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Windows 10 build 17035 is now available with new enhancements to preview

Good new for Windows Insiders! Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17035) for the insiders in the fast ring as well as to the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. But, due to a bug, PCs with AMD processors won't get this build.

 

If you are running an insider build, check for updates to get the new build, as it contains many new improvements. Don't forget to see the release notes and known issues.



Windows 10 Fall Creators Update allows you to optimize the update bandwidth

If you are using Windows 10, it allows you to enable the update delivery optimization, which helps the system to download the Windows updates and apps from internet as well as PCs within the local network. When enabled, it also uploads update from your PC to internet.

 

Along with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can control the bandwidth that you want to use for Windows update download and upload. Let's learn how to do this.


Microsoft releases new preview build 17025 to Windows Insiders

Microsoft, today announced the availability of new insiders preview build. If you are a Windows Insider, and in the fast ring, check for updates to grab the new build 17025. This build is going to deliver from the RS4 pre-release branch.

 

This build contains a no. of new changes, which, you may likely to experience now. Don't forget to check the known issues before installing this build.


How to recover free space after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is already here, and you might have already upgraded to this latest stable version of Windows 10. After upgrade, you may experience low disk space as the upgrade process keeps a backup of the previous version of Windows.

 

If you are on low disk space, you can forcefully remove the previous version of Windows by following the steps mentioned in this article.


Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update

With the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, on 17th October 2017, Microsoft also released the SDK for the developers to build and publish apps. It contains the latest headers, libraries, metadata and tools to build applications targeting Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

 

If you didn't yet grab that, download it now and start building new apps or updating your existing ones with the new features.


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 build 17017 is now available for #WindowsInsiders in fast ring

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17017 to the Windows Insiders who are on the Fast ring, and that also includes the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. If you are among them, check for updates to get the new bits installed on your system.

 

This is the first build, for the fast ring Windows Insiders, from the Redstone 4 (RS4) development branch. Checkout to know what's new in this build.


Here's how to add Microsoft Print to PDF printer driver in Windows 10

In this computing world, we are familiar with PDF document formats, which opens in Acrobat Reader or any other compatible PDF Reader applications. In Windows 10, it is easy to create PDF files using the Microsoft Print to PDF printer drivers.

 

Though, this feature is available by default with the operating system, but in case it is not available, you can install the required driver by following the steps mentioned in this post.


Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 released for Fast Ring PC users

If you are a Windows Insider, and in the First Ring, you might have already received the new build notification. Microsoft has released a new build 16294. This build might not be available for everyone as it rolls out. So, you may get the update notification later.

 

Going a step ahead to release 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update' on 17th October, Microsoft focuses on bug fixes in this build.


Here's how to reset Windows 10 password with or without Reset Disk

Haven't used your PC for a while and forgot Windows 10 sign-in password? Change Windows password often but couldn't remember the last password used on your laptop? Need to assist someone else in resetting lost computer password?

 

Performing a clean install of Windows is never a good idea, especially if you have important softwares or files stored on your hard drive. In this tutorial we'll show you how to easily reset forgotten Windows 10 password with or without reset disk.



Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available worldwide from 17th Oct!

Are you waiting for the next major update of Windows 10? Then the wait is near to end. Microsoft has announced that the next big update will start rolling out on 17th October 2017, with so many new features to make you creative.

 

As a Windows Insiders in the fast ring, you might have already experienced the latest update. If not, then hold your breath for another few days!!!


Windows 10 Preview Build 16273 for PC is now rolling out to Insiders

After two weeks of delay, Microsoft started rolling out a fresh new build for Windows Insiders in the fast ring. Windows 10 Preview Build 16273 includes a set of new improvements and fixes, stepping ahead to release the Fall Creators Update in the coming month.

 

Checkout the blog post to know what has been changed in this build, to grab an idea of the improvements made in it.


Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16251 got some new improvements

Microsoft, today announced a new PC build 16251 for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring, from the RS3 (Redstone 3) development branch. And thus, moving towards one step forward to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which is expected to release within few months.

 

Along with this new PC build, they have also announced a new build 15235 for mobile devices. In this post, we are going to list the new features that you can see in the new PC build.


Windows 10 PC build 16241 rolls out to insiders in the Fast ring

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16241 is being rolled out to Windows Insiders in the fast ring. It includes a no. of new improvements to the Windows Shell. Apart from that, Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 15230, has been also released.

 

Check this post to know the latest improvements, fixes in this new PC build 16241. Don't forget to checkout the known issues before downloading this build.


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 preview build 16237 is now available, here's what's new

After the last Windows Insiders Preview build 16232, which was released on 28th June, Microsoft came up with a new build 16237 for the insiders. If you are in the fast ring, enjoy your weekend exploring the new improvements part of it.

 

This new build mainly focuses improvements to Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell including the Action Center, Emoji Panel, handwriting panel and many more.


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.


Windows 10 build 16232 released to PCs in Fast ring

A new Windows 10 PC build (16232) is now available to the fast ring insiders, along with Mobile Build 15228. This new PC build includes a no. of new security enhancements to Windows Defender, many other improvements and fixes.

 

Don't forget to read the 'Known Issues' first, before downloading as there is a possibility of update failure in this build.


A massive cyber attack named '#Petya' is spreading across the world

In a month of two, after the attack of 'WannaCry', a new Ransomware named 'Petya' started spreading across the world. It's a massive cyber attack that paralyzed firms, airports, banks and government departments that uses unpatched old Windows operating system.

 

Starting with Ukraine, it already spread many countries like UK, Spain and India. Check this post to know how to take precaution from such attacks.

 
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