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It looks as if Microsoft Paint is not going anywhere anytime soon

Microsoft Paint, the decades-old basic image editor of the Windows operating system won't go anywhere, anytime soon it appears. Microsoft listed Microsoft Paint, abbreviated as MS Paint, as deprecated in the Fall […]

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Windows 10's Set feature is Dead, it appears

Remember the Sets feature that Microsoft revealed back in 2018 and even included in some Insider Builds back then? That feature seems to be dead and buried even though you find conflicting […]

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Fix "What needs your attention" error when upgrading to Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, has not been released officially. The new feature update is available on MSDN, in the Release Preview ring, and also on various Internet sites […]

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Set up a local account if you want a custom user folder name

Windows administrators and users who set up new accounts on devices running the Windows 10 operating system have two main choices when it comes to that: they may set up a user […]

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Start Menu gets its own process and a performance boost in Windows 10 19H1

The next version of Windows 10, Windows 10 19H1 delivered as the May 2019 Update at the end of May 2019, features several Start Menu improvements. Some of these improvements fall on […]

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Fix Google Chrome screen flashing on Windows 10

Some Google Chrome users on Windows 10 have reported for some time screen flickering issues when they use the web browser. The issue dates back to as early as January 2018 and […]

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You can upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update right now (but you shouldn't)

Microsoft plans to release the May 2019 Update for Windows 10 at the end of May 2019. The update will be rolled out slowly to devices at that point and it will […]

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Microsoft pushes Windows 10 May 2019 Update to the Release Preview ring

Microsoft pushed the upcoming new feature update for the company's Windows 10 operating system, called the May 2019 Update, to the Release Preview ring today. The company announced just a few days […]

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Windows 10 1809: Quick Removal new default for external storage devices

Microsoft changed the default removal policy for external storage devices in Windows 10 version 1809 to quick removal. Two removal policies are supported for external storage devices in Microsoft's Windows operating system: […]

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Fix for the System Service Exception of KB4490481

Microsoft released the second cumulative update KB4490481 for Windows 10 version 1809 on April 3, 2019 to address a large number of issues and make some changes to the system. I ran into […]

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It is time to check Windows Insider Settings

The next feature update for Windows 10, the May 2019 Update, will be released at the end of May to the general public. The release and other decisions that Microsoft made in […]

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How to open multiple Windows Start Menu apps in one go

The introduction of the new Taskbar in Windows 7 changed how (many) Windows users loaded applications on their devices. The ability to pin programs (and other things) directly to the taskbar allowed […]

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update announced, and major update changes

Microsoft announced major Windows Update related changes today; the company wants more time to test the next feature update for Windows 10 and has made the decision to release it at the […]

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Windows 10 1809 KB4490481: the missing patch arrives, finally

Microsoft released the long awaited second cumulative update of the month KB4490481 for Windows 10 version 1809 yesterday evening. Why did it take so long to release when cumulative updates for all other […]

Windows 10 version 1809 is ready for broad deployment

Microsoft revealed yesterday that the company's current version of Windows 10, version 1809, is designated for broad deployment. In other words, Windows 10 version 1809's servicing option is now Semi-Annual Channel. Microsoft […]

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Windows 10 1809: full rollout begins

With Windows 10 version 1903 just a month or so away, it is quite puzzling that a large number of devices have not yet received the update to Windows 10 version 1809. […]

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Windows 10 version 1903: new Windows Update policy

Windows 10 version 1903, the soon-to-be-released next feature upgrade for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, features a new Windows Update related policy. Windows Update is a core updating service that is an […]

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Windows 10 updates: KB4489894, KB4489890, KB4489888 and KB4489889

Yesterday was the third Tuesday of the month and that means, usually, that Microsoft releases another batch of cumulative updates for various versions of Windows 10. Microsoft released the updates KB4489894, KB4489890, […]