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Windows 10 20H1: Paint and WordPad turned into optional features

Windows 10 20H1, the first feature update version of 2020 for Windows 10 and the first major update for Windows 10 after Windows 10 version 1903, will introduce quite a number of […]

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KB4512534 for Windows 10 version 1809 fixes VB bug and more

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4512534 for its Windows 10 version 1809 operating system on August 17, 2019. The update follows the release of the updates KB4517297 for Windows 7 and Windows […]

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How to enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender and add custom folders to it

Windows Defender has been gaining a foothold steadily for the past few years. But there is one flaw in the antivirus that ships with Windows 10. The option for Ransomware Protection is […]

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How to disable "Get even more out of Windows" on Windows 10

Windows 10 may display a "Get even more out of Windows" prompt occasionally that displays additional services that users may set up. The prompt may be displayed on the first start of […]

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

Basic things to do after a clean install of Windows 10

Basic things to do after a clean install of Windows 10

Whether you have just finished installing Windows 10 on a computer or updated to Windows 10 for the first time, there are a few things that you may want to do; this […]

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Tiny Windows Calculator and on-top functionality coming

Windows Calculator is a popular application that is included as a native tool in all versions of the Windows operating system. Microsoft released Windows Calculator's source recently, and the program is now […]

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Windows 10 PC Reset Soon with Cloud Download option?

Windows 10 administrators may soon have a new cloud download option when it comes to resetting a PC running Windows 10. Microsoft added functionality to the company's Windows 10 operating system to […]

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Update KB4505658 for Windows 10 version 1809 is out

Microsoft released the long-awaited KB4505658 update for Windows 10 version 1809 on July 22, 2019. The update is the second cumulative update for the month following KB4507466 and KB4507465 for Windows 10 […]


Microsoft says Windows as a Service has major advantages

Microsoft changed the traditional development, testing, and delivery of Windows operating system versions and updates with the release of Windows 10. The traditional approach saw the release of a new major version […]

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How to configure Recommended Troubleshooting on Windows 10

Recommended Troubleshooting is a new feature of Windows 10 version 1903 designed to fix certain issues on the device automatically when they are detected. Troubleshooting assistance is not a new feature of […]

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Say Goodbye to Windows Defender (getting renamed)

I apologize for the rather "clickbaity" title; come Windows 10 20H1, Windows Defender will no longer be a thing in the Windows 10 operating system as Microsoft will rename the tool to […]

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Microsoft confirms 2 new Windows 10 version 1903 upgrade blocks

Microsoft removed three upgrade blocks from the list of issues affecting upgrades to the company's Windows 10 version 1903 operating system. We noted in yesterday|s article that users were facing new issues […]

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Windows 10 version 1903: some upgrade blocks lifted and new problems

Microsoft released the final version of Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, at the end of May 2019. The release replaces Windows 10 version 1809 and will be around for […]

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Windows 10 20H1 introduces major notification changes

The first feature update release of 2020, Windows 10 20H1, will be the next major update of the Windows 10 operating system after the release of the May 2019 Update. Microsoft revealed […]

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Windows 10 version 1903: banding on gradients issue

Microsoft released KB4501375 for Windows 10 version 1903 recently to fix a number of issues. One of the fixed issues affected calibration loaders and applications like the popular F.Lux program that make […]

How to fix You'll need a new app to open this calculator

How to fix "You'll need a new app to open this calculator"

Windows 10 is no stranger to errors. But this one was new, and not a blue screen error. When I tried to run the Calculator application, it told me this. "You'll need […]

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Microsoft unveils its plans for Windows 10 19H2

Microsoft unveiled plans for the next feature update for its Windows 10 operating system on July 1, 2019. The company released the May 2019 Update in May 2019 (duh) after pushing its […]