Microsoft announced that they rename its Windows Virtual Desktop service to Azure Virtual Desktop, and announced several new features to improve the hybrid desktop experience. Continue reading "Microsoft renames Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop"
Create QR code for Website in DuckDuckGo
How to create a QR code for any website using DuckDuckGo. Besides offering better privacy and security than mainstream search engines, DuckDuckGo has several interesting tricks up its sleeve. Did you know that you can create a QR code for any website in Duckduckgo? This article will tell you how to do that. Continue reading "Create QR code for Website in DuckDuckGo"
About the AdBlocker message on Winaero
If you use Ad Blockers, you must be seeing a message that Winaero doesn't function properly with it. Some readers think that after all these years, I want more ad revenue and want to force them to disable ad blockers. Let me assure you that it's not true. Continue reading "About the AdBlocker message on Winaero"
How to Remove JPEG Artifacts with GIMP
Here's How to Remove JPEG Artifacts with GIMP.
The JPEG image format is decades old and has served compression needs very well for years, by producing very small images with reasonable quality. It is very popular on the Internet. When you specify a lower quality, the image size becomes small. However, distortions, or JPEG artifacts like colored dots, blur, a mosaic appear on the image. In this article, we'll take a look at how to remove JPEG artifacts in GIMP. Continue reading "How to Remove JPEG Artifacts with GIMP"
Windows 95 turns 25 years old
It’s been 25 years since Microsoft launched Windows 95. Windows 95 was the first Windows version which introduced the classic UI that includes the taskbar, the Start menu, the Recycle Bin folder, Explorer, and other traditional apps and features we still have in modern Windows versions. Continue reading "Windows 95 turns 25 years old"
Follow Winaero on Social Networks (Updated on November 19, 2019)
Winaero has always sought to connect with our audience via the network of your choice. As such, we have social media links on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, email and Telegram. Our regular readers have been following Winaero via these networks for a long time. Today we are changing one of our content publishing channels. More specifically, we are ditching Facebook.
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Follow Winaero on Telegram
I am happy to announce that Winaero content is now accessible via Telegram! If you are a user of Telegram Messenger, you might find it useful and convenient to read our articles and news there.
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Beware: Meltdown/Spectre CPU Microcode Update Causes Reboots on All Intel Processors
Recently, Intel released CPU microcode updates to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. Later, it was discovered that the update was causing unexpected reboots on Broadwell and Haswell systems. Newer research from Intel shows that Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge, Skylake and Kaby Lake-based platforms are all affected by the bugged update and spontaneously reboot.
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Decorate your Windows 10 for Christmas and New Year
It's right time to decorate your Windows 10 Desktop for celebration of Christmas and the upcoming New Year. Most people decorate their houses with a Christmas Tree, illuminated sleighs, snowmen, and other figures. If you also want to get your PC in the Christmas celebration, we have a set of very special goodies for you.
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Microsoft is bringing HoloLens to 29 new markets
A new blog post by Microsoft reveals that the Redmond software giant is bringing HoloLens to 29 additional markets starting today. That means HoloLens is now available in 39 markets, up from the 10 markets it was available in. The product continues to be targeted at developers and businesses.
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