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KB5001330 Windows Update is reportedly causing performance drop in games, failed installs and bootloops

KB5001330 Windows Update is reportedly causing performance drop in games, failed installs and bootloops

Microsoft released the KB5001330 Windows Update this Tuesday, which brought many security fixes. Unfortunately it also seems to have introduced some issues, at least on some devices. A handful of users on […]

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Windows 10's upcoming Device Usage feature is unfortunately not very spectacular

Microsoft is working on a new feature called Device Usage that it plans to integrate in future versions of the operating system. Device Usage is available in the latest Insider builds for […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2021 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates, including KB5001330, for supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products such as Office on the April 2021 Patch Tuesday. Our guide provides administrators and […]

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Solution: how to fix the Windows Update 0x80070422 error

Windows operating systems may display error code 0x80070422 during updating operations. In this guide, we provide background information on the issue and solutions on how to repair devices that show the error […]

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Microsoft Paint and Snipping Tool are now on the Microsoft Store

Microsoft announced plans some time ago to move some of Windows 10's applications to the Microsoft Store. It moved the popular plain text editing app Notepad to the Microsoft Store in 2019, […]

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Everything Toolbar update introduces a new installer: what you need to know

The latest Everything Toolbar update introduce a new installer that is not compatible with the old. Users are required to uninstall the old version of Everything Toolbar on their devices before running […]

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Use the Windows Task Manager to find power leeching processes quickly

Sometimes, when you are using a mobile Windows device, e.g. a laptop or notebook running Windows 10, you may notice that the device's battery power is consumed rather quickly. Sometimes, this can […]

Microsoft could move third-party drivers to a new folder in Windows 10 soon

Microsoft is testing a fundamental change in the company's Windows 10 operating system that moves third-party drivers to a dedicated location outside the system32 folder. First spotted by Albacore and revealed via […]

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Microsoft will remove the Paint 3D menu item as well in future versions of Windows 10

Microsoft revealed plans some time ago to remove the Windows 10 applications Paint 3D, 3D Viewer and the 3D Objects Folder. The removal is applied to new installations only at this point […]

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Don't get too excited about the features of Windows 10 version 21H1

The next feature update for Windows 10 is coming soon. Many Windows 10 administrators and users may be interested in the update, especially what it is going to change, introduce or remove […]

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Universal MediaCreationTool with support for Windows 10 21H1 released

Universal MediaCreationTool is an open source batch file for Microsoft Windows devices to download a Windows 10 ISO image to the system the batch file is executed on. Unlike Microsoft's Media Creation […]

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Update woes that never end: Microsoft halts Patch of a Patch of a Patch rollout to fix printing issues

March 2021 has not been a particularly good month for some users of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. The company released the cumulative updates for March that fixed security issues on all […]

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Microsoft releases second update to fix printing issues on Windows 10

Microsoft released a second update to address printing issues on the company's Windows 10 operating system. The new update has been released for all Windows 10 versions starting with Windows 10 version […]

Report: still printing issues after installation of out-of-bands patch for Windows 10

Reports suggest that some of the printing issues that users experienced on Windows 10 devices after installation of the March 2021 cumulative security updates are not resolved after all. Here is a […]

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Reminder: Windows 10 version 1909 support ends in May for Home users

Support for Windows 10 version 1909 will end on May 11, 2021 for Home users. Each year, support runs out for two versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Devices won't receive […]

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Out-of-band Update for Windows 10 fixes Printer-BlueScreen issue

Microsoft has released out-of-band updates that address an issue with printing on devices running Windows 10 and Windows Server that caused bluescreen errors. The company published security updates last week on the […]

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Microsoft publishes workaround for printing BlueScreen issue in Windows

Microsoft published a workaround for the printing issue that affects all Windows 10 client and server versions that have the March 2021 security updates installed. The security updates were released on March […]

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Microsoft removes Paint 3D and 3D Viewer in new Windows installations

After hiding the 3D Objects folder in recent builds of Windows 10 from the main sidebar menu by default, Microsoft removed the apps Paint 3D and 3D Viewer for new Windows installations […]