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Check your Windows Insider settings now!

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

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Toolkit Item: Code Writer

When it comes to Windows management, network administration, deployment and other computing stuff, I want to do as much as possible using built-in Windows tools and utilities. As I have often said, I use no third party optimizers, tweakers, downloaders, cleaners and other snake oil stuff. For me, the main principle in Windows management and


May 2019 Update Hits Release Preview

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

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Windows 10 19H1 Update coming late May

Today’s blog post by Mike Fortin (Corporate Vice President, Windows) describes a pending change to Microsoft’s feature upgrade system. It is surprising, and at the same time, not surprising at all. Let’s first take a look at the most interesting part of this post: We will increase the amount of time that the May 2019


Note to Win10.guru Subscribers

Dear subscribers, let me first thank you. You are important to us. We’ve had some issues with the automatic new post notifications we send you. In fact, no emails were sent in the period starting from late February until recently. We did not notice because we received an email each time telling that notifications were

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Microsoft Docs – Excellent, but Imperfect

Microsoft faced a huge task when they started moving all documentation for their products and services from TechNet and MSDN to its new Microsoft Docs (https://docs.microsoft.com) sub-site. When launched in June 2016, Microsoft Docs only contained the .NET documentation, Since then, most of the other content has gradually moved over under that same umbrella. I

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MS Ups Win10 Tally to 800M

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.

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