Windows 10 Anniversary Update is coming soon and it brings a number of changes to Windows 10. You can read all of our articles spanning two pages to learn what is changing in this release of Windows 10. While there are plenty of new features and minor changes, everyone has his or her favorite feature. What changes do you like about this update?
Every modern Windows version comes with accessibility options. They are included so people with impaired vision, hearing, speech or other challenges find it easier to work with Windows. Accessibility features improve with every release. With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has decided to improve them again.
Microsoft has today announced that Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be arriving officially on August 2nd, 2016. This also means the expiration of the free upgrade offer. So, if you have still not switched to Windows 10, you have only a month to take this decision.
Today, we came to know that Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 14366 to Windows Insiders on the Slow Ring. It should be available via Windows Update. The official ISO images will be available soon as well.
Today, a standalone tool to Refresh Windows became available for Windows 10. Microsoft has released this tool to provide a simple and easy way to start fresh with a clean installation of Windows 10.
In Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft finally addressed a long-standing issue that developers faced while doing development - the 260 character limitation for path length. This path length limitation was present in Windows for almost an eternity. In case you don't know, in all currently released Windows versions, the maximal length of the file path is 260 chars. Starting with build 14352 of Windows 10, which is part of the Anniversary Update (version 1607), this limitation can be bypassed.
With Windows 10 build 14352, Microsoft has introduced a new security feature which will be available in the final Anniversary Update. A new Periodic Scanning feature is an option of Windows Defender, which allows Defender to complement an alternative antivirus solution. So users who prefer to install some other antivirus software like Avast, Kaspersky, Symantec etc can get additional protection. Let's see how it works.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 14352 for PCs. This new build is out for Fast Ring insiders, featuring a number of changes to the operating system and its apps. Here is what's new, besides the usual list of fixes and known issues.
Previously, we wrote that Windows 10 Anniversary Update, codenamed Redstone 1, would become version 1607 and was expected in July 2016. This information is now confirmed.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update brought yet another change to Windows 10's UI. Windows Defender got a tray icon, which is visible out of the box and indicates the status of the built-in protection. If you are not happy to see it, here is a way to get rid of it and restore the behavior Windows 10 had with the July 2015 release and in version 1511.