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Microsoft Planning To Answer Windows Virtual Desktop Questions Next Week

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/08/19/microsoft-windows-virtual-desktop-questions.aspx

4 days ago

Microsoft has set aside time to answer questions about its emerging Windows Virtual Desktop service on Wednesday of next week, according to an announcement. 08/19/2019

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Back to Basics: Windows Shutdown Autostart explained

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/19/back-to-basics-windows-shutdown-autostart-explained/

5 days ago

Windows supports autostart functionality; the autostart on startup feature is the better known variant but there is also an option to autostart on shutdown. Some programs add entries to the autostart list […]

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Windows 10 20H1: Paint and WordPad turned into optional features

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/18/windows-10-20h1-paint-wordpad-turned-into-optional-features/

6 days ago

Windows 10 20H1, the first feature update version of 2020 for Windows 10 and the first major update for Windows 10 after Windows 10 version 1903, will introduce quite a number of […]

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KB4512534 for Windows 10 version 1809 fixes VB bug and more

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/18/kb4512534-for-windows-10-version-1809-fixes-vb-bug-and-more/

6 days ago

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4512534 for its Windows 10 version 1809 operating system on August 17, 2019. The update follows the release of the updates KB4517297 for Windows 7 and Windows […]

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First updates released that fix the Windows VB bugs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/17/first-updates-released-that-fix-the-windows-vb-bugs/

7 days ago

Microsoft released updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 version 1709, as well as Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2 that addresses the recently discovered Visual Basic […]

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Tab Session Manager is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that saves your windows and tabs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/16/tab-session-manager-is-an-add-on-that-saves-your-windows-and-tabs/

a week ago

Firefox may be configured to restore the browsing session using its Session Manager.  The feature works well for some but not for all users; those who experienced Session Manager issues in the […]

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Why is Windows Defender so successful?

https://www.zdnet.com/video/top-windows-defender-expert-these-are-the-threats-security-hasnt-yet-solved/

a week ago

Microsoft claims it rules the Windows antivirus world, with Defender on over half a billion PCs.

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How to enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender and add custom folders to it

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/15/how-to-enable-ransomware-protection-in-windows-defender/

a week ago

Windows Defender has been gaining a foothold steadily for the past few years. But there is one flaw in the antivirus that ships with Windows 10. The option for Ransomware Protection is […]

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Visual Basic issues in Windows August 2019 Updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/15/visual-basic-issues-in-windows-august-2019-updates/

a week ago

Microsoft added a new known issue to all cumulative updates that it released for Windows client and server versions in August 2019. The issue states that applications may stop responding if they […]

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If you get Windows Update error 0x80092004 on Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2 do this

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/15/if-you-get-windows-update-error-0x80092004-on-windows-7-or-server-2008-r2-do-this/

a week ago

Microsoft released updates for all supported versions of Windows -- client and server -- on the August 2019 Patch Day. You can check out our overview of the updates if you have […]

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How to enable Clipboard History in Windows 10 and customize it

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/14/how-to-enable-clipboard-history-in-windows-10/

a week ago

Windows 10 has a ton of features baked into the OS; one such feature is the Clipboard History which some find mighty useful, others not so much. It has been around for […]

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We checked and yup, it's no longer 2001. And yet you can pwn a Windows box via Notepad.exe

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/13/windows_notepad_flaw/

a week ago

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2019 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/13/microsoft-windows-security-updates-august-2019-overview/

2 weeks ago

Today is the August 2019 Patch Day over at Microsoft. The company released security and non-security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products today. We publish detailed […]

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Microsoft: Windows Virtual Desktop is now 'feature complete'

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-windows-virtual-desktop-is-now-feature-complete/

2 weeks ago

Next stop for Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop service is general availability, which could happen as soon as September 2019.

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Advanced Renamer is a free batch renaming utility for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/12/advanced-renamer-is-a-free-batch-renaming-utility-for-windows/

2 weeks ago

Renaming a lot of files is a chore, even more so when the names are very different from each other. Windows Explorer / File Explorer features some basic mass-renaming options, but these […]

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It's heads you win, tails you lose as Microsoft introduces CoinFlip™ for Windows 10

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/09/windows_insider_coin_flip/

2 weeks ago

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How to disable "Get even more out of Windows" on Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/09/how-to-disable-get-even-more-out-of-windows-on-windows-10/

2 weeks ago

Windows 10 may display a "Get even more out of Windows" prompt occasionally that displays additional services that users may set up. The prompt may be displayed on the first start of […]

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RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/09/rollback-rx-is-a-free-windows-time-machine-software-thats-better-than-system-restore/

2 weeks ago

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

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