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Windows 10 April 2018 Update is nearing its end of support, Microsoft now wants its users to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10 to provide continued support. Windows 10 users running older version of the operating system will be automatically updated.

 

Are you nearing to the end of Windows 10 support life-cycle? Check for updates to upgrade to the latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903).

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released a new test build from the 20H1 branch to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18936 brings new improvements, that includes password-less sign-in, quick event creation and availability of Your Phone app to more devices.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you won't like to miss making your hands dirty with these new feature. Check for updates to grab the new build.

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Microsoft introduced a new experimental preview feature to its chromium based Microsoft Edge browser, that will allow you to control how the third-party trackers work when you visit a website. They called it as Tracking Prevention.

 

The feature is currently available to Microsoft Edge Insider Preview build (version 77.0.203.0 or higher). Here's everything that you would like to know about this feature.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft releases one more Windows 10 SDK Preview Build, pushing it to number 18922. You can use it in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 18922 or greater). Though there are no major changes in this build, but you can find new API changes for pen input and bug fixes.

 

Here's how to download the latest version of Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18922 (both web installer and ISO image for offline installation).

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The next feature version of Windows 10 that's going to release in early 2020, will allow you to control the absolute bandwidth for downloading Windows 10 updates. The new throttling option will reduce the burden in the slow network.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can try this feature now with the latest preview build 18917. In this post we will discuss how to set this settings.

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The official version of the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18912 ISO image is now available for the insiders. This is the first official ISO of Windows 10 from the 20H1 development branch, which is going to release early 2020.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring, and would like to perform a clean installation of the preview bits, here you go!

Published by on under News | Windows

Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version:1903), which is now available, has a minimum storage requirement of 32 GB for both 32-bit and 64-bit to accommodate some space for updates, apps and temporary files for a smooth running system..

 

Now Microsoft has clarified some doubts on the new storage requirement and said that this rule is applicable for new devices only.

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Microsoft's next major Windows 10 feature update (Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903) is now available to everyone who checks for updates. This update includes quite a few new features that you won't like to miss.

 

You can now grab this update directly from the Windows Update by navigating to Settings | Update & Security | Windows Update | Check for updates.

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Microsoft rolled out a new update to its Your Phone Companion app for Android, that's now allows you to sync over mobile data. Prior to that, you need to have your phone connected to WiFi for your content to show up on your PC.

 

Though this capability is disabled by default to save your data charges, but when you need it, you can navigate to app settings to make it enabled.

Published by on under Android | News

Are you using the Azure Active Directory service? To increase the security of your account, Microsoft has now increased the character limit of your cloud based Azure Active Directory password.

 

With this rule in place, you can now configure a password for your Active Directory with much more flexibility, while keeping your account secure.

Published by on under Azure | Azure DevOps

Microsoft releases the next preview build of Visual Studio 2019. The latest version of Visual Studio 2019 (version 16.1 Preview 3) comes with IntelliCode. Addition to other improvements, it also includes an early preview of the XAML Designer for developers building .NET Core 3.0 WPF applications.

 

If you are on Preview channel, you wouldn't like to miss the IntelliCode and other improvements before anyone on the Release channel.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2019

If you could remember, how badly the Windows 10 October 2018 Update hit few consumers after upgrading to the latest update of Windows 10 just immediate after the release. Though the impact was not big, but it gave Microsoft time to think about improving the overall update experience.

 

Beginning with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, users will have more control on installing the feature update. This has already started rolling out to few customers.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft is doing the last minute preparation for the final release of Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version: 1903). If you are awaiting for this update, make sure that you are having enough storage space to install it on your system.

 

Microsoft updated the minimum hardware requirements that Windows 10 needs for successful installation. Windows 10 May 2019 Update won't install on systems having small disks.

Published by on under News | Windows

Windows 10 May 2019 Update, as the name suggests, Microsoft is going to release the next feature update (19H1) in the month of May 2019. If you are having Windows 10, a new support document warns that the update won't install if the system has external USB storage attached to it.

 

As the tech giant company already noticed an issue with drive reassignment, they have blocked the installation of the update to devices having external storage.

Published by on under News | Windows

Visual Studio 2019, which was released by Microsoft on 2nd April 2019, by organizing an online launch event, now entered into 2nd preview bit. That means, you can now experience the latest updates to Visual Studio 2019 before the next feature release and provide continuous feedback.

 

If you are one of the early adopter, Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 Preview 2 is now available for download. Here's how to download the latest test build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2019

.NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available. Microsoft announced the release of .NET Framework 4.8 and said that the runtime will be included in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. To use the .NET Framework 4.8 capabilities, you should have at least Windows 7 SP1 installed on your system.

 

Instead of waiting, you can now download the latest version of .NET Framework 4.8 (Development Pack and Runtime) from the Microsoft site. Continue reading to grab the links.

Published by on under .Net | News

More or less, almost everyone aware about the Windows "Safely Remove Hardware" option while working with Pen drives or any other USB devices to protect the integrity of data on those devices. Life is too short to perform such additional activity!

 

With the Windows 10 version 1809 and later, Microsoft changed the default removal policy for external storage media which will allow you to say 'Good Bye' to Safely Remove Hardware option.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft Edge preview builds powered by Google's Chromium engine are now available for you to try before the final release. Currently the preview builds are available in Edge Insiders Canary Channel and Dev Channel, whereas Microsoft is planning for another Beta Channel some time soon.

 

To know more about the new chromium based Microsoft Edge and to download the latest preview builds, continue reading further.

Published by on under Google Chrome | Internet Browser