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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 25179

It’s a Wednesday, so that means a new Windows 11 build for Insiders on the Dev Channel (as well as twin Beta builds). Build 25179, which is also available in ISO format for clean installs, comes with a good set…

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Microsoft releases twin Windows 11 beta builds — 22621.575 and 22622.575

As well as a new Windows 11 build for Insiders on the Dev Channel, Microsoft has today rolled out two new Beta builds. Build 22622.575 comes with an improvement to File Explorer and a large number of fixes. Build 22621.575…

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Microsoft warns Windows users that a recent update has broken XPS viewing

Craving another problem caused by an update to Windows? Microsoft is happy to oblige! The company has issued a warning that users who install the KB5014666 update — yes, the same update that caused printing problems and issues with the…

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Microsoft releases KB5016629 update to fix Windows 11 Start menu problems and security issues

It is that time of the month again — the time that Microsoft releases updates for Windows 11. This time around, the company has released the KB5016629 update to not only fix a problem that prevented the Start menu from…

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DuckDuckGo to block Microsoft tracking scripts after user uproar about recent revelations

DuckDuckGo likes to bill itself as a privacy-centric search engine and web browser, and it is hard to deny that it is more private than the likes of Google search and Chrome. But earlier this year, it came to light…

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Microsoft launches PowerToys v0.61.1 as an important stability-fixing update

It is only a few days since Microsoft unleashed PowerToys v0.61.0 , bringing a slew of “quality of life improvements” to the much-loved collection of utilities. Now the company has released version 0.61.1 which will be of particular interest to…

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Microsoft ‘fixes’ language bar problems caused by KB5014666 update

It has not gone unnoticed that Microsoft’s quality control for updates for Windows has been found somewhat wanting of late, particularly when it comes to Windows 11. We have reported numerous times about problems caused by updates, and then the…

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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 25174 with new Game Pass widget

Last week, Microsoft’s new Windows 11 flight, Build 25169 for Windows Insiders on the Dev Channel, came with a lockdown feature for IT administrators and a new Windows Spotlight theme. Today’s release, has one main new feature — a Game…

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Microsoft beefs up Defender security with new Threat Intelligence and External Attack Surface Management tools

Microsoft has launched two new security products, bolstering the capabilities of Microsoft Defender. The company says that the aim of the two tools is to help organizations lock down their infrastructure and reduce their overall attack surface. The tools, Microsoft…

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Microsoft releases PowerToys v0.61.0 with numerous ‘quality of life improvements’

It is time for a new build of everyone’s favorite Windows utility collection, PowerToys. Microsoft has just released version 0.61.0 of the tools, with the company saying that the v0.61 release cycle is focused on stability and improvements. But don’t…

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