If you have a local or network printer connected to your Windows 10 PC, you may need to open its queue or printing status window occasionally to remove print jobs which have got stuck or pause printing. You can create a special shortcut with a rundll32 command which will allow you to access the printing queue directly with one click.
Windows 10 comes with a nice feature to create a system sleep diagnostics report. Using the data provided in that report, you can get a lot of useful information about intervals when the system was idle for the last three days, and learn how the operating system entered the sleep state.
Microsoft released Windows 10 PC build 14393.479 for the stable branch users of Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Here is the change log for the cumulative update, which got the ID KB3201845.
Starting with Windows 10 build 14986, Microsoft enabled PowerShell by default in the context menu in File Explorer. The good old command "Open command window here" was removed. You can get the command prompt back in the context menu of File Explorer in Windows 10 Creators Update with a simple Registry tweak.
As you might be already knowing, Microsoft is going to replace the classic Command Prompt console with Windows PowerShell as the default in every place in the UI. In the recently released Windows 10 build 14986, the context menu entries in File Explorer now point to PowerShell.
If you are a Windows 10 Insider on the Fast Ring, then Microsoft has prepared a surprise for you. Two built-in apps, Sticky Notes and Skype Preview, got updates today.
During WinHEC 2016 (Windows Hardware Engineering Conference), Microsoft made the announcement that they are working together with Qualcomm to bring Windows 10 to Snapdragon ARM mobile processors. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are known for their top of the line performance and cutting edge mobile innovations. What's new about Windows on ARM this time is that it will be possible to run classic Win32 (x86) apps via emulation. This is great news.
As you might be already knowing, Microsoft is bringing their own Virtual Reality (VR) software platform to the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. The company has released a list of hardware specifications required for VR. Let's see which components a device must have to run the full VR experience.
Since yesterday, Windows 10 build 14986 was out for Windows Insiders. As usual, official ISO images are not available as it is a Fast Ring build. Let's see how to create ISO images which you can use to install this build from scratch.