How to change the default downloads folder of Microsoft Edge?

As Windows 10 Anniversary Update has already been released, in this post we are going to see one of the key feature of this updates. Whenever we try to download something using Microsoft Edge, the file gets downloaded in the default download folder, if we ourself do not mention the path.

 

As one of the key features of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can now change the default download folder as your desire. You can follow the below mentioned steps to do so.



How to open a web page from Microsoft Edge with Internet Explorer?

If you are using Windows 10, you must already aware of the new lightweight browser "Microsoft Edge" and had already experienced it. Windows 10 Anniversary Update brought many new features and enhancements to it, which you don't want to miss.

 

In this short post, we will learn about a cool but old feature by which you can open any web page from Microsoft Edge onto Internet Explorer. Continue to know more about it.


How to bring back the “View Source” and “Inspect Element” in Microsoft Edge?

If you are a web developer, many time you need to view the source code of a web page and/or use the inspect element feature of a browser to find out a specific code section. If you are using Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, you will not find these options by default.

 

To enable these features, you need to set some parameters to Microsoft Edge browser. Today we will learn how to do the changes in this blog post.


How to allow #NuGet to download missing packages in #VisualStudio 2015?

Sometime when using NuGet packages, it may need additional packages as a reference. During installation of the main package, if it’s unable to install the dependent packages, Visual Studio 2015 allows you to auto download missing packages.

 

In this small blog post, we will learn how to enable this settings to retrieve the missing packages in various conditions. Continue reading to know more.


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14905 is now available for PC, Mobile

It’s the time for hustling. The Windows Insider Chief, Dona Sarkar, in a blog post announces the availability of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14905 for both PC and Mobile users running in fast ring. If you are one of them, check for updates.

 

This post will note down all the things that you want to know about this new build. Do note that, it’s the first insider build for mobile after the Anniversary Update released.


Windows 10 Release Preview build 14393.82 available for PC, Mobile

A new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been rolled out with build no: 10.0.14393.82, for the insiders who are currently in "Release Preview" ring. If you are in Fast ring or Slow ring, will not get this update as it is being delivered from the current branch.

 

Though it is still unclear about the changes in this build, but hopefully they are some critical bug fixes and performance improvements.


How to automatically sign in to Windows 10 after update?

Some updates require you to reboot your system and sign-in to Windows in order to complete the installation process. This blocks you to use the system until the update process completes. Windows 10 helps you to prevent this by auto login to complete the update.

 

In this post we are going to learn, how to enable/disable this feature in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Continue reading to know more about it.


Skype on WinPhone 8.x, WinRT and some Android, Mac, iOS devices to continue work until early 2017

Microsoft, in their Skype FAQ page updated that, the Skype app will continue to work on Windows Phone 8.x and Windows RT devices until early 2017. This also includes some Android, Mac and iOS devices running older version of the OS.

 

It’s because of their move towards transitioning Skype experience on cloud. Skype for other systems will not have any impact.


Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 14901 started rolling out

After the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update followed by couple of fixes as cumulative updates, Microsoft now started pushing new insiders build from the development branch for fast ring Windows Insiders. Initially, this will have no big features, but some structural code changes.

 

As it is going to be serve from development branch, will have bugs. Find what's new coming with this build and the issues already known to Microsoft.


Should I still stay as part of the #WindowsInsiders program?

Now as the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been rolled out, Microsoft started preparing for the next major build targeting the year 2017 as the next major release milestone. Those who are already part of the Windows Insiders program, here's the question: "Should I still be part of it?".

 

This question has been asked to me recently by many people. Thus thought to put the answer in this blog post, so that, it can help the others too who are not directly connected with me.


Use “fuzzy matching” in Visual Studio 2015 to correct misspelled types

How many times it happened that, while writing code, you misspelled a type name? This is most common and this kind of typos can happen with everyone. Visual Studio 2015 provides a way to correct such spelling mistakes using “fuzzy matching” direct from the light bulb.

 

Today we are going to discuss on this topic and see how it can help you. Continue reading this post and don’t forget to check my other posts on Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks.


Download Windows 10 Anniversary Update ISO image step-by-step

Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released by Microsoft on 2nd August. You might have already received the new upgrade notification. If you are looking for the offline installer image or the ISO/DVD image, you came to the right page.

 

Here I will show you how to get the DVD/ISO image of Windows 10 Anniversary Update directly from Microsoft download servers.


How to defer Windows 10 Anniversary Updates?

Some Windows 10 editions let you defer upgrades to your system. When you defer upgrades, new Windows features won't be downloaded or installed for several months. If you are running Windows 10 and don’t want to upgrade to anniversary updates, you can temporarily defer it.

 

In this quick post we will learn how to defer the Windows 10 Anniversary Updates for next few months. Deferring upgrades will not affect getting any security updates.


How to force download Windows 10 Anniversary Update?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been already released on 2nd August 2016, as expected. You can either download it using Media Creation Tool, from MSDN subscription page or from the Windows Update settings page based on availability for your system and region.

 

In case you didn't get the update via Windows Update, you can force your system to receive this update. In this post, we are going to see the process.


Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Patch (KB3165756, 14.0.25425.01)

Microsoft released another patch for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, pushing the IDE release version no. to: 14.0.25425.01. This is the fourth cumulative update for VS2015 Update 3 covering fixes for high-impact bugs noticed by product team and the community.

 

If you are using Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, you should download this patch and install in your development environment to have a smooth IDE experience.


How to call a method when Visual Studio 2015 debugger hits?

Debugging a piece of code is always difficult and it is more difficult when you are debugging on someone else’s code. In all such cases, you will need to set the breakpoints and check the values that it returns before proceeding next.

 

Visual Studio 2015 makes it easier by providing you an option to call a specific method once you reach the breakpoint and based on requirement, print something on the output stream.

 
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