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Microsoft released a new update (KB5000842) for Windows 10 Version 20H2 and Windows 10 Version 2004. The build comes as an optional update and adds some new features to Windows 10. This build also includes improvements for many Windows components.


If you wish to update your system to this latest build, go to Windows Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update, and click the Download and Install link under the Optional Updates.

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A new Paint 3D app was first introduced in Windows 10 with the Creators Update. The app was used to create 3D objects from 2D sketches or images. Along with this, Microsoft also added a new "3D Objects" folder in File Explorer which was not useful for most of the users.


Starting with Windows 10 build 21322, the company is going to hide this folder from File Explorer to reduce the clutter under "This PC". If you need, the company also shared the way to access this folder. Continue reading further to know more about this build.

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Recently, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. The latest build 21318 from the RS_PRERELEASE branch adds a new feature to Windows 10 Clipboard. Microsoft said that the update is also been offered to ARM64 devices.


If you are a Windows Insider in the Dev Channel, check for the Windows Update. To know more about the feature, and its availability, continue reading this post further.

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Microsoft finally releases the first preview build of Windows 10 version 21H1 (Spring 2021 Update). This comes after the official announcement of introducing the next feature update to Windows 10, version 21H1. As we informed you earlier, it is going to be a minor update and will be available through the enablement package.


The latest Windows 10 Preview Build 19043.844 (KB4601382) is now rolling out to the Beta Channel Windows Insiders via the "seeker" experience and includes the following new features. To grab the build navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click Download and install.

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Microsoft, in a blog post on the Tech Community forum, acknowledged the next version of Windows 10. In that post, the company also confirmed that Windows 10 version 21H1 won't have any new updates to the Windows Hardware Compatibility Program, and thus, no major hardware certification changes in that build.


Microsoft, in a note to the hardware partners, stated that Windows 10 version 21H1 will follow the same guidelines as Windows 10 version 20H2. So, all existing PCs, apps, and drivers will be compatible with the next version of Windows 10.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21313 from the RS_PRERELEASE is now being offered to all insiders who are in the Dev Channel. But those who are using ARM64 devices, won't get this build due to an app compatibility issue.


With this new build, Microsoft is now expanding the news and interests experience on the taskbar to a broader set of international markets. Microsoft is also replacing the legacy Microsoft Edge with the new Chromium-powered Edge browser. Continue reading to know more about this build.

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Application Guard is an enterprise security feature that isolates untrusted documents in an exceedingly virtualized sandbox to guard your users against malicious and potentially harmful threats. When users encounter documents from untrusted sources that are not malicious, they will still be productive without fear about putting devices, data, or identities in their organization in danger.


To help protect your users against zero-day exploits and other advanced attacks through Office 365 documents, Microsoft announced the general availability of Application Guard for Office.

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Microsoft announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21301 from the RS_PRERELEASE branch. The build is now rolling out to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. With the latest Windows 10 build, Microsoft adds some refinements to the touch keyboard design and some other improvements.


If you are a Windows Insider, in the Dev Channel, can grab the build through Windows Update. If you are not on the Insiders Dev channel yet, can sign up via the Windows Insider Program settings tab.

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If you are using Windows 10, it requires you to activate the license in order to get the most out of it. If you are a retail user and have a single license Product Key of Windows 10, you can't use the same key on another system unless you deactivate the key on the first device.


In case you didn't yet enter a product key during the installation, or used a generic key that you want to change, or want to upgrade your installation with a new Windows 10 product key, here are simple steps to follow.

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When you install any operating system on your PC, it gives a unique name to it. This helps you to identify the system over a network when you have multiple systems connected in the same network. It also helps you to easily manage apps and security updates for individual PCs.


As the auto-generated names are obscure and hard to remember, it is difficult to identify the correct system by name. Here we will show you how to change the name of your Windows 10 system.

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Microsoft is working on a new Windows 10 Disk Partition Manager Tool for Windows 10. The tool will be accessible from the Windows 10 Settings app in the future versions of Windows 10. If you are a Windows Insider, having build 20175 installed on your system, this setting is currently hidden behind a config.


If you would like to have an early look at the modern Windows Disk Management UWP Tool, here's we are going to discuss with what are the features currently showing up.

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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.

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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.

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How many times has this happened to 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 are required to create a bootable USB/DVD device.


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

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If you are unable to boot into your Windows 7/8/10 operating system due to corrupted Boot Configuration Data (BCD) file or your boot menu is not showing all the installed operating systems, you need to repair the BCD config file.


In case your Boot Configuration Data file has been already corrupted, this article will help you to repair it by using the appropriate commands.

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After releasing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update on 2nd October 2018, Microsoft stopped distributing the update over the Windows Update channel as well as via Media Creation tool, due to users reported personal data files missing issues.


If you are one of the affected user, STOP using your system immediately and contact Microsoft support as mentioned below to help you recover those lost files.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version: 1809), which was released by Microsoft on 2nd October, has been pulled from Windows Update and Microsoft site due to some critical issues reported by the first set of users.


The rollout has been paused for some time while Microsoft investigates the isolated reports of users missing some files after updating to the latest version.

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Microsoft released the next major feature update (version: 1809) of Windows 10, which is known as Windows 10 October 2018 Update The key feature list includes: Dark Theme for File Explorer, new snipping experience, cloud clipboard and more.


If you haven't receive the upgrade notification, head over to: Settings | Update & security | Windows Update | Check for updates.

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If you didn't hear about Windows in-built ReadyBoost feature, it's a disk caching software component which enables flash drives and SD cards to act like a memory cache. In most slow performing systems, ReadyBoost improves the overall system performance.


In this article we will learn about ReadyBoost, its minimum requirements and how it works to increase system performance.

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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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