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Microsoft Store will host native Win32 game apps

Universal Windows Platform or UWP was one of the biggest dreams of Microsoft. They wanted everyone to build universal apps for Windows PC, so it works on every platform, including Xbox. It looks like Microsoft is finally giving up on […]

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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 […]

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Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903 released

Microsoft has released the final Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903.  Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit or MSCT allows enterprise security administrators to download, analyze, test, edit, and store Microsoft-recommended security configuration baselines for Windows and other […]

Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 v1903 May 2019 Update now available for everyone

Microsoft announced last month that they will be starting to roll out Windows 10 v 1903 May 2019 Update in late May 2019. In a blog post today, Microsoft announced that the feature update has hit General Availability. With the […]

Microsoft Paint is getting an update with Windows 10 v1903

Microsoft Paint is getting an update with Windows 10 v1903

Microsoft previously announced that they will be replacing the old Microsoft Paint with the new Paint 3D. They even put an alert that notified the users about this change. But recently, they said that they will not be removing it […]

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 […]

Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft announces Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft has now announced a number of new features that will ship with Windows 10. This first major Windows 10 update of 2019 will be named as Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Windows 10 May 2019 Update announced This update […]

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KB4490481 may cause these issues to appear on Windows 10

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update KB4490481 update (OS Build 17763.404). There are several updates and fixes with this update. Some of these fixes include: Fix for an issue that occurs on machines that have multiple audio devices. Fix for the […]

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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 […]

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Windows 10 to ship with DTrace open source debugging and diagnostic tool

Windows 10 will now be shipped with DTrace, an open source debugging and diagnostic tool. DTrace will be shipped in Windows 10 v1903, according to the announcement on Microsoft Tech Community. The spokesperson of Microsoft mentioned that by including DTrace […]

Windows 10 File Explorer will be able to browse Linux Files

Microsoft had announced Windows Subsystem for Linux with Windows 10 v1607. It has been about two and a half years since then, and the Linux flavor distros in the Microsoft Store have been growing at a good rate with major […]

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, […]

Windows Updates did not work on 29th Jan due to data corruption

Since a week, Microsoft’s Windows Updates were broken for a bunch of people around the world. The error that Windows Updates threw was, “Error encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service. We’ll try again later, or you can check […]

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Windows Media Player & Media Center to stop displaying Metadata

Microsoft Windows’ two media main media products – Windows Media Player & Windows Media Center are to experience a major change. The company has decided to push changes to the metadata, after which many users would be unable to view […]

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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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Chromebook set to dual-boot with Windows 10

Google is reportedly working on a dual-boot feature for Chromebooks. The developing team at Google is apparently working on many code-commits, and the feature will possibly be soon announced officially by Google. Originally named as Alt-OS under the Project Campfire, […]

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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 […]