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Ghostery Midnight review and giveaway

Ghostery Midnight is a VPN service with added system-wide tracker and ad-blocking. The main idea behind Ghostery Midnight is simple: extend the privacy and benefits of a VPN connection with protections against […]

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 updates KB4541329, KB4541330, KB4541331 and KB4541333

Microsoft released so-called C-D Week updates for older versions of the company's operating system Windows 10 on March 17, 2020. The updates KB4541329, KB4541330, KB4541331 and KB4541333  are considered preview updates and […]

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Windows 10 version 2004: better Reserved Storage management

Microsoft introduced Reserved Storage in Windows 10 version 1903. Reserved Storage reserves storage for the operating system that is used exclusively for system updates, temporary files and other system activities. The main […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2020 overview

Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's March 2020 Patch Day; the company released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows as well as other company products. The overview provides you […]

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Windows 10 drivers will be rolled out gradually

Microsoft started to work on improving how drivers are pushed via the Windows 10 operating system's automatic update features. Windows 10 includes functionality to distribute drivers to user systems, e.g. when a […]

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Here is the fix for the Windows 10 error "A driver can't load on this device"

Some Windows 10 users may get the error message "A driver can't load on this device" currently that may prevent devices from working properly on the device. Windows 10 may throw the […]

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Microsoft will change Diagnostic Data (Telemetry) Naming in Windows 10

Microsoft released a new build to the Windows 10 Insider channel recently which brings the build number to 19577. The accompanying blog post highlights the changes in that version and the very […]


Microsoft changes its Cortana strategy, drops features

Microsoft announced plans yesterday to change the digital assistant Cortana into a tool that is focused on "productivity" and more closely aligned with the company's vision for Microsoft 365. Cortana, which Microsoft […]

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Microsoft releases KB4535996 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909

Microsoft has released a new (optional) cumulative update for the company's Windows 10 operating system versions 1903 and 1909. KB4535996 is available as an optional update via Windows Update, via Windows Server […]

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Rumor: Microsoft preparing to remove Live Tiles from Windows 10

A Windows Latest report suggests that Microsoft may be in the process of removing Live Tiles from the company's Windows 10 operating system. Live Tiles was one of the key features of […]

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Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020

Microsoft dropped support for the popular Windows 7 operating system as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020 except for business and Enterprise customers who pay the company for extended […]

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Microsoft pulls the security update KB4524244 for Windows 10

Microsoft published a standalone security update for Windows 10, KB4524244, on the February 2020 Patch Tuesday. The security update addressed "an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot […]

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It appears that the Windows 7 ESU Bypass is indeed working

Support for Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system ended on January 14, 2020 officially. Home users cannot extend support for the operating system while business and Enterprise customers may extend support by up […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates February 2020 overview

Welcome to the February 2020 overview of the Microsoft February 2020 Patch Day. It is a special Patch Day, as it is the first after support for Microsoft's Windows 7 and Windows […]

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Need another reason that current web search integration is bad in Windows 10?

Reports are coming in that search is not working properly on many Windows 10 devices; the issue is different from the recent File Explorer search issue that users experienced and are still […]

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Another nail in the coffin: Microsoft ends its UWP monetization network

When Microsoft first launched the Windows Store, now known as Microsoft Store, it had big plans for it. It wanted to create a central repository for applications for Windows, that were limited […]

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German Data Protection Agency: Windows 10 1909 Enterprise Telemetry can be fully disabled

Telemetry has been a hot topic ever since Microsoft released the first version of the company's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft decided to integrate the collecting of data deeply into the operating […]

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Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10

Microsoft has released Intel Microcode Updates for all supported versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft revised the support page on January 30, 2020. The update brings support for additional […]

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Look up deleted Microsoft KB articles

Microsoft started to use its Docs website in 2016 to publish new articles. The company retired the classic MDSN and Technet sites and migrated these to an archive on the Docs site […]