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End of Support for Windows 10 1903 as Microsoft Forces Us to Update

Bart Swiatek, 09 November 2020, 16:23

Microsoft plans to end its support for the older version of Windows 10, numbered 1903. Therefore, the process of automatic updates has started on the computers of users who have so far delayed the installation of the patch.

Windows 10++ Brings Big Changes to Windows 10

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 November 2020, 22:32

We got some information about another major update for Windows 10. The update (known as „Cobalt”, but also as „Windows 10++”) will introduce, among other things, significant changes in the interface of Microsoft's operating system.

Windows 10 Update Removes Adobe Flash

Sodar, 29 October 2020, 19:01

Microsoft is breaking up with Adobe Flash. The latest update, KB4577586, removes this plug-in from the system irrevocably. Support for this technology will expire by the end of the year.

Windows 10 20H2 Update Available

mikos, 21 October 2020, 19:33

We can now download the latest Windows 10 update, marked 20H2. Here's what the October update brought and how to download it.

Windows 10 Will Warn of SSD Malfunction

Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2020, 12:58

In the next major update, Windows 10 will receive a tool that will enable the users to monitor the status of their SSDs and determine their expected time of operation.

Windows 10 With New Task Manager for Gamers

Bart Swiatek, 01 October 2020, 16:34

Xbox Insider is testing a new version of Xbox Game Bar application. It contains a widget offering similar capabilities to the Task Manager.

Bitdefender Blocked Windows 10 Update as Potential Threat

Sodar, 10 September 2020, 17:34

Users of the Bitdefender antivirus software may have a small „problem” with the latest Windows 10 update. Security software claims there is a virus in Microsoft;s latest update.

Security Gap in Windows Defender Allows for Downloading Viruses From the Web

Bart Swiatek, 07 September 2020, 14:29

The Microsoft Defender antivirus program - formerly Windows Defender - received a feature in July that can be used by the user to download viruses from the web. The vulnerability is not dangerous for most computer users, but in some situations it can be used to infect the system with malware.

Windows 10 May Damage SSDs

mikos, 28 August 2020, 20:23

Microsoft is trying to get rid of an error that can cause SSDs to wear out faster.

Here's Windows 10 20H2 Update in a Nutshell

mikos, 28 August 2020, 18:24

The 20H2 update for Windows 10, which is to be released in the near future, will bring improvements and news.

Microsoft Just Made Disabling Windows Defender Harder

Bart Swiatek, 20 August 2020, 19:38

Microsoft has made changes to the Windows Defender antivirus program that make it difficult to switch it off permanently on a computer with Windows 10.

Windows 10 and New Settings for „Power Users”

Paul Wozniak, 13 August 2020, 19:46

Windows Insider participants now have much easier access to settings that enable them to choose the default GPU for all applications when using SLI or CrossFire technology. This option will also be available for public versions of Microsoft's OS.

Windows 10 and Windows 7 - Situation After 5 Years

Bart Swiatek, 31 July 2020, 12:44

Windows 10 recently celebrated its fifth birthday. After several years on the market, the latest version of Microsoft's OS definitely dominates in numbers over Windows 7, not to mention the older editions.

Over 90% of Windows 10 Users Use Old Version of the System

Sodar, 02 July 2020, 18:44

It turns out that the May update of Windows 10 (build 2004) has reached a small number of users. Most of them still use older versions of Microsoft's system from last year.

Windows 10 Update Improves Performance of Some Gaming PCs

Michael Kulakowski, 30 June 2020, 22:02

The May Windows 10 update, which has still not been made available to all system users, has a new feature. In theory, it will even provide a 10% increase in PC performance in some games.

Microsoft Enables Free Data Recovery in Windows 10

mikos, 30 June 2020, 14:04

Microsoft offers its own solution for recovering deleted files in Windows 10. For free.

Windows 10 Update Causes Problems With Printing

Sodar, 15 June 2020, 14:34

Windows 10 update from June 9 may cause problems on some computers, which mainly take the form of issues with printing.

Windows 10 2004 Update Goes Live

Smoczy, 28 May 2020, 15:10

Windows 10 has received the long-awaited 2004 update, introducing many changes and, although minor, they make the new version worth considering.

Edge Chromium Will Soon Become Default Browser on Windows 10

Kuszu, 20 May 2020, 13:15

During yesterday's Build 2020 conference Microsoft announced changes that will be introduced in the new Edge browser in the next few months. Users installing Windows 10 will automatically get an edition of the browser based on Chromium engine.

20H1 Update for Windows 10 will be Available From May 26

Conrad Hazi, 09 May 2020, 16:35

Microsoft has announced that the latest patch for Windows 10 - marked 20H1 - will be available to the public from May 26. It introduces, among other things, DirectX 12 Ultimate support and changes to Xbox Game Bar.

Windows 10: Game Mode May Cause Performance Drops

Smoczy, 07 May 2020, 14:52

Users report that the game mode implemented in Windows 10, instead of optimizing gameplay, leads to performance degradation.

Windows 10 May Update Will Speed up Your PC

Sodar, 29 April 2020, 12:35

Microsoft is about to release the May 2020 update, which will increase the speed of Windows 10 for some users.

Microsoft Will Get Rid of Control Panel in Windows 10

Bart Swiatek, 27 March 2020, 17:19

Rafael Rivera, an engineer working for Microsoft, mentioned in a Twitter post that the company plans to move further Windows 10 options from the control panel to the new settings screen. Everything seems to indicate that the giant from Redmond plans to get rid of a key fragment of the old interface of its operating system.

Windows Defender May Skip Files When Scanning Due to Bug

Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 17:39

Some Windows Defender users report a bug that causes some files to be skipped during the scan. For the time being, it's uncertain whether this is a real bug or a change in the way the application reports its actions.

The New Look of Windows 10 - Here's How Microsoft Celebrates its Success

Bart Swiatek, 20 March 2020, 12:11

Microsoft has released a video that boasts of the success of Windows 10 - reaching out to a billion users. The material also presents a vision of the new look of this version of „windows”.

Microsoft Shows New Start Menu and Icons in Windows 10

Bart Swiatek, 05 March 2020, 14:00

During Windows Insider Webcast, Microsoft presented a new look of the Start menu in Windows 10, which we will see after turning off the tiles. The picture also shows changed icons.

Windows 10 on Over a Billion Devices

Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2020, 13:40

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 has been installed on more than one billion active devices. It took 4.5 years to break this treshold.

German Government Will Pay for Extended Windows 7 Support

Bart Swiatek, 24 January 2020, 12:27

The German government will pay Microsoft nearly $900,000 to extend its support for Windows 7, all because officials failed to upgrade 33,000 computers to a newer version of the system before January 14 this year.

Microsoft Tests New Ads in Windows 10

Peter Doron, 22 January 2020, 13:25

The Insider program is testing another format of advertisements in Windows 10. This time it is about banners in WordPad, encouraging the use of Office Web Apps.

Microsoft Fixes Dangerous Gap in Windows 10, Detected by NSA

Bart Swiatek, 15 January 2020, 13:49

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has detected a dangerous security gap in Windows 10 and Windows Server. The exploit made it possible for PCs to be infected a virus and have sensitive data stolen. Microsoft has already eliminated the threat with an appropriate patch.

End of Windows 7 Support is Nigh; Switch to Windows 10 for Free

Bart Swiatek, 30 December 2019, 12:22

In January, Microsoft will officially end its support for the popular Windows 7 operating system. It is worth noting that the option of free upgrade to Windows 10 is still available, although officially it was supposed to expire in July 2016.

Windows 10 November 2019 Update is Here; Performance Improvements?

Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 11:10

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 owners can now download the new Windows 10 November 2019 Update. The patch is designed to improve several important features, such as a calendar or file browser, and also to improve performance - especially on some processors.

Windows 10: Game Bar Gets FPS Counter

Konrad Serafinski, 24 October 2019, 11:52

Microsoft has made a few improvements to the Game Bar. After the October update, the bar will show, among other things, the frame rate counter and Xbox achievements.

Next Windows Update Will Speed up Our Computers

Bart Swiatek, 01 October 2019, 14:34

Another major update of Windows 10 - 19H2 - should speed up its operation on some CPUs. The software will be able to make better use of more efficient CPU cores.

Former Microsoft Employee Explains Why Windows 10 Has so Many Errors

Barth Faryna, 25 September 2019, 17:46

A former Microsoft employee, Jerry Berg, published a video in which he explains why there are more and more bugs in Windows 10 with each subsequent update, and explains the reasons for this.

The List of Problems Caused by Windows Update Grows

Paul Wozniak, 19 September 2019, 18:11

Another patch for Windows 10 introduces several new problems instead of fixing the old issues. Users complain about problems with switching on the Action Center and network adapters that are not working.

More Than Half of PC Users are Already Using Windows 10

Paul Wozniak, 05 September 2019, 17:50

According to the latest data, more than half of all PC users are already using Windows 10. Compared to the previous month, this is a 2% increase.

Windows 10 Slows Down After New Update KB4512941

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 September 2019, 22:02

Windows 10 has recently received an optional update. Unfortunately, it brought a serious error that slows down the computer considerably.

AMD, Nvidia and Intel Drivers Susceptible to Dangerous Attacks

Barth Faryna, 12 August 2019, 22:59

Eclypsium has been involved in online threat research for years. Their latest report, Screwed Drivers, shows something disturbing. According to its content, more than 40 drivers from at least 20 leading manufacturers are vulnerable to attacks.

Windows 10 20H1 - New Notification System and Other Changes

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2019, 22:24

Microsoft presented a number of changes that will appear in Windows 10 with another large update, which should debut in the first quarter of 2020.

Windows Defender is One of the Best Antivirus Software in the World

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2019, 15:41

According to independent tests, Windows Defender is one of the best antivirus software in the world. In the test it obtained excellent results and blocked all samples of malware.

Almost Half of PCs on the Market Use Windows 10

Frozen, 02 August 2019, 16:27

Microsoft has reasons to be satisfied. According to the latest data, the share of Windows 10 among the operating systems available on the market is almost 50%.

Microsoft Accidentally Reveals New Appearance of Windows 10 Start Menu

Bart Swiatek, 26 July 2019, 13:06

Microsoft mistakenly made an early version of Windows 10 available to testers. It contains a completely redesigned Start menu that is not based on Microsoft Live Tiles.

Windows Defender Will Become Microsoft Defender

Conrad Hazi, 22 July 2019, 11:36

It seems that Microsoft is trying to change the name of Windows Defender. As suggested in the reports, starting with the 20H1 update, it is to be called the same on all platforms - Microsoft Defender.

Microsoft Store Likely to Feature Mod Support

Paul Wozniak, 20 July 2019, 14:31

With the latest Windows 10 update, a new folder has appeared on your system that will probably be used to install mod to Microsoft applications and games.

Windows 10 Now Shows Notifications From Android

Bart Swiatek, 04 July 2019, 17:41

Your Phone app for Windows 10 has a new feature that enables it to display notifications from your smartphone on your computer screen. The program also allows you to view photos and read and write SMS.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Boosts AMD Ryzen CPU?

Bart Swiatek, 14 June 2019, 14:55

AMD boasted that the improvements made to Windows 10 in the May update made it work faster with the Ryzen series of processors. In the company's opinion, the efficiency gains are expected to reach as much as 15% in some cases.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Officially Released

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2019, 13:48

Microsoft has completed another major update for Windows 10. May 2019 Update will now be available on users' computers. The installation can be sped up or delayed.

825 Million Devices With Windows 10

ElMundo, 13 May 2019, 12:49

Microsoft is slowly approaching the threshold of one billion active Windows 10 devices, predicted a few years ago. According to documents published by the company, the current number of devices using Windows 10 is 825 million.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Needs 32 GB of HDD Space

Adrian Werner, 29 April 2019, 12:44

The May update for Windows 10 will come with a big increase in disc space requirements. It will be necessary to find at least a dozen or so additional gigabytes.