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Microsoft, in its support FAQ page, asked its users to switch to supported Android or iOS devices as the tech giant company announces End of Support for Windows 10 Mobile. With no surprise the news hits the fans of Windows Mobile as Windows Phone 8.1 already entered into this phase in 2017.

 

Are you a fan of Windows Mobile and still using it? Let's learn what this "End of Support" means to you and how its going to effect you.

Published by on under Mobile | News

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18317 to the insiders in the Fast Ring. The new build, released on 16th January 2019, includes some enhancements to Windows 10 which we are expected to see in April 2019 feature release.

 

Along with the new enhancements, the build also includes few known issues. Make sure to check the release notes before upgrading to this build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Sometimes, you have a few pages in a PDF that you want to transfer into another PDF. Instead of rescanning the pictures, you can simply edit the PDF document by adding the pages you need. If you scan the documents again, you are going to have to turn on the scanner and pay more electricity bills. You actually don't need to use any software to add pages in a PDF document.

 

In Windows 10, you can merge the PDF for free by using the Print command. Let's learn the ways to add pages to PDF on Windows 10.

Published by on under PDF | Windows

Microsoft released new Windows 10 preview build 18312 to the Windows Insiders, who are in the Fast Ring. This build includes Reserved Storage feature, which will get enabled based on when you complete the reserved storage quest.

 

In addition to this, there are some additional improvements included in Build 18312. This includes improvements to Reset this PC, new command-line options to the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft is now moving towards implementing a completely secure, password-less login experience to Windows 10, which is expected to release publicly to all Windows 10 users with next feature update in April 2019.

 

Before the public release, you might be curious to know how to use a password-less account to signin to Windows 10. Let's learn how to configure it.

Published by on under Security | Windows

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309 from the 19H1 branch to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. Though this build does not include long features list, but includes a notable changes to the Windows experience.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, check for updates. But before that, check the known issues that still present in this new preview build.

Published by on under News | Windows

While Microsoft already released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update recently, they have already started working on the next major feature update (code named: 19H1) and have already released few preview builds to the insiders.

 

Among those new enhancements, the Windows Security app also got some noticeable feature updates in latest Windows 10 build 18305.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Those who mostly work with the Windows Task Manager, be it the "Processes", "Performance", "Users" or "Details" tabs, opening the Task Manager and then navigating to the specific tab is few clicks away. Microsoft now improved the Task Manager by adding an option to set the default tab.

 

The feature is yet to release to general public, but Microsoft has already previewed it to the Windows Insiders. Checkout to know how you can set the default tab.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Windows Sandbox is a new lightweight, virtual desktop environment for Windows 10. It allows safe space where you can run any applications that you feel unsafe. Once you have finished running the app, you can dispose the entire sandbox without any worries.

 

With the Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18305, Microsoft previewed this feature that demonstrates how easy it is to keep your system safe from applications that is untrusty.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Earlier this month, Microsoft said that the company will now move its Edge browser from EdgeHTML to Google's Chromium based open-source rendering engine to improve website compatibility and support Chrome plugins.

 

And now Microsoft has opened-up the signup page for beta testers to test Chromium based Microsoft Edge. Join the "Microsoft Edge Insiders program" today to know when preview builds are available.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 (19H1) Insiders Preview Build 18305 to the insiders in the Fast Ring. This build includes Windows Sandbox, a new containerized desktop environment feature targeted to be release in Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

 

This new insiders preview build 18305 also includes a numerous improvements to Windows 10. Continue reading to know whats coming up in the next feature update.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft on their support site announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) is now available to all users who manually select "Check for updates" via the Windows Update page.

 

But in case Microsoft detects an application incompatibility on your device, the update will not install on it to safeguard you against any miserable issues.

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Windows Defender Application Guard is designed for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge to isolate enterprise-defined untrusted sites to help you protect your system from malicious attacks. Using this hardware isolation approach, you can destroy the loophole that attackers use.

 

Where security is key concern, you should enable the Windows Defender Application Guard on your Windows 10 system and safely browse the internet using Microsoft Edge browser.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Security

After a recent turnout of Windows 10 Insiders Preview ISO images from the Microsoft download site, Microsoft now pushed a new ISO image of Windows 10 Build 18290 for the Windows Insiders. This build was rolled out to Fast Ring insiders on November 28th and not rolled to Slow Ring.

 

Insiders, who are looking for a fresh installation from a DVD/USB can now download Windows 10 19H1 build 18290 ISO and proceed next.

Published by on under News | Windows

If you are using Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), Microsoft Edge now supports password less authentication to sign-in to MSA accounts using WebAuthn and FIDO2 specifications. This makes Microsoft the first company to support password free authentication.

 

Let's discuss about password-less authentication and how to configure your Microsoft account to sign-in using Windows Hello and/or Security Keys.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | News

During //BUILD/2018 event, Microsoft announced a set of new features and capabilities for the Windows developers. Microsoft now releases an updated version of the Windows 10 SDK, which brings the new capabilities to Windows apps.

 

The latest version of Windows 10 SDK comes as part of the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 (v15.9.1). Here's the key features included in this build.

Published by on under News | SDK

Microsoft released Windows 10 SDK Preview build 18272, which you can now download from the Microsoft server. This is the first SDK preview build released for the 19H1 development branch, meaning that it's for the next feature update for the OS.

 

Here you can download the latest preview build of Windows 10 Software Development Kit (SDK). You must be an Windows Insider to access this.

Published by on under News | SDK

Have you ever wanted to copy some text or images from one device and use that on another device? Microsoft now added this cross-device functionality to latest version of Windows 10. With the power of clipboard cloud-sync, you can now easily perform copy-paste across your synced devices.

 

Here's how to enable clipboard history and clipboard cloud-sync feature on Windows 10, so that, you can copy text/image from one device and paste it on another device.

Published by on under Tips | Windows

Mady Marinescu, from the Windows Defender Engineering team, in an official blog post announced that the Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox to provide you extra security layer. With this development, its the first Antivirus solution which can run in a sandbox.

 

To know more about this capability and to learn how to enable this feature in Windows 10, continue reading this post.

Published by on under News | Security

How many times this happened with you that you need a bootable USB device to boot into your PC and/or to do a fresh installation? You can easily get an ISO/DVD image of the Windows 10 installer but to use this you required to create a bootable USB/DVD device.

 

Earlier we have covered many articles building bootable drive with many tools. Today, we will learn how to create Windows 10 bootable device using Rufus.

Published by on under Tips | Windows