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Microsoft Edge Beta

Microsoft Edge Beta Channel is now available

Microsoft Edge team released Canary and Dev builds back in April. Technically these builds are less stable and get more frequent updates. Today, they have rolled out Microsoft Edge Beta channel. It is now available on all supported versions of […]

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Windows Notepad is now available on Microsoft Store

Microsoft recently made the Windows Notepad available on the Microsoft Store. Windows Notepad is one of the oldest text editors in Windows, yet not very commonly used. Rather, for users who couldn’t buy MS Office, Wordpad became a suitable replacement […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Windows 10 to go password-less using FIDO2 security keys

Security has always been the first concern at Microsoft, and thus the company has some plans to make the Windows 10 PC completely passwordless in the near future. Microsoft has come up with a new passwordless sign-in option for all […]

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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 […]

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Windows 1.11 app is now available on Microsoft Store

Microsoft has released a new app called as Windows 1.11 on its Store promising users that it takes them back to the year 1985 – the year when the company released the first Windows version. The app hands you tasks […]

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Microsoft Internet Games support for Windows 7, XP, ME is ending

For many, today is a sad day, a red day, a day that will never be forgotten for decades to come. OK, we’re just playing around here because we doubt many computer users will care about what happens today unless […]

Windows Terminal is now available on the Microsoft Store

Windows Terminal, the modern avatar of the Command Prompt, is now available in the Microsoft Store. While Command Prompt, Power Shell, and other terminals are going to stay, but with Windows Terminal, Microsoft has put up a command line interface […]

Microsoft Edge Preview

Microsoft Edge Chromium Preview now available for Windows 8.1/8/7

Microsoft Edge Preview (Chromium-based)browser is finally up and running for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 operating systems. If you’re still using Windows XP, well, you’re out of luck because Microsoft is no longer supporting that operating system. Download […]

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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 […]

Security baseline for Windows 10 v1903

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 […]