I am happy to announce that Winaero content is now accessible via Telegram! If you are a user of Telegram Messenger, you might find it useful and convenient to read our articles and news there.
In Windows 8, Microsoft changed the look of the good old Explorer application completely. It got the Ribbon UI instead of the menu and a toolbar which is hard to disable. Windows 10 includes the same app, along with a new Store app, File Explorer UWP, which is not ready for daily use yet. In recent Windows 10 builds, the classic File Explorer app has got support for a dark theme.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 to Windows Insiders in the Slow and Release Preview rings. Earlier this week, Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 17134 to the Fast ring as a new release candidate for the version 1803.
The Scenic Europe theme features 12 desktop background images with stunning views to decorate your Desktop. This beautiful themepack was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
As you may already know, certain websites you browse with Google Chrome can show notifications on your Desktop. By default, the browser asks you if a site is allowed to show notifications or not. If you find this behavior annoying, you can disable notification permission requests for all web sites at once.
Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17650 from the "Redstone 5" branch to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead. This release comes with a couple of interesting changes made to Windows Defender.
As you may already know , Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17133 was highly expected to be the final release for version 1803 after it rolled out to Insiders on the Fast, Slow, and Release Preview rings in a short period of time. However, Microsoft had discovered a bug and the release was postponed. Instead, a new build, Windows 10 Build 17134, was released to Fast ring insiders. Unfortunately, there is a new bug in the OS which can delay its release again.
With the release of Office 2019 later this year, Microsoft will kill its desktop OneNote app. As you may know, there are desktop and UWP (Universal Windows Platform) versions available, but OneNote for Windows 10 (the Store app) will survive.
Microsoft today released a new update to its VR platform, Hololens. This is the third update in a row. If you own compatible hardware with a build of HoloLens RS4 installed, you can update it now.
In Windows 10, most of the network options were moved to Settings. The Setting app and the new Network flyout are completely different from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Unfortunately, the modern user interface of the OS doesn't include an option to disable a network adapter quickly. Instead, we can use a number of classic tools utilities.
A new version of the most popular web browser, Google Chrome is out. Version 66 has reached the stable branch and is now available for Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. Sporting a minimalist design, Chrome features a very powerful fast web rendering engine "Blink" to make your browsing experience faster, safer, and easier.