Tag Archives: Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Update got extended support till 2023

Windows 10 Anniversary Update got extended support till 2023

As we wrote recently, owners of devices with Intel Clover Trail CPUs are not able to install Windows 10 Creators Update. But the Anniversary Update version of Windows 10 runs on these devices smoothly. Microsoft confirmed this issue exists because of Intel not supporting these CPUs with the requisite drivers. Microsoft has decided to extend the support of Windows 10 version 1607 until 2023 for these devices.

Next Windows 10 version may not run on your PC

Next Windows 10 version may not run on your PC

It has come to our knowledge that Microsoft has made it impossible to install and run recent versions of Windows 10 on certain PCs with low-end CPUs. If you are running Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it is quite possible that Creators Update will find itself incompatible with certain CPUs and won't install there.

KB4034450 is out for the Slow ring

KB4034450 is out for the Slow ring

Microsoft today released a new update for Windows 10 to Windows Insiders on the Slow ring. KB4034450 comes with a fix for an issue causing some laptops to boot to a black screen.

KB4020102 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.332)

KB4020102 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.332)

Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Creators Update. The patch KB4020102 raises the build number to 15063.332. It includes all previous updates. Let's have a look at what's new.

KB4016871 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.296)

KB4016871 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.296)

A new cumulative update today was released for Windows 10 Creators Update. The patch KB4016871 raises the build number to 15063.296. Like all Windows 10 updates, it is cumulative and includes all previous updates. Creators Update users have to download just the latest patch, regardless of when the OS was installed.

Open Classic Color and Appearance in Windows 10 Creators Update

Open Classic Color and Appearance in Windows 10 Creators Update

If you are using Windows 10 for a while, you definitely know that the classic Personalization options were removed in one of the pre-release builds. All options to personalize are now there in the Settings app, which is a Metro app designed for touch screen users and has controls which are poorly designed or have limited functionality. If you are not satisfied by this new way to tune up your OS appearance, you might be interested in accessing the classic Control panel applets. Here is how to open the classic Color and Appearance applet in Windows 10 Creators Update.

Open Classic Desktop Background in Windows 10 Creators Update

Open Classic Desktop Background in Windows 10 Creators Update

If you are using Windows 10 for a while, you definitely know that the classic Personalization options were removed in one of the pre-release builds. All options to personalize are now there in the Settings app, which is a Metro app designed for touch screen users and has controls which are poorly designed or have limited functionality. If you are not satisfied by this new way to tune up your OS appearance, you might be interested in accessing the classic Control panel applets. Here is how to open the classic Desktop Background applet in Windows 10 Creators Update.

KB4016240 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.250)

KB4016240 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.250)

A new cumulative update today was released for Windows 10 Creators Update. The patch KB4016240 raises the build number to 15063.250. Like all Windows 10 updates, it is cumulative and includes all previous updates. Creators Update users have to download just the latest patch, regardless of when the OS was installed.

Microsoft Edge has the best battery usage in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft Edge has the best battery usage in Windows 10 Creators Update

According to Microsoft's own tests, at least, Edge in Windows 10 Creators Update has the best battery life compared to other popular browsers — Chrome and Firefox. The company had done the same testing earlier, but yesterday Microsoft published an updated video comparison of how long you could use your device using different browsers. The scenario stays the same: all three Surface Books used in this video are configured identically, not plugged in and were running the same OS version, showing the same video content in the browser.

KB4015583 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.138)

KB4015583 Direct Download Links (Build 15063.138)

Microsoft has just started the official rollout of Windows 10 Creators Update. Since the completion of the code for this milestone, the company has released several ZDPs (zero day patches) for the system, fixing some of the rough edges and addressing the latest security threats. The latest update, KB4015583 raises the build number to 15063.138. Like all Windows 10 updates, it is cumulative and includes all previous updates. Creators Update users have to download just the latest patch, regardless of when the OS was installed.