Category: <span>windows 10</span>

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You can now install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with a single command

In the latest Windows Insider Preview builds, you can install everything you need to run WSL just by running wsl.exe --install. Today Microsoft announced that this functionality is now officially backported to Windows 10 version 2004 and higher. Using wsl --install Microsoft says the process to set up WSL was previously too complicated, involving turning on multiple settings and […]
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Windows 10 Sun Valley (21H2) Update: Release Date, New Features, Supported Devices, and More

At the Build 2021 developer conference, we didn’t see a lot of Windows-related announcements. But, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed that the “next generation of Windows” is coming soon. That’s primarily because the next Windows 10 update codenamed Sun Valley (21H2) deserves a separate event given how dramatically it is expected to change the operating […]
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These are some of the background images you can apply to your Touch Keyboard in Windows 10 21H2

We reported in March that the Windows 10 Touch Keyboard is set to get a number of personalization options in Windows 10 21H2, ie the Sun Valley update. Discovered by Windows enthusiast Albacore, it appears Microsoft will be offering Windows 10 users to adjust: The size and scale of the soft keyboard. Set a background […]
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Microsoft’s new News and Interest taskbar reportedly rolling out to more people

The most interesting new Windows 10 feature is the new News and Interest taskbar which is coming to Windows 10 20H2 and 2004. While the feature has been rolling out since April Microsoft is taking a measured approach and broad availability was set to only occur in the coming months, however. Now WindowsLatest reports that […]
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Microsoft releases a new Windows Base OS container image based on Windows Server 2022

Microsoft already has the following 3 Windows Base OS container images: Nano Server – ultralight, modern Windows offering for new app development Server Core – medium size, best fit for Lift and Shift Windows Server apps Windows – largest size, almost full Windows API support for special workloads Today, Microsoft is introducing a new Windows Base […]
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Windows 10 21H2 will feature an upgraded Windows Tools collection

In a surprise move, Microsoft is upgrading the ‘Administrative Tools’ folder in Windows 10 21H2  by adding many more tools to the collection. With Windows 10 Preview Build 21354, Microsoft is replacing the ‘Administrative Tools’ with a new “Windows Tools” control panel applet which contains many more tools. Microsoft is also moving shortcuts such as […]
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Today is your last chance to download the Microsoft Translator app for Windows 10

Almost exactly two years after discontinuing Microsoft Translator for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has announced that it will also remove the Microsoft Translator app for Windows 10 from the Store today. Microsoft writes: The Microsoft Translator app for Windows desktop will no longer be available for download, beginning April 8, 2021. If you have already […]
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Here’s how to get Windows 10 Sun Valley icons now without becoming an Insider

Microsoft is planning a great visual update for Windows 10 in the second half of this year. The so-called “Sun Valley” update is already in testing with Windows 10 Insiders, and the most recent build brought along a number of redesigned folder icons based on Fluent Design. If you want these icons right now you […]
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Microsoft rolling out Windows 10 Cumulative Update Build 21332.1010 (KB5001478)

Microsoft last week announced the release of Windows 10 Build 21332 to Dev Channel Insiders. In this build, Microsoft removed the news and interests feature for Insiders. Today, Microsoft released Cumulative Update Build 21332.1010 (KB5001478). This update does not include any new feature and is released to test Microsoft’s servicing pipeline. Find the full change […]
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 21296 with converged clipboard history design and several bug fixes

Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21296 (RS_PRERELEASE) to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. This new build comes with the converged clipboard history design, the ability to manage Storage Spaces from within Settings and several bug fixes. What’s new in Windows 10 Build 21296: Changes and Improvements We’re starting […]
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How to Delete Metadata from Photos Before Posting Online

The photos you snap with modern digital cameras, including the one(s) on your smartphone, often include personal information, such as your location, your camera model, and even names. Known as EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) data, or ‘Metadata’, the information is embedded into each image and could compromise your privacy. So to help your enhance […]
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How to Schedule Batch Files in Windows 10 [Guide]

Batch files are typically used to automate repetitive tasks in Windows computers, and the ability to schedule those tasks to run at designated times make it a powerful productivity tool. Today, we will learn how to schedule batch files in Windows 10 using the built-in Task Scheduler utility. Even if you’re not an advanced user, […]
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