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Data privacy and anonymous browsing were once luxuries that people, despite having the possibility to afford them, opted to ignore. However, times have changed, and those "optional" traits quietly became necessities because hackers and cybercriminals have developed innovative ways to steal identities, data, and money.

 

Setting up a VPN (Virtual Private Network) using a Windows 10 PC is very straightforward. In this post, we will learn how to set up and run a VPN.

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As we are looking forward for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which is scheduled to release in the month of October, Microsoft released its fourth Redstone 5 ISO/DVD image of Windows 10 insiders build. If you are an insider, you can now do a clean installation of build 17758.

 

Let's discuss how to download the latest Windows 10 insider preview build 17758 ISO and create a bootable USB device to use it to install the latest build.

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Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 17755 for PC, Microsoft updated the "Your Phone" app to allow you to read and compose SMS messages directly from your PC. This is intended to be release with Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Redstone 5).

 

If you are a Windows Insider, you can now try it with the latest Windows 10 build and provide your early feedback to Microsoft.

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Do you know that Windows 10 has a cool trick to enable slide to shutdown feature? If you have a touch screen you would more likely to use a finger slide option to shutdown your system. In this short quick tip, we will learn how to do it.

 

This can be done by executing the command SlideToShutDown.exe, which resides in the %windir%\System32 directory of any windows system.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 preview build for insiders in the Fast Ring. Thus, marking it as the fifth build of this month from the Redstone 5 (RS5) branch. As its targeted to release globally as next feature update, this build 17741 contains fixes to make it more polished.

 

Here's what's new, improved, fixed and still broken in latest Fast Ring Windows 10 insiders preview build 17741 for PC.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 preview build 18219 (19H1) to the insiders who opted for Skip Ahead. This build focuses on new improvements to Windows Narrator, consists of several bug fixes. As the build is from pre-release branch, it contains few issues too.

 

If you would like to know what's new, improved and still broken in latest Windows 10 insider build, continue reading next.

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Microsoft today released another Windows 10 preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. This new build no: 17738 is from Redstone 5 branch and Microsoft moving towards the final RTM with more frequent builds after fixing the issues currently present.

 

The new build 17738 does not include any new features, obviously, but includes many improvements and fixes on top of previous build 17735.

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Another golden day for the Windows Insiders, when we got the second build for the day! The first build (17735) was for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring, whereas the second build (18214) is for the Windows Insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.

 

Here's what's new and improved in latest Windows 10 preview build for the Windows Insiders in the Skip Ahead. Don't forget to checkout the known issues.

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Within two days after releasing Windows 10 preview build 17733 for PC to the Fast Ring, Microsoft released one more Windows 10 build (17735) from the Redstone 5 (RS5) branch to the Fast Ring Windows Insiders.

 

As Microsoft going forward to release the next major upgrade of Windows 10, this build does include only general improvements and fixes. Continue reading to know about the general improvements and fixes part of this build.

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Microsoft is now preparing for the next major feature release of Windows 10, which will come as a free upgrade to the users already running Windows 10. Stepping forward, Microsoft released a new preview build 17733 to the insiders in the fast ring.

 

This build focuses a finished version of the dark theme for File Explorer and a bunch of improvements and fixes. Check out to see what's new, improved and still unfinished in this build.

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If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, Microsoft has already released the 'Your Phone' app, which will allow you to easily drag and drop photos from your Android phone onto your PC running the latest Windows 10 preview build.

 

If you are facing any issues with the latest 'Your Phone' app, here's some troubleshooting tips that you would like to follow to resolve the issue.

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Microsoft, in a blog post announced that they are rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17730 to the Windows Insiders in Fast Ring from the Redstone 5 (RS5) branch. Along with this release, they have also announced the availability of the 'Your Phone' app, which will allow Android phone users to easily drag and drop photos from your phone onto your PC.

 

To know what's new and what has been fixed along with Windows 10 insiders preview build 17730, continue reading this post.

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What will you do if you come back to your system after a coffee break and find it automatically started installing Windows update? You were not prepared for a system restart which closes all running applications. Isn't it frustrating some time?

 

Okay, Microsoft now started working on that to learn about your usages and to provide you a better update experience.

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Microsoft started testing its next major Windows 10 update from a new development branch, code named as '19H1', which is expected to be release around May 2019. But, before that, they have started rolling out the preview builds to Windows Insiders who have opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The Windows 10 preview build 18204 for Skip Ahead brings few new features like updated new emojis and Mixed Reality Flashlight.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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