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Nested Virtualization in Windows 10 Hyper-V

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/02/24/nested-virtualization-windows-10-hyperv.aspx

3 minutes ago

To test the Windows 10X emulator, Brien needed to figure out how to configure Hyper-V to run on a Windows 10 virtual machine. Here's how he made it work. 02/24/2020

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Windows 7: Still looking after business (except when it isn't)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/24/windows_7_atm_bork/

3 minutes ago

Bork!Bork!Bork! The operating system that will not die lingers on in NatWest's ATMs

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Textfinder is a very fast bulk text search tool for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/24/textfinder-is-a-very-fast-bulk-text-search-tool-for-windows/

10 hrs ago

Textfinder is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices to find text in multiple files quickly. The program has been created in 2001 and updated in 2006 for the last time; tests […]

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Lintalist is an open source snippet manager for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/21/lintalist-is-an-open-source-snippet-manager-for-windows/

3 days ago

Lintalist is an open source snippet manager for Windows. You can use it as a text expander to quickly add phrases in the document that you're working with. The program is portable, […]

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byenow is a command line tool for Windows to delete folders faster

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/20/byenow-is-a-command-line-tool-for-windows-to-delete-folders-faster/

4 days ago

Deleting large folders or collection of files on Windows may take quite some time. The deletion speed depends on a number of factors but even if you have a super fast computer, […]

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OK, which Dombås stuffed Windows 10 to bursting at Swedish flatpack flinger?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/ikea_bork/

5 days ago

Bork!Bork!Bork! If only there was some way of organising the space

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uGet is an open source download manager for Windows and Linux that also supports Torrents and Video downloads

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/uget-is-an-open-source-download-manager-for-windows-and-linux-that-also-supports-torrents-and-video-downloads/

6 days ago

XDM and HTTP Downloader are very good open source download managers; uGet is another one that you may use if you're looking for some advanced options. Download and extract the program's archive […]

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Microsoft's coding for noobs hits 1.0, decompiling to C# in Visual Studio, and Windows 10X makes its debut... on Mac

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/microsoft_roundup/

7 days ago

Roundup Also: No HoloLens 2 at Barcelona

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Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/windows-10-version-1809-will-reach-end-of-support-in-may-2020/

7 days ago

Microsoft dropped support for the popular Windows 7 operating system as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020 except for business and Enterprise customers who pay the company for extended […]

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OnTopper is a lightweight always-on-top Windows app

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/ontopper-is-a-lightweight-always-on-top-windows-app/

7 days ago

Tiny programs have a special place in my heard; you can check out our list of great 100K or less applications that I created back in 2010 as a good start to […]

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Alternate File Shredder is an open source file shredder for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/alternate-file-shredder-is-an-open-source-file-shredder-for-windows/

7 days ago

It is always a good idea to securely erase your hard drive before disposing it, and especially so if you want to give it away  You can do that with a tool […]

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Microsoft pulls the security update KB4524244 for Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/16/microsoft-pulls-the-security-update-kb4524244-for-windows-10/

a week ago

Microsoft published a standalone security update for Windows 10, KB4524244, on the February 2020 Patch Tuesday. The security update addressed "an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot […]

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Another week, another bunch of Windows 10 machines punched by a patch

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/14/windows_10_patch_problems/

a week ago

As 1809 is nudged toward the darkness, the Baron of Bork has plans for 1903 and 1909

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HotCorners is a Windows program that lets you add custom shortcuts or actions to the 4 corners

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/15/hotcorners-is-a-windows-program-that-lets-you-add-custom-shortcuts-or-actions-to-the-4-corners/

a week ago

The macOS operating system has a nice Hot Corners feature that some users may be aware of. Apple's operating system allows users to set each corner of the screen as a quick […]

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Dual screens, fast updates, no registry cruft and security in mind: Microsoft gives devs the lowdown on Windows 10X

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/microsoft_previews_windows_10x/

2 weeks ago

Huge changes for how apps run but will it win over users?

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It's official: In May, Microsoft will close the door, lock the vault, brick over the entrance of dreaded Windows 10 1809

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/win10_1809_may_12_deadline/

2 weeks ago

Now let us never speak of this again

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B-but it doesn't get viruses! Not so, Apple fanbois: Mac malware is growing faster than nasties going for Windows

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/11/mac_malware_growing_malwarebytes/

2 weeks ago

So says Malwarebytes, anyway

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It appears that the Windows 7 ESU Bypass is indeed working

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/13/it-appears-that-the-windows-7-esu-bypass-is-indeed-working/

2 weeks ago

Support for Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system ended on January 14, 2020 officially. Home users cannot extend support for the operating system while business and Enterprise customers may extend support by up […]

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Okular is an open source universal document viewer for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/13/okular-is-an-open-source-universal-document-viewer-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

2 weeks ago

How many document viewers do you use? I use SumatraPDF (or Edge) for PDFs, Calibre for ePub, Notepad for Text, and also have some portable document editors. Wouldn't it be nice if […]

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