Category: windows 10

WINDOWS 10 SURPASSES 600 MILLION

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told shareholders this week that Windows 10 has now passed 600 million monthly active users, picking up 100 million since May of this year. This number counts all Windows 10 devices used over a 28-day period. Microsoft has worked very hard to continue to develop Windows 10 with the goal of 1 …

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KB4051963

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KB4051963 is a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1709.  This update bumps the build number to 16299.98. If you have not upgraded to 1709 yet your do so immediately as previous versions of Windows 10 are not being supported. Addressed issue that prevents Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3 from running on some high-end …

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WINDOWS 10 1709 MEMORY MANAGEMENT BUGS

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Windows 10 1709 has some serious problems with memory management. We have noticed problems with Google Chrome and many games would remain in memory after being closed. Games usually will not load as they detect an existing instance running. Some might call this a memory leak, more accurately, Windows is not properly terminating a program. …

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KB4048955

KB4048955 in a cumulative update for Windows 10 1709. If you have not yet upgraded to version 1709 we should point out that older versions are not being fully supported. Addressed issue that causes the Mixed Reality Portal to stop responding on launch. Addressed issue that causes a black screen to appear when you switch …

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HDR DISPLAYS AND WINDOWS 10

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a marketing term for advanced displays that have better than 8-bit per color RGB. Deep color was previously used to market displays with 10-bit per color RGB and better. Displays are now available that support 8-bit and 10-bit RGB color for professional studios. HDR mostly works with luminance which seeks …

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GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1709

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Windows 10 version 1709 has exhibited many issues with games on our machines. In many cases the game remains in the task list in Windows after exiting the game. Far less often there is a crash. Alien Swarm Clicker Heroes Dungeon Defenders 2 Gears of War 4 Left 4 Dead 2 High Profits System Shock: Enhanced …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1709

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Windows 10 version 1709 also known as the Fall Creators edition, version 1709, was released on October 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM PT. It is being delivered as a feature update for Windows 10. Installing the update is slow on hard disks and SSDs alike, For gaming, TruePlay is a new feature in Windows to …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4041676

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Windows 10 KB4041676 was released on October 10, 2017. Lots of fixes as Microsoft gets ready to roll out the fall Creators Edition next week. This update managed to mangle Origin forcing us to uninstall it and install it over make it work properly. Bluetooth sync with a Garmin Vivofit 2 stopped working. We have also noted …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4040724

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Windows 10 KB4040724 was released on Monday September 25, 2017. Build 15063.632 fixes cellular connectivity problems fixes a problem with Edge fixed problems with HP machines that froze for as much as 10 minutes (KB4043292) For some peculiar reason, older updates have disappeared from the update history. The microsoft KB article was basically empty. A large csv …

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WINDOWS 10 FALL CREATORS UPDATE CHANGES

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Microsoft has now announced that the Fall Creators update will being to be rolled out on October 17, 2017. Microsoft is cleaning up some old baggage with Windows 10 at long last. HDR updated and disabled by default. The TPM management is being replaced. 3D Building is now moved to the Store. Mitigation Toolkit is …

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