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That high pitched noise you are hearing on your Windows 10 devices? It is a bug!

Microsoft confirmed a new issue that is affecting the company's Windows 10 operating system. According to the report, users may hear a high pitched noise when they are using 5.1 audio with […]

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Microsoft updates its Windows Update diagnosis tool SetupDiag and includes it in Windows Setup

SetupDiag is a standalone diagnosis tool by Microsoft designed to provide system administrators with information on why a Windows update or upgrade failed on a particular system. Up until now, administrators had […]

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All Windows 10 upgrade safeguards have been lifted

Microsoft resolved the last long-standing upgrade issues in Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2 this week. The company uses upgrade safeguards to block updates to newer versions of its Windows 10 and […]

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EdgeDeflector 1.2 released: redirect Edge requests to your favorite browser

I reviewed EdgeDeflector back in 2017 when the open source program was first released. It was designed to address a serious usability issue in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, as the operating […]

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KB5001391 is another Windows update that you should not install, except..

Microsoft released the Windows update KB5001391 on April 28, 2021 as an optional update for Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2. The update falls into the C-category of updates for Windows, which means […]

Microsoft has a fix for unwanted program window rearrangements on multi-display systems

Multi-monitor systems are quite popular in the work place and also at home as they may improve productivity significantly. Developers may use multiple monitors to display more code on the screen or […]

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The Windows 10 May 2021 Update 21H1 is almost here: build picked for release

Microsoft has not picked a final release date for the upcoming Windows 10 feature update yet, but it did pick the release build, and that is moving the next feature update a […]

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Known Issue Rollback is Microsoft's latest weapon against Windows update bugs

Known Issue Rollback is a fairly new capability of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that is designed as a tool to react to emerging bugs quickly that are introduced by updates. There […]

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Microsoft fixed the Windows 10 game performance issue

Some Windows users reported game performance issues after installation of the Windows 10 updates KB5000842 and KB5001330. The updates were released in March and April of 2021 to devices running Windows 10 […]

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Windows Task Manager gets better Edge process classifications and new Eco mode

Microsoft released a new build to the Insider channel this week that introduced two new features to the operating system's task manager. The first introduces better process information for the company's own […]

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Microsoft hopes to revive its Microsoft Store later this year

Microsoft had big hopes for the store that it integrated in its Windows 10 operating system. The Microsoft Store, as it is called nowadays, did not live up to its expectations, mainly […]

KB5001330 Windows Update is reportedly causing performance drop in games, failed installs and bootloops

KB5001330 Windows Update is reportedly causing performance drop in games, failed installs and bootloops

Microsoft released the KB5001330 Windows Update this Tuesday, which brought many security fixes. Unfortunately it also seems to have introduced some issues, at least on some devices. A handful of users on […]

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Windows 10's upcoming Device Usage feature is unfortunately not very spectacular

Microsoft is working on a new feature called Device Usage that it plans to integrate in future versions of the operating system. Device Usage is available in the latest Insider builds for […]

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Microsoft Paint and Snipping Tool are now on the Microsoft Store

Microsoft announced plans some time ago to move some of Windows 10's applications to the Microsoft Store. It moved the popular plain text editing app Notepad to the Microsoft Store in 2019, […]

Microsoft could move third-party drivers to a new folder in Windows 10 soon

Microsoft is testing a fundamental change in the company's Windows 10 operating system that moves third-party drivers to a dedicated location outside the system32 folder. First spotted by Albacore and revealed via […]

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Microsoft will remove the Paint 3D menu item as well in future versions of Windows 10

Microsoft revealed plans some time ago to remove the Windows 10 applications Paint 3D, 3D Viewer and the 3D Objects Folder. The removal is applied to new installations only at this point […]

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Don't get too excited about the features of Windows 10 version 21H1

The next feature update for Windows 10 is coming soon. Many Windows 10 administrators and users may be interested in the update, especially what it is going to change, introduce or remove […]

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Universal MediaCreationTool with support for Windows 10 21H1 released

Universal MediaCreationTool is an open source batch file for Microsoft Windows devices to download a Windows 10 ISO image to the system the batch file is executed on. Unlike Microsoft's Media Creation […]