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Windows Terminal is available as a preview now

Microsoft published a preview version of Windows Terminal, an upcoming multi-tab console and terminal application for Windows on the Microsoft Store. The company released the source code of the Windows Terminal application […]

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Microsoft ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos

Programs designed with Visual Studio may require a specific version of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable to run. The requirement resulted in the installation of a large number of Visual C++ Redistributable […]

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KB4503277 and KB4503283 for Windows 7 and 8.1 released

Microsoft released two update previews for the company's Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems on June 20, 2019. The updates are also available for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 […]

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KB4501371 and KB4503288 for Windows 10 version 1809 and 1803 released

Microsoft released cumulative updates for several supported versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system on June 18, 2019. The two notable updates KB4501371 and KB4503288 are for Windows 10 version 1809 […]

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Microsoft to enforce updates for devices running Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft plans to start enforcing updates on devices running Windows 10 version 1803 to make sure that the systems continue to receive updates released by the company. Microsoft revealed plans to enforce […]

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Windows 10 black screen startup issue after installing latest patches

Some Windows 10 devices may boot to a black screen when they are started for the first time after installing the latest updates for the systems. Microsoft acknowledged the issue on June […]

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Microsoft introduces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in latest Windows 10 20H1 build

Microsoft plans to integrate the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the first major Windows 10 feature update after Windows 10 1903, the Windows 10 20H1 update. The company released a new […]

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Can't pair certain Bluetooth devices anymore on Windows 8 or 10? That's intentional

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of the Windows operating system on June 11, 2019. Some of the released updates patch a Bluetooth security vulnerability by "intentionally preventing connections between […]

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Windows 10: Event Viewer error after installing KB4503293 and KB4503327

Windows administrators who open the local Even Viewer after installation of KB4503293 or KB4503327 may receive an error message when they select Custom Views in the Event Viewer. Microsoft released cumulative updates […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2019 overview

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system on the June 11, 2019 Patch Day. Our overview of the June 2019 Patch Tuesday provides with you […]

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Sysmon update introduces DNS Query Logging

A new version of the Sysmon tool will be released on Tuesday 11, 2019 that introduces DNS query logging to the Windows system monitor. Mark Russinovich, the creator of the tool and […]

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Windows 10 version 1903 available for all manual seekers

Microsoft released the May 2019 Update, also known as Windows 10 version 1903, on May 22, 2019 officially. The company limited the availability of the initial release significantly by making it available […]

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Ads in Windows 10 apps may open deceptive webpages

Windows 10 users who run ad-powered applications on their systems may be targeted by deceptive and fraudulent campaigns that make them believe that their PC is infected or that they have won […]

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Windows 10 20H1 Preview: Your Phone App gets a massive boost

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 version 20H1 build to the Insider Preview channel on May 29, 2019 that brings the version to 18908. The new build introduces massive improvements to the […]

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WindowGrid: improve window moving, resizing, and aligning on Windows

WindowGrid is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that improves how you move, resize, and align windows on Windows devices. Modern versions of the Windows operating system come with some options […]

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Look up hard disk information with PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is quite powerful when it comes to looking up hard disk information. While you may look up some information in Windows directly, e.g. in Disk Management, or by using third-party […]

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Windows 10 1903: the case of the missing update deferral options

Windows 10 machines that have received the Windows 10 version 1903 feature update, the May 2019 Update, may lack update deferral options in the Settings application. Windows 10 administrators may defer feature […]

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Microsoft: Windows 10 Your Phone app is too important to be uninstalled

Ah, Windows 10 and the applications that are included with the operating system by Microsoft. Windows 10 ships with a bunch of first-party native applications like Paint 3D, Weather, Sports, Print 3D, […]