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Showing posts with label Windows 10 Creators Update. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Windows 10 Creators Update. Show all posts

Your device is at risk because it's out of date and missing important security and quality updates

Microsoft has started showing a red warning message "Your device is at risk because it's out of date and missing important security and quality updates" to the users, who have not updated their Windows 10 system for a while.

 

This warning message can be found in the Windows Update settings page. If you are one of them, read further to know more about it.



How to attach a DVD to a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 10?

In the last blog post on Windows 10 Hyper-V Manager, we have learnt 'How to create a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 10'. As the virtual machine has been already created, we will now need to install an Operating System to it and for this, we will need to attach a DVD/ISO image.

 

In this article, we will learn how to create a SCSI Controller to add a DVD drive to it and then we will proceed to attach a DVD/ISO image to the virtual DVD drive.


How to create a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 10?

If you are running Windows 10 and your system has hardware support for Hyper-V, you can create an isolated storage to deploy your own Virtual Machine and use it. You can create one or more Virtual Machines and run them at the same time.

 

In this blog post, we are going to discuss in detail to known the process to create a Virtual Machine using the Hyper-V Manager on Windows 10.


How to import favorites to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10?

Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 has a quick and simple settings page to import favorites and other data from different browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer (IE). Based on the installed browsers list, it will provide you the option.

 

In this quick tip on Windows 10, we will learn how to import the information from other installed browsers. Do let me know, if this was helpful.


Here's how to prevent unwanted software installation on Windows 10

If you are using 'Windows 10 Creators Update', you can now optionally block installation of any software on a PC, if it's not trusted by the Windows Store. Instead of a complete restriction, you can also warn the user.

 

If you are unaware of this new feature, let's go a step forward to learn how to configure your PC with this settings, provided that you are running Creators Update.


Windows 10 Creators Update bumped to build 15063.250 (KB4016240)

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 10 Cumulative Update (KB4016240) for the devices running Windows 10 Creators Update. If you are running version 1703, check for updates. If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes will get downloaded.

 

This is a non-security update and includes quality improvements and no new features are being introduced. Checkout to know the improvements and fixes part of this update.



How to automatically free up space in Windows 10 Creators Update?

Windows 10 Creators Update can allow you to configure the system to automatically free up space by getting rid of files that you don't need. These are the files that resides in the temporary folder and in your recycle bin.

 

In this blog post, we are going to see how to configure your system to automatically free up those files. Continue reading more to learn it.


How to hide Windows 10 Settings pages with Creators Update?

Corporates some time needs to disable/hide few settings pages to block the users from changing the system settings. Windows 10 Creators Update provides the system admins to show/hide specific settings pages by tuning them in the Windows Group Policy Settings.

 

In this post, we will learn how to control the visibility of the pages. Before proceeding, make sure that you are an admin user.


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.


Microsoft opened the store for apps targeting Creators Update

Microsoft opened up the door of Windows Store for the developers who are willing to target their UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps for Windows 10 Creators Update. They have now officially released the RTM version of the SDK Tools.

 

In order to use the latest UWP APIs of the SDK, you must upgrade your system to Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) and use Visual Studio 2017 (version 15.1).


Windows 10 Creators Update will begin to roll out on April 11

Microsoft today officially announced that Windows 10 Creators Update will start rolling out on 11th April 2017. As we already know, it will come as a 'Free Upgrade' to all the customers who are currently running Windows 10 on their system.

 

The new upgrade will come with lots of new features and enhancements. If you are a Windows Insider, you might have already experienced the same.



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.


A new build 15063 is available for Windows 10 Insiders

Microsoft has released a new insiders preview build for fast ring PC and mobile users, after releasing couple of PC builds last week. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring, check for updates.

 

Build 15063 contains no new features other than improvements and fixes. Check the release notes and known issues before installing it.


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 is on its way to release in April

Microsoft is preparing for the next big update for Windows 10, that's the Creators Update from the Redstone 2 branch. If you are running Windows 10, you might have already started receiving the promotional message on your Windows Update page.

 

This message appears on the Windows Update page for the users who are running the latest version of the Windows 10 anniversary update.


Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15055 released for PC + Mobile

Going one more step towards the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft released one more build for Windows Insiders in the fast ring. This build consists no new features other than the bug fixes. The build 15055 is available for both PC and Mobile devices.

 

A lot of issues have been fixed in this flight, also has few known issues. Before installing it, you should read them carefully.



Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15043 is now available for Mobiles

Along with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042 for PC, Microsoft also released a new build for Windows Mobile. They numbered it as: 15043. If you are in the fast ring, check for updates. Though there are no major changes in this build, but has a set of fixes to the issues reported earlier.

 

Checkout to read what has been fixed in this build. This build also contains few known issues. Read them before installing this build.


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042 is now available for PCs

A new insiders preview build has been aired by Microsoft. If you are running 64-bit version of Windows 10 in fast ring, check for Windows Update to get the new build 15042. Dona Sarkar in her blog post mentioned that, 32-bit version of Windows won't get this update due to a major bug.

 

As Microsoft is heading towards the final release, the build contains a bunch of changes, improvements and fixes. Read the known issues for PCs before installing this build.


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15031 is now available for PCs

Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15031 for PCs. If you are a Windows Insiders in the fast ring, check for Windows Update to get the notification. It's one steps towards the release of Windows 10 Creators Update and contains few new features, bug fixes.

 

Before downloading the build, don't forget to check the fixes and most importantly the known issues currently available in this build.


Windows 10 Preview build 15019 focuses more on Gaming features

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 15019 for PCs. If you are an insider in the fast ring, check for updates to see the new update notification. It is a successor to build 15014, released last week. The new build focuses more on ‘Gaming Features’ which is going to come in Creators Update.

 

Checkout the new/enhanced features along with the known issues before installing this build. If you are not comfortable to install, give it a pause.

 
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