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Windows 10 April Update rollout begins on April 30, 2018

Microsoft revealed today when it plans to release the first feature update of 2018 for the company's Windows 10 operating system. Yusuf Mehdi, the Microsoft Corporate Vice President of the Windows and […]

Windows 10 Microcode updates KB4090007, KB4091663, KB4091664 and KB4091666

Microsoft has updated several microcode updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system that push so-called microcode updates to devices the update is installed on which protect against attacks targeting Spectre Variant […]

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KB4093105 for Windows 10 version 1709

Microsoft published KB4093105, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1709, the Fall Creators Update, some hours ago. The non-security update is distributed via Windows Update and other updating services, and […]

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Windows Defender System Guard in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Microsoft added a new security feature called Windows Defender System Guard to Windows 10  versions when it released the Fall Creators Update version of the operating system back in October 2017. Windows […]

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Free up disk space automatically on Windows 10 with Storage Sense

Storage Sense is a relatively new feature of the Windows 10 operating system that users may enable to free up disk space by having Windows 10 delete files automatically on the system. […]

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KB4093120 and KB4093117 cumulative Windows 10 updates released

Microsoft released the cumulative updates KB4093120 for Windows 10 version 1703 and KB4093117 for Windows 10 version 1607 yesterday. The two non-security updates fix various issues in Windows 10. Windows users and […]

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Microsoft puts OneNote 2016 on backburner, pushes OneNote for Windows 10

Microsoft plans to end the confusion surrounding the company's two OneNote applications by focusing development on OneNote for Windows 10 and putting OneNote 2016 on extended life support. OneNote is available in […]

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Fix PCs no longer recognized in network after Windows 10 version 1803 upgrade

Microsoft's Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, version 1803, is not out yet because of a last-minute delay caused by reliability issues that Microsoft detected before the rollout process. If you run […]

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Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

Microsoft planned to release the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, last Tuesday on the April 2018 Patch Day. The company decided against the rollout of the new […]

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Enable pre-release features on Windows 10 Insider Builds

Mach2 is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that you may run to find and enable pre-release features on Insider Builds of the operating system. Windows 10 […]

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How to verify Digital Signatures of programs in Windows

Software developers and companies may sign software programs they develop or distribute which is used to validate the integrity of the program to ensure that it has not been altered after it […]

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Enable the Ultimate Power Plan on Windows 10 Pro or Home

Microsoft announced in February of 2018 that the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations version would get a unique power scheme called Ultimate Performance. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a special […]

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DoNotSpy10 4.0: new privacy settings and PUP offer

DoNotSpy10 4.0.0.0 is the latest version of the popular privacy tool for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that gives users control over many privacy-related features of the operating system. It is a […]

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Run the original Windows File Manager on modern Windows PCs

Microsoft released the source code and compiled builds of the original Windows File Manager and a modified version with additional functionality to the public recently. Introduced in Windows 3.0 the File Manager […]

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Microsoft broke "disable web search" in Windows 10 version 1803

Windows 10 users and administrators who plan to upgrade devices running the operating system to Windows 10 version 1803, the Spring Creators Update, need to be aware that certain policies are broken […]

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Block Windows 10 Updates with StopUpdates10

StopUpdates10 is a free program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that modifies some system settings to block Windows Updates on the target device. While it is usually not a good idea […]

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Use SetupDiag to diagnose Windows 10 upgrade issues

SetupDiag is a free diagnostic tool by Microsoft that is designed to find and parse Windows 10 setup log files to determine why an upgrade or update failed to install on a […]

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Update Windows Security software to protect against a serious vulnerability

Microsoft published information about a new security vulnerability that affects Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, and several Enterprise-specific anti-malware solutions. CVE-2018-0986, Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, describes a vulnerability […]