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Windows 10 Microcode updates KB4090007, KB4091663, KB4091664 and KB4091666

Microsoft has updated several microcode updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system that push so-called microcode updates to devices the update is installed on which protect against attacks targeting Spectre Variant […]

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KB4093105 for Windows 10 version 1709

Microsoft published KB4093105, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1709, the Fall Creators Update, some hours ago. The non-security update is distributed via Windows Update and other updating services, and […]

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Windows Defender System Guard in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Microsoft added a new security feature called Windows Defender System Guard to Windows 10  versions when it released the Fall Creators Update version of the operating system back in October 2017. Windows […]

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Free up disk space automatically on Windows 10 with Storage Sense

Storage Sense is a relatively new feature of the Windows 10 operating system that users may enable to free up disk space by having Windows 10 delete files automatically on the system. […]

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Fix PCs no longer recognized in network after Windows 10 version 1803 upgrade

Microsoft's Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, version 1803, is not out yet because of a last-minute delay caused by reliability issues that Microsoft detected before the rollout process. If you run […]

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Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

Microsoft planned to release the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, last Tuesday on the April 2018 Patch Day. The company decided against the rollout of the new […]

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Enable pre-release features on Windows 10 Insider Builds

Mach2 is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that you may run to find and enable pre-release features on Insider Builds of the operating system. Windows 10 […]

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Enable the Ultimate Power Plan on Windows 10 Pro or Home

Microsoft announced in February of 2018 that the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations version would get a unique power scheme called Ultimate Performance. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a special […]

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DoNotSpy10 4.0: new privacy settings and PUP offer

DoNotSpy10 is the latest version of the popular privacy tool for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that gives users control over many privacy-related features of the operating system. It is a […]

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Microsoft broke "disable web search" in Windows 10 version 1803

Windows 10 users and administrators who plan to upgrade devices running the operating system to Windows 10 version 1803, the Spring Creators Update, need to be aware that certain policies are broken […]

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Block Windows 10 Updates with StopUpdates10

StopUpdates10 is a free program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that modifies some system settings to block Windows Updates on the target device. While it is usually not a good idea […]


Use SetupDiag to diagnose Windows 10 upgrade issues

SetupDiag is a free diagnostic tool by Microsoft that is designed to find and parse Windows 10 setup log files to determine why an upgrade or update failed to install on a […]

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Update Windows Security software to protect against a serious vulnerability

Microsoft published information about a new security vulnerability that affects Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, and several Enterprise-specific anti-malware solutions. CVE-2018-0986, Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, describes a vulnerability […]

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The end of Disk Cleanup? Free Up Space Now appears in Windows 10 Settings

Disk Cleanup is a handy system utility that is built-in to Windows. It can be used to delete temporary files, some logs, the Recycle Bin, and previous Windows installations. The latter is […]

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Get the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update early

Windows 10 users and administrators who can't wait to upgrade PCs to the soon to be released Spring Creators Update for the operating system may download official files right now to run […]

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How to delay the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Microsoft will release the next feature update for the Windows 10 operating system, called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, in April 2018. The company releases feature updates twice a year; these […]

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Windows 10 "keylogger" setting moved in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

When Microsoft released a technical preview of the upcoming Windows 10 operating system back in 2014, word got out pretty quickly that the operating system shipped with keylogging functionality that was turned […]

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Windows 10 version 1607 reaches end of life next month

With Microsoft pushing out two feature updates per year, and each feature update supported by 18 months only, it is a regular occurrence that Windows users upgrade their Windows 10 PCs to […]