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Windows 10 ‘Creators Update’ is planned to release in Spring 2017

During the big event on 26th October 2016, Microsoft made the announcement of it’s next major release of Windows 10. They named it as ‘Windows 10 Creators Update’, which we already know as ‘Redstone 2’ update. This release is going to be more focused on 3D, mixed reality and more.

 

Though the giant company didn’t announce the release date, but it’s planned to release sometime in Spring 2017 as free update.



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.


Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14931 ISO is now available

Microsoft released the ISO image of the Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 14931, which can be downloaded from the Microsoft server by generating the temporary link. Standard, Enterprise, Education and Home editions are available for download.

 

Read more to know further about the insiders build and grab the links to download the said ISO image (both 32-bit and 64-bit editions) from secure Microsoft servers.


An important update on Windows 10 Insiders Preview build expiration

Everything in this world has an expiration, similar with Windows 10 Insiders Preview builds. Dona Sarkar, the chief of Windows 10 Insiders division in a blog post warned about it to the insiders running very old preview builds.

 

If you are running older builds, it’s time to upgrade to latest stable builds or to the latest insiders build in order to stop getting the expiration notifications and forced reboots.


Microsoft released September updates for Windows 10 systems

Microsoft released new updates for Windows 10 eco system targeting both initial OS build 10240, 10586 and Anniversary Update build 14393. If you are using any of the above OS builds, check for Windows updates to download the latest patch.

 

This post will cover the list of fixes pushed in this update as per September patches. Continue reading to know more about all the fixes.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Just few hours left before the free upgrade to Windows 10 ends

The giant company "Microsoft" released Windows 10 last year, on 29th July 2015, offering a free upgrade from genuine Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 systems. The free upgrade offer is going to end on 29th July 2016 and will have a charge of $119 for upgrades.

 

If you didn't yet upgrade to the new operating system, just few hours left before Microsoft stops this free upgrade and apply a nominal charge. Why to pay, when you can grab it for free?


A patch for Windows 10 insiders rolled out, bumping the preview version to 14393.3

Microsoft has released a cumulative update (patch) for Windows 10 preview build 14393, bumping the version to 14393.3. You can install this bits only if you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring and have installed the previous 14393 update.

 

The patch consists of minor bug fixes, improvements to stability and performances. We are expected to see few more patches before the final release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, this August.

 
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