Tag: Windows 10 Updates

Latest Windows 10 Update Causes Lag In Games, Microsoft Advises Update Uninstall As Quick Fix

Microsoft recently announced that its latest Windows 10 update causes graphics and mouse performance issues in certain games. The company recommended users who are experiencing these issues to uninstall the update until it releases an official fix.

Microsoft March 12, 2019

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

Timeline, Virtual Reality Among New Features In Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Microsoft just released its Windows 10 software update. Among the new components that are a part of the software update include Diction, Focus Assist, and the Windows Mixed Reality feature.

Microsoft April 30, 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

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 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

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Windows 10 PC Is ‘Highly Secure,’ According To Microsoft

Microsoft just released new standards that’ll determine whether or not a PC is ‘highly secure.’ Make sure your system packs a seventh-generation Intel processor or an AMD equivalent, runs 64-bit, has TPM 2.0, and more.

Apps/Software November 8, 2017

Microsoft's Annoying Windows 10 Update Reminders To Start Again, But Don't Ignore Them Unless You Want Malware

Microsoft will start bugging you to update Windows 10 to the Creators Update if you're behind, but with all the malware that's been going around, it's probably best you listen.

Microsoft July 3, 2017

Original Windows 10 Version 1507 Reaching End Of Support This March: What This Means And What To Do

Microsoft has officially announced that the original Windows 10 version 1507 will reach the end of support on March 26, 2017. What does this mean?

Microsoft January 23, 2017

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview Build 15002 Launches: Creators Update Features Edge Improvements, Lower Blue Light Option, And More

The Windows 10 Creators Update is nearing its release, with a planned rollout schedule in April. Releasing ahead of it, however, is the preview build 15002, which shows just how filled to the brim the forthcoming update will be.

Apps/Software January 9, 2017

Missed The Free Windows 10 Upgrade? Here's How You Can Still Get The OS Without Spending A Dime

Microsoft closed the free Windows 10 update late July, but there’s a way around the barricade. Using Microsoft’s assistive technologies feature? Then you’re eligible for a free Windows 10 update.

Apps/Software December 30, 2016

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14931: USB Audio 2.0 Support, Maps App Update And More

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14931 has few new features. However, it introduces fixes and improvements to issues found in Build 14926 such as the glitches when signing out or switching to another user account.

Microsoft September 22, 2016

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How To Get 20 GB Of Space Back After Upgrading

Windows 10 Anniversary Update brought many new features, but some noticed a big slice of their HDD storage melt away. On the bight side, there's a simple method to get back between 15 and 20 GB after the Windows 10 update.

Microsoft August 4, 2016

Windows 10 Build 14385 Drops For Fast Ring Insiders: Changelog

Microsoft has rolled out a new Preview Insider build this weekend, and the fixes and improvements are noteworthy. Build 14385 addresses a number of mobile and PC problems and is a step towards the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Apps/Software July 11, 2016

Microsoft Lumia 950, 950 XL Firmware Update Brings Wi-Fi Fixes, Double Tap To Wake And More: Changelog

Microsoft announced a rolling update for its Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL devices. Both Insider and non-Insider users will get their hands on the slew of improvements, which count better Wi-Fi connection, double tap and more.

Apps/Software July 11, 2016

Microsoft Promises To Clean Up The Sneaky Windows 10 Free Upgrade Prompt After Losing $10,000 Lawsuit

The wording in the upcoming Windows 10 update prompt will now be clearer: users can either upgrade now, choose another time for the update, or decline the free offer. Click X and the system will notify the device again in a few days, says Microsoft's Terry Myerson.

Apps/Software June 29, 2016

Woman Wins $10,000 Judgment Against Microsoft Over Unauthorized Windows 10 Upgrade

Teri Goldstein, a travel agent in California, has won $10,000 in court after she proved Microsoft's unauthorized update of her OS to Windows 10 debilitated her computer. She lost $17,000 because of the mishap.

Business Tech June 28, 2016

Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Devices Can Now Be Up To 9 Inches

Microsoft rolled out an updated list of minimum specs for manufacturers running its OS. Windows 10 Mobile will be compliant with 9-inch screens, while the desktop OS has a different approach.

Microsoft May 23, 2016

Annoying Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt Strikes Again, Takes Weather Forecast By Storm On Live TV

A KCCI weather report was interrupted by a Windows 10 Upgrade notification, but the meteorologist did a quick save. Metinka Slater approached the incident in a lighthearted fashion, something not many Windows users are capable of.

Microsoft April 29, 2016

Windows 10 Redstone Update Feature Similar To Apple OS X Handoff Leaks Online

Microsoft will give its Windows 10 users a feature similar to the existing Handoff from OS X. The Redstone update should pack a feature allowing users to be more productive across platforms, pushing data from mobile to PC and vice-versa.

Microsoft April 27, 2016

Windows 10 Gets Cozy On Users' PCs Without Their Permission, Microsoft Still Denies Rogue Updates

Windows 10 landed on an increasing number of devices, surprising even the owners of those machines. Redditors complained about the forced upgrade and found a way to stop Microsoft’s new OS of insidiously installing on their devices.

Apps/Software March 16, 2016

Microsoft Now Lets You Know What Comes With Windows 10 Updates

After months of complaints, Microsoft is finally revealing the contents of Windows 10 updates. The company created a website that details all previous updates, and said that the page will be refreshed as future updates are rolled out.

Apps/Software February 10, 2016

Windows 10 Upgrade Lurking For Skylake Users: Your Clock Is Ticking

Microsoft recently announced that it wants to offer the best quality experience for its clients. To do so, the tech giant aims to convince (read: force) owners of Skylake-based PC systems to upgrade to Windows 10.

Computers January 16, 2016

Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Update 10586.29 For Lumia 950 Released And Then Pulled: Here's Why

Microsoft has just released its Windows 10 10586.29 update for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, but pulled the software shortly after. The update apparently had some issues, but the company fixed them in the meantime and it should now roll out again.

Apps/Software December 17, 2015

Windows 10 Cortana Will Get Smarter With Major 'Redstone' Update, Work With Office Apps

Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant will reportedly get a lot smarter and contextual with the next Windows 10 update. Codenamed 'Redstone', the update will bring an Office-savvy Cortana, among other neat treats.

Apps/Software December 11, 2015

Here's Why Microsoft Pulled Windows 10 November Update - Hint: Check Your Settings

Microsoft pulled its Windows 10 November Update shortly after releasing it, leaving everyone confused. The company now made the update available again and explained its course of action, reckoning that it messed up some users' privacy settings.

Apps/Software November 25, 2015

Windows 10 'Threshold 2' Update: Best Features Out Of Sight

The long-awaited update for Windows 10 has finally arrived, and users hail its new options. The features list showed Microsoft Edge media casting, Cortana extended capacities, device synch possibilities and some neat mobile-borrowed functionalities, but there's more.

Apps/Software November 16, 2015

Microsoft Windows 10 Update Time Frame Leaks For Several Lumia Smartphones

Leaked information from data carrier Orange revealed that Microsoft intends to send Windows 10 Mobile updates to a large number of Lumia handsets. The site showed that the upgrade will happen in two phases, beginning this year.

Apps/Software November 11, 2015

Windows 10 Build 10586 For Insiders Fixes Bugs Ahead Of Threshold 2 Release Next Week

A week before Threshold 2's release, Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 in the fast ring. The Insider Preview Build addresses a few key issues that have plagued Windows 10 users.

Apps/Software November 6, 2015

Microsoft Working On Fix For Windows 10 Mobile Update That Breaks Phones

The latest Windows 10 Mobile build includes new features, improvements and bug fixes. However, some users found their smartphones broken after installing the operating system.

Apps/Software September 18, 2015

Windows 10 Automatic Updates: Microsoft Reverses Position On Detailing Update Content

Microsoft intends to provide more detailed information on the content of new Windows 10 updates in response to user feedback. So far, the policy shift only applies to Enterprise users.

Apps/Software September 7, 2015

Apple's Boot Camp 6 Update Now Supports Windows 10

Apple announced an update that will support 64-bit versions of Windows 10 on its Macs.

Apps/Software August 14, 2015

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