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.
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Microsoft has announced the preview of Windows 10 WinRT API pack via NuGet. The preview is available in the form of NuGet packages which makes it easy to add new Windows functionality to WPF applications. The list includes Geolocation, Windows AI, Machine […]

Upgrade Blocks for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft lists the Upgrade Blocks for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 May 2019 Update aka 19H1 is the next feature update, and Microsoft is placing some upgrade blocks. It seems these upgrade blocks are learnings from previous feature update which deleted user folders. If you still did not get […]

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CryptoPokemon ransomware decryption tool released

Ransomware is the new generation computer virus. It can completely lock down Windows 10 computer pretty much known to everybody. One of the recent strain of ransomware is CryptoPokemon. It encrypts your files and demands a payment of 0.02 Bitcoin […]

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Windows 10 v1809 has transitioned to broad deployment

Finally, Microsoft has designated Windows 10 v1809 as a ready product for deployment for all, including businesses. Originally released last fall and dubbed as Windows 10 October 2018 update, the version was abruptly pulled back by Microsoft because of numerous […]

Microsoft Security

Microsoft Defender ATP investigation uncovers a privilege escalation flaw

Microsoft has achieved a considerable level of progress in avoiding the exploitation of its native kernel components. However, the problem continues to loom large as attackers have started targeting third-party kernel drivers. This new domain has thus become an important […]

Ransomware encounters have declined significantly, says Microsoft

Microsoft has published the latest Security Intelligence Report. This report is published every year and offers an insight into the security threats and how they have been affecting the stakeholders. This year’s report is comforting as it talks about the […]

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Microsoft highlights dangers of using Internet Explorer

Microsoft is making users aware of the perils of using Internet Explorer as their default browser, suggesting that you switch to another browser. Microsoft’s cybersecurity specialist in a blog post said that although it is fine to use Internet Explorer […]

PyLocky Decryptor Tool

PyLocky Decryptor Tool is now available for download

PyLocky is relatively new ransomware written in Python, which is responsible for encrypting all the files on the victim’s computer and then ask for a ransom to let the user access their encrypted data by decrypting them. Till date, the victims […]

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KB4480960 and KB4480970 causing Network & other issues

On Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, January 8th, the company released new monthly rollup for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, along with the security updates for these Operating systems versions. But, soon after the release, reports emerged that the […]

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Microsoft details how it is driving the Driver Quality Improvements

Following its promise of bringing out transparency in revealing more about how Windows 10 operates, Microsoft has come out detailing how Driver quality evolves in the Windows 10 ecosystem. Elaborating how drivers are tested extensively through a process that involves […]

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Windows Defender ATP now offers protection for USB and removable devices

When it comes to threats and data protection involving removable devices, Microsoft seems to have a solution in the name – Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). The company says that Windows Advanced ATP now offers complete protection for USB […]

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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.5 released for Windows 10 v1809

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.5 supports Windows 10 October 2018 Update (v1809) and adds several new tweaks. While you may be able to access all these via the Windows 10 Settings app, the Registry Editor or the Group Policy Editor, Ultimate […]