There’s a reason why your Win10 1803 machine hasn’t been pushed onto 1809

Microsoft gave up. The 1803-to-1809 push pace has gone from slow to glacial. Gregg Keizer has the details on Computerworld: According to AdDuplex, … Windows 10 1809 powered just 26% of surveyed Windows 10 systems as of March 26. The gain from February to March, only 5 percentage points, was about half the increase from […]

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Gmail: Default Reply Behavior

Set Your Settings to Reply I am seriously about to lose it over Reply All. “Thanks” does not need to be replied to a large group. The sender should have used BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) to prevent Reply All from happening in the first place. However, when BCC is not utilized (USE BCC MY FRIENDS!) […]

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The first “RTM” build of Win10 version 1903 goes out the Release Preview ring

I’m not seeing it yet, but Brandon LeBlanc has officially announced: Right now, the May 2019 Update (Build 18362.30) is being rolled out to the Release Preview ring starting with seekers… we’re planning to move Windows Insiders in the Fast ring forward to 20H1. We will also be merging the small group of Insiders who […]

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There’s a fix for the bluescreen on the second March cumulative update for Win10 1809 – KB 4490481

Remember the bluescreens many people reported after installing the second March cumulative update for Win10 1809, KB 4490481? For many people, installing the cumulative update results in a System Service Exception error when you restart. (To add to the confusion, the second cumulative update for March was released on April 2.) I’ve never seen an […]

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When posting code on AskWoody, use the < pre > tag

The topic’s come up again and, with the Windows Secrets merge imminent (tell me if you’ve heard that one before), we’re going to see more and more code on AskWoody. The simple way to get it to display properly is to use the < pre > and < / pre > tags on the Text […]

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Woody’s Windows Watch: What we know for sure about changes in Win10 updating

  I’ve seen a lot of breathless prose around the blogosphere about the way that the next version of Win10, version 1903, will give patching control back to Win10 Home users and make Pro users’ patching lives better. Hold on a minute there, bucko. Microsoft’s definitely headed in the right direction — if they ship […]

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Patch Lady: Preparing for Microsoft’s patch-security changes

Are you running Windows 7 or Server 2008? There are some important updates coming down the pike, and you need to install them if you want to keep getting security patches. Patch Lady Susan Bradley takes you through the why’s and wherefore’s of the massive change from SHA-1 to SHA-2, and why it’s important for […]

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Deanna’s Freeware Spotlight: Hekasoft Backup & Restore for browsers

You know the importance of regularly, religiously backing up your computer. Now there’s a free program that specifically backs up your browsers — all of them — without going through a full backup (or restore!). Passwords, favorites, custom settings, browsing history, and more. For Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and many browsers you’ve never heard of. The […]

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