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Microsoft PowerToys 0.18 with Keyboard Manager and Application Launcher released

Microsoft released a new version of the company's open source re-imagination of PowerToys for its Windows operating system. PowerToys 0.18.0 adds two new tools, a keyboard manager and an application launcher, to […]

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First look at the Windows Package Manager

Microsoft released a preview of the Windows Package Manager today during the virtual Build 2020 conference. Windows administrators may use it to install first-party and third-party programs such as 7-Zip, KeePass, Arduino […]

Microsoft wants to unify UWP and Win32 with Project Reunion

Microsoft's virtual Build 2020 conference started today and one of the major announcements that Microsoft made today unveiled Project Reunion officially. Project Reunion is Microsoft's attempt at bringing Win32 programs and UWP […]

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How to enable and test DNS over HTTPS on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft revealed plans to integrate DNS over HTTPS in Windows 10 in November 2019. DNS over HTTPS encrypts DNS lookups to improve privacy, security and reliability of the connection. Most devices that […]

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Windows 10 version 2004: no 32-bit versions on new PCs anymore

Microsoft plans to release the new feature update for the company's Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 version 2004, in May 2020. OEMs have received the new version ahead of time to […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates May 2020 overview

Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's May 2020 Patch Day; Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all supported versions of Windows -- both client and server versions -- on May […]

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Superpaper is an advanced wallpaper app for Windows and Linux with unique features

Superpaper is an open source cross-platform program for managing wallpapers on Windows and Linux devices (Mac untested) that supports several unique features. One of the main features of the application is the […]

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Windows Defender configuration tool ConfigureDefender 3.0.0.0 released

The Windows Defender configuration tool ConfigureDefender has been updated to version 3.0.0.0 this week. Windows Defender is the default security solution on Windows systems. It is enabled by default but will turn […]

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Surface Go 2 announced: you need to have the right expectation

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Go 2 device yesterday. The ultra-portable Windows 10 device is the successor of the Surface Go, a laptop that I bought some time ago. Since I own and […]

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Windows Service Auditor: audit and track services on Windows

Windows Service Auditor is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices to track and audit services on the machine it is run on. The application offers assistance to system administrators who […]

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Windows 10 version 2004 will arrive later - Windows 10 20H2 will be a minor update (Rumor)

Filed under rumor because Microsoft has not confirmed any of this officially. It appears that Microsoft has postponed the upcoming release of the next feature update for Windows 10, version 2004. According […]

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Sysmon 11.0 is out with file delete monitoring

Microsoft released a new version of Sysinternals Sysmon (System Monitoring) program for Microsoft Windows devices this week. Sysmon 11.0 is a major update of the application; users may download the latest version […]

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Change multiple Explorer folder View modes with latest ShellBagsView for Windows

ShellBagsView is a long-standing portable application by Nirsoft for Microsoft Windows devices to check and modify the view mode of folders in Explorer. We mentioned ShellBagView twice here on Ghacks, first in […]

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Microsoft releases KB4550945 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909

Microsoft released a new cumulative update for the company's Windows 10 operating system. KB4550945 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 brings the builds of the two versions of Windows 10 to […]

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Microsoft plans to improve Default Apps management on Windows 10

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Build on Wednesday that brought the build number to 19608. One of the changes in the build improves the default apps experience according to Microsoft. […]

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Windows 10 version 1809 support extended to November 2020

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of the company's Windows operating system yesterday on the April 2020 Patch Tuesday. If you are still using devices that run Windows 10 version […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2020 overview

Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's April 2020 Patch Day; Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of the Windows operating system -- client and server -- as well as other […]

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Microsoft to support new Edge browser until July 15, 2021 on Windows 7

Microsoft released the first stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser one day after it ended support for its Windows 7 operating system. Support for Windows 7 ended […]