The 20161 release announcement says clicking on System in Control Panel now opens Settings/System/About. It works that way on one of my test machines (Lenovo X380 Yoga). On the other (Lenovo X220 Tablet) the System applet still opens. Weird.
When I can’t RDP into either of my two Beta Channel Insider test machines after upgrading to Build 20161, I play a variation on the old “If it doesn’t work reboot” troubleshooting technique to set things back to rights.
I am a huge fan of using native boot virtual hard disks in a dual or multi boot configuration. Deploying Windows to a VHD file and adding it to the boot menu makes things so easy: when the secondary OS is no longer needed, just delete that VHD and remove its boot entry. In an
Two new critical and important vulnerabilities for Windows Codes, and get CVE IDs 2020-1425 and -1457. What makes the updates that fix them interesting is that, for the time being, they come from the MS Store.
Earlier this month, MS announced new terminology for levels of participation in its Insider program — namely, Dev Channel, Beta Channel and Release Preview Channel. As of June 29, those Channels are now visible, ready for you to tune in!
Out with the old, in with the new: MS is doing away with Ring-based Insider levels (Fast Ring, Slow Ring, Insider Preview) and moving to Insider Channels instead: Dev Channel, Beta Channel and Insider Preview Channel. Be prepared, this will probably show up in Settings soon.
Microsoft dropped what will likely be its last Insider Preview/Slow Ring release on May 12, along with a raft of Windows 10 2004 downloads to the Visual Studio Subscriptions page. All signs are still “Go!” for the upcoming end-of-month feature upgrade.
The Windows Insider Preview Downloads page provides immediate access to Insider Preview downloads for those unwilling or to impatient to wait for Windows Update to offer it to them. Good stuff!
If you use the PowerShell Get-VMHostSupportedVersion cmdlet, Insider Preview Fast Ring Build 19603 discloses upcoming Win10 release names. Check it out!
With Build 19569 UWP apps get the “Fluent Design” treatment. The result is a snazzier and more visually appealing Start Menu and desktop. Good oh!