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Microsoft announced that they are ready with the next feature update of Windows 10, i.e. the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) from the 19H2 branch. They believe that 18363.418 will be the final build that will air next month through the release channel.

 

This build is currently available to the insiders and those who want to experience it early can join the Windows Insider program and select the "Release Preview" ring to get this update.

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Microsoft has brought some new capabilities to Your Phone app for Windows 10, that will allow you to make or receive calls on your Windows 10 PC without picking up your phone. The feature arrived with Windows 10 insiders preview build 18999.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring (20H1), you can upgrade to build 18999 to experience the feature right at this moment, ahead of public release.

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Microsoft is currently working to include 'Windows Hello' feature to Windows 10 in Safe Mode, so that you can unlock your device using your face, fingerprint, PIN etc. to make it a complete password-less experience. This feature is targeted to release next year with 20H1 update.

 

Microsoft recently introduced it with the Windows 10 Insiders preview build 18995 to get the early feedback from the fast ring insiders.

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Windows 10 by default sets unrestricted data access to download updates, synchronize settings and connect to cloud services. If you have a limited data plan to connect to a WiFi network, these will definitely going to eat all your bandwidths.

 

If you are using Windows 10 Creators Update and above, you can set your WiFi connection as metered network to save those extra bandwidth. Continue reading to learn more.

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Windows 10 by default sets unrestricted data access to download updates, synchronize settings and connect to cloud services. If you are using Ethernet to connect online with a restricted data plan, these will definitely going to eat all your bandwidths.

 

If you are using Windows 10 Creators Update and above, you can set your Ethernet connection as metered network to save those extra bandwidth. Continue reading to learn more.

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With the latest Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18970, Microsoft previewed cloud-reset option that's expected to release with next feature version of Windows 10 in early 2020. In the release note, Microsoft stated that it won't currently work if specific optional features are installed.

 

To know more about this cloud recovery feature of Windows 10 and the known issues with optional features, continue reading more.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 SDK (Software Development Kit) Preview Build 18945 for the developers to make their applications ready for the Windows 10 feature update that is going to release in early 2020.

 

The new SDK build brings Device Guard signing to the Device Guard feature. Here's how to download the latest build (Web Installer and Offline Installer).

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After accidentally releasing the internal-only build 18947 to Windows Insiders, Microsoft released a fresh Windows 10 20H1 build 18945 that includes a new Cortana beta app with a new fresh look where you can type or speak to it.

 

Continue reading this post to know the features part of the new Cortana beta app. You must be an insider in the U.S. region to experience it.

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Microsoft started rolling out a new feature update today for the Your Phone Companion app. If you have a phone with dual SIM, it will now allow you to send and receive messages from both SIM cards directly from your PC.

 

Currently the feature is available to Windows Insiders running Android mobile version 7 or higher. For non-insiders, you will have to wait for some time.

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Microsoft accidentally released an internal-only Windows 10 build on 24th July, that reveals a new Start Menu design and a GIF search tool within the emoji picker. The build was not tested, and was released accidentally to a small portion of insiders in Fast, Slow and Release Preview rings.

 

If you are one of the (un)lucky insiders and downloaded/installed this build, Microsoft explained how to rollback it to the previous build.

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Microsoft accidentally released an internal-only Windows 10 build (18947) to the Windows Insiders in all rings. The new build appears to have a completely new Start Menu design, by getting rid of the Live Tiles which was introduced with Windows 8.

 

The new build also includes a GIF image search within the emoji picker. Checkout this post to see what has been revealed as of now.

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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).

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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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Windows 10 Background Image Settings page is where you can set some beautiful wallpaper backgrounds for your system desktop. But, as an IT administrator, you may like to disable this page so that user won't be able to set/change desktop background.

 

In this quick tip we will learn how to completely turn off (disable) the desktop background settings page in Windows 10.

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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.

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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!

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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 added a new Light Theme Mode to Windows 10 May 2019 Update, which is now available to seekers who perform "Check for updates" from the Windows 10 Update settings page. Microsoft to roll out this update to everyone in coming weeks.

 

If you are looking forward to know how to enable the new light theme mode on Windows 10, here's the steps that you need to perform.

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