Build 18351.26 KB4494195 (Slow Ring): Yet Another Windows 10 Cumulative Update

Build 18351.26 KB4494195 (Slow Ring): Yet Another Windows 10 Cumulative Update

Microsoft is releasing KB4494195 for Windows 10 build 18351 to Insiders in the Slow Ring.  Build 18351 was originally released to Fast ring insiders on March 5. Since that time, Microsoft has already released a few updates to the build. Today's patch only brings a small change to the OS.

Different Ways to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

Different Ways to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

Device Manager is a special tool in Windows that allows managing drivers and parameters for the installed hardware. It shows detailed information about each installed device. Here are different methods you can use to open the app.

Beware: Chromium-based Browsers Save Download Origin URL for Files

Beware: Chromium-based Browsers Save Download Origin URL for Files

Are you aware that Chromium-based browsers like Google Chrome, Chromium, Opera, etc, save the URL of origin for all downloaded files on Windows 10 and Linux? By using this information, you will be able to quickly retrieve the source URL from where you have downloaded your files. Also, you might be unhappy to learn this if you have to share your PC with other users.

Alternative NTFS Streams in Windows 10

Alternative NTFS Streams in Windows 10

Have you ever heard about alternative NTFS streams in Windows? It is a very interesting feature of the file system, NTFS, used in modern Windows versions. It allows storing extra information (e.g. two text files, or a text and an image simultaneously) in a single file. Here's how to list, read, create, and delete alternative NTFS streams in Windows 10.

Windows 10 Build 18351.8 KB4492310 (Slow Ring)

Windows 10 Build 18351.8 KB4492310 (Slow Ring)

Microsoft re-releases KB4492310 for Windows 10 build 18351.  Build 18351 was originally released to Fast ring insiders on March 5. On March 12, Microsoft made it available for the Slow Ring with the KB4492310 cumulative update integrated. Today's update raises the OS version to 18351.8.

Windows 10 Build 18855 (Skip Ahead)

Windows 10 Build 18855 (Skip Ahead)

Microsoft is releasing a new build from the development branch. Insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead are getting Windows 10 Build 18855. For a specific reason, this build is coming from the 20H1 development branch, and not from 19H2, as was expected. Let's see what's new in this release.

Add or Remove Sudo Users in WSL Linux in Windows 10

Add or Remove Sudo Users in WSL Linux in Windows 10

Continuing with my WSL coverage, I would like to share how to add or remove a user to the sudo group in a WSL Linux distro in order to allow or deny it from running commands and apps as root. This is applicable to newly added user accounts, as they have no sudo privileges out of the box. Also, we will see how to find which user accounts are already members of the sudo group.

Rename Audio Device In Windows 10

Rename Audio Device In Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are a number of options which you can use to change sounds for different system events, configure output and input devices, and more. Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft has added the ability to rename audio devices to the Settings app.