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Windows Calculator will get a Graphing Mode: first look

Microsoft released a new build to the Fast Ring Windows Insider channel yesterday. The update increases the build to version 19546 and one of the changes that it brings along with it […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2020 overview (end of Windows 7 support edition)

Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day overview of 2020 and the last Patch Day for the company's Windows 7 operating system (as well as for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server […]

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Clear Disk Info is a handy health info tool for storage devices

Clear Disk Info is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices that provides a clear view of health related information about connected storage devices. Keeping an eye on storage devices is […]

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Windows 7 Support ends today: here are your options

Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has reached the end of its lifetime, at least for home users. Microsoft will release a final round of patches for the operating system later today before […]

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Rumor: Windows 10 Store for Business and Education are going away

When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it included a Windows Store application designed as a central repository for applications and other offers. One of the main ideas behind […] desktop search review/

Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics

Microsoft released a new application for the company's Windows 10 operating system recently that helps administrators troubleshoot Windows Search related issues. Windows Search is a core part of the operating system as […]

Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible

A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates […]

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Sometimes, we may need a quick way to write down something. Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows that can be used for that. The program is portable, but […]

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GeForce Driver 441.87 introduces Framerate Limiter

Nvidia has released a new version of its GeForce Driver to the public. GeForce Driver 441.87 is available for all supported operating systems. Interested users may download it from the company's official […]

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The perils of running Windows 10 on a 4K monitor

As you may know already, I bought a brand new 4K monitor from LG last month to improve my productivity further and check out how good, or not, 4K has become on […]

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How to install display color profiles on Windows 10

I bought a new computer monitor recently for a Windows 10 device; my first 4K monitor, LG 27UD59-W, with a resolution of 3840x2160. Setup worked fine and the monitor was detected properly […]

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Windows 10 makes it easier to discover optional drivers

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 development build last week which increased the build to 19536 for Fast Ring systems. In the announcement, which Microsoft used to provide information on Windows 10 […]

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Reclaim privacy on Windows 10 with new Debotnet tool

Debotnet is a new application for devices running Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system designed to make configuration changes to improve privacy. The application is developed by Mirinsoft, which you may known from […]

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How to block the automatic installation of suggested Windows 10 apps

When you sign-in to a new Windows 10 profile or device for the first time, chance is that you notice several third-party applications and games listed prominently in the Start Menu. Candy […]

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Microsoft reorganizes teams to speed up Windows 10 development

Microsoft adjusted the development cycle of the company's Windows 10 operating system to the development cycle of Microsoft Azure; the change explains the longer development period of Windows 10 2004, the next […]

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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials will receive definition updates after support end

Microsoft Security Essentials will receive security definition updates after Windows 7 support ends despite Microsoft's earlier claims stating the contrary. Earlier this week, Microsoft stated in no uncertain terms that the company's […]

SimpleVideoCutter is a free and incredibly easy to use video trimming tool for Windows

SimpleVideoCutter is a free and incredibly easy to use video trimming tool for Windows

Most video editing tools have a lot of options that the average user won't use. If you're looking for a way to just cut unwanted sections from videos, the open source application […]

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Microsoft makes changes to the Fast Ring and hints at new servicing releases

Microsoft revealed in November 2019 that it would end the Skip Ahead Windows Insiders Ring. Skip Ahead was designed to provide testers with a glimpse of future versions of Windows 10 that […]