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Get Text Suggestions as you type globally when using Windows 10

Most computer users come into contact with automatic suggestions when they type in the browser's address bar. The browser may display search term suggestions based on the user's input. Some programs may […]

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Microsoft starts the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update

Microsoft announced just a moment ago that it has released the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, to the public. The update will roll out to […]

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Office Web Apps advertisement on Windows 10 PCs

If you run a recent Windows 10 PC, you may have noticed new listings for Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, or Word in the Start Menu or the list of installed programs, even if […]

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How to disable the display of recent searches in Windows 10's Search Box

When you run a search on Windows 10, you can do so using the Start Menu or the dedicated search box if it is displayed. Both search options use the same Windows […]

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Windows 10 may soon notify you about new startup apps

Microsoft is testing a new feature in Insider Builds of its Windows 10 operating system right now that notifies the user when a new startup application is recognized by the system. When […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates October 2020 overview

It is the second Tuesday of October 2020 and that means that it is Microsoft Patch Day. Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of the company's Windows operating system as […]

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar for even faster searches

Everything Search is without doubt one of the fastest search tools that is available for the Windows operating system. It is a lot faster than the built-in Windows Search tool as it […]

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Microsoft is testing a new Windows 10 device setup feature

A vanilla installation of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system may differ slightly depending on the customer's region, language selection, edition of the operating system, and whether an Internet connection is available during […]

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How to disable Bing Search in Windows 10 version 2004 and newer

When Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it merged the local search functionality with the digital assistant Cortana and also Bing Search. Cortana has since been revamped completely and […]

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Windows 10 gets NVM SSD drive monitoring capabilities

Future versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system will monitor NVM SSD storage devices to notify users about critical conditions. Microsoft notes on a support page that Windows monitors NVM SSD drives […]

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Apps & Features (Settings) is no replacement for Programs & Features (Control Panel) in Windows 10

When Microsoft announced that it would replace the entire Control Panel with the Settings app in Windows 10, no one thought that it would take the company longer than five years to […]

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How to back up Printer drivers and queues on Windows

Printer migration has been a part of the Windows operating system for a long time. Designed to back up printer drivers, ports and queues to move them to another device, printer migration […]

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Should you install Windows 10's Optional Driver updates?

Microsoft moved driver updates in Windows 10 from the Device Manager to the Optional Updates section of the Windows Updates settings application this year after the company announced the change in 2019. […]

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Windows 10 Setup Script has a new name and is now easier to use

Remember Windows 10 Setup Script? I reviewed the PowerShell script in August 2020; it was designed to be run right after the installation of Windows 10 on a device to adjust more […]

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Should you install the Windows 10 20H2 update right away?

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 20H2, will be released soon. Microsoft has not revealed the exact date the update will become available, but chance is very high that […]

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KB4577062 and KB4577069 preview updates for Windows 10 version 1809, 1903 and 1909

Microsoft has released preview updates for Windows 10 version 1809, 1903 and 1909 on September 16, 2020. The updates KB4577069 for Windows 10 version 1809 and KB4577062 for Windows 10 version 1903 […]

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Windows 10 Version 1903 support end is near (December 2020)

Support for the Windows 10 operating system version 1903 will end on December 8, 2020 for all supported editions. Windows 10 version 1903 was released as the first feature update for 2019 […]

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Windows 10 may soon be more helpful in regards to update blockers

If you administrate a Windows 10 device, chance is relatively high that you encountered one or multiple update blockers ever since you started using or administrating the device. Update blockers prevent updates […]