Latest Microsoft Patch Breaks Windows 10 Desktop Search, Start Menu, Audio

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s efforts to tame the problems in Windows 10 1903 continue to backfire for the company. Earlier this month, we discussed how a cumulative update patch had broken Cortana and SearchUI functionality more generally, causing high CPU usage spikes […]

Pandora debuts a desktop app for Windows – gpgmail

[ad_1] Pandora today is launching a desktop app for Windows users following its debut of a native Mac app earlier this year. On Mac, Pandora offers a variety of features for desktop users, like on-screen notifications, keyboard controls, a way to select listening “modes” and more. It didn’t, however, include support for streaming podcasts. The […]

Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 PowerToys Add-Ons

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In an earlier technological era when desktops ruled and laptops were briefcases, Microsoft released a suite of Windows 95 extensions called PowerToys. Despite a committed fan base, PowerToys faded away in newer versions of Windows, but Microsoft announced some […]

Microsoft: Latest Windows 10 1903 Update Can Cause CPU Spikes, Break Desktop Search

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that some Windows 10 users are having problems with Windows 10 1903. The latest cumulative update released for the OS, KB4512941, can cause CPU usage to surge to 30 percent or even as high […]

Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows 10 only uses the full-screen tiles in tablet mode. In the latest Insider build, […]

Microsoft will let some Windows 7 customers get free security updates for an extra year – gpgmail

[ad_1] In four months time, Windows 7 will reach end-of-life and will no longer receive security updates. That’s going to be a problem for some enterprises which still run the decade-old operating system. Starting January 14, 2020, Windows 7 computers will stop receiving security patches, leaving enterprises vulnerable to malware. According to latest data, some […]

Microsoft Makes It Easier to Bring DirectX 12 Games to Windows 7

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft launched Windows 10, it made its stance on DirectX 12 clear: Windows 10 would be the only OS that supported the company’s latest API, period. For years, the company stuck to this stance. Then, earlier this year, […]

Udemy Class Review: Windows 10

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtually everyone today uses Microsoft Windows on a computer in their day-to-day lives. Over time, as Windows has evolved from the 1980s into the software we know today, a lot has changed. The fundamentals of how you use the […]

Media software Plex launches a new desktop app for Mac and Windows – gpgmail

[ad_1] Plex today is launching a new desktop application for Mac and Windows, with the goal of eventually replacing Plex Media Player as the company’s only desktop solution. The app’s arrival also signals a change in direction for the company, which will also now remove its existing Windows Store application and end support for the […]

Microsoft Working on ‘Cloud Download’ Recovery Option for Windows 10

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft has seemingly abandoned the idea of rolling out new distinct versions of Windows every couple of years. Instead, it just releases more updates for Windows 10. It let one update sneak out before it was ready last week, […]