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.

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 October 2020 Update (20H2) to the Release Preview Channel

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 October 2020 Update (20H2) to the Release Preview Channel

Microsoft is currently releasing Build 19042.508 (KB4571756) to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview Channel. The company considers build 19042.508 the final build and still plan on continuing to improve the overall experience of the October 2020 Update on customers’ PCs as part of its normal servicing cadence.

Enable or Disable Sleeping Tabs in Microsoft Edge

Enable or Disable Sleeping Tabs in Microsoft Edge

How to Enable or Disable Sleeping Tab in Microsoft Edge

The Sleeping Tabs feature in Microsoft Edge will reduce resource usage. Microsoft is currently working on a new feature for their Edge browser. Called 'Sleeping Tabs', it will extend device battery life and reduce its power consumption by putting background tabs into the idle state.

Your Phone app to get Contacts, Sent from Phone, and more

Your Phone app to get Contacts, Sent from Phone, and more

Microsoft has updated the built-in Your Phone app with a number of new options. Starting in version 1.20091.79.0 that is available to select Insiders, the app features a working Contacts section, the new category 'Sent from Phone', and a few interface changes in settings, including the new My Devices section, and re-arranged options.

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10, September 16, 2020

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10, September 16, 2020

Microsoft has released a set of what the company calls "C" updates for Windows 10, and tags them as 'Preview'. The patches are available to a number of supported Windows versions. Here's what's new and what has changed.

Disable or Enable Suggested Passwords in Microsoft Edge

Disable or Enable Suggested Passwords in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge now suggests using auto-generated strong secure passwords.

Microsoft has added a new useful feature to the Canary version of the browser. When you are signing to a web site, Edge generates a strong, secure password that you can use. It will also save it to your saved passwords.