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Windows 10 updates KB4487029, KB4487021, KB4487011 and KB4487006 released

Microsoft released several cumulative updates for different Windows 10 versions on February 19, 2019. The cumulative updates KB4487029, KB4487021, KB4487011 and KB4487006 update Windows 10 version 1803, 1709, 1703 and 1607 but […]

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Microsoft's Store is not a safe haven

Symantec discovered eight application in the official Microsoft Store that ran cryptomining operations without informing the user about it in the background when installed. One of the main arguments for integrating the […]

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Benchmark refutes Google's claim that content blockers slow down Chrome

Google released a first draft of the new version of Google Chrome's Extension Manifest in January 2019. The company plans to limit the webRequest API that extensions, content blockers like uBlock Origin […]

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Microsoft changes Windows Update for Business options

Microsoft employee John Wilcox revealed yesterday that Microsoft will remove the Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) option from Windows Update from Windows 10 version 1903 forward. Business customers have two options right now to […]

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Microsoft: help us test new gaming tech on Windows 10 1903 but we don't tell you anything about it

Microsoft released a new build to the Windows 10 Fast Ring Insider Channel yesterday evening. The new build, build number 18334, is a bug fix release mostly. Microsoft does advertise one new […]

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Windows 10 1903 comes with setup error improvements

Microsoft plans to improve the user experience during setup of Windows 10 in regards to error messages the system may display in the coming Windows 10 version 1903. The company demonstrated the […]

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Microsoft confirms it distributed KB4481031 in error

Microsoft released KB4481031, a cumulative update for the .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.7.2 for Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 on January 22, 2019. Several things were odd about the […]

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KB4476976 for Windows 10 version 1809 and Server 2019 released

Microsoft released -- the missing -- cumulative update┬áKB4476976 for Windows 10 version 1809 and Server 2019 yesterday evening to the public. The company released cumulative updates for earlier versions of Windows 10 […]


Windows 10 updates KB4480977, KB4480959, KB4480967 and KB4480976 released

Microsoft released the cumulative updates KB4480977, KB4480959, KB4480967 and KB4480976 for various versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system and Windows Server 2016 in the past couple of days. The updates, […]

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Microsoft to split Search and Cortana in Windows 10 version 1903

Microsoft's upcoming operating system Windows 10 version 1903 splits Cortana and Search to separate one from the other. Cortana, a digital assistant created by Microsoft, was integrated in the Windows 10 operating […]

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Windows 10 1903 may display Let's make Windows even better prompt

Windows 10 version 1903, the next feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, may display a prompt to users to link more of their devices and services to the operating system […]

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Better check your Windows 7 PC for Get Windows 10 (GWX) traces

Depending on from what angle you look at it, Microsoft's Get Windows 10 (GWX) campaign to get Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices to upgrade to Windows 10 was either a colossal […]

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Back up Windows 10 Apps Settings with CloneApp UA

CloneApp UA is a free program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that users and administrators may use to back up or restore settings of UWP applications on Windows 10 devices. The […]

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Windows 10 reserved storage explained

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to integrate a feature called reserved storage in Windows 10 version 1903, the next feature update of the operating system. Windows 10 will set aside some […]

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How to enable gpedit.msc (Group Policy) on Windows 10 Home devices

The Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc is only available in Professional and Enterprise editions of the Windows 10 operating systems. The editor is not included in Windows 10 Home; while it is possible […]

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How to reset Windows 10 account passwords

Windows 10 users who forgot the password of a user account cannot sign in to that account anymore. Certain options are provided to reset the password depending on the account type and […]

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Windows 10 Home might get "Pause Updates" option in 1903

Microsoft's Windows 10 Home operating system lacks support for essential features that other editions of Windows 10 support. When it comes to updates, no option to pause or disable updates is offered […]

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Windows 10 version 1809 upgrade could invalidate Administrator account

It appears that the list of bugs in Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update, is still growing despite Microsoft's efforts to fix these bugs. Microsoft's Japanese Ask the Network & […]