In the latest Redstone 5 skip ahead build for Windows 10 Insiders, Microsoft has added a hidden feature that enables a dark theme in File Explorer. While the new theme is in the very beginning development stages (hopefully!!), it's currently not a sight to behold.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17650 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft focused on Windows Defender with a new design to the Windows Defender Security Center and adding Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) support to the Windows Defender Firewall.
Windows 10 builds contain many hidden features that are used by Microsoft to debug code or test applications that have not been officially released yet. A new tool has been released that enables you to find and enable these hidden features in Windows 10.
Microsoft admitted yesterday that the reason it did not launch the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 last week was because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.
Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 (Redstone 4) to insiders on the fast ring. This build does not contain any new features, but rather acts as a new build with security updates included that fix the vulnerabilities from KB4100375.
Not too much new ransomware released this week, but rather just general ransomware news. One item of interest was the joke ransomware called PUBG Ransomware that made you play Player's Unknown Battleground in order to decrypt your files. Other than that, it was just news about new variants that were released or about variants.
While ransomware has evolved into targeted attacks rather than mass spam campaigns, it is still a significant threat to businesses and consumers. Microsoft must agree, as in the upcoming Spring Creators Update, Microsoft has added a dedicated Ransomware Protection section in the Windows Defender Security Center settings.
A highly requested feature is the ability to use copy and paste keyboard shortcuts when in a Windows 10 Bash prompt. As of Windows Insider build 17643, this feature is now available as a setting in the Windows Command Prompt.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build Microsoft adds Sets+Office 365 integration and Microsoft Edge, Data Sense, and Magnifier improvements.
Even though Windows already has quite a few ways to create screenshots, Windows sleuths discovered a new feature called "Screen Clip" being developed in Windows 10 Redstone 5. Screen Clip allows a Windows 10 user to drag a selection of the screen and create a screenshot from it.
Whether you've had Windows 10 for months or just upgraded from an old computer to a new one that uses it, you can use a range of apps that work with the operating system to get more done in less time. Here are some productivity apps to try.
With the imminent release of Windows 10 build 1803, also known as the Spring Creators Update, we may be seeing the end of the Disk Cleanup program. In this latest feature update a new Setting has been added called "Free up space now" that performs the same function as Disk Cleanup, but in my opinion, does a better job.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17639 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. As Redstone 4, otherwise known as the Spring Creators Update, is being prepped for distribution, we will only see new builds in the Redstone 5 change for the time being.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17634 for PC to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. Now that Redstone 4 is in RTM to be released as Spring Creators Update, we will most likely only see new builds for Redstone 5 for the next few weeks.
Windows sleuths found a string that references the Cloud Clipboard feature in the latest skip ahead build for Windows 10 Redstone 5.
Microsoft has released a tool on Monday to help Linux aficionados in porting their favorite Linux distro to run on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), a Windows 10 component that sideloads Linux distros on modern Windows 10 PCs.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17133 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. This build contains some minor bug fixes and Microsoft has stated that they are now checking in the final code in preparation for the Spring Creators Update being released.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17128 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. This build contains no new features, no bug fixes, and no list of issues. The only difference between this build and 17127 is that they removed the watermark at the bottom right of the desktop.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17127 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. Like the previous build, they continue to iron out issues with Windows Mixed Reality, but also includes improvements to Cortana.