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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18242

2018-09-19 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18242 Hello Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18242 (19H1) to Windows Insiders who have opted in to Skip Ahead. General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC We fixed an issue resulting in the background of notifications and the Action Center losing color and becoming transparent in the last two flights. We fixed an issue where thumbnails and icons might not be rendered if there were any video files saved to the desktop. We fixed an issue resulting in the back button in Settings and other apps becoming white text on a white background if you hovered over it. We fixed an issue resulting in certain apps crashing when you tried to save a file from the app. We fixed an issue resulting in nearby sharing not working for [ more… ]

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Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17758 available now!

2018-09-19 KENNETH 0

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17758 available now! Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 17758 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 17758 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area. The Preview SDK can be downloaded from the developer section on Windows Insider. For feedback and updates to the known issues, please see the developer forum. For new developer feature requests, head over to our Windows Platform UserVoice. Things to note: This build works in conjunction with previously released SDKs and Visual Studio 2017. You can install this SDK and still also continue to submit your apps that target Windows 10 build 1803 or earlier to the store. The Windows SDK will now formally only be supported by Visual Studio 2017 and greater. You can download [ more… ]

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17763

2018-09-19 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17763 Hello Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17763 (RS5) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This doesn’t mean we’re done… We fixed an issue where touching a Flash element in Microsoft Edge with two or more fingers could result in the tab crashing. We fixed an issue where thumbnails and icons might not be rendered if there were any video files saved to the desktop. We fixed an issue where certain Bluetooth audio devices wouldn’t play sound in apps that also used the microphone. We fixed an issue resulting in an unexpectedly increased use of battery recently when using certain apps like [ more… ]

Windows 10 Tip: Get mobile with Microsoft Edge

2018-09-18 KENNETH 0

Windows 10 Tip: Get mobile with Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge on iPhone, iPad and an Android tablet and phone Want to enjoy Microsoft Edge while you’re on-the-go? You can do that, thanks to the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. To get Microsoft Edge on your Android phone, tablet, iPhone or iPad, head over to the apps store on your device and download Microsoft Edge for free. Then use Microsoft Edge on your phone or tablet to read EPUB books you’ve saved. Or start reading a webpage on phone or tablet, send the page to your PC and pick up reading right where you left off. You must download Microsoft Edge on iOS and Android phones, follow setup prompts and link the mobile phone to the PC in PC settings. If you find this helpful, check out more Windows 10 Tips. [ more… ]

Run Ubuntu virtual machines made even easier with Hyper-V Quick Create

2018-09-18 KENNETH 0

Run Ubuntu virtual machines made even easier with Hyper-V Quick Create Today, we’ve made running Linux even easier on Windows 10. With the Hyper-V Quick Create feature added in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we have partnered with Ubuntu and added a virtual machine image so in a few quick minutes, you’ll be up and developing. This is available now – just type “Hyper-V Quick Create” in your start menu! Please note, this feature does require Hyper-V. Please head over to the docs to learn more about Hyper-V and enabling it. On top of running Ubuntu in a virtual machine, you can use Windows Subsystem for Linux. WSL is a Windows 10 feature that enables you to run native Linux command-line tools directly on Windows. WSL is an extremely easy to install feature on Windows 10, and you can run [ more… ]