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There are only a few reasons to install Windows 10 update previews

Microsoft stopped releasing previews of updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system and other operating systems that it maintains in March. It did so because of the "public health situation" at […]

Windows 10X may not support Win32 programs through virtualization

Microsoft's upcoming new edition of Windows 10, called Windows 10X, may not support Win32 programs through virtualization; only web applications or UWP applications may be supported locally. The company revealed plans to […]

Windows 10 version 2004 may show "no Internet" even though there is Internet access

Microsoft's latest feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 2004, has had its fair share of issues already. The situation has not been as bad as before -- Windows 10 version […]

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First look at Stardock Curtains

Stardock Curtains is the latest software program for Windows 10 by Stardock, a company known for tools such as the start menu replacement Start10, the desktop unclutterer Fences, or the tab-to-windows-adder Groupy. […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2020 overview

It is the second Tuesday of the month and that means that it is Patch Day for Windows and other Microsoft products. The Microsoft Windows July 2020 Patch Day brings security updates […]

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Microsoft appears to have fixed the Recovery Partition hell in Windows 10

Windows 10 users who perform a fresh install of the operating system won't run into issues related to the creation of Recovery Partitions on the operating system anymore starting Windows 10 version […]

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Auto Dark Mode 3.0 for Windows introduces theme switching support and more

Auto Dark Mode 3.0 is a new version of the open source Windows program that automates the switching between light and dark modes in the operating system. We reviewed the program, then […]

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System Control Panel applet redirects to Settings app in latest Windows 10 build

Microsoft released a new Insider build to the Fast Ring last week that introduced the redesigned Start Menu to testers. Another change highlighted in the official Windows Experience blog post describes how […]

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Windows 10 version 2004: OneDrive cannot connect to Windows issue

Some devices with the newest version of Windows 10, Windows 10 version 2004, experience issues with Microsoft's OneDrive file synchronization service that is baked into the system. Microsoft confirmed the issue on […]

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Latest Windows 10 Insider build features the redesigned Start menu

Microsoft released a new preview build of Windows 10 to the Insider channel on July 1, 2020. The new build features the previously announced redesign of the Windows 10 Start menu. The […]

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Critical Windows Codecs security issue affects Windows 10 and Server

Microsoft published details about two recently discovered security issues in Windows Codec that affect Windows 10 client and server versions. The issues were found in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library, more precisely […]

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Latest Spydish can now prevent the installation of major Windows 10 updates

The latest version of the Windows application Spydish introduces support for preventing Windows Update to offer and install new feature updates on the device. Spydish is a relatively new program for Windows […]

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You can now set the target Windows 10 version in professional editions

Microsoft removed the option to defer feature updates in the Settings application in Windows 10 version 2004 for professional versions of the operating system. The option was never there to begin with […]

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Microsoft removes Setting to defer feature updates from Windows 10 version 2004

Windows 10 administrators who upgraded devices to the latest feature update for the operating system, Windows 10 version 2004, may have noticed that the option to defer updates is no longer present […]

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Add a forced reboot bug to the list of recent Windows 10 issues

Microsoft confirmed yet another bug for recent versions of its Windows 10 operating system. The bug may lead to forced reboots on affected systems and is the latest in a series of […]

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Microsoft starts to enforce feature updates on Windows 10 version 1809

Devices that run Windows 10 version 1809 will soon be upgraded to a newer version of Microsoft's operating system according to release information on Microsoft's Docs website. Microsoft releases two feature updates […]

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Take screenshots at regular intervals automatically with AutoScreenshot

Many people are studying online or working from home during the COVID-19 situation. You shouldn't waste time taking screenshots during a webinar or meeting. Otherwise, you could miss some important information. But […]

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Microsoft releases out-of-band update to fix Windows 10 printing issues

Microsoft acknowledged several bugs in Windows earlier this week. One of the issues affected printing on some devices and the company stated that it was investigating the issue at the time of […]