Category: <span>windows 10</span>

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Both Facebook Messenger and Messenger (beta) for Windows 10 updated with Fluent design menus and other improvements

Facebook has released an update for both their Facebook Messenger and Messenger Beta apps, adding some attractive new features. Both apps now feature transparency in the right-click menu, which is a major improvement on the old Windows XP-style menus of the earlier version. Both apps now also make it a lot easier to access Reactions […]
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GameCore based test game show up in the Microsoft Store

The development of Windows Core OS currently appears to be progressing apace, with Microsoft finally making progress in bringing this unified kernel and operating system base to market. One Windows Core OS instance is believed to be GameCore, what is expected to be the OS for a future version of the Xbox. Previously Thurrott.com states […]
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Microsoft finally fixes multi-monitor stutter problem in Windows 10 20H1

The last couple of weeks have not been good for Microsoft as the company is struggling to fix another botched Windows 10 cumulative update. While Microsoft has been fixing their Windows update mistakes, it looks like there’s some good news for Windows fans. First shared on Reddit (via Microsofters), it looks like Microsoft has finally […]
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A2DP sink feature returns to Windows 10

The A2DP sink feature was last available in Windows in Windows 7, with Windows 8 and earlier versions of Windows 10 lacking the capability.  Before, the feature let you use your PC as a Bluetooth audio output device, but Microsoft has since removed “sink” capabilities. This change forced many users to switch to alternative, universal […]
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Here are the details of the critical Windows vulnerability the NSA discovered

We reported yesterday there was a major vulnerability in Windows which undermined the cryptographic foundation of the OS. Today Microsoft released a patch for the vulnerability and also details regarding the issue. The “broad cryptographic vulnerability” was discovered by the US National Security Agency (NSA), as confirmed by the NSA Director of Cybersecurity Anne Neuberger. […]
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Microsoft expected to patch major Windows security flaw today, and may NOT patch Windows 7

Today is Patch Tuesday, and there are reports by publication KrebsonSecurity that Microsoft may be getting ready to patch a very serious cryptographic flaw in Windows which could leave installations vulnerable to malware spoofing as trusted components. Sources say Microsoft on Tuesday will fix an extraordinarily scary flaw in all Windows versions, in a core […]
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Microsoft introduce Indexer Diagnostics app for Windows Search

Windows Search has, arguably, become too cluttered over time.  While the addition of Cortana, plus multiple other features, certainly maximised its function- they’ve also made it slower than ever before. Many Windows users have resorted to the use of third-party applications, like WizFile, which fulfil the basic duties of Windows Search, but without the wait. […]
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Microsoft’s Windows 10 20H1 may not come with the SwiftKey keyboard integration

Microsoft seems to be thinking of removing the SwiftKey keyboard from Windows 10. The company appears to have started to lay the groundwork for it by removing SwiftKey from the Windows 10 20H1 Version 2004. Back in 2016, Microsoft acquired SwiftKey, a popular Keyboard app available on Android and iOS. The company later integrated the […]
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Microsoft to make it easier to install driver updates in Windows 10 20H1

Microsoft is planning to make it easier to find and install optional updates in Windows 10. Optional Updates including drivers, feature updates, and monthly non-security quality updates. Introduced in Windows 10 Insider Build 19536, the item on the Windows Updates page would mean Windows 10 users would no longer need to browse Device Manager for […]
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How to Create a Local Account on Windows 10 During Setup

With Windows 10 version 1903 (May 2019 Update), Microsoft is forcing users to opt for an online-only account during the setup process. Many users have reported that the option for a local account is no longer available. After the forced Windows update fiasco, this is Microsoft’s latest push to bring more Windows users online. Microsoft […]
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Snatch ransomware use new Safe Mode exploit

Sophos’s research team has identified a new exploit in the wild which uses a Windows feature to bypass security software installed on a PC. The Snatch ransomware crashes your computer and forces it to reboot into Safe Mode. In Safe Mode antivirus and other security software are normally disabled, allowing the software, which auto-starts as […]
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