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.
Microsoft said on Friday that the upcoming Windows 10 major feature upgrade —dubbed the Spring Creators Update— will take around 30 minutes to install, unlike previous variants that took between one and two hours to complete.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17123 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. While this release brings some bug fixes, it's main focus is the addition of the High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) to Windows 10 and continuing to resolve bugs in Windows Mixed Reality.
Microsoft has backtracked on a decision it took back in January when it conditioned that computers without a special registry key would not receive any more security updates.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17120 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. While this release brings some bug fixes, but it's main focus is on improvements to Windows Defender Application Guard and Windows Mixed Reality.
Microsoft admitted last week that it incorrectly updated some Windows 10 users to the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system —version 1709— despite users having specifically paused update operations in their OS settings.
According to a sleuthing Windows Insiders, the name of the next Windows feature update appears to be named "Spring Creators Update". This is based on the output of a command entered in the latest Insider Preview build from the skip ahead ring.
Lot's of goodies this week from Microsoft. In addition to Kali Linux and Debian being available for WSL, tabs in File Explorer, Microsoft is also testing different privacy screen layouts in the latest Windows 10 Insider build.