Items tagged with Windows 10

Windows 10 can be used for just about anything due to its versatility, from running services to simply being a basic client PC. Soon, Microsoft will add more functionality to hopefully make the operating system even better for specific usage scenarios. In the past few months, we have heard about Microsoft testing new... Read more...
On Friday, Microsoft released another patch to fix some outstanding issues when printing graphical images in Windows 10. It appears that quality assurance is certainly struggling this month; however, as many users are reporting the update has failed to install with error code 0x80070541. While the error code may be... Read more...
Earlier in March, Microsoft released a Patch Tuesday update, which unfortunately unleashed numerous printer-related issues that led to some cases of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). This was caused by driver conflicts within Windows when users went to print. The company then quickly acknowledged the problem, provided... Read more...
Anyone who builds a new PC after Microsoft rolls out its next major update to Windows 10, codenamed Sun Valley, will notice some missing apps. Not to worry though, they are probably not ones you used very much, if at all. Arguably the most notable one is Paint 3D, as shown above, which will no longer come... Read more...
Despite all the advancements made in computing, even today the printer can still an extreme source of frustration. Usually it's because the network refuses to recognize the darn thing, and sometimes it's because the printer obsesses over a low ink level and stubbornly refuses to print. But more recently, a bug in... Read more...
When Microsoft releases updates on Patch Tuesday, we typically expect the company to fix problems, not create new ones. Unfortunately for the owners of certain printer brands, the KB5000802 and KB5000808 updates are causing all sorts of headaches for Windows 10 users. KB5000802 and KB5000808 were released earlier... Read more...
Microsoft may not be releasing numerical upgrades to its Windows operating system these days (which is to say we will never see a Windows 11), but it is constantly tweaking and, at times, even overhauling Windows 10 as time goes on. One of the biggest changes on the roadmap is the eventual wholesale alteration of the... Read more...
If you are looking for a tiny bit of good news this weekend, here you go—Microsoft has apparently figured out a way to prevent a weird and potentially destructive Windows 10 bug from scrambling your hard drive with relative ease. There is a catch, though, and it is not an insignificant one. The fix is only available... Read more...
Although Windows 10X still hasn't been released to the public, there has been a steady stream of information leaked about the operating system in recent months. Windows 10X was supposed to debut on the Surface Neo, but Microsoft delayed the operating system and its dual-screen foldable in May 2020. Reliable... Read more...
Microsoft appears to be taking a more conservative and focused approach to its bi-annual feature updates to Windows 10. As such, the first one for 2021—Windows 10 version 21H1—is not overflowing with features (and potential problems), and instead is geared towards improving the experience for those who work... Read more...
If you have any last words for the Adobe Flash Player that is embedded in Windows 10, you better speak up now, because Microsoft has begun throwing dirt on its grave. Or more precisely, multiple users have reported a new Windows patch being pushed out that wipes out the last remaining remnant of the defunct... Read more...
We are two days removed from this month's Patch Tuesday update, and if you are experiencing the odd blue screen of death (BSOD) error, applying the latest cumulative update could be the cure. Among the things it addresses, this month's Patch Tuesday update includes a fix for a weird bug that hackers could exploit to... Read more...
Microsoft is in the habit of infusing new features into Windows 10 twice a year through bi-annual major upgrades, in between which it delivers monthly security updates (known as Patch Tuesday), as well as the occasional out-of-band update. In the near future, however, Microsoft might start injecting features into... Read more...
It's been roughly a year since Microsoft released the first public/stable version of its Chromium based Microsoft Edge browser. Before that point, Edge had been using Microsoft's own EdgeHTML engine, and wasn't doing much to gain market share in the browser space. However, the switchover to Google's Chromium project... Read more...
When you are at your wits end with Windows 10, one option is the "Reset this PC" feature, found within the Recovery options in System Settings. There are two subsequent options—keep your personal files, or go full nuclear and remove everything. Neither option had been working for some users for quite some time, though... Read more...
The last thing you want to experience when working on your PC or playing a game is to experience a blue screen of death (BSOD) error, especially since these kinds of crashes can sometimes be difficult to diagnose. There are many reasons why you might experience one, though. Case in point, there is a rather odd bug... Read more...
Do you think Microsoft might be feeling the heat from Apple to improve the Windows 10 experience on Arm hardware, now that Apple has released its M1 chip? Maybe, maybe not. Either way, Microsoft last month released a preview build of Windows 10 on Arm to Insiders in the Dev channel, which added the ability to run x64... Read more...
We've got 99 problems but Windows 10 ain't one. Just kidding—sometimes Windows 10 is one of those problems. We've had good luck with Windows 10 ourselves, but are aware of various issues people have encountered over the years. One of the stranger ones is a lingering bug that could easily corrupt your hard drive, just... Read more...
Windows 10X is reportedly targeted to be Microsoft's optimized operating system for dual and single screen mobile devices like Microsoft's Surface Duo or traditional hybrid 2-in-1 laptops. As rumors and features begin to trickle out, so too do images and renders of what the Windows 10X user interface is supposed to... Read more...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating affects across the globe, upending the everyday lives of nearly everyone, while at the same time resulting in the death of hundreds of thousands. Because of how COVID-19 is spread, people that can work from home along with students participating in virtual learning have... Read more...
For as long as developers have been writing software code, they've been inadvertently creating bugs. It's when those bugs can compromise the security of a PC that a bug goes from an annoyance to a potential real danger. Security issues with apps can be worked around in the interim, even if it means uninstalling it... Read more...
When summer rolls around, it will have been six years since Microsoft first released Windows 10 to the general public. Since then, Windows 10 has received several major updates with new and improved features, and a bit of tweaking to the overall user interface (UI). But the biggest visual change to Windows 10 is yet... Read more...
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