Category: windows 10

WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2020 UPDATE

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Microsoft has released the October 2020 update for Windows 10 users. There are lots of features available. Getting a new Windows PC? You will enjoy a cleaner, more personalized, out-of-box experience featuring a taskbar specifically curated for you—less clutter and more content that you’ll love. (This experience is limited to new account creation or first …

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FEATURE UPDATE 20H2

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The Feature Update for Windows 10 version 2004 and above and Windows Server version 2004 and above. Prior to being offered this update KB4579311 has to be installed. You also need to have the servicing stack updates so make sure all of the updates are installed. Then after you reboot your machine Windows update will …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004

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After spending quite a bit longer in the insider test rings, Windows 10 version 2004 has now been released. Windows Hello is now supported as Fast Identity Online 2 (FIDO2) authenticator across all major browsers including Chrome and Firefox. You can now enable passwordless sign-in for Microsoft accounts on your Windows 10 device by going …

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WINDOWS AS A SERVICE

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Prior to Windows 10, Windows was offered with 5 years full support and 5 years extended support. Microsoft wanted to change to Windows as a Service. To increase adoption for Windows 10, Microsoft still accepts Windows 7 and Windows 8 keys to install Windows 10. Machines with Windows 8.1 have the Windows license in the …

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WDDM 2.7

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Microsoft has rolled out a new version of WDDM in the latest insider builds. This new revision provides more performance over previous versions. This will be delivered in Windows 10 version 2004. It is being tested in the insider build 10.0.19041.84 and later. Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling Shader Model 6.5 DirectX 12 Raytracing Tier 1.1 DirectX …

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GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 1809

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Windows 10 version 1809 has exhibited many issues with games on our machines. We test games with a clean install of 1803 to rule out any upgrade issues. Stutter and slow performance issues are known from Windows 10 version 1709 and while some fixes are present the issue remains. Best bet is to use in-game …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809

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Windows 10 version 1809 (Redstone 5)was released on October 2, 2018. The build version for the release is 17763.1 and we expect that to change with update rollups. This is being rolled out in stages so it may not be on Windows update on some machines immediately. Some other updates may install before Redston 5 …

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GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803

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Windows 10 version 1803 has exhibited many issues with games on our machines. We test games with a clean install of 1803 to rule out any upgrade issues. Stutter and slow performance issues are known from Windows 10 version 1709 and while some fixes are present the issue remains. Best bet is to use in-game …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803

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Windows 10 version 1803 was released on April 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM PT. It is being delivered as a feature update for Windows 10. Installing the update is slow on hard disks and SSDs alike. This version will be called the “Windows 10 April 2018 Update“. Windows 10 version 1803 is code named Redstone 4.  …

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CONTROLLED FOLDER ACCESS

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On powerful feature in Windows 10 is the Controlled Folder Access. This is designed to augment the Windows Security defences against Ransomware that upgraded with Windows 10 version 1809. Select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection. Under Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings. Under Controlled folder access, select Manage Controlled folder access. Switch the Controlled folder access setting to On or Off. …

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