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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 25169 with new lockdown feature and Windows Spotlight theme

Arriving a day later than usual, this week’s updated Windows 11 Insider build has some new features for Dev Channel Insiders to play around with. The first of these new additions is a lockdown feature for IT administrators that allows…

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Microsoft adds a new interactive photo sharing feature to OneDrive

If you use Microsoft OneDrive to store your photos in the cloud you’re going to be thrilled to hear that the service is about to get a whole lot more useful. The company today announces that it is releasing a…

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Microsoft is bringing an amazing new Privacy Auditing feature to Windows 11

Microsoft has long been accused of using Windows 11 — and, for that matter, earlier versions of the operating system — to spy on users by gathering telemetry. Accusations of invading privacy could also be levelled at many apps too,…

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How to enable the secret side search feature in Chrome

It is easy to perform searches in Chrome, but you can make things easier. You probably currently either launch Google (or your preferred search engine) in a new tab, or just type a search term in the address bar, but…

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Windows 11 22H2 is complete and you can grab the upcoming feature update right now!

Microsoft is due to release a big update for Windows 11 later this year, known variously as the 22H2 update and Sun Valley 2. While an official release date is yet to be announced, we already know that the feature…

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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 25115 with one new feature and lots of fixes

It’s Wednesday, so that usually (with occasional exceptions) means a new Windows 11 test build. Not today though, today Microsoft rolls out two new builds — one for the Dev Channel (Build 25115) and one for the Beta Channel (Build…

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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 22616 with a new feature — Controller Bar

Today, Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 11 build to Insiders on the Dev and Beta Channels. This flight includes a few changes and fixes, including sorting a problem with the ‘Show hidden icons’ flyout in the system tray. The…

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Windows 11’s upcoming Smart App Control security feature has a major issue

At its Windows Powers the Future of Hybrid Work event earlier this week, Microsoft revealed various new features that are coming to Windows 11. As well as additions such as tabs in File Explorer and folders in the Start menu,…

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Microsoft is bringing an amazing macOS feature to Windows 11 with a PowerToys update

Imitation, it is said, is the sincerest form of flattery. If this is true, then Microsoft is clearly fawning over macOS as the PowerToys development team are busy borrowing ideas from Apple’s operating system. Just last week we were treated…

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Microsoft launches new driver blocking feature to boost security in Windows

Microsoft is giving Windows users an easy way to avoid drivers that are known to contain vulnerabilities, helping to improve security. The company is adding a vulnerable driver blocklist option to Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) which will help to…

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