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 Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

Opera 50: Chromecast Support

Opera 50: Chromecast Support

Today, the team behind the Opera browser released a new developer version of their product. Opera 50.0.2753.0 is now available for download and comes with Chromecast support.

Install Third Party Themes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Install Third Party Themes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

If you love to customize the appearance of your operating system, you may already know that by default, Microsoft Windows doesn't allow you to apply third party themes. Out of the box, Windows allows using only digitally signed themes released by Microsoft, so it is limited only to the default themes shipped with the operating system. Here is how to bypass this restriction and install and apply third party themes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Fix Missing Apps Bug in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Fix Missing Apps Bug in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

As you may already know, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is released to the public. It comes with a huge list of changes we carefully covered in the article What's new in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Many users have faced an issue after installing this update where some Store apps are missing in the Start Menu but Microsoft Store shows them installed. Microsoft is aware about this issue and has released a workaround. Here is what you have to do.

Enable WSL in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Enable WSL in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

If you are using the WSL feature (Windows Subsystem for Linux) in Windows 10, here is good news for you. To enable WSL in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it is not necessary to turn on the Developer mode any more. Here is how it can be done.

How To Uninstall Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

How To Uninstall Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is finally released by Microsoft. The final build number is 16299. A few days ago, Microsoft made it available through Windows Update. Microsoft also released ISO images for a clean, offline install. If you have installed Windows 10 Fall Creators Update but are not happy with this update, here is how to uninstall it.

See Applied Windows Update Group Policies in Windows 10

See Applied Windows Update Group Policies in Windows 10

It is possible to quickly find which Group Policies are applied to Windows Update in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update using the GUI. If you are running Windows 10 version 1709, follow the instructions in this article.

Install Linux Distros from Microsoft Store in Windows 10

Install Linux Distros from Microsoft Store in Windows 10

If you are using the Bash On Ubuntu feature in Windows 10, here is good news for you. If you upgraded to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can install and run multiple Linux distros. For your convenience, they are available right in the Microsoft Store (formerly known as the Windows Store).