Windows 10 Build 19045.4713 (Beta & RP) comes with fixes

Microsoft has released KB5040525 with Windows 10 Build 19045.4713 to Windows Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels. Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels will receive the same builds of Windows 10, but the Beta channel will receive new features that are in development and not yet ready for public distribution.

KB5039299 fixes the annoying “Open with” bug in Windows 10 apps

On June 25, 2024, Microsoft released the KB5039299 patch that finally fixes the annoying bug that caused native Windows 10 apps to display the "Open With" dialog box. As reported earlier, the dialog used to appear after a right-click on the program icon and selecting a the jump list task from there.

A bug makes Windows 10 show “Open with” randomly from inbox apps

Microsoft has warned about a bug that causes Windows 10 apps to display an "Open With" dialog box with the notification "How do you want to open this file?". It appears when you right-click on the app icon in the taskbar and select one of the available direct actions from that menu.

Microsoft re-opens the Beta channel for Windows 10

As promised earlier, Microsoft now pays more attention to Windows 10, as Windows 11 adoption speed is not that fast and Windows 10 still has plenty of users. This resulted into the Beta channel to become open again for Windows 10 Insiders. It will host new features that will eventually be included in Windows 11 version 22H2.

Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows 11 and 10, May 14, 2024 fix the VPN bug

Microsoft has issued a fresh batch of cumulative updates for Windows 11 and 10. For both Windows version the patches fix the annoying VPN bug. introduced in previously released updates. Due to that bug, Windows couldn't establish the connection. Now it is resolved in both Windows 11 and Windows 10.

Microsoft won’t fix the WinRE error that doesn’t fit the recovery partition

Microsoft has announced that they will not fix the error 0x80070643, ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE caused by the big size of WinRE that no longer fits the recovery partition. The company didn't provide any automation solution or any other kind of fix. So affected users have to manually resize the partition or reinstall the OS to continue to receive future updates.

How to disable the Microsoft Account banner in Windows 10 Settings

Microsoft's goal is to have the majority of Windows users sign in and use a Microsoft account. It is harder to create a local account, and harder to install Windows 11 with a local account. So now a banner in Windows 10 Settings is encouraging local account users to get a Microsoft account.

Windows 10 is getting full screen nags to make your switch to Windows 11

After installing the April cumulative updates, Windows 10 users started receiving full-screen nags claiming that its end of support is coming closer. There are also details on how to upgrade to Windows 11. As you could already expect, there is no option to permanently dismiss these notifications.

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