Author Archives: Sergey Tkachenko

About Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Features Removed in Windows 10 version 20H2

Features Removed in Windows 10 version 20H2

Every time Microsoft releases a new Windows version, there is also a list of features deprecated or removed from the OS. With every Windows 10 release the removal list grows. Here's what is removed from Windows 10 version 20H2.

Enable Desktop PWA Tab Strips in Microsoft Edge

Enable Desktop PWA Tab Strips in Microsoft Edge

How to Enable Desktop PWA Tab Strips in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is actively working on running Progressive Web Apps (PWA) inside Edge tabs. The latest Canary build introduces a new flag that enables the tabbed interface in PWAs. The feature is available starting in today's Edge Canary build 88.0.678.0.

Beware: Using UUPDump for Windows 20H2 might lock down Secure Boot

Beware: Using UUPDump for Windows 20H2 might lock down Secure Boot

It has come to our knowledge that using a third-party service that generates ISO images might brick your device. For some computers with Secure Boot enabled, using the ISO images generated by third-party service, UUPDump.nl for upgrading from an older Windows version will damage and lock the UEFI firmware. Recovering it will require advanced skills from the user.

Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

How to Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

Chrome to consume less memory by unloading unused profiles from memory. Google is working on memory consumption improvements for the Chrome browser. One of its long standing issues is that user profiles loaded within the browser remain in memory even if you close the Chrome instance that was associated with that profile. Now the browser offers an option to resolve the issue.