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Here's how to install Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

We all know that, the next major update of Windows 10, named 'Fall Creators Update', is already there. The update released worldwide on 17th October 2017, contains a set of new features like: Fluent design, Windows Mixed Reality, OneDrive placeholders and many more improvements and fixes.

 

By the time you might have already received the upgrade notification, but in case you didn't, here's some ways to grab the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.



Windows 10 is going to get a new Startup Settings page

While Microsoft is preparing for the next big update, named 'Windows 10 Creators Update', to be available worldwide from 17th October, the Windows engineering team has already started pushing their next set of updates from the RedStone 4 (RS4) branch to the Windows Insiders.

 

Along with build 17017, for the fast ring insiders, Microsoft has started testing a new Startup settings page, easily accessible from the Windows 10 Settings app.


Windows 10 most likely to allow control over update bandwidth

Windows 10 Update delivery works better by creating a peer network to send/receive updates within LAN and/or internet. But till date, there was no control over it's upload/download bandwidth and thus, there was a need for it.

 

Though this feature is not yet announced in Release Notes, but a separate settings page has been seen in recent version of Insiders Preview build, which we are going to discuss in this post.


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to introduce Controlled folder access in Windows Defender

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 16232, Microsoft to introduce a new feature called 'Controlled folder access' in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This will make it easier for you to protect valuable data from malicious apps and threats.

 

In this post, we are going to preview this new feature that's going to introduce in Windows Defender in the next major build of Windows 10.


Microsoft Edge to support adding all tabs to favorites in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The latest build of Windows 10 Insiders Preview brought a set of new features and announcements. Among them, Microsoft Edge got a bunch of new changes that includes ability to add all open tabs to favorites from a single context menu.

 

In this short post, we will learn how to add all the open tabs to it's favorites list. Continue reading to know more.


OneDrive to get Files-On-Demand feature in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Yes, you heard it right! As announced in //BUILD/2017 event, OneDrive to get 'Files on Demand' feature in 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update' expected to release this September. If you are a Windows Insider, "Good News", you can now experience it ahead of time.

 

In this blog post, we will see what has been changed and how to use the on demand files in new OneDrive application. You should be on latest Windows 10 insiders build.



Cortana to get Vision Intelligence in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft has recently released Windows 10 Preview Build 16215 for the Windows Insiders in the fast ring, having a bunch of new improvements targeted to release in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

 

This build gets a set of new additions to Cortana experience, called as 'Vision Intelligence'. In this post, we are going to learn more about the changes part of it.


Microsoft Edge to get site pinning, annotation, full screen support in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16215, released to Fast ring Windows Insiders, Microsoft added many new features for Edge browser which will be available in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

 

Before the features are ready for final release, let's discuss what's new improvements are being added to this insiders build.


How to configure the Windows 10 'Night Light' settings?

The light we generally see is a combination of different colors and among which the blue light has the maximum energy that can put more strain to eyes while working on a computer for long during the night. With the 'Windows 10 Creators Update', you can now control it.

 

In this blog post, we are going to see how we can configure it to lower the emission of blue light and ask Windows to show warmer colors to make it easier to sleep at night.


How to set custom colors in Windows 10 Creators Update?

Windows 10 Creators Update allows you to set custom colors to its background as well as its accent color. You can now modify it based on your mood, instead of just depending on the default color sets that comes with Windows 10.

 

In this post, we will discuss how to access the custom colors and assign them to Windows background and accent color.


How to temporarily defer installing Windows 10 Creators Update?

As the big giant is planning to wave out the Windows 10 Creators Update in April 2017, most of the people are excited to get the updates as soon as it is available. But there are some people or corporates who does not want to install the update immediately.

 

This post details about how to delay installing the Creators Update at the beginning and temporarily push it to future for couple of months.



Windows 10 Creators Update will allow controlling ‘Blue Light’ emission

The Windows 10 Creators Update is going to bring a new feature to control the 'Blue Light' emission from your screen. This is going to help the people who use computers for a long time, especially during the night time.

 

In this post, we are going to learn how to change the Windows 10 settings to control the blue light of your screen in order to reduce the strain on your eyes.


Windows 10 Creators Update will allow to group tiles on start screen

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 15002, Microsoft added a new feature for Windows 10 Creators Update, that will allow you to group your start screen tiles to a folder. Tile folders are a way for you to organize and personal your tiles in Start.

 

In this post we will see how to group the tiles to a folder and access them. Continue reading my other posts on Windows 10 Creators Update to see what’s coming next.


Windows 10 Creators Update will allow you to exclude driver updates

It happened some time when a forced device driver update caused serious problems to Windows installation. This may happen when your device doesn’t support the driver updates that has been pushed and thus no simple way to block them.

 

With the Windows 10 creators update, Microsoft will allow you to include/exclude the driver updates during Windows update. Continue reading to know more.


Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007

Just after 3 days of announcement of Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 15002 for PCs, Microsoft announced one more build for fast ring users. The new build is numbered as 15007 and targeted for both PCs and Mobile devices. The new build has no. of new features/enhancements.

 

Before downloading the new build, check out the features list as well as the known issues currently available in this build. Continue reading to know further.


Windows 10 Creators Update will allow you to pause updates

You may already know that, Microsoft has aired the Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 15002 for PC. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring, you may have already received the first update of year 2017. This build has a number of new features and improvements.

 

Among all these, Microsoft had added option to temporarily pause Windows 10 update. In this blog post, we are going to discuss on this topic and the way to pause/resume it.



Windows 10’s Registry Editor gets an address bar for easy navigation

Windows 10’s registry editor finally receives an update with the Insiders Preview build 14942 aired on 7th October for the Windows 10 Insiders in fast ring. It will give added value to the power users while navigating through the registry paths.

 

In this blog post, we are going to see the changes part of the Registry Editor on Windows 10 which may come with the next big update.


How to edit Environment Variables in Windows 10 Anniversary Update?

Setting the environment variables are sometime a necessary part of the developers and the system administrators. This some time screws up our life, mostly when working with the path variables separating by commas (‘,’).

 

In Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft provided a simple UI playing with these environment variables, which we are going to discuss today.


How to fix slow internet connectivity issue in Windows 10?

As the technology growing current days, we cannot even think of a day without internet connection. If you are experiencing slower internet connection speed after upgrading to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you may want to fix it.

 

To do so, you can try a small trick and see if that works or not. Here I am going to show the steps, which worked for me. Hope, this will work for you too.


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.

 
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