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How To Reset Forgotten Windows 10 Password With A USB Disk

Having trouble remembering your Windows 10 password? Here's the solution to remove/reset Windows 10 login password with a powerful tool.

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Microsoft Reportedly Developing A New Web Browser Based On Chromium To Replace Edge

Microsoft Edge might soon be going away. The company is apparently developing a new web browser based on Chromium, and it might arrive as soon as the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle.

Microsoft December 4, 2018

Rumor: Microsoft Might Soon Launch Chrome OS Competitor Called Windows 10 Lite

Watch out, Google. Microsoft is apparently building its Chromebook killer called Lite, which is expected to be a lightweight, always-connected, and instant-on version of Windows.

Microsoft December 4, 2018

New Windows 10 Feature Lets You Know Apps Using Your Microphone

Windows 10 may soon notify users which apps are snooping on them. The latest build of the operating system now includes a feature specifying apps that are accessing and using the microphone.

Microsoft December 1, 2018

Microsoft Will Charge Monthly Fees For Companies That Keep Windows 7 Beyond 2020

Microsoft announced that it will continue offering 'Windows 7 Extended Security Updates' after its retirement date. Presently, there are approximately 184 million commercial PCs, which are still running Windows 7.

Microsoft September 10, 2018

Chromebooks Will Be Able To Run Windows 10 Via ‘Campfire’ Feature, Like Boot Camp On MacBooks: Report

A new feature called Campfire has been discovered on Chromebooks. It would apparently let those machines dual-boot Chrome OS and Windows 10, greatly expanding their capabilities and appeal.

Google August 13, 2018

Google Chrome Now Works With Native Windows 10 Notifications: Here’s How To Get It

Google Chrome now works natively with Windows 10 notifications. Google is slowly rolling the feature to all users, but here’s how to turn it on right now.

Google August 9, 2018

Apple Makes It Easier For Windows Users To Migrate To macOS Mojave With Improved Migration Utility Tool

Windows users thinking of switching to macOS will be able to transfer all their files more easily, including data from third-party apps. macOS Mojave will reportedly include an improved Migration Utility tool that’ll offer a no-frills solution for Mac switchers.

Apple August 7, 2018

Reports About Microsoft Planning To Charge Monthly Subscription Fees For Windows 10 Are Wrong

No, Microsoft isn’t going to start charging you monthly for using Windows 10 as part of a new gimmick called 'Microsoft Managed Desktop.' Yes, tech publications should really be more careful about interpreting stories.

Microsoft August 6, 2018

Microsoft Begins Testing ‘Your Phone’ App On Windows 10 That Casts Your Phone To PC

Microsoft’s new Your Phone app, part of the upcoming Redstone 5 update for Windows 10, is now available for Android users. With it, users will be able to drag and drop files from their phone to their PC.

Microsoft August 1, 2018

Your Google Pixelbook Could Soon Run Windows 10

Insiders claim the Google Pixelbook is slated to receive an upgrade that allows it to dual-boot operating systems. Development documents reveal that the machine will undergo certification from Microsoft and soon run Windows 10.

Computers June 15, 2018

Microsoft Teases 'Halo Infinite': Will The Return Of Master Chief Save The Xbox One?

Microsoft and 343 Industries unveiled 'Halo Infinite,' the highly anticipated next game in the franchise after 2015's 'Halo 5: Guardians.' Will the new 'Halo' game, which will feature a story centered on the iconic Master Chief, save the Xbox One?

Video Games June 11, 2018

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 850, A Processor Built With Windows PCs In Mind

Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 850 processor at the Computex 2018 computing show on Monday, June 4. The new chip, designed specifically for Windows 10 Always Connected PCs, not only improves the device’s performance but also enhances battery life and connectivity.

Computers June 5, 2018

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Won't Install On PCs With Avast Antivirus, But There's A Fix Now

Users have reported issues in installing the Windows 10 April 2018 update on PC's with Avast's antivirus software. Microsoft and Avast have finished investigating the issue and offered a fix.

Microsoft May 28, 2018

Microsoft's Latest Windows 10 Update Bricks Some PCs: How To Roll Back To Previous Version

The first cumulative patch for the Windows 10 April 2018 update is bricking some PCs, so wait for Microsoft to fix the issue before updating. If it's too late, here's how to roll back to a previous Windows 10 build.

Microsoft May 20, 2018

The Microsoft Surface Hub 2 Is A 50.5-Inch Digital Whiteboard With Extremely Thin Bezels

Microsoft is trying to reinvent office collaborations with its follow-up to the Surface Hub, called Surface Hub 2. It’s a 50.5-inch touchscreen whiteboard with a resolution higher than 4K that specializes in team-based workspaces.

Microsoft May 16, 2018

File Explorer Finally Gets Dark Mode In New Windows 10 Build: Check It Out

The latest Windows 10 build introduces a dark theme for File Explorer, plus a new cloud clipboard, and more options for Sets. An official rollout is scheduled later this year.

Microsoft May 11, 2018

Google Chrome Crashing, Freezing After Windows 10 April 2018 Update? Microsoft Is Working On It

A bug within the Windows 10 April Update is causing devices to freeze or crash when using Google Chrome. Microsoft, Google, and Intel are now working on a fix.

Apps/Software May 6, 2018

Is There Still Hope For A Surface Phone? Redstone 5 Mobile APIs Say There Might Be

Hints regarding the Surface Phone rekindled as Microsoft makes some changes to its latest operating system. It appears that the Redstone 5 update could be a clue that the smartphone is under development.

Microsoft April 26, 2018

Microsoft Is Working On Slimmed-Down Version Of Its OS Called Windows 10 Lean

Windows 10 Lean is a slimmed-down Windows edition that does away with apps, drivers, and tools, saving you up to 2 GB of space. It’s not clear who it’s for, though, and what Microsoft plans to do with it.

Microsoft April 24, 2018

Windows Defender Is Getting Improvements With Preview Build 17650

Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Preview Build 17650 for Insiders who opted to receive builds from the Skip Ahead ring. The build adds a number of improvements to Windows Security Center and Windows Defender Firewall.

Microsoft April 21, 2018

Microsoft Is Replacing The OneNote Desktop App With The Windows 10 Version

Microsoft finally confirmed its plans to push for the adoption of the Windows 10 version of OneNote. Office 2019 will feature the upgraded program but will still offer the 2016 version as an option for its users.

Microsoft April 20, 2018

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview Build 17643 Released For Skip Ahead Insiders: Sets, Edge, And Data Sense Improved

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview for Insiders who have opted to receive builds from the Skip Ahead ring. The build brings a number of improvements to Microsoft Sets, Edge, Data Sense, and Magnifier.

Microsoft April 15, 2018

Miss The Windows File Manager From The 1990s? It's Now Open Source And Works On Windows 10

Microsoft has released Windows 3.0’s File Manager as an open source software, giving users a chance to revisit the '90s. Yes, it runs on Windows 10 too.

Microsoft April 11, 2018

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview Build 17639 Rolls Out To Skip Ahead Insiders: Sets Feature Is Getting Beefier

Microsoft has released the new Windows 10 Preview Build 17639 to Insiders who are part of the Skip Ahead subset. The new build is focused on the management tool Sets.

Microsoft April 5, 2018

Sea Of Thieves Voice Chat Not Working? Here's How To Fix It

Some players have been having trouble with the 'Sea of Thieves' voice chat feature on both PC and Xbox One. Here are ways to solve the issue.

Video Games March 27, 2018

Microsoft Apparently Forcing Windows 10 Users To Open Edge Via Mail Links

Microsoft has done several steps in the past to convince people that its Edge browser is better than the others. Now, however, it’s basically forcing Edge onto Windows 10 users.

Microsoft March 17, 2018

Microsoft Accidentally Leaks Windows 10 ARM Limitations: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Microsoft accidentally revealed the limitation of its upcoming operating system variant Windows 10 ARM. These devices, which have mobile processors, will run a version of the OS that contains a handful of limitations.

Microsoft February 21, 2018

New ‘Ultimate Performance’ Mode Added To Windows 10 For Serious Pro Users: Here’s How To Set It Up

Microsoft has unveiled a new Ultimate Performance mode in Windows 10 via a new preview build for Insiders in the Fast Ring. The new mode, which disregards power management features, is for serious pro users.

Microsoft February 15, 2018

Microsoft Wants To Put An End To Passwords Once And For All

Microsoft will not include password use as default requirement for the next test release of Windows 10 S, indicating of the company’s plan to kill passwords in favor of biometrics and other form of authentication.

Microsoft February 12, 2018

Microsoft Is Killing Windows 10 S, But Not Really: What You Need To Know About ‘S Mode’

Microsoft might be retiring its Windows 10 S operating system. Instead, it’ll turn it into a feature called S Mode within standard Windows 10 versions.

Microsoft February 7, 2018

Windows 10 Finally Overtakes Windows 7: Why Did It Take So Long?

Windows has finally overtaken Windows 7 in terms of worldwide market share, according to StatCounter. Why did it take Microsoft's current operating system two and a half years to achieve the feat?

Microsoft February 3, 2018

Hate Windows 10 S? Microsoft Is Now Selling A Surface Laptop Running Windows 10 Pro

Microsoft is now offering customers a Surface Laptop with Windows 10 Pro already installed. Since it’s charging $100 extra for it, users can instead buy a base model and take advantage of the free upgrade until March.

Computers January 26, 2018

Microsoft Unveils $189 Windows 10 Laptops For Schools

Microsoft is challenging Google's Chromebooks with a new cheap alternative for schools with a $189 laptop. Microsoft wants to keep Windows' dominance among students and teachers.

Computers January 24, 2018

Free Windows 10 Upgrade From Windows 8.1 Is Ending On Jan. 16

You have only until Jan. 16 to nab a free Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 8.1, as Microsoft is ending the 'assistive technology loophole.' That means you better decide quick whether you want to take the plunge or not.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Windows 10 Adds Do Not Disturb-Like Option Called Quiet Hours In Latest Insider Update

Microsoft has added a new feature called Quiet Hours via the latest Windows 10 Build. Like the Do Not Disturb feature on Mac, it lets users stay focused and productive by blocking out notifications.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Microsoft Warns Meltdown And Spectre Patches Will Really Slow Down Older Computers: Time To Upgrade?

Microsoft revealed that most users of older computers will experience slower performance once Meltdown and Spectre patches are installed. Windows 7 and Windows 8 users are urged not to skip the security updates though, as the consequences may be severe.

Microsoft January 10, 2018

Amazon Alexa Will Be Debuting In Windows PCs In 2018

Amazon's Alexa willl be coming to Windows PC in 2018. The move is surprising considering that Windows already has its own built-in digital assistant, Cortana.

Computers January 10, 2018

Netflix Now Streams HDR Video On Windows 10, But You’ll Need These Requirements First

Windows 10 users can now stream HDR films and TV shows on Netflix, but first, they must have the proper requirements, such as an Intel Kaby Lake-powered machine and the right subscription plan.

Apps/Software December 22, 2017

Windows 10 Facial Recognition Tricked By Printed Photo: Here's How To Protect Yourself

Researchers from German security firm SYSS discovered that Windows Hello, the facial recognition system of Windows 10, may be tricked using a printed photo with modifications. Here's how you can protect yourself from an attack using the exposed method.

Microsoft December 21, 2017

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Build With ‘Timeline’ And ‘Sets,’ Plus More

Windows 10 build 17063 is out for Insiders in the Fast Ring. It finally introduces Timeline, a fast and efficient way to jump from one platform to another, and Sets, a new tabbed experience for Windows 10 apps.

Microsoft December 20, 2017

Windows 10 Password Manager Brings Back Critical Security Vulnerability Spotted Last Year

A free password manager that was bundled with Windows 10 downloads was discovered to have a critical security vulnerability. The bug, however, was already spotted by a Google security researcher last year.

Security December 17, 2017

iTunes Not Coming To The Microsoft Store Yet: Sorry, Windows 10 S Users

Apple has delayed the release of iTunes to Windows 10 S. Release date was rescheduled, as more time is needed to finalize the optimal version of the app.

Apps/Software December 16, 2017

Asus, HP Windows 10 ARM Laptops Powered By Snapdragon 835 Promise Over 20 Hours Of Battery Life

The first Windows 10 ARM laptops are about to roll out. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 running things, the Asus NovaGo and HP Envy x2 boast more than 20 hours of battery life on a single charge.

Computers December 6, 2017

Microsoft Photos App For Android And iOS In The Works, Soon To Hit Windows 10 Testers

Microsoft is working on a Photos companion app for Android and iOS devices, and it will soon become available to Windows 10 testers. The app will let users wirelessly transfer photos and videos between mobile devices and PCs.

Microsoft November 30, 2017

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