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Microsoft is experimenting with a new feature called "Startup Boost" that will start a set of Microsoft Edge processes in the background to have a faster experience to launch the chromium-powered Edge browser on Windows 10 from desktop, taskbar icon, and links within other apps.

 

Though the Redmond giant didn't give any commitment by when the feature will arrive in the stable build, you can experiment with the feature right now if you are running Edge Insiders build.

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Starting October 20th, Microsoft is rolling out the latest feature update of Windows 10 to the seekers on compatible devices. Whenever Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, the company publishes a list of features being deprecated or removed from the operating system.

 

The same is applicable for Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) also. As we already covered the new addition of the features in this update, you should also know what's been removed or deprecated.

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Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2, build 19042) on October 20th to selected users who manually seek for updates. Microsoft is also offering users to download the ISOs of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update for clean installations.

 

Windows 10 version 20H2 ISOs are being offered in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) formats. If you are looking for the ISO image for offline installation, here's a quick trick by which you can download it directly from the Microsoft site for free.

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Microsoft announced that the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now available for Linux users. The company said that they will provide weekly updates in sync with the Dev Channel on other platforms, and as this is still in the early preview state, you may experience bugs or unexpected behaviors.

 

This version of Microsoft Edge supports Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and openSUSE distributions of the Linux operating system. Edge Insiders in the Dev channel for Linux can download it and start providing feedback to Microsoft.

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Microsoft announced the rolling out of the much-awaited Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as version 20H2. Microsoft says that the update is currently rolling out to seekers who opt to install it by manually checking for new updates from the Windows Update settings page.

 

The latest version of Windows 10, i.e. build 19042, comes with the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium), an updated Start Menu, the ability to update the screen refresh rate, and more new features and enhancements.

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Microsoft announces the general availability of the WebView2 control that enables you to embed web technologies in your native web applications. The control is based on the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser and is a successor to the old EdgeHTML based WebView.

 

Along with this announcement, Microsoft now officially released a forward-compatible WebView2 SDK and a production-ready WebView2 Runtime. For details, continue reading further.

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Microsoft released 26 short videos on YouTube that offers beginners to jumpstart in learning Node.js, the server-side JavaScript runtime for building apps. Though the series won't cover every single thing about Node.js but will give you the essential knowledge to get started with Node.

 

If you are an absolute beginner and would like to learn Node.js, here's the complete list of videos that Microsoft published for you on YouTube.

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Microsoft is working on a new feature for Microsoft Teams that will intelligently remove the unwanted background noise in real-time. The feature is said to be using the Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm to filter out all unwanted noises during the Microsoft Teams call.

 

Microsoft said that it's an improvement to the existing noise suppression feature and users will now have more control over how much noise suppression they want.

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Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

In early October 2020, Microsoft Edge 86 was released, and after that, build 86.0.622.43 is the 2nd and latest stable build of Microsoft Edge 86. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

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SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphic objects, which are basically shapes, icons, or images. When the SVG objects are available in Microsoft Office documents, you didn't have the option to copy and paste those to any non-Microsoft SVG supported apps.

 

Now, Microsoft adds a new feature in the latest Microsoft Office apps that will allow you to copy and paste SVG content from Office applications to other third-party apps that support SVG. To know more about the availability, continue reading further.

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Microsoft released a new build of Microsoft Edge browser to the Edge Insiders, who are in the Dev channel. The latest build version 87.0.664.8 includes new features like an improved favorites menu, price comparison feature to collections, data recovery for PDFs, and more.

 

This build also includes several bug fixes and a list of new improvements. To see what's new and improved (complete changelog) in the latest Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build, continue reading further.

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Private Endpoints enables you to consume your app through a specific IP address located in your Azure Virtual Network (VNet), eliminating exposure to the public internet. Microsoft now made the announcement of Azure App Service support for Private Endpoints generally available.

 

From now onwards, you can use Private Endpoints in all Azure public regions for both Windows and Linux apps. Continue reading to know more about what you can achieve with it.

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The old Control Panel applets are becoming obsolete these days while Microsoft moving those to the modern Windows 10 Settings app. Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build to the insiders where they are testing a new feature that will allow you to change the Screen Refresh Rate directly from the Display settings page.

 

The latest Windows 10 build 20236 in the Dev Channel also includes some improvements to the Start Menu search, adds many fixes and improvements. If you are on the Dev Channel, you may like to upgrade to this build to experience the new changes coming to Windows 10.

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Microsoft added a new security feature to the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser that will protect you from malicious websites while surfing the net. Using the Microsoft Defender SmartScreen service, Microsoft implemented this feature to Edge 87.

 

While this feature is being tested by the Edge Insiders, Microsoft created some demo pages for you to understand how the browser will notify you in case it detects a malicious site. In this post, you can find some screenshots to understand how it will notify you of any malicious websites.

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Microsoft is currently working on a new privacy feature for the Chromium powered Microsoft Edge browser, that will allow you to show or hide the "Reveal Password" button next to the password fields. When you have a privacy concern, you should hide the button by simply turning OFF a settings.

 

The feature is currently rolling out to Edge Insiders, running the Canary build 87.0.666.0 or higher. To learn how to disable the "Reveal Password" button in Microsoft Edge, continue reading further.

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AV1 is a royalty-free video coding format, which has been designed for video streaming over the internet. It was developed by Alliance for Open Media in 2018 and is going to replace the H.264 video format eventually, due to better compression rate and improved video image quality.

 

Earlier this year, Netflix started supporting AV1 in its Android app. Now, Microsoft has stated that the company will also start supporting AV1 on Windows 10 devices. To know more, continue reading further.

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As per the Microsoft Edge enterprise roadmap and release schedule, Microsoft started rolling out the Microsoft Edge version 86 to everyone on time. The latest build 86.0.622.38 on the stable release channel adds many new features to Microsoft Edge (Chromium) that includes Internet Explorer mode, Table of Contents & Smooth Scrolling in PDF documents, automatic profile switching, secure DNS, and more.

 

If you are excited to know what's new and improved in the latest and stable release channel of Microsoft Edge, you will need to continue reading further. In case you need the offline installer of Microsoft Edge 86, you can grab it from the end of the post.

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

Back in August 2020, Microsoft Edge 85 was released, and after that, build 85.0.564.70 is the 7th and latest stable build of Microsoft Edge 85. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft released a new Microsoft Edge build to the Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel. The new build, version 87.0.658.0, adds a few new features (translate selected text on the web page, and more), several bug fixes, and other additional improvements to the Chromium-powered browser.

 

To know what are the new features, fixes, and improvements part of the latest Microsoft Edge Dev build 87.0.658.0, continue reading further.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Microsoft Edge Insiders

Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 Preview Build 20226 to the Windows Insiders in the Dev channel, which came with a new storage health monitoring system to detect hardware abnormalities in NVMe SSDs and other new improvements. But after installing this build, many insiders reported not being able to log in to their user profile(s) as expected.

 

Microsoft now acknowledged this issue and came up with a workaround. There are two scenarios that they have covered for the users encountering this 'User Profile Logon Issue'. Continue reading further to learn how you can resolve it by applying the workaround.

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