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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 […]

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Microsoft releases second update to fix printing issues on Windows 10

Microsoft released a second update to address printing issues on the company's Windows 10 operating system. The new update has been released for all Windows 10 versions starting with Windows 10 version […]

Report: still printing issues after installation of out-of-bands patch for Windows 10

Reports suggest that some of the printing issues that users experienced on Windows 10 devices after installation of the March 2021 cumulative security updates are not resolved after all. Here is a […]

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Reminder: Windows 10 version 1909 support ends in May for Home users

Support for Windows 10 version 1909 will end on May 11, 2021 for Home users. Each year, support runs out for two versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Devices won't receive […]

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Out-of-band Update for Windows 10 fixes Printer-BlueScreen issue

Microsoft has released out-of-band updates that address an issue with printing on devices running Windows 10 and Windows Server that caused bluescreen errors. The company published security updates last week on the […]

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Microsoft publishes workaround for printing BlueScreen issue in Windows

Microsoft published a workaround for the printing issue that affects all Windows 10 client and server versions that have the March 2021 security updates installed. The security updates were released on March […]

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Microsoft removes Paint 3D and 3D Viewer in new Windows installations

After hiding the 3D Objects folder in recent builds of Windows 10 from the main sidebar menu by default, Microsoft removed the apps Paint 3D and 3D Viewer for new Windows installations […]

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March 2021 cumulative updates cause printing bluescreens on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft published security updates for all supported versions of Windows 10 yesterday on the March 2021 Patch Day. It appears that the updates are causing issues on some devices; specifically, the attempt […]

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Is the Windows 10 app Microsoft Update Health Tools legitimate?

The Microsoft Update Health Tools application may be listed as an installed application on devices running Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. You may see it listed in the Settings application under Apps […]

Windows Server 2022 Preview released

Microsoft released Windows Server 2022 Preview today on the first day of the company's Ignite 2021 conference. Windows Server 2022 will be a Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release when it is released […]

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Microsoft is finally hiding the 3D Objects Folder in Windows 10

Microsoft released a new Insider build on February 24, 2021; it included fixes for the most part but made a few changes as well. One of the changes hides the 3D Objects […]

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How to turn off the News and Interests feature of Windows 10

News and Interests is a new feature of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that is currently in testing. Introduced in Insider build 21286, News and Interests is available in certain geographical regions […]

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Microsoft reduces Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support to 5 years

Microsoft announced today that the next Windows 10 Enterprise Long-Term Servicing Channel version will have a reduced support lifecycle of five years. When Microsoft released Windows 10 in 2015, it introduced Windows […]

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Microsoft announces Windows 10 version 21H1 officially

Microsoft announced the next feature update for its Windows 10 operating system, version 21H1, today officially on the Windows Experience blog. John Cable, Vice President, Program Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery, confirmed […]