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Add "Run in Sandbox" options on Windows 10

Run in Sandbox is a useful PowerShell script that Windows 10 administrators may use to add options to run executable files, zip archives, and scripts, in the Windows 10 sandbox. Microsoft introduced […]

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How to show a clear logon background on Windows 10

When you sign-in to a Windows 10 device you may notice a rather odd behavior. The background image is displayed just fine when you start the device but as soon as you […]

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Windows 10 build 20185 comes with encrypted DNS settings

Microsoft published a new Windows 10 build to the Windows Insider Dev channel today that brings a number of improvements including options to configure encrypted DNS right in the Settings. DNS-over-HTTPS is […]

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Microsoft Defender flags hosts files with Microsoft server redirects as malicious

The native antivirus client of the Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft Defender, has started to flag the hosts file on the system as malicious if it contains redirects for certain Microsoft servers. […]

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Unlock the features of Windows 10 version 20H2 right now

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 2009 or Windows 10 20H2, will be a smaller update once again. The benefit of this approach is that it takes less […]

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Windows 10 version 2004 update KB4568831 released

Microsoft released a new update for the latest version of the company's Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 version 2004. KB4568831 for Windows 10 version 2004 and Windows Server version 2004 is […]

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Windows 10 Apps-killer app Bloatbox introduces handy scripts support

We reviewed the Windows 10 application Bloatbox earlier this month and found it to be an excellent app for Windows 10 administrators who like to remove some or even most of the […]

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OfflineInsiderEnroll: Become a Windows 10 Insider without a Microsoft Account

Anyone can join the Windows 10 Insider program to change the channel of a Windows 10 system from Stable to one of the available test channels. All Windows 10 Insider channels provide […]

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Windows 10 Telemetry: new control option for Enterprise customers launches

Microsoft announced the public preview of a new Telemetry controlling option for Enterprise customers on July 23, 2020. Telemetry date, Microsoft prefers the term diagnostic data due to the negative connotation of […]

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Microsoft installs Windows 10 version 2004 on more devices automatically

The rollout of Windows 10 version 2004, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system at the time of writing, has reached a new phase as of July 22, 2020. The company revealed […]

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Download individual Microsoft Windows files (exe, dll, sys) from Microsoft with Winbindex

Winbindex is a new web service designed to provide users with options to download (some) binary files in different versions from Microsoft servers. The service focuses on some file types, e.g. .exe, […]

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Bloatbox assists you in removing Windows Apps including some system apps

Mirinsoft, creator of the now deprecated Windows privacy tool Debotnet and its successor Spydish, published the first version of a new tool called Bloatbox recently. Bloatbox was initially designed as an extension […]

Windows 10X may not support Win32 programs through virtualization

Microsoft's upcoming new edition of Windows 10, called Windows 10X, may not support Win32 programs through virtualization; only web applications or UWP applications may be supported locally. The company revealed plans to […]

Windows 10 version 2004 may show "no Internet" even though there is Internet access

Microsoft's latest feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 2004, has had its fair share of issues already. The situation has not been as bad as before -- Windows 10 version […]

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First look at Stardock Curtains

Stardock Curtains is the latest software program for Windows 10 by Stardock, a company known for tools such as the start menu replacement Start10, the desktop unclutterer Fences, or the tab-to-windows-adder Groupy. […]

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Microsoft appears to have fixed the Recovery Partition hell in Windows 10

Windows 10 users who perform a fresh install of the operating system won't run into issues related to the creation of Recovery Partitions on the operating system anymore starting Windows 10 version […]

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A look at the Amazon Prime Video app for Windows 10

Amazon launched its Amazon Prime Video for Windows application this month officially for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10 users may download the application from the Microsoft Store and use it […]

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Auto Dark Mode 3.0 for Windows introduces theme switching support and more

Auto Dark Mode 3.0 is a new version of the open source Windows program that automates the switching between light and dark modes in the operating system. We reviewed the program, then […]