Microsoft released October 2021 optional C-Updates for Windows 10

In addition to regular monthly cumulative updates Microsoft releases every second Tuesday of a month, the company often pushes additional patches (also known as C-updates) with non-security updates. Today is that day. Optional C-updates are now available for all supported Windows 10 versions. Here is what is new.

Windows 11 is getting a new Microsoft Defender app with the GibraltarApp codename

A new leak reveals a preview version of an updated Microsoft Defender for Windows 11, developed under the "GibraltarApp" codename. Being the integral part of the operating system since Windows 7, the app finally receives a major overhaul to match the newest design of Windows 11.

How to Install Google Play Store on Windows 11 WSA

This article will show you how to install the Google Play Store on Windows 11.. You probably already know that you can now run Android apps on the latest OS. Officially, Microsoft allows downloading apps from the Amazon App Store. Many popular apps are not available there, so users naturally want to get the Google Play Store on their systems. 

Windows 10 now installs the PC Health Check tool automatically

A couple of months ago, Microsoft released an updated version of the PC Health Check tool that lets you check whether your computer is Windows 11-compatible. The utility compares your hardware with the Windows 11 requirements and checks software configuration (SecureBoot, UEFI, and TPM). If PC Health Check finds issues with your computer, it displays recommendations and tips that might help you fix compatibility conflicts, for example, update BIOS settings.

Check and Reset Network Data Usage in Windows 11

Here's how to check and reset Network Data Usage in Windows 11. If you have a limited Internet connection with data caps, monitoring network usage is an essential process to avoid unnecessary expenses. Similar to Windows 10, Windows 11 has a built-in network monitor that shows how much data your apps use. This article will show you how to check and reset network data usage in Windows 11 without downloading third-party apps.

How to Install WSA in Windows 11 Dev or Stable Builds

Here is how to install Windows Subsystem for Android in Windows 11 Dev or stable and run Android applications on it. Earlier this month, Microsoft launched Windows Subsystem for Android on Beta versions of Windows 11, allowing users to install and run Android apps on PCs. For some reason, Windows Subsystem for Android is not available in the Dev channel, where Microsoft tests new features before shipping them to the public. Still, enthusiasts managed to find a way to install Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 Dev or Stable builds.