Winaero Tweaker 0.14 is here. I am happy to announce that this release features a number of usability improvements and bug fixes. Also, it comes with 16 new features. The installer now supports silent setup options which are useful for deployment and unattended installations.
Microsoft has updated the official system requirements for Windows 10 version 1903. You might want to know if your PC is capable of running the latest operating system from Redmond.
Starting with Windows 10 build 17063, the OS has got a number of new options under Privacy. These include the ability to control usage permissions for your Library/data folders, microphone, calendar, user account info, file system, location, contacts, call history, email, and messaging. Windows 10 version 1903 'May 2019 Update' adds one more option to Privacy in Settings, 'Voice Activation'.
A new release of the popular Quinto Black CT skin for the good old Winamp player is available. Version 2.9 comes with plenty of changes made to usability and appearance of the skin.
As you may already know, Windows Sandbox an isolated, temporary desktop environment where you can run untrusted software without the fear of lasting impact to your PC. In addition to the GUI method of enabling the feature, I would like to share two extra methods, PowerShell and DISM.
Google is releasing a new version of their Chrome browser. Version 74 is landing on the stable branch, featuring 39 security fixes and a number of improvements and optimizations.
Windows Sandbox an isolated, temporary, desktop environment where you can run untrusted software without the fear of lasting impact to your PC. Any software installed in Windows Sandbox stays only in the sandbox and cannot affect your host. Once Windows Sandbox is closed, all the software with all its files and state are permanently deleted. Here's how to enable it in Windows 10 Home.
As you may remember, starting with build 17063, the classic Microsoft Paint app in Windows 10 comes with a "Product Alert" button. Clicking on the button opens a dialog that suggests that the app will be occasionally replaced with Paint 3D, and will be moved to the Store. This plan has finally changed.
As you may already know, there a new File Explorer app bundled with Windows 10 starting with the "Redstone 2" update. It is hidden and has no shortcut yet. It is a modern File Explorer, a Universal app which could replace the classic File Explorer in the near future. Microsoft has added a new feature to this app in recent Windows 10 version 1903 releases.
In Windows 10, you can using symbolic links to easily redirect one folder to another location. Symbolic links are widely used in the operating system for its own files and folders. Using symbolic links, you can save your disk space and make your data accessible from various file system locations without physically moving your data.
As of now, Microsoft is releasing daily updates to the Canary Channel, and weekly updates to the Dev Channel of their newest Chromium-based Microsoft Edge app. Surprisingly, the browser can change its user agent line dynamically according to the rules it downloads from a special web site.