Windows 10: Microsoft is bringing back one of Windows 95’s most popular features

May 10, 2019

Microsoft is rebooting and open sourcing PowerToys, the Windows 95 utilities that brought power users the popular Tweak UI, which allowed users to manipulate the Windows user interface, and over a dozen other tools. Microsoft is planning to publish previews of PowerToys utilities via GitHub this summer, along with the source code under an MIT license, […]

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May 5, 2019

It looks like Windows 10 will soon be getting a minor design change in the form of rounded corners. Zac Bowden, Senior Editor at Windows Central tweeted a screenshot of an early version of Windows 10, namely the 20H1 preview build. Judging by the replies to the tweet, it seems like many of the users […]

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Windows 10 PC with under 32GB storage? No 1903 update for you, says Microsoft

April 26, 2019

Microsoft has raised the minimum storage requirement for Windows 10 version 1903 to 32GB for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows. The minimum is up from the entirely unrealistic previous minimum storage capacities of 16GB for 32-bit Windows 10 and 20GB for 64-bit. While many people do opt for devices with larger storage than this, the […]

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 May Update Won’t Work If You Have USB Drives Connected

April 24, 2019

Microsoft has confirmed that certain Windows 10 based computers will not be able to upgrade to the May 2019 update if they have either an external USB device or SD memory card attached. The newly published Windows 10 support document reveals that those computers that already have the April 2018 (version 1803) or October 2018 (version 1809) […]

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Microsoft Introduces Windows 7 Update Charges And Upgrade Pop-Ups

March 17, 2019

Microsoft has announced is will start taking payments for ongoing Windows 7 support STEVE KOTECKI Spotted by the ever-alert Mark Wyciślik-Wilson for BetaNews, Microsoft has used blog post promoting its Microsoft 365 subscription service to quietly announce it will start taking payments for extended security support for Windows 7 users at the end of the month. Why pay? Because […]

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Latest Windows 10 update is causing issues with gaming performance and mice

March 10, 2019

Microsoft’s latest cumulative update, KB4482887 (OS Build 17763.348), was supposed to bring many mainstream, quality of life improvements to Windows 10, including limited support on certain devices for the new retpoline patch that helps with Spectre mitigation performance. Instead, users are reporting performance issues with games and with mice. Microsoft has acknowledged this and is […]

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Google Says Upgrade To Windows 10 After Critical Flaws Found In Chrome And Windows 7

March 9, 2019

Earlier this week Google released an update for the Chrome web browser that it urged users to ensure was implemented immediately. That was because the Threat Analysis Group at Google had uncovered a critical zero-day vulnerability that was already being exploited in the wild. Now a Google security engineer, Clement Lecigne, has warned that another zero-day vulnerability […]

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5 Windows 10 security settings to tweak

February 19, 2019

The task of securing desktops is a never-ending one, but IT can start by making a few changes to Windows 10 security settings. Windows 10 has some great security enhancements, such as Windows Defender and some kernel improvements. If IT pros don’t apply a security baseline, however, they risk making their organizations vulnerable to security […]

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Windows 10: Microsoft disables a key feature of Media Player on Windows 7

February 17, 2019

Windows 7 users will no longer be able to view information (metadata) on Windows Media Player.(AFP) Microsoft has already announced it will end support for Windows 7 by end of the next year. But until then Microsoft faces a daunting task of making Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 10, especially when its free upgrade […]

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Karol Bagh hotel fire: Blame game between north civic body, fire department

February 17, 2019

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has put the blame of the at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh that killed 17 persons, on Tuesday on the Delhi Fire Service (DFS).(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO) The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, in its internal inquiry into the fire at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh that killed 17 persons, […]

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