Microsoft has released the Preview updates for Windows 10 version 1909 and 1809 to resolve issues with DirectX, BitLocker-related crashes, and occasional unexpected restarts with the exception code 0xc0000005 (Access Violation) in LSASS.exe. The patch is tagged as a Preview, and also comes with a known issue.
Winget, a console package manager for Windows 10, hits a major milestone in developments. Two most anticipated features, the uninstall option, and the ability to export and import the app list and finally coming to winget.
You can find app installation date in Windows 10 using a variety of methods. It is stored in the Registry for classic apps, but not for Store apps. Let's review what you can do to find when a program or Microsoft Store app was installed.
The wait is over. With the next release of the Windows Terminal, we will finally able to change the app settings using a decent GUI. It is one of the best changes to the app, which was only providing a JSON file for setting its options.
Windows 10 version 21H1, will officially be build 19043. Microsoft is preparing its release with KB4598291, the patch that was issued to the Release Preview channel yesterday.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 21296 to Insiders in the Dev channel. It comes from the RS_PRERELEASE branch. It doesn't include any new feature, but includes a ton of fixes and general improvements.
You can now enable the Windows 10X boot logo animation in Windows 10, in regular desktop versions. The boot animation in Windows 10X looks different from what we have these days in desktop OS editions. It features a WinUI 3 spinning circle instead of Win8-like style circles.
A few months ago, Microsoft began working on a project, codenamed Sun Valley, which aims to bring a new appearance to Windows 10 and add a number of new features. To name a few, rounded corners are coming for buttons, windows, and other controls, including the Start menu, Action Center and built-in apps. We can now check out how Sun Valley context menus look like.
How to Listen to Microphone with Playback Device in Windows 10
You can listen to your microphone with available audio playback devices. This can be useful in a number of situations. E.g. when you need to test your microphone or its input jack, or when you have connected some other devices to the microphone input of your computer.