As of last Thursday, MS added recently — and widely — reported issues with Windows Search to its Known Issues list for 1903. The language of the item appears in the screencap below, and makes reference both to high CPU usage and lack of search results. Given that such reports stated surfacing from Insiders on
After trying all the conventional tricks, I learn that a chronic .NET Framework install error is just another one of the many Windows 10 ills that an in-place upgrade repair can fix. Thank goodness!
Just yesterday, I sat down at my 5-year-old Dell XPS 2720 to install an Insider Preview Fast + Skip upgrade, and noticed the Wi-Fi icon sitting in the notification area. “Hmmm” I said to myself “I thought I had a Cat5 cable plugged in.” I did indeed, but the status lights on the unit’s built-in
I encountered some odd wireless network behaviors in Insider Preview build 18950. They were fixed in the successor build — 18956 — at the same time MS told the world they were changing “Network status” in the Network & Internet Settings page. Caution: Programmers at work!
Gabe Aul, the original lead for Microsoft’s Windows Insider team has left the company. Aul led the team from its very beginning until the 1st of June, 2016. A few hours ago, Aul tweeted that today is his first working day at Facebook: Today is my first day as a Facebook employee. After more than
Lots of fascinating Windows activity this week, including various releases and updates, and even some industry news, action, and anti-news. New Fast + Skip Release 18908 20H1 On Thursday (May 29), MS dropped a new Fast Ring + Skipahead Ring Windows 10 Insider Preview: Version 20H1, Build 18908.1000. Reports from the field and user experiences
In one of their worst decisions ever, the Windows and Windows Insider teams now allow the built-in administrator account to use, install and update UWP apps, and also allows that same administrator account to be switched over to a Microsoft account. Both of these “features” appeared in version 1709. Both are illogical, stupid and unnecessary
Microsoft third company to pass $1 trillion market value On Thursday, April 25th, Microsoft became the third US company to cross the $1 trillion (£774 billion / €897) market value threshold , after Apple and Amazon. Here’s more from BBC Business News on this topic: Microsoft hits $1 trillion market valuation New Security Baseline for
Microsoft announced on their official support site on Friday that upgrade attempts to the May 2019 Update (W10 version 19H1) will fail if the target device has any USB storage devices or SD cards present. In fact, according to this support article, the upgrade might even be blocked if Windows Update detects a connected USB
A long wait should be coming to an end sometime this week (that’s my educated guess!). When the wait ends, we Windows Insiders will get some new builds to play with. The previous builds — namely, 18362 for the Release Preview Ring, and 18875 for the Fast and Skip Ahead Rings — were released two