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Windows 10 disk cleanup functionality will be available in storage settings

Microsoft is trying to improve the Windows 10 Storage Settings app to provide you an easier option to free up the storage space, by getting rid of the temporary files and contents that you don't need.

 

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17074, they have previewed the upcoming changes of next major build of Windows 10.



Windows 10 is going to get a configurable settings page for Quiet Hours

Along with Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, scheduled to release this spring, Microsoft is planning to improve the Quiet Hour feature by giving you an option to choose which notifications you would like to see and hear during quiet hours.

 

In this post, we are going to see what are the options coming up in the next major build of Windows 10 to control the Quiet Hours settings.


Microsoft Edge improvements in #WindowsInsiders build 17074

In case you missed, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17074 to the fast ring Windows Insiders, which contains a tons of new changes and improvements to its existing version. This includes a set of changes to its Edge Browser too.

 

In this post, we will discuss about the changes performed in the latest version of Microsoft Edge that comes with build 17074.


Windows 10 build 17074 released to #WindowsInsiders with tons of new changes

Last year in December, Microsoft released the Insiders build 17063, which had a tons of new features like Timeline and Sets. After a month of development and testing, they have released another build for the insiders in the fast ring.

 

The new build 17074 contains a list of new changes and fixes, focusing more on Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell and Settings.


Windows 10 will allow you to control the permissions an app has requested

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build: 17063, Microsoft added support to see the permissions an application has requested. You will have total control over it to allow or disallow a specific permission for that application.

 

In this quick post, we are going to discuss about this feature, which has been newly introduced with Windows 10 build 17063.


Windows 10 Settings app got a new look with insiders build 17063

Every software app needs some updates to its user interface. Thus with the Windows 10 Settings app. Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17063, Microsoft changed the look & feel of the Settings app with Acrylic material effect.

 

If you are a Windows Insider, and in the Fast Ring, do not forget to checkout this build. It has bunch of changes and fixes for you to explore.



Microsoft started warning Insiders that MS Paint will soon be replaced by the Paint 3D app

End of July 2017, Microsoft published a list of features those are going to be deprecated in the future version of Windows 10. The classic 'Microsoft Paint' (mspaint), which was available in all versions of Windows, was also part of that deprecated list.

 

Along with 'Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17306', Microsoft started giving an alert message saying that the product will soon be replaced by the 'Paint 3D' app.


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17063 is now available with bunch of new changes and fixes

After almost a month of wait, Windows team has released a new build 17063 to the insiders in the fast ring. If you are in the fast ring, you won't want to miss this build as it contains a large no. of new changes, improvements and fixes to Windows 10.

 

Check out this post to know more about the key changes part of this build. Don't forget to read the original release notes, known issues in this build.


Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10 build 17046 - Here's what's new!

Microsoft announced a new insider preview build 17046 to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring, as well as to the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. This build contains a numerous changes which are going to be available in the next major upgrade.

 

Check this post to know what are the new enhancements part of this build. You don't want to miss getting your hands dirty with this build.


Windows 10 build 17035 is now available with new enhancements to preview

Good new for Windows Insiders! Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17035) for the insiders in the fast ring as well as to the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. But, due to a bug, PCs with AMD processors won't get this build.

 

If you are running an insider build, check for updates to get the new build, as it contains many new improvements. Don't forget to see the release notes and known issues.


How to use OneDrive Files-On-Demand in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brought a most wanted feature on OneDrive, called "Files on Demand". Once you enable the feature, you can now access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and eating the extra storage space on your device.

 

In case, you are not able to find this feature after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, here's how to enable it.



Windows 10 Fall Creators Update allows you to optimize the update bandwidth

If you are using Windows 10, it allows you to enable the update delivery optimization, which helps the system to download the Windows updates and apps from internet as well as PCs within the local network. When enabled, it also uploads update from your PC to internet.

 

Along with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can control the bandwidth that you want to use for Windows update download and upload. Let's learn how to do this.


Microsoft releases new preview build 17025 to Windows Insiders

Microsoft, today announced the availability of new insiders preview build. If you are a Windows Insider, and in the fast ring, check for updates to grab the new build 17025. This build is going to deliver from the RS4 pre-release branch.

 

This build contains a no. of new changes, which, you may likely to experience now. Don't forget to check the known issues before installing this build.


How to recover free space after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is already here, and you might have already upgraded to this latest stable version of Windows 10. After upgrade, you may experience low disk space as the upgrade process keeps a backup of the previous version of Windows.

 

If you are on low disk space, you can forcefully remove the previous version of Windows by following the steps mentioned in this article.


Here's how to install Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

We all know that, the next major update of Windows 10, named 'Fall Creators Update', is already there. The update released worldwide on 17th October 2017, contains a set of new features like: Fluent design, Windows Mixed Reality, OneDrive placeholders and many more improvements and fixes.

 

By the time you might have already received the upgrade notification, but in case you didn't, here's some ways to grab the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.


Windows 10 is going to get a new Startup Settings page

While Microsoft is preparing for the next big update, named 'Windows 10 Creators Update', to be available worldwide from 17th October, the Windows engineering team has already started pushing their next set of updates from the RedStone 4 (RS4) branch to the Windows Insiders.

 

Along with build 17017, for the fast ring insiders, Microsoft has started testing a new Startup settings page, easily accessible from the Windows 10 Settings app.



Windows 10 build 17017 is now available for #WindowsInsiders in fast ring

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17017 to the Windows Insiders who are on the Fast ring, and that also includes the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. If you are among them, check for updates to get the new bits installed on your system.

 

This is the first build, for the fast ring Windows Insiders, from the Redstone 4 (RS4) development branch. Checkout to know what's new in this build.


Here's how to add Microsoft Print to PDF printer driver in Windows 10

In this computing world, we are familiar with PDF document formats, which opens in Acrobat Reader or any other compatible PDF Reader applications. In Windows 10, it is easy to create PDF files using the Microsoft Print to PDF printer drivers.

 

Though, this feature is available by default with the operating system, but in case it is not available, you can install the required driver by following the steps mentioned in this post.


Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 released for Fast Ring PC users

If you are a Windows Insider, and in the First Ring, you might have already received the new build notification. Microsoft has released a new build 16294. This build might not be available for everyone as it rolls out. So, you may get the update notification later.

 

Going a step ahead to release 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update' on 17th October, Microsoft focuses on bug fixes in this build.


Here's how to reset Windows 10 password with or without Reset Disk

Haven't used your PC for a while and forgot Windows 10 sign-in password? Change Windows password often but couldn't remember the last password used on your laptop? Need to assist someone else in resetting lost computer password?

 

Performing a clean install of Windows is never a good idea, especially if you have important softwares or files stored on your hard drive. In this tutorial we'll show you how to easily reset forgotten Windows 10 password with or without reset disk.

 
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