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Microsoft released the latest preview build 14342 for PCs for Windows Insiders running on fast ring. This build focuses on new features/enhancements and a lot of bug fixes. As it is a preview build from development branch, it also has some known and unknown issues too.

 

This post lists down everything that you want to know about the Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 14342 for PC. Don’t forget to check the known issues before installing this build.

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The Windows 10 spotlight images for the lockscreen are not new. You might have already experienced this, if you upgraded to the November Update (version 1511, build 10586). Spotlight images when set, downloads some beautiful images from the internet and shows on your lockscreen.

 

By default, the download location of the spotlight images is hidden but in case you want to copy those beautiful images and set them as wallpaper, you can do so by following the trick mentioned below.

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Windows 10 now provides you an easy way to create Wi-Fi hotspots. You don’t need any 3rd party software, you don’t need to write commands in the console. Everything is now just a few clicks away, in a complete GUI. This feature is going to come with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

 

Today in this blog post, I will show you the forthcoming feature in Windows 10. Have a glance on it and share us your view. If you are a Windows Insider, checkout the feature in latest build.

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Along with Windows 10 PC Build 14328 for Windows Insiders, Microsoft improved the privacy of the user. The email address which was shown in the sign-in screen, will be by default hidden and if require, user can make it visible there.

 

Today in this small blog post, we will learn how to show or hide the user’s personal details like email address on Windows sign-in screen.

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If you are using Windows 10 PC or any Mobile device, you might already know about the Quick Action buttons. In latest Windows 10 Mobile update for Windows Insiders, Microsoft added the functionality to customize the quick action panel as per your need.

 

You can now add/remove any action button or rearrange them. In this quick blog post, we will discuss about it with a set of screenshots.

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Along with the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328 for PC and Mobile, Microsoft also released an update for the Windows Messaging app. Now you will be able to sync your messages across Windows 10 devices that you use.

 

In this small post, we will learn how to activate/deactivate this feature in both PC devices and Mobile devices. Continue reading to learn more.

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Microsoft released a major PC build 14328 for fast ring Windows Insiders, whereas the Mobile build is just a minor update to build 14327. Though there are no new features/enhancements in this mobile build, but a ton of new features/enhancements available in PC build.

 

In this post, I am just listing out all the new changes and fixes in this PC build with a list of known issues. Before downloading the update, don’t forget to read the known issues.

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Along with Windows 10 insider preview build 14316, Microsoft added many new enhancements for the Windows Insiders to try first before it comes to general public along with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming in this summer.

 

In this build, they have added the ability to select which app notifications are more important to you in Action Center. Continue reading to learn more about it.

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Microsoft recently released Windows 10 Insiders Preview build: 14316 to it’s fast ring users. In this build, Microsoft added support to switch between dark and light themes universally. If you have installed this build or above, you will be able to change the theme of apps which responds to theme changes in the OS.

 

Continue reading to know about it with a easy to navigate video demonstration and at the end, share your feedback with Microsoft.

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If you have registered for the Windows insiders program and you are unable to receive the Windows 10 preview bits, this could be due to few issues related to configuration settings on your desktop. If you have configured your system properly but still the bits not shown in your available updates, you might have to change some settings manually.

 

In this post, I will show you the trick which will enable you to receive the bits. Do this changes with precautions. Continue reading more to learn about it.

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On 8th March 2016, Microsoft aired a new cumulative update (OS build: 10586.164) for #Windows 10 version 1511. Now they have published the ISO/Offline installer for the said build. This means, you will now be able to download the ISO of the security update once and install it in multiple devices.

 

Continue reading more to find out the link to download the ISO file of the March 2016 security updates for Window 10. It’s around 846 MB only.

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Microsoft has released a new cumulative update (OS build: 10586.164) for Windows 10 version 1511 on 8th March 2016. If you are not part of Windows Insiders program and in the public release ring, you will get this update through the Windows 10 update service.

 

This updates includes improvements and security fixes only. No new features were introduced. This post will give you a basic overview of the key changes.

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Microsoft now stepped one step forward to push Windows 10 to a major set of devices who are still using Windows 7 or Windows 8.x by marking the OS as “Recommended Update”. It’s still your decision whether to opt-in or opt-out. If you opt-in, you will of course get it as free.

 

It is still a right time to upgrade to Windows 10, but not mandatory. To know more about it and the upgrade process, continue reading this post.

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Microsoft recently released Windows 10 Mobile build 10.0.10586.63 to Windows Insiders in the fast ring. There’s not such noticable changes in this build, but I have noticed one cool feature that allows you to select and copy a portion of text from SMS messages easily by just tapping.

 

In this post, I am going to share you details about this with proper screenshot for easy understanding. I hope that, you will like it. Let us know, what you discover more on this build.

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Everyone cares about his/her system's security and cares more when its related to virus. Here comes one new enhancement in security perspective in Windows 10 November updates and that's about Windows Defender. Its now more integrated with Windows Operating system.

We all know Windows defender is already present from Windows 7 on wards. Lets see what Windows November update has added more to Windows Defender.
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Microsoft brought a new set of enhancements along with Windows 10 November Update. Among them, one is lock screen enhancements which will allow you to set background image of lock screen from the Windows Spotlight and set/remove the login screen background image.

 

Today in this post, we are going to discuss on the same and will see how to set those various options in Windows 10 November update (aka. Threshold 2).

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Microsoft restores the availability of Windows 10 November Update, which was pulled just after release. The giant company also explained why it was pulled. If you have the RTM build 10240, check out Windows Update. You might have got the notification to install version 1511 by that time.

 

If you have already installed the November Update (version 1511, build 10586), there’s a patch for you. To know more about this, continue reading the post.

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The giant company brought a set of new features in Windows 10 November update. It’s the first big update after Windows 10 gone RTM. Along with other features and enhancements, it brought Start Screen/Menu enhancements. This includes more tiles and occasionally showing suggestions.

 

Today in this small blog post, we will discuss about these enhancements along with it’s settings to enable/disable the same. Continue reading to know more about it.

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I hope many of you have already installed the Windows 10 November Update on your system. This new build includes bug fixes, product improvements along with many new features. Among those new feature, one is to show or hide the background image in the sign-in screen.

 

Microsoft provided an option in the settings app. In this small blog post, I will show you how to do this. Continue reading to know about this new feature.

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Windows 10 November update features a new settings, which when enabled, let you receive fun facts, tips, tricks and more on your Lock Screen. This is a new feature, you will get in Windows 10 version 1511 (build: 10586.3) and above. If you didn’t receive this update yet, check the Windows Update service.

 

In this small blog post, I will show you how to enable or disable this option from the Windows 10 settings app. Continue reading to know more about it.

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