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Windows 10 version 1903: list of known issues growth, and growth, and growth

If you have followed the development of the Windows 10 version 1809 and 1903, you know that both versions were plagued by lots of bugs. Microsoft had to pull version 1809 even […]

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How to download and install an earlier version of Windows 10

Microsoft maintains support for several versions of its Windows 10 operating system for Home users and even more versions for Enterprise customers. While it is often a good idea to upgrade or […]

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Microsoft confirms second search bug in a row in Windows 10 1903

It took Microsoft just one day to acknowledge an issue related to the Start Menu and Windows Desktop Search in Windows 10 version 1903 caused by the recently released cumulative update KB4515384. […]

WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth

WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth

Some days ago, we told you about Authenticator, an open-source 2-step verification app for iOS. The app generates codes for two-factor authentication use. Many web services support 2FA to add another layer […]

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Microsoft releases first preview of PowerToys for Windows 10

The first public release of PowerToys is now available for download featuring the two utilities FanzyZones and Shortcuts Guide. Microsoft revealed in May 2019 that it wanted to revive PowerToys and make […]

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Surprise, Microsoft changed Windows Update behavior for the better in Windows 10 1903

Since the release of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system in 2015, updating and patching was at the heart of criticism that administrators and power users leveled at Microsoft. It was not the […]

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DISM-GUI: small helper app to run admin commands with a click

DISM-GUI is a small 24 Kilobyte program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that administrators may use to run certain admin commands with a click. The commands focus on DISM -- Deployment […]

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CPU Spike bug in latest Windows 10 1903 update reported to Microsoft

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4512941 for Windows 10 version 1903 last week; soon thereafter, reports started to emerge on several Internet forums that the update was causing high CPU usage on […]

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KB4512941 for Windows 10 version 1903

The second cumulative patch for the current version of Windows 10, in this case Windows 10 version 1903, is always late to the party. Microsoft released updates for earlier versions of Windows […]

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Quickly check the GPU Temperature in the Windows 10 Task Manager

Microsoft extended the functionality of the Task Manager in the Windows 10 operating system. Not all features that Microsoft introduced are great. The rather useless basic mode that reveals virtually no information […]

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Create Windows Sandbox configuration files with Sandbox Configuration Manager

Sandbox Configuration Manager is a free program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that helps users of the system create sandbox configuration files. Windows Sandbox is a new feature of Windows 10 […]

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If you are not offered Windows 10 version 1903, try disabling hard drive encryption

When Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows 10 version 1903 some months ago, I wanted to upgrade one of my machines running Windows 10 version 1809 to the new feature update. […]

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Windows 10 20H1: Paint and WordPad turned into optional features

Windows 10 20H1, the first feature update version of 2020 for Windows 10 and the first major update for Windows 10 after Windows 10 version 1903, will introduce quite a number of […]

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KB4512534 for Windows 10 version 1809 fixes VB bug and more

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4512534 for its Windows 10 version 1809 operating system on August 17, 2019. The update follows the release of the updates KB4517297 for Windows 7 and Windows […]

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How to enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender and add custom folders to it

Windows Defender has been gaining a foothold steadily for the past few years. But there is one flaw in the antivirus that ships with Windows 10. The option for Ransomware Protection is […]

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How to disable "Get even more out of Windows" on Windows 10

Windows 10 may display a "Get even more out of Windows" prompt occasionally that displays additional services that users may set up. The prompt may be displayed on the first start of […]

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

Basic things to do after a clean install of Windows 10

Basic things to do after a clean install of Windows 10

Whether you have just finished installing Windows 10 on a computer or updated to Windows 10 for the first time, there are a few things that you may want to do; this […]