About MahitHuilgol@TWC

Mahit Huilgol has been using Windows on PC and Mobile since long. He has been following Microsoft developments from close quarters and loves writing about it.

WebView2Browser lets you test all WebView 2 features and functionalities

Microsoft recently announced Win32 preview of the WebView2 control which is powered by the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. The company is striking a dialogue with various stakeholders, including the community. This helps Microsoft gather feedback and use it to further improve […]

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Microsoft asks users to update Remote Desktop Services to prevent worm infections

Microsoft has released a fix for critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability titled CVE-2019-0708. The vulnerability is pre-authenticated and requires zero human interaction. That being said the vulnerability can be exploited by a worm and any malware infected system can transfer […]

Fxmsp group allegedly hacked antivirus vendors

Last week a report that spoke about Fxmsp hacker group claiming access to the source code of three anti-virus companies surfaced – TrendMicro, Symantec, and McAfee. The authorities had kept the victim’s names under wraps due to the sensitive nature […]

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Microsoft’s latest .NET 5 aims at offering a unified platform

Microsoft has announced that they will release .NET 5 after .NET Core 3.0. This will be one of the major .NET launches and is likely to draw a lot of attention. Post-release there will be just one .NET and it […]

Microsoft removes Office from Windows Store

Windows users have been complaining that the Microsoft Office is not available for download on Microsoft Store. The users are being redirected to the Office website which in turn forces them to use the classic installer. The biggest downside of […]

Report says Microsoft Office is the top target for attackers

According to the latest report from Kaspersky. Microsoft Office products are the number one target for hackers. As part of the presentation, Kaspersky said that around 70 percent of the attacks in Q4 2018 were directed towards Microsoft Office products. […]

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Microsoft Store to close down its Books category

Microsoft has decided to close down its Books platform. The worst part is that all books will be deleted from the cloud and this includes the ones purchased by users. However, Microsoft is issuing a $25 credit if you have […]

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ASUS software updates allowed hackers to install backdoors on their machines

Security researchers from Kaspersky have found that ASUS was unknowingly installing a malicious backdoor on its customer’s computers. Operation ShadowHammer is a newly discovered supply chain attack that leveraged ASUS Live Update software. The malicious file was passed as legit […]

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Microsoft Team celebrates second anniversary by launching new features

Microsoft Team is celebrating the second anniversary in style. In order to commemorate the second anniversary, Microsoft has added new features to the Team. The new features are expected to help the tool go at loggerheads with Slack, the industry […]

Microsoft Game Stack comes with Azure Cloud tools for game developers

Microsoft has released several tools to help game developers. Microsoft has announced its latest initiative. The Microsoft Game Stack is an attempt to bring together Microsoft tools and services so as to help developers. This move is expected to empower […]

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Firefox 66 to come with Windows Hello support

Mozilla has decided to offer a new login method for users. The company has announced that it will add support to Windows Hello starting from Firefox 66. With this in place, users will be able to login to their Windows […]

The NEW Office app is now public and available for all users

Microsoft has announced a new Office app that is available for Windows 10 users. The new app is all set to replace the “My Office.” It was initially offered to Windows Insiders and now the app is available for everyone. […]

Microsoft replaces Windows Update Business SAC-T with single SAC

Most of us are aware that Microsoft is releasing two Semi-Annual Channel releases each year. This is done so as to simplify and align Windows servicing terminology with Office. The updates are meant only for Windows Update for Business. Meanwhile, […]

Microsoft announces Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS

Taking the cross-platform endeavors to the next level Microsoft has announced Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS. Project Rome lets developers write apps that are compatible with multiple platforms and allows them to switch between the devices. Project Rome […]

KB971033 deactivating Windows 7 systems

Windows is no stranger to issues and errors. These niggles often trouble the users and the administrators in case of companies. It has recently come to the notice that Microsoft’s KB971033 update for Windows 7, the one released on January 2019 […]

Ex-Microsoft Engineer accuses Google of meddling with Edge browser

According to a Microsoft ex-employee, Google had been purposefully changing its codes to thwart Edge browser. The ex-employee has claimed that EdgeHTML maintenance was slowly becoming impossible as Google kept on breaking compatibility in its sites and thus forcing Microsoft […]

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 […]

Microsoft launches Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, Surface Headphones

Surface Pro 6 & Surface Laptop 2 Drivers and Firmware available

Microsoft recently launched the Surface Pro 6,, and the Surface Laptop 2 is currently being shipped to those who had preordered. And as expected Microsoft Surface Pro 6 & Surface Laptop 2 Drivers and Firmware are now available on the […]

Windows 10 users will soon be able to login using Google account

Until now Windows 10 users had to compulsorily login to their systems by using Microsoft credentials or by using a local username and password. This is set to change as Microsoft is likely to allow Windows 10 users to log […]

Microsoft Showcase School Program throws open nominations for educators

Microsoft has always been making efforts to improve education and introduce new and intuitive methods for children to learn. The company has also awarded school leaders who are innovative and accomplish great things. In order to bring the best out […]

Microsoft Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop launched in India

Microsoft finally introduced the Surface Book 2 in India. The Surface Book 2 is touted as the fastest device in the Surface range and is aimed at offering high-end computing without compromising on the form factor. Alongside the Surface Book […]

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Microsoft Outlook introduces Suggested Reply for emails

In April this year, Microsoft announced new AI backed updates for the Office 365 suite of applications. The desktop and the mobile versions of the apps got the update. As one might have noticed Microsoft has been striving hard to […]

Meet Charts 3D, Microsoft Garage’s latest spin on 3D Charts

Microsoft Garage has been the treasure cove of innovation. The impromptu platform by Microsoft has been helping its employees come up with innovative and outlandish ideas that often end up as a core Microsoft offering. Microsoft Garage has once again […]

Mozilla wants us to help decide on the new logo for Firefox

Mozilla is redesigning the logo, and it is asking for help from all of us to decide on the next Firefox logo. As most of us are aware, Mozilla is now not just about the browser. The company offers a […]

System Center 1807 rolled out

Microsoft had announced a semi-annual release cadence to System Center at the beginning of this year. Keeping up with the semi-annual tradition Microsoft has now announced System Center 1807. The latest release is an update release and not a full […]