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Re: Windows 10 news

Post by burger2227 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:14 pm

Windows 10 2004: Automatic upgrades coming to more PCs still on older versions
The expanded roll out of Windows 10 version 2004 means that Microsoft will begin automatically offering the feature update to more machines currently using older versions of Windows 10 that are nearing end-of-service and will therefore no longer receive security updates.

Microsoft doesn't state which versions it will target for an update, but Windows 10 version 1809 is the next in line to no longer get security updates. This is set to happen on November 10, 2020,
The Windows 10 'End-of-Service' myth
Microsoft publishes an “End of Service” date for each version of Windows 10. While you might think you can hold onto your version of Win10 until that date, Microsoft starts pushing you onto the next version four months early. That takes a big bite out of the promised 18-month lifespan.
Updates until the device can't take it anymore!
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Re: Windows 10 news

Post by burger2227 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:26 pm

Edge browser crashes if you use Google as your default search engine
If you have Google set as the default engine and try to type in the search bar, the browser may crash. The problem is related to “Search Suggestions” and when that API is called, the browser crashing instantly.

I am seeing it on my dev and release channel builds of the browser. If you have been experiencing this issue, you can navigate to edge://settings/search and turn off the feature as a workaround.
Install previews only on test PCs; to keep them off your production/personal systems,
do not click "Check for updates." As we have said many times, clicking that option does not simply show available updates — it installs them.
I recommend that you skip the following Win10 preview patches:

Cumulative updates:
4568831 for Version 2004
4559004 for Version 1903 and 1909
4559003 for Version 1809 and Server 2019

.NET Framework:
4562899 for Version 2004
4562900 for Versions 1903 and 1909
4567327 for Version 1809 and Server 2019

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Windows 10 turns thumbs down on CCleaner
"While the bundled applications themselves are legitimate, bundling of software, especially products from other providers, can result in unexpected software activity that can negatively impact user experiences," according to Microsoft's PUA notice. "To protect Windows users, Microsoft Defender Antivirus detects CCleaner installers that exhibit this behavior as potentially unwanted applications."

The free version of CCleaner is packaged with Google Chrome browser, Google Toolbar, Avast Free Antivirus and AVG Antivirus Free.

Microsoft stated that while users can decline to authorize automatic installation of the bundled programs, some users inadvertently install them anyway. Microsoft said it objects to "misleading or inaccurate claims about files, registry entries, or other items on your PC."

Microsoft Defender warns users of its concerns and then allows users to either halt or proceed with installation.
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Re: Windows 10 news

Post by burger2227 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:12 am

Microsoft now lets you run Android apps in Windows 10
Microsoft has announced a new feature that allows Windows 10 users running Insider builds to launch their Android apps directly in Windows 10.

This feature is only supported on select Samsung Galaxy devices and allows Android to stream apps to your Windows 10 devices.To use this feature, Samsung Galaxy users must first link their device with Windows 10 using the Your Phone app.

Once this is done, they can select the 'Link to Windows' button, and a list of the available apps will be displayed in Windows 10, as demonstrated.
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