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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.



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.


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.


Microsoft released #Windows 10 build 14385 for PC and Mobile

It’s a weekend but the Microsoft Windows team is busy on releasing a new insiders preview build 14385 for fast ring users. This build is now available for both PC and Mobile devices, with a wide range of fixes that you might have waited for.

 

If you are a fast ring Windows Insider, check out for new update, try the bits and give your feedback to Microsoft. But before that, you would like to check for fixes available in this build.


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14383 for PC and Mobile announced

Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders division, in a blog post announced the availability of new Windows Insiders build for both PC and Mobile devices. They numbered it as build 14383. Microsoft already started airing this build.

 

If you are a fast ring Windows Insiders, do check for updates to get the notification. But before that, you may want to check what got fixed and what not. Continue reading to know more.



Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be available on August 2

Microsoft officially announced the release date of Windows 10 anniversary update. It’s going to be release on 2nd August 2016 and going to be the major update on Windows 10 platform with lot many new features, enhancements and fixes.

 

Over 350 million devices are currently running Windows 10 and will get this big update for free. Rest of the people either need to upgrade to it before 29th July or need to pay after that offer period ends.


#Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14371 is now available

Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders Program, released a new Mobile insiders build 14371 for the fast ring users. After the bug bash last week, this build focuses mainly on the bug fixes along with a new feature and some known issues.

 

Though today’s build is for Mobile insiders, but we are going to see the corresponding PC build soon. This post will cover the new changes, fixes and known issues. Continue reading to know more.


Everything that you want to know about #Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 14352

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 14352 to it's fast ring Windows Insiders. If you are a insider and in the fast ring, check out for Windows Update to get the latest build to try before the final release and provide feedback to Microsoft.

 

Check out what has been improved, what has been fixed and the issues already known to Microsoft before upgrading to this build.


How to add favorites bar in #Windows 10 Microsoft Edge?

If you are using Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10, you will find that the favorites bar is not visible in the browser. This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the favorites bar to show in Microsoft Edge for your user account in Windows 10.

 

Continue reading to know about it and also learn how to import the favorites from other installed browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc.


Here’s everything that you want to know about #Windows 10 Insiders preview build 14342 for PC

Microsoft released the latest preview build 14342 for PCs for Windows Insiders running on fast ring. This build focuses on new features/enhancements and a lot of bug fixes. As it is a preview build from development branch, it also has some known and unknown issues too.

 

This post lists down everything that you want to know about the Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 14342 for PC. Don’t forget to check the known issues before installing this build.



How to copy/save the #Windows 10 Spotlight lockscreen images?

The Windows 10 spotlight images for the lockscreen are not new. You might have already experienced this, if you upgraded to the November Update (version 1511, build 10586). Spotlight images when set, downloads some beautiful images from the internet and shows on your lockscreen.

 

By default, the download location of the spotlight images is hidden but in case you want to copy those beautiful images and set them as wallpaper, you can do so by following the trick mentioned below.


How to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your #Windows 10 PC?

Windows 10 now provides you an easy way to create Wi-Fi hotspots. You don’t need any 3rd party software, you don’t need to write commands in the console. Everything is now just a few clicks away, in a complete GUI. This feature is going to come with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

 

Today in this blog post, I will show you the forthcoming feature in Windows 10. Have a glance on it and share us your view. If you are a Windows Insider, checkout the feature in latest build.


How to show/hide account details on #Windows 10 sign-in screen?

Along with Windows 10 PC Build 14328 for Windows Insiders, Microsoft improved the privacy of the user. The email address which was shown in the sign-in screen, will be by default hidden and if require, user can make it visible there.

 

Today in this small blog post, we will learn how to show or hide the user’s personal details like email address on Windows sign-in screen.


How to rearrange Quick Action buttons on #Windows 10 Mobile/PC?

If you are using Windows 10 PC or any Mobile device, you might already know about the Quick Action buttons. In latest Windows 10 Mobile update for Windows Insiders, Microsoft added the functionality to customize the quick action panel as per your need.

 

You can now add/remove any action button or rearrange them. In this quick blog post, we will discuss about it with a set of screenshots.


How to sync your messages across #Windows 10 devices?

Along with the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328 for PC and Mobile, Microsoft also released an update for the Windows Messaging app. Now you will be able to sync your messages across Windows 10 devices that you use.

 

In this small post, we will learn how to activate/deactivate this feature in both PC devices and Mobile devices. Continue reading to learn more.



Here’s the list of new changes & fixes in #Windows 10 PC Build 14328

Microsoft released a major PC build 14328 for fast ring Windows Insiders, whereas the Mobile build is just a minor update to build 14327. Though there are no new features/enhancements in this mobile build, but a ton of new features/enhancements available in PC build.

 

In this post, I am just listing out all the new changes and fixes in this PC build with a list of known issues. Before downloading the update, don’t forget to read the known issues.


How to prioritize app notifications in #Windows 10 Action Center?

Along with Windows 10 insider preview build 14316, Microsoft added many new enhancements for the Windows Insiders to try first before it comes to general public along with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming in this summer.

 

In this build, they have added the ability to select which app notifications are more important to you in Action Center. Continue reading to learn more about it.


How to set dark theme in #Windows 10?

Microsoft recently released Windows 10 Insiders Preview build: 14316 to it’s fast ring users. In this build, Microsoft added support to switch between dark and light themes universally. If you have installed this build or above, you will be able to change the theme of apps which responds to theme changes in the OS.

 

Continue reading to know about it with a easy to navigate video demonstration and at the end, share your feedback with Microsoft.


Workaround to enable the #Windows 10 Insiders Preview build

If you have registered for the Windows insiders program and you are unable to receive the Windows 10 preview bits, this could be due to few issues related to configuration settings on your desktop. If you have configured your system properly but still the bits not shown in your available updates, you might have to change some settings manually.

 

In this post, I will show you the trick which will enable you to receive the bits. Do this changes with precautions. Continue reading more to learn about it.

 
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