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InPrivate is the name of the private browsing mode of the Microsoft Edge web browser. When enabled, Edge will delete your local browsing history when you close all browser windows.

 

If you use Microsoft Edge on a shared Windows 10 computer and would like to keep your browsing history private, you can make Microsoft Edge launch in InPrivate mode by default.

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Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build 20161 to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel, formerly known as Fast Ring, and the new build is from Active Development Branch and is not tied to any upcoming Windows 10 release.

 

Windows 10 insiders preview build 20161 includes a number of notable features, improvements, and fixes to Windows 10. To know more about the changes, continue reading further.

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Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

Last month Microsoft started releasing Edge installer version 83.x to the stable release channel. Now, they have released build 83.0.478.58 to the same stable channel, which is the seventh build from version 83.x. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Two weeks ago Microsoft announced some changes in the Windows Insiders Program and informed that they are transitioning and converting the current Windows Insiders ring model, based on the frequency of builds, to a new channel model.

 

Now, those changes went live and Microsoft replaced the Fast, Slow, and Release Preview rings with Dev, Beta, and Release Preview channels.

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Smart Save Reminders is a new feature added to Microsoft Word application, that will remind you to save your new unsaved documents to avoid losing the work. This feature uses machine learning to determine when to remind you to save your documents.

 

Microsoft 365 subscribers already have an AutoSave feature for office apps, but for the other users, it's going to be a good alternative to get a reminder to save the work.

Published by on under Microsoft 365 | News

Windows File Recovery is a new command-line application from Microsoft, that helps you to recover files that you lost from your local storage and can't be restored from the Recycle Bin. It includes internal drives, external drives, and USB devices.

 

If you are looking for such a tool that can help you to recover lost files on Windows 10, here's how you can download the Windows File Recovery tool.

Published by on under Data Recovery | News

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

Last month Microsoft started releasing Edge installer version 83.x to the stable release channel. Now, they have released build 83.0.478.56 to the same stable channel, which is the sixth build from version 83.x. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support

 

Microsoft Edge provides an easy way to save web pages as a PDF document. You can also select whether you want to print the entire page or a portion of the page. If you are looking to learn how to save a web page as PDF, continue reading the step-by-step process.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

The new Microsoft Edge is a chromium-based browser for Windows and thus the company also adding some features to Chromium core that inherits to both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, benefiting a large set of users.

 

In the last post, we discussed how to enable Windows Spellchecker in Microsoft Edge, and in this post, we will be discussing how to enable it on Google Chrome.

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Microsoft claims in a blog announcement that if you are on Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser consumes 27% less memory by leveraging the Windows segment heap memory.

 

With this in place, the Win32 applications will now manage memory more efficiently and deliver the best possible browsing experience.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft released the Windows 10 version 21H1 build 20150 from the development branch, code-named "Iron". This is the first preview build for the next major feature update to release in the first half of 2021.

 

Now the company has also released the ISOs for the Windows 10 21H1 build 20150, so if you want to do a clean installation, you can do that.

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Microsoft started rolling out its first Windows 10 preview build version 21H1 to the insiders in the Dev Channel (First Ring). This would be the next major feature update to Windows 10 in the first half of 2021.

 

The latest Windows 10 21H1 build 20150 in the dev channel adds three new features for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Continue reading to know more about the latest preview build.

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Microsoft released the first build of Windows 10 Version 20H2 to the insiders in the Beta channel (aka. the old Slow Ring). This will be the next feature update for Windows 10 coming in the second half of 2020, which will be a scoped set of features including the new Microsoft Edge based on Chromium.

 

The new Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 19042.330 is now available in the Beta Channel only to seekers via Windows Update. To know more about this build, continue reading further.

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Approximately 5 years ago Microsoft started rolling out test builds to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring, and those test builds were then rolled out to Slow Ring and Release Preview Ring. Over the years, Microsoft adjusted how they have released the Windows 10 Preview builds by using the ring model.

 

Now they are transitioning and converting the current Windows Insiders ring model, based on the frequency of builds, to a new channel model. In addition to this change, Insiders will also find similar offering names and expectations across Windows and Office programs and soon Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Teams.

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Last year, Microsoft added a new feature to Windows 10 that encourages users to configure the system services 'powered by a Microsoft account' with a full-screen notification prompt when the system boots for the first time after an upgrade or fresh installation.

 

In general, this prompt should come only when the system boots after OS installation, but recently some customers (including me) have reported that they are getting this screen without updating the system.

 

If you are one of such users, and if you don't want Windows 10 to nag you once again with this full-screen notifications, here you have few steps to disable it.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

The High Efficiency Video Coding aka. HEVC / H.265 video codec allows you to play UHD videos on your Windows 10 devices. These extensions are designed to take advantage of hardware capabilities on some newer devices.

 

While playing any video, if you get a message that the video needs HEVC / H.265 codec to play it, here's how you can get the said codec for free from the Microsoft Store.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Microsoft started rolling out its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser to the Windows 10 users through Windows 10 automatic updates. The update will be available to Windows 10 users running Windows 10 version 1803 and higher.

 

The new Microsoft Edge browser is said to be loaded with privacy controls, performance improvements, security, and productivity tools.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | News

Active hours let Windows know when you are typically at your PC. This info is used to let Windows 10 schedule updates and restarts when you are not using the PC. The main idea behind the feature is to make the operating system updates less annoying by preventing automatic restarts.

 

Though this feature was released with Windows 10 Anniversary Update, now Microsoft started recommending the Active Hours time on the Windows Update page, based on your actual time using the system.

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Last week Microsoft released the Windows 10 May 2020 Update but rolling out to devices in a phased manner. But if you can't wait, you can upgrade with tools like Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool. But before upgrading, be warned that the update still has some bugs that may bring your device down.

 

As the update still has these known bugs, Microsoft now made a small change to the Windows Update page and starts notifying you if your device is not yet ready for the installation to happen on that device.

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