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Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 15002 ISOs are now available

As we are going towards the release date of Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft started pushing more builds with no. of new features and enhancements. Earlier this week, they released build 15002 for PC; accompanied by build 15007 for PC and Mobile.

 

Though the said two builds were released for fast ring insiders, instead of pushing it to slow ring Microsoft now published the ISO image for build 15002.



Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007

Just after 3 days of announcement of Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 15002 for PCs, Microsoft announced one more build for fast ring users. The new build is numbered as 15007 and targeted for both PCs and Mobile devices. The new build has no. of new features/enhancements.

 

Before downloading the new build, check out the features list as well as the known issues currently available in this build. Continue reading to know further.


Windows 10 Creators Update will allow you to pause updates

You may already know that, Microsoft has aired the Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 15002 for PC. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring, you may have already received the first update of year 2017. This build has a number of new features and improvements.

 

Among all these, Microsoft had added option to temporarily pause Windows 10 update. In this blog post, we are going to discuss on this topic and the way to pause/resume it.


Another way to detect whether binaries are digitally signed (using C#)

Recently in a blog post, we discussed, how to detect whether an assembly is digitally signed using the C# programming language and System.Management.Automation.dll from Microsoft. That was one way to get the status of the digital signing.

 

Today we will learn another method to detect the same without using any additional dll references in our project. I hope that, it will much more interesting to learn.


Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC

Dona Sarkar, the chief of Windows Insiders, in a blog post announced the availability of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC with a bunch of new features and enhancements. It's a step towards releasing the 'Windows 10 Creative Update' in the month of April.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring PC build, checkout this big update to experience it before the final public release. Make sure to checkout the bugs list before installing.


Here’s how to detect whether an assembly is digitally signed (using C#)

Digital signatures are the public-key primitives of message authentication. In common words, hand written signatures are defined to put authenticity of a file. In digital word, it’s the digital signature binds a person/entity to the digital data.

 

In this blog post, we will learn how to detect whether an assembly (.dll or .exe) is digitally signed. We will use .NET/C# to identify the same. Continue reading to know more on this topic.



Wish you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2017

Life is a journey which never ends until we stop breathing. During the journey, we are learning something new forgetting the older ones. Year comes and goes… never waits and that’s the nature. We are now at the eve of saying ‘Bye’ to 2016 and welcome the new year.

 

We did many things in 2016 with a hope to do more in the coming year and deliver our best to our work. Thanks you everyone for all your support and feedback to my articles.


How to set a specific row color of a WPF ListView/GridView control?

Continuing the series of blog posts on WPF ListView/GridView control, today we will learn how to set the background color (more precisely, ‘the Style’) of a WPF ListView/GridView control’s row based on some specific parameter passed as the data.

 

You may want to give your user a proper visual by providing a different style to that specific row. Let’s discuss with a simple example.


How to align the column header in a WPF ListView/GridView control?

In general case, the header/title of a WPF ListView/GridView columns are aligned in the center and hence in many cases you will need to align the column header/title to left or right (based as per your business requirement).

 

Today we will learn how to do this in the XAML itself by creating a proper style for the column header. Continue reading to know the trick.


Which antivirus software should I install on #Windows system?

Sometime it's a question asked by people "What's the best antivirus product?" or "Do I need to install any 3rd party antivirus product on Windows 10?" etc. Ok, to answer this query, you must understand how much security you actually need.

 

In this post, I am going to answer this. Also, sharing some Microsoft recommended 3rd party good products which you can run (not mandatorily) as a primary antivirus software.


How to sort records in a WPF ListView/GridView control?

As we learnt, the 'ListView' control provides you the base to display a set of data items or records in a WPF application. In last blog post, we learnt how to group the records in WPF ListView/GridView controls and design the UI to group using the Expander control.

 

Today in this small blog post, we will learn how to sort the records easily. You can either choose to sort from XAML or code, but here we will discuss how to do it from code.


 
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