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ConfigureDefender: Windows Defender configuration tool

ConfigureDefender is an open source tool for Microsoft's Windows operating system that helps system administrators configure Windows Defender. Windows Defender is the built-in security tool of Microsoft's Windows 10 and 8.1 operating […]

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Hide Settings on Windows 10 with a program

Win10 Settings Blocker is a free portable program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system to block select options from the Settings application. System administrators may use the Group Policy or the Windows […]

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List of new Group Policy items in Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019

Windows 10 version 1809 is still nowhere to be seen but that is not keeping Microsoft from developing the next feature update after the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 or releasing […]

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Windows Search Enhanced Mode in Windows 10

Microsoft plans to launch a new search feature in the first feature update for Windows 10 in 2019 -- Windows 10 version 1903. The new Enhanced Mode option of Windows Search was […]

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Microsoft releases KB4462933 for Windows 10 version 1803

While Microsoft is still busy getting Windows 10 version 1809 ready for re-release after what can only be described as anything but a clean launch, it released an update for the current […]

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Add font display issues to the growing number of Windows 10 version 1809 issues

Reports are coming in (via Windows Latest) that users who upgraded their devices running Windows 10 to the October 2018 Update -- Windows 10 version 1809 -- may face yet another issue. […]

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How to change network names on Windows 10

When you connect to a network for the first time in Windows, Windows saves the network profile and assigns a name to it. Connections using Ethernet (wired) use a generic name such […]

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Microsoft details .NET Framework 3.5 End of Support

Microsoft published a .NET Framework lifecycle FAQ update on October 20, 2018 to highlight changes in regards to the end of support for the company's .NET Framework 3.5 software product. The main […]

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Windows 10 version 1809 plagued by another data loss issue

Things don't look that good for Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft had to pull the update days after its release because […]

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Change the Windows 10 license with License Switch

License Switch is a free portable software program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system to change the license of the system to another one. While it is quite easy to switch from […]

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Windows 10 users may soon uninstall more native apps

Microsoft plans to unlock uninstall options for more native applications that the company's Windows 10 operating system comes with by default. Native applications provide users of the operating system with all kinds […]

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New Windows 10 version 1809 woes: no audio, bluescreens

It seems that the twice per year feature update release schedule for Windows 10 is taking its toll when it comes to release quality. Microsoft had to stop the distribution of the […]

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Windows users are still hit with error 0x8000FFFF

Windows administrators who install the October 2018 rollup patch on a Windows 7 device may run into error 0x8000FFFF once again. Microsoft explained when update error 0x8000FFFF  happens on Windows Update last month. It […]

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Microsoft fixed the data loss issue in Windows 10 version 1809

Microsoft has corrected issues that caused data loss on systems upgraded to the company's new feature update the October 2018 Update. The company released the update on October 2, 2018 as a […]

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Windows 10 version 1809: pay attention to Disk Cleanup settings

Disk Cleanup is a useful tool integrated in Windows that users may run to delete temporary files and old data to free up storage space. Microsoft revealed plans recently to deprecate the […]

Microsoft moves printer drivers to Windows Update

Windows 10 administrators and users who connect printers or scanners to devices running the operating system may have noticed a change in how printer drivers are installed on the devices. Windows installation […]

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Microsoft pauses Windows 10 version 1809 rollout

Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 on October 2, 2018 officially. The company published updated tools to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10 […]

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What is up with the huge Calculator in Windows 10, Microsoft?

Microsoft launched the October 2018 feature update for Windows 10 on October 2, 2018 but restricted it to manual upgrades to the new version. Users and administrators who did upgrade to the […]