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[h1][b]What’s New in Build 16176 For PC[/b][/h1][b]Windows Subsystem for Linux Gains Serial Device Support: [/b]Windows COM ports can now be accessed directly from a WSL process! [img]https://winblogs.azureedge.net/win/2017/04/ttys.png[/img] More information can be found on the [url=https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/wsl/]WSL Blog[/url]. Additional features and fixes are posted on the [url=https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/commandline/wsl/release_notes]WSL Release Notes[/url] page – keep the [url=https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/266908-command-prompt-console-bash-on-ubuntu-on-windo/category/161892-bash]feedback[/url] coming! [h1][b]Changes, improvements, and fixes for PC[/b][/h1][list] [*]You can now hold down the power button on your device for 7 seconds to trigger a bugcheck. This will only work on newer devices that don’t uses legacy ACPI power buttons. [*]Narrator will work again on this build. [*]We fixed the issue causing some apps and games to crash due to a misconfiguratio
[b]June 29, 2015 | By [url=https://www.eff.org/about/staff/daniel-nazer]Daniel Nazer[/url][/b] [b] [img]https://www.eff.org/files/2014/07/30/stupid-patent-square-2.jpg[/img][/b] Like all of the patents we highlight in our Stupid Patent of the Month series, this month’s winner, [url=https://www.google.com/patents/US6795918]U.S. Patent No. 6,795,918[/url], is a terrible patent. But it earns a special place in the Pantheon of stupid patents because it is being wielded in one of most outrageous trolling campaigns we have ever seen. [url=https://www.google.com/patents/US679
[h2]Microsoft Software Recovery Site allows legal download of Windows 7 ISO format only on verification with a valid retail product key.[/h2]Windows has made life easier for users of Windows 7 ISO who have lost or damaged their original installation DVD, by direct downloading it from Microsoft Software Recovery website. However, the main hitch is that users need to unlock the download first by a retail product key. This is the verification key and only once this step is cleared user can download the [url=http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery]Windows 7 ISO[/url] format. The process seems to be very easy and simple and within 3 steps the download is completed. The ISO file can be used to install windows in a virtual device, burn the data in a new DVD or create even a [url=http://www.techworm.net/2013/06/how-to-create-bootable-usb-pendrive-to.html]bootable USB flash drive[/url] so as to help in future installation of the ISO. [url=http://www.techworm.
[b]15th May 2015 By [url=http://betanews.com/author/mwilson/]Mark Wilson[/url][/b] [img]http://betanews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/mobile_ads.jpg[/img] Google is facing something of a European revolution as mobile companies consider blocking ads on a massive scale. Israeli company Shine has developed software that blocks mobile ads, and it has gained the attention and support of a number of telecom companies in Europe. Talking to the Financial Times, one wireless carrier said that the software had been installed at its data centers and could be enabled by the end of the year. With the potential to automatically block most ads on web pages and within apps, the repercussion of the ad boycott could be huge as mobile providers try to wrestle control from the likes of Google. [url=http://betanews.com/2015/05/15/block_mobile_ads/]Full Article[/url]
[b]Microsoft is currently running a promotion that sees the company giving out yet another 100GB of free [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/onedrive]OneDrive[/url] storage for 1 year — this time to anyone with a [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/tag/dropbox]Dropbox[/url] account. Unfortunately, this one is limited to [i]current[/i] Dropbox users in the U.S. for right now.[/b] [b] If you want to get in on the offer, all you have to do is hit up the source link below to get started. From there, you'll verify your OneDrive and Dropbox accounts by signing into both. After you've finished with the sign-in process, Microsoft will add a convenient "Getting Started with OneDrive" PDF to your Dropbox folder to help new users become accustomed to the service. Overall, the process is quick and easy, so there's no real reason to pass this up if you've already got a Dropbox account.[/b] [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-offers-100gb-free-onedrive-storage-dropbox-users]http://ww
[b]The latest Debian release is available from Softpedia[/b] By [url=http://news.softpedia.com/editors/browse/silviu-stahie]Silviu Stahie[/url] on October 20th, 2014 [b]The Debian project project has announced that Debian 7.7 "Wheezy" is now out and available for download. This is the regular maintenance update, but it packs quite a few important fixes.[/b] Debian gets regular major updates for the distribution, but if you already have it installed and you keep it up to date you won't need to do anything extra. The developers have implemented a few important fixes, so it's recommended to upgrade as soon as possible. [url=http://news.softpedia.com/news/Debian-7-7-Is-Out-with-Security-Fixes-462647.shtml]Full Article[/url]
By [b]Chuong H Nguyen[/b] At the [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/tag/teched]TechEd[/url] Europe 2014 conference, Microsoft announced new features and technologies to help developers as it focuses on a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Announcements were made for Microsoft [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/tag/azure]Azure[/url], [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/tag/intune]Intune[/url] mobile device management, cross-platform developer tools support, and new cloud partners. [url=http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-announces-new-cloud-services-enterprise-mobility-features-and-tools-teched-2014]Full Article[/url].
[h3]Get Windows 10 App Troubleshooter[/h3]If you’re one of those, Microsoft has released a troubleshooter which will find and fix problems that prevent Get Windows 10 App from appearing in the system tray. Download it and run on your PC. If you see the icon, click on it and reserve your spot to get in the queue with reserved users to upgrade to Windows 10. You’ll be notified when the upgrade is available for your computer. [img]http://cdn.techdows.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Get-Windows-10-app-troubleshooting-tool-300x231.png[/img] [url=http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/2/2/F22D5FDB-59CD-4275-8C95-1BE17BF70B21/GW10Appdiagnostic.diagcab]Download Troubleshooting tool for Get Windows 10 app [/url] [url=https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081048]Check this page [/url]for more information. [url=http://techdows.com/2015/07/get-windows-10-app-troubleshooter.html]Full Article[/url]
As the name suggest, it is Skype meant for business. That’s why it has all the features that are needed in the business and corporate world. Some of the features are as follows: [list] [*]You can get audio calls, video calls, messaging, online meetings, and sharing everything in one app; everything that we need for meetings and corporate communication. [*]You can connect with up to 250 people at the same time with Skype for Business app. For this connection, they don’t even need Skype for Business. All they need is a phone or Internet connection. [*]With this app, you can see contacts’ online statuses, schedule meetings, and start conversations from Office apps. [*]Conversations are protected by authentication and encryption. Hence you can go ahead and have you business related discussions without worrying about security breach. [*]You can manage employee accounts; thus giving you a complete control over who all you want on Skype from your employees.[/list][url=http://news.thewi
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[h2][b]Two patches pulled altogether; another is known to cause crashes but should be used anyway.[/b][/h2] [b][img]https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/trash-fire-800x534.jpg[/img][/b] [b][url=https://arstechnica.com/author/peter-bright/]Peter Bright[/url] - 11/20/2018[/b] After endless difficulties with the Windows 10 October 2018 update—[url=https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/windows-10-october-2018-update-is-back-this-time-without-deleting-your-data/]finally re-released this month with the data-loss bug fixed[/url]—it seems that now it's the Office team's turn to release some updates that need to be un-released. On November's Patch Tuesday two weeks ago, Microsoft released a bunch of updates for Office to update its Japanese calendars. In December 2017, Emperor Akihito announced that he would abdicate and that his son Naruhito would take his role as emperor. Each emperor has a corresponding era name, and calendars must be updated to
[url=https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/2mk0qz/science_ama_series_im_temple_grandin_professor_of/]https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/2mk0qz/science_ama_series_im_temple_grandin_professor_of/[/url] She's a high-function autistic person who's written several books. I got to see her speak at a conference once, and it was fascinating. She has trouble with metaphorical speech so she'd often ask people to restate their question in more plain terms.
I misplaced my phone this morning and I used the Lost Device Protection - Scream, to locate it. Found the phone, but I've not been able to open the phone since. It show alternating screen, the "Start Screen" and then switches back to a red screen that says that Webroot has locked the device at the request of the owner. To unlock the device provide the screen lock device pattern (not used) or the password. There's a button below that that says unlock, but does nothing when I touch it. If anyone has any ideas on how to resolve this, I'd love to hear you ideas.
Microsoft has announced Windows 10 will receive security updates, bug fixes and new features till the end of 2025. The software giant has [url=http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/lifecycle]published the lifecycle[/url] of the new operating system which states the mainstream support will end at the 13th of October 2020 while extended support ends at the 14th of October 2025.
February 1, 2019 2:02 pm By [url=https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/author/dona-sarkar/]Dona Sarkar[/url] and [url=https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/author/brandonleblanc/]Brandon LeBlanc[/url] Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview [b]Build 18329 (19H1)[/b] to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build won’t be available for these Windows 10 editions in the following languages: [list] [*][b]Windows 10 Home[/b]: RO-RO, SK-SK, SL-SI, SR-LATN-RS, TH-TH, UK-UA [*][b]Windows 10 Home N[/b]: RO-RO, SK-SK, SL-SI [*][b]Windows 10 Pro:[/b] FR-CA, IT-IT, JA-JP, KO-KR, NL-NL, PL-PL, SR-LATN-RS [*][b]Windows 10 Pro N:[/b] RO-RO, SK-SK [/list][b]The 19H1[/b] [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqgniK63tyo&feature=youtu.be][b]Bug Bash[/b][/url][b] has continues to run until February 3rd, 2019.[/b] Make sure you head over to [url=http://aka.ms/fbhquests]Feedback Hub[/url] for Quests to try out. If you missed Tuesday’s special editio
[b]By [url=http://betanews.com/author/mwilson/]Mark Wilson[/url][/b] In the new world of Microsoft there has been a distinct shift in focus; Satya Nadella has said that the company's focus is a "mobile-first, cloud-first" strategy. This is all well and good -- and in many ways makes a great deal of sense -- but there is a very real danger that Microsoft is focusing too much on these new goals and to the detriment of other areas. Windows 10 is an excellent case in point. This is an operating system that is destined for a wide range of devices, from [url=http://betanews.com/2015/02/12/microsoft-launches-windows-10-technical-preview-for-phones/]phones and tablets[/url] to desktops, consoles and IoT devices yet to be devised. But in catering to the mobile side of its dream for the future, Microsoft has lost direction for desktop users and has made far too many compromises. In particular, Microsoft use of screen space and screen orientations is questionable. Look at build 10074
Microsoft recently released an update to Skype 7.11 for Mac OS X. The update is a relatively minor release, which mostly fixes issues that rendered some video messages unable to play with sound. Not much else has been added to the Skype 7.11 update. While the update doesn’t specifically address the issue that occasionally causes Skype to crash when closed as well, Microsoft says that they are working to fix this issue in the future. For those of you unfamiliar with Skype, it’s typically a free instant messaging and video calling service that is available for Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad, and other devices. Users of Skype for Mac can download the software by using [url=http://www.skype.com/go/macosx?intcmp=blogs-_-generic-click-_-skype-7-11-for-mac]this link here[/url]. Note, Skype for Mac only works on Mac devices running OSX 10.9 or later. [url=http://www.winbeta.org/news/skype-mac-updated-fixes-video-me
March 6, 2019 10:02 am By [url=https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/author/dona-sarkar/]Dona Sarkar[/url] and [url=https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/author/brandonleblanc/]Brandon LeBlanc[/url] Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing [b]20H1 Build 18850[/b] to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead. [i]Remember[/i] – these builds are from the 20H1 development branch. Some things we are working on in 20H1 require a longer lead time. We will begin releasing 19H2 bits to Insiders later this spring after we get 19H1 nearly finished and ready; once 19H1 is “nearly finished and ready” we’ll also use the Release Preview ring for previews of drivers and quality updates on 19H1. [i]IMPORTANT: As is normal with builds early in the development cycle, these builds may contain bugs that might be painful for some. If you take this flight, you won’t be able to switch back to the Fast or Slow rings without doing a clean-install on your PC and starting over.[/i] I
It was in Indonesia three years ago that Helani Galpaya first noticed the anomaly. Indonesians surveyed by Galpaya told her that they didn’t use the internet. But in focus groups, they would talk enthusiastically about how much time they spent on Facebook. Galpaya, a researcher (and now CEO) with [url=/t5/forums/postpage/board-id/lirneasia.net]LIRNEasia[/url], a think tank, called Rohan Samarajiva, her boss at the time, to tell him what she had discovered. “It seemed that in their minds, the Internet did not exist; only Facebook,” he concluded. In Africa, Christoph Stork stumbled upon something similar. Looking at results from a survey on communications use for [url=http://www.researchictafrica.net/home.php]Research ICT Africa[/url], Stork found what looked like an error. The number of people who had responded saying they used Facebook was much higher than those who said they used the internet. The discrepancy accounted for&nbs
[h2]You can now build the beautiful, but sadly cancelled [i]Infinity Blade: Dungeons[/i] yourself.[/h2][b]by Cassandra Khaw - Sep 11, 2015[/b] [img]http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/09/IBC-facebook-1200x630-398254359-640x336.png[/img] [i]Many of the Infinity Blade: Dungeon assets that are being released for free.[/i] Material from the gorgeous [i]Infinity Blade[/i] series, a trifecta of recursive action role-playing iOS games, is [url=https://www.unrealengine.com/blog/free-infinity-blade-collection-marketplace-relea
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