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Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Patch (KB3165756, 14.0.25431.01)

Microsoft released a new patch for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, pushing the IDE build version no. to: 14.0.25431.01. This is the fifth cumulative update for VS2015 Update 3 covering fixes for high-impact bugs noticed by product team and the community.

 

If you are using Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, you should download this patch (optional) and install it on your development environment to have a smooth IDE experience.



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.


Xamarin Dev Days Kolkata 2016

Xamarin Dev Days provide attendees with an intense, hands-on learning experience. Like the other parts of the world, we (the Kolkata Geeks team) arranged the whole day community program on Xamarin, bundled with multiple sessions and hands-on lab.

 

More about the event, session photos and slides is going to be publish in this blog post time to time. Stay tuned for all the updates.


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.


How to allow #NuGet to download missing packages in #VisualStudio 2015?

Sometime when using NuGet packages, it may need additional packages as a reference. During installation of the main package, if it’s unable to install the dependent packages, Visual Studio 2015 allows you to auto download missing packages.

 

In this small blog post, we will learn how to enable this settings to retrieve the missing packages in various conditions. Continue reading to know more.


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.


 
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