Tag Archives: Windows

Major WiFi Updates Came To Windows 10 Recently

Great news for the legions of Windows 10 users around the world. Version 2004 comes with a significant WiFi update that includes Wi-Fi6 and WPA3 support, which will give users better wireless performance and increased security. That’s great news, but of course, there’s a catch. In order to make use of WiFi 6, you’ll need […]

Microsoft Phasing Out 32Bit Windows 10 Support Starting With OEMs

Be advised that Microsoft has announced it will begin phasing out support of the 32-bit version of Windows 10, beginning with OEM’s. The change is effective as of the May 2020 release. Microsoft had this to say about the recent change: “Beginning with Windows 10, version 2004, all new Windows 10 systems will be required […]

Bandwidth Limits For Updates Coming To Windows 10 Soon

Some Windows 10 updates are big. Most of them range in size from 200-500MB, but some are even larger. This month’s, for example (May 2020), is more than 2GB in size, which is big enough that downloading and installing it can hog all the bandwidth you’ve got. That can easily bring your system to a […]

New Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Feature Coming Soon

If you’re a veteran Windows user, you’ve almost certainly made frequent use of the “Disk Cleanup” feature, which has been a standard part of the OS for what feels like forever. Recently though, Microsoft has given the utility a bit of a facelift and an upgrade. Lurking under the hood of Windows 10, in the […]

Windows 10 Announces One Billion Active Devices

Windows 10 is on a lot of devices around the world. In part, that’s because it’s a significantly better and more modern operating system than its predecessors. In addition, it’s partly because Microsoft has been aggressively pushing people to upgrade to Windows 10. While it took the company a bit longer to reach the magic […]

New Edge Browser Coming To Windows 10 Through Updates

Microsoft Edge has been changed and improved many times. It is now Chromium-based, and is one important step closer to widespread release. At present, the new browser is available to Windows 10 Insiders in the “Release Preview” ring. It will remain there for at least a few weeks for testing. Assuming no major problems are […]

Windows 10X Will Assist With Folding Screens And Dual Monitors

A lot of people raise a curious eyebrow when they hear the term Windows 10X for the first time. It’s a bit of a niche product, but it is interesting. In recent years, several smartphone manufacturers have announced that they’d be experimenting with models sporting larger screens. For example, folding smartphones that when unfolded give […]

New Windows 10 Search Issue May Just Require A Reboot

On February 5th, after the latest Windows 10 update, many users found that they were unable to make use of the search function built into the operating system. The most common result was a blank black or gray box when a search is executed. While no one at Microsoft has stated definitively what the core […]

People Are Moving From Windows 7 To Windows 10 For Security

Despite the age of the OS, Windows 7 has enjoyed a surprisingly large and loyal user base. That changed suddenly when Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Windows 7 support. It couldn’t have come as a surprise to many people. After all, the company has been sounding the alarm and has announced the end of […]

One More Update For Windows 7 Will Address Wallpaper Issue

As you’re probably aware, Microsoft has officially pulled the plug on Windows 7 support for everyone except those who are paying for the privilege via the company’s ESU (Extended Security Updates) policy. The final Windows 7 update was KB4534310. After that, unless you’ve paid for ESUs, no further updates are coming, no exceptions. Well, except […]