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After ages, Microsoft started thinking about their Windows Notepad users. In a latest insiders preview build, Microsoft added few new improvements to the lightweight Notepad app, which will start rolling out in next major update of Windows 10.

 

Continue reading to know the major improvements currently included in Windows Notepad app in latest insiders update.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

You might be aware of the Reader Mode / Read View in latest web browsers. This feature enables you to get out of the distracting elements while reading a content of a web page. Microsoft Edge provides a small book icon in the address bar to help you to create a clutter-free layout.

 

Along with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17711, Microsoft added additional themes in reader view to make your browsing eye-comfortable.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

Tired of remembering and writing the complete path of the registry key? In latest Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17711, Microsoft introduces a new feature to Registry Editor that will help you to navigate to the registry key path easily with auto-fill.

 

In this quick blog post, we are going to see how this feature would ease our work. A video demonstration has been included.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17711 to the insiders in the Fast Ring and also to those who opted for Skip Ahead. This build focuses key improvements to Microsoft Edge, Fluent Design, Display and Registry Editor.

 

Continue reading to know what's new in Windows 10 insiders preview build 17711. Before upgrading, make sure to read the known issues.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft announced a new feature for OneDrive client that will allow Windows Users and IT Admins to easily migrate their most important files present in Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders by moving them to OneDrive cloud.

 

IT Admins can set this up in user system after taking user consent or silently perform this migration in the background.

Published by on under Known Folder Move | News

Microsoft is planning to ship many new features and enhancements in the next major version of Windows 10, that includes a lot of improvements to Microsoft Edge. One of them is the ability to control the media autoplay feature on the browser.

 

If you want to know how to turn off or disable autoplay media in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, here's the simple mentioned steps.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Tips

After two weeks of wait, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 insiders preview build 17704 for PC from the Redstone 5 development branch. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring or have opted for the Skip Ahead, you can now get this build.

 

The new insiders preview build includes many new improvements to Microsoft Edge, Skype and other areas. Continue reading to know what has been changed in this build.

Published by on under News | Windows

In the Windows 10 latest build, i.e. Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803), Microsoft added a new settings page to control the Startup items that start along with Windows OS. Apart from the Task Manager | Startup tab, this is a new page where you can control it.

 

In this quick tip on Windows 10, we are going to see how to change the startup settings in latest version of Windows 10.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft released a new preview build to Windows Insiders in the fast ring. The new Windows 10 insiders preview build 17666 focuses on cloud-powered clipboard functionality, dark theme support to File Explorer, Search with Bing support in Notepad and many more.

 

If you are a Windows Insider and running preview build in the fast ring, check for updates and try out the new improvements that's currently rolling out.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft started rolling out the next major upgrade release of Windows 10. They named it as Windows 10 April 2018 Update. This new update focuses on features like Timeline, Focus Assist, Microsoft Edge improvements and many more.

 

In this blog article, we will learn how to upgrade your system to the latest version of Windows 10. You can follow either of the three possible ways.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft is all set to release the next major public update of Windows 10 next month from their Redstone 4 (RS4) branch. If you are a Windows Insider, you have already installed and experienced all or most of the preview builds in last few months.

 

As it is approaching the RTM state, you may like to opt-out from the preview build and be inline with the public version. Follow the steps mentioned here.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Just three days ago, on 27th March, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Preview Build 17133 to the insiders in the fast ring, and now they have started rolling out to insiders in the slow ring by marking it as 'Feature update to Windows 10'.

 

The build will gradually roll out, but if you can't wait, you can force it by manually checking for new updates, if you are in the slow ring.

Published by on under News | Windows

While working in Windows, you may face the following error that says "Event ID 10016: The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ... from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container".

 

This could occur due to the security permission set to the Component Services of the COM Server that uses the specified CLSID and/or APPID.

Published by on under Solution | VisualStudio

If you're passionate about PC gaming and being able to access and play a wide a range as possible then there are systems which you’ll inevitably encounter. The first of these is the operating system of Windows.

 

While this is not the only line of operating systems which can be used to play video games, they do by far offer the greatest choice in terms of compatibility, which is why they remain the primary choice among enthusiasts.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, and opted in to Skip Ahead, Microsoft has aired a new build for you with new features, changes and a set of fixes. Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17623 for PC is now available.

 

This build focuses on High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF), External GPU Safe Remove Experience and Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) improvements.

Published by on under News | Windows

While Microsoft is preparing the major update of Windows 10, targeting this Spring, the development team has already started working on the next feature branch Redstone 5 (RS5) and delivered the second build (17618) to insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The new build brings back the feature 'Sets' which allows users to group apps in a set of tabs. To know more about the features and fixes, check this post.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released a new preview build 17112, to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. This build is from the Redstone 4 development branch and contains no new features rather than a bunch of fixes to make it ready for the next major release.

 

If you are a Windows Insider, check for updates to get the new builds. But before that, read the list of fixes and known issues in this build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17107) to the insiders in the fast ring. As we are heading towards the final release from the Redstone 4 branch, this build contains minimal changes but has numerous bug fixes to stabilize the forthcoming RTM build.

 

Continue reading to know what has been changed in build 17107. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' still present in this build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft is adding a new Power Plan policy to Windows 10 Pro workstations, to improve the performance of the computer. Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17101, Microsoft previewed the same to the insiders in Fast Ring.

 

This change is expected to be available with the next major update of Windows 10, which is scheduled to release in Spring 2018.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft started rolling out the first Redstone 5 build (Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17604) to the Windows Insiders, who have opted into Skip Ahead. As there's a limited space into Skip Ahead and that's already filled, no new registrations are now being accepted.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you already have a fresh preview build 17101, which is already started rolling out.

Published by on under News | Windows

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