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#Silverlight is not running on Google #Chrome! Why?

Starting Google Chrome version 42, Google has blocked NPAPI plugins in their browser and as a result, you will not be able to run Silverlight applications in your Chrome browser. So, what to do? There is a quick but temporary solution by which you will be able to re-enable the plugin.

 

In this blog post today, we are going to detail the process. Do remember that, it’s a temporary solution and won’t work in future release of Google Chrome.



How to train Cortana in #Windows 10 to learn your voice?

Cortana is a personal digital assistant, which can provide you suggestions, ideas, reminders, alerts, parcel tracking information, flight information and more. Have you tried Cortana yet in Windows 10? If you are in region where this feature exists, you might have already experienced this.

 

In Windows 10, you can configure Cortana to launch by just saying “Hey Cortana” and can train her to understand your voice. In this post, we will learn how to train Cortana to learn your speech.


First #Windows 10 Insider Preview build (10525) after RTM rolled out

Gabe Aul, the head of Microsoft's Windows Insider program, in a blog post today announced that Microsoft has rolled out it’s first Windows Insiders Preview build after RTM having build no. 10525. If you are a Windows Insider in the first ring, check for Windows Update and you might have receive it by now.

 

Remember that, it’s a preview build and has numerous known issues. These issues are already published by Microsoft and mentioned in this post too.


How to make Web Note from Edge Browser in #Windows 10?

Another feature of Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 is the ability to take Web Note easily without any additional tool or plugin. Using this, you can not only able to take web note, but also can mark, highlight, comment in that captured note before saving it.

 

Today we will show you how to do this. Continue reading the post and let us know, what you think about Web Note in Edge browser.


Download #VisualStudio 2015 Succinctly eBook for free (@Syncfusion)

Visual Studio 2015 is an integrated, end-to-end solution for defining, building and managing  applications and solutions targeting Microsoft and other cross-platform technologies for Windows, iOS, Android and more by using a single IDE.

 

Syncfusion author “Alessandro Del Sole” (Microsoft MVP) recently published a 122 pages of eBook which is available for free download and this post provides you details and links of it.


How to recover ~20 GB Free space after upgrading to #Windows 10?

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 10, you have noticed that, it ate a huge space from your system drive where Windows is installed. Actually it creates backup of the existing Windows installation in case you want to revert back.

 

Though, in general it is not require to keep this space but in case you are falling short of space, you might want to recover approx. 18-20 GB of your drive by following the simple steps.



Microsoft announces REST APIs for #Outlook and #Office 365

Microsoft today announced REST APIs for mail, calendar and contacts having support for both Office 365 and Outlook.com. Now you can build apps for Outlook, Outlook.com and Office 365 users with one set of APIs targeting Windows, iOS, Android, Node.js, Ruby and more.

 

In this post, find more about the announcement and further links to proceed with. If you are a developer, you might want to try this.


#Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10512 for phones now available

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10512 for Windows Insiders on the  fast ring. Check for an update right now on your phone, if you are one of the testers. Microsoft also mentioned about more frequent builds for phones in coming days.

 

Check out this post to know “What’s new in Windows 10 insider build 10512 for phones” and “Known issues” currently there in this build.


How to set default browser in #Windows 10?

Many people shared over different channels that, setting the default browser in Windows 10 is little difficult. For those who not yet played with the system, want to let you know that, it’s not difficult rather it is just a few clicks to set the default browser.

 

By default, Microsoft Edge sets as the default browser in Windows 10, but in case you want to switch, this post will help you to set it up.


How to set multiple Home Page in Microsoft Edge in #Windows 10?

Microsoft Edge, you might have heard the name. Yes, that’s the new browser that has been introduced by Microsoft with Windows 10. If you have installed the new OS, you might have noticed that, Microsoft Edge is set as the default browser while installation.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss settings related to home page and also discuss how to set multiple home pages in Microsoft Edge.


How to import favorites in Microsoft Edge for #Windows 10?

If you have installed Windows 10, you have noticed that Microsoft released a new browser named “Microsoft Edge” with this new operating system. Internet Explorer is still present in Windows 10, but the default browser that you find is Edge, once you install Win 10.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss how to import the bookmark/favorites from another browser in Microsoft Edge. Continue reading to learn about it.


 
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