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How to change the display brightness if Windows 10 does not let you

There are plenty of ways to change the display brightness of a Windows 10 PC. What if some of these are not available? I ran into the issue the other day on […]

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Don't activate the "Let's Go" button in the Windows 10 Settings application

If you have updated your copy of Windows 10 to a recent version, you may have noticed a new banner in the Settings application that is displayed at the top. The banner […]

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Windows 10: OpenCL and OpenGL Compatibility Pack released by Microsoft

Microsoft has released the app OpenCL and OpenGL Compatibility Pack to the company's Microsoft Store this week designed to allow applications to run on Windows 10 devices that don't have OpenCL or […]

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Windows 10 microcode updates to fix new Intel CPU security issues

Microsoft has released a number of new Intel microcode updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system that address recently discovered security flaws in Intel processors. Microcode updates are released by Intel […]

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How to disable Windows 10's Programmable Taskbar feature

Microsoft revealed a new feature that it called Programmable Taskbar back in July when it released Build 20161 to the Windows Insider Dev channel. The basic idea behind the feature was to […]

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Microsoft will enforce Windows 10 version 1903 upgrades because of end of support

Windows 10 version 1903 will reach end of support next month on December 8, 2020 for all supported editions of the operating system. The version of Windows 10 was released on May […]

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How to display or hide the apps you use most often in the Windows 10 Start Menu

The Windows 10 Start Menu does a lot of things differently than the start menus of previous versions of Windows. Its tile-based layout, the list of all installed apps and programs, and […]

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Windows 10 version 21H1 could be a minor update

Windows 10 version 20H2 is still rolling out and it will take a while before most devices are updated to the new feature update for Windows. Microsoft provides a glimpse of things […]

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Here is how you download any Windows 10 version ISO from Microsoft

When you use Microsoft's official Media Creation Tool, it is the latest version of Windows 10 that you get when you use it to download a Windows 10 ISO image to the […]

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Microsoft makes it easier to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on Windows 10

Microsoft has improved the installation process for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in the recent Insider Preview build 20246. Starting in this build and going forward, all it takes to install […]

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How to bypass Windows 10 Upgrade Blocks (Safeguard holds)

Windows 10 administrators may enable policies on devices to bypass upgrade blocks that prevent the device from being offered feature updates. Upgrade blocks, or Safeguard holds as Microsoft calls them, are designed […]

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New Windows 10 Manual Driver Updates process starts on November 5, 2020

Microsoft has changed driver distribution and installation processes on the company's Windows 10 operating system in recent time. The company moved the functionality to search for optional drivers from the Device Manager […]

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Get Text Suggestions as you type globally when using Windows 10

Most computer users come into contact with automatic suggestions when they type in the browser's address bar. The browser may display search term suggestions based on the user's input. Some programs may […]

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Microsoft starts the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update

Microsoft announced just a moment ago that it has released the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, to the public. The update will roll out to […]

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Microsoft makes it difficult to download Microsoft Edge with Firefox and Chrome

Many Windows users use the built-in web browser of the operating system to download other browsers to their system. First it was Internet Explorer, then the classic Edge, and now the new […]

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How to disable the display of recent searches in Windows 10's Search Box

When you run a search on Windows 10, you can do so using the Start Menu or the dedicated search box if it is displayed. Both search options use the same Windows […]

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Windows 10 may soon notify you about new startup apps

Microsoft is testing a new feature in Insider Builds of its Windows 10 operating system right now that notifies the user when a new startup application is recognized by the system. When […]

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Microsoft is testing a new Windows 10 device setup feature

A vanilla installation of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system may differ slightly depending on the customer's region, language selection, edition of the operating system, and whether an Internet connection is available during […]