Earlier today, Brandon LeBlanc posted a release notice for the version of Windows 10 formerly known as 1903. Now, it’s called the May 2019 Update. The bits are available to the Release Preview ring. Looks like that’s what I’ve also got on my formerly Fast Ring, now Slow Ring, PC. It’s Build 18362.30. It ‘s
Posts by: Ed Tittel
Historically, prior Windows releases (up through and including 1803) have defaulted to require use of the “Safely remove” notification panel widget to properly disengage external USB storage devices, like flash drives. Starting with the current release, that is no longer required. You can simply pop those little suckers out whenever you feel like it (though
For those seeking older Windows ISOs (and other MS ISOs, too) HeiDoc.net’s ISO download tool is worth getting to know — and using!
Microsoft recently upped its tally of Windows 10 users to 800 million, after a year or more at the 700 million level. They’re already behind on hitting the 1 Billion mark, but should get there eventually.
With the release of a UWP app for managing built-in GPUs, Intel takes a first step into higher-end graphics controls and capabilities. Check out its new Graphics Control Center app.
When it comes to free disk space analyzers, TreeSize is among the best of them, and does the job quite nicely. Check it out!
Microsoft Support has just reported that you may see the message “We removed some recently installed updates to recover your device from a startup failure” in the future. What this means, and what to do about it.
After wrestling a vexing notification issue to ground on my Win10 production PC this morning, I found myself thinking philosophically and strategically on this topic. There are lots of things about notifications I like in Windows 10. For example, I really like getting a quick pop-up from Outlook when email hits my inbox, with sender’s
OK, it’s coming. Version 2 of the Secure Hash Algorithm, aka SHA-2, is going to take over sole authentication duty from SHA-1 in 2019. You can read more about this at Windows Support, but I’ll provide the broad strokes of what’s going on here. Long story short: SHA-1 has been around for a long, long
Though you can use Free up space now from Settings to clean up Win10 system drives, I still prefer the old-school Disk Cleanup utility. Here’s why . . .