows 10 1903 Business Edition ISO is available on MSDN

Microsoft has made available Windows 10 v1903 Business Edition ISO on MSDN. If you have an MSDN subscription, you should see it already. The ISO will be useful for IT admins who need to create their installation media using either […]

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FixWin 10.1 makes resetting several Windows 10 functions a breeze!

FixWin 10.1, the free portable Windows repair tool, has been released, making resetting of several Windows 10 functions that may not be working properly, very easy! Apart from letting you Run SFC, Run DISM, Reinstall Microsoft Store apps and create […]

Desktop Analytics for Windows 10

Desktop Analytics for Windows 10 unveiled by Microsoft

Desktop Analytics for Windows 10, which provides the users and businesses the much-needed insight and automation to stay current was unveiled by Microsoft. As industry experts mention, Desktop Analytics is the extension of Windows Analytics. The public preview of Desktop […]

Windows Defender Application Control offers new capabilities

Windows Defender Application Control offers new capabilities

Windows Defender Application Control from Microsoft offers a new life of defense for Enterprise. It not only provides the inherent advantage over traditional antivirus solutions but when used offers a trust model where applications must earn trust to run. It […]

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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.6 released with Windows 10 v1903 Support

The very popular tweaker, Ultimate Windows Tweaker has been updated to version 4.6 and released with several new tweaks. It now supports Windows 10 v1903. With judicious tweaking, it can make your system faster, more stable, personal and more secure […]

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Microsoft will not allow Your Phone app to be uninstalled on Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a few first-party native apps, many of which cannot be uninstalled. However, with every version, the criteria to decide these applications has been changing. Recently, Microsoft published a support article stating that the operating system will […]

Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.

Microsoft Student Partner Program accepting applications for 2019-20

Microsoft is accepting applications from students across the globe for its Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.  Its an excellent opportunity for those who want to learn disciplines related to technology which is not in their academic […]

WSL 2 Windows

Microsoft announces WSL 2; Ships with a real Linux Kernel

Microsoft has announced a significant upgrade to Windows Subsystem for Linux. The second version of WSL has a new architecture which dramatically improves the system performance. WSL 2 is full system call compatible, i.e., you will be able to run […]