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Replace Notepad With Notepad++ Using This Trick

Replace Notepad With Notepad++ Using This Trick

Notepad is a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows. It has been included in all versions of Microsoft Windows since Windows 1.0 in 1985. It is suitable for users who occasionally perform basic text editing. Advanced users and programmers often use more powerful third-party apps like Notepad++, Geany, Sublime Text, and others. Here is a trick that will allow you to replace Notepad with Notepad++. It works in all Windows versions, including Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

Change Kiosk App in Windows 10

Change Kiosk App in Windows 10

Assigned Access is a feature of Windows 10 which implements Kiosk mode for the selected user account. If you create such Kiosk for the specified user account on your PC, that user will be forced to interact with a single app without the risk of compromising the system. Here is how to change the app assigned to your Kiosk.

.NET Framework 3.5 is moving to its End of Support

.NET Framework 3.5 is moving to its End of Support

Windows 10 comes with .NET framework 4.5 pre-installed, but many apps developed in Vista and Windows 7 era require the .NET framework v3.5 installed along with 4.5. These apps will not run unless you will install the required version. Starting with Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019, Microsoft considers the .NET Framework as a standalone product even though it ships with the operating system. It is on a different release and support schedule. The company has announced the End of Support date for version 3.5 of the product.

Here are important changes in Firefox 64

Here are important changes in Firefox 64

Firefox 64 is the upcoming version of the popular browser. As of this writing, it is available to users on the Nightly channel. With recent builds, Firefox Nightly has interesting new features and improvements, but RSS and Live Bookmarks have been removed.

Winamp 5.8 Beta is officially released

Winamp 5.8 Beta is officially released

Radionomy, the current owner of the Winamp player, today released Winamp 5.8 Beta. The app has recently leaked to the Internet. This new official release comes with a change log and a short note from the company.

Disable Auto Restart on Crash in Windows 10 Kiosk Mode

Disable Auto Restart on Crash in Windows 10 Kiosk Mode

Assigned Access is a feature of Windows 10 which implements Kiosk mode for the selected user account. If you create such Kiosk for the specified user account on your PC, that user will be forced to interact with a single app without the risk of compromising the system. If Windows 10 crashes in Kiosk mode, it may automatically restart. You can change this behavior.