Author: Aadil Raval

Windows 11 OS

Windows 11 is among the best Windows OS available in the market today although that hasn’t reflected much in its adoption rate. Recent data gathered by computer monitoring software provider AdDuplex shows perplexing results on Windows 11 OS adoption and mentions that it is stagnating. Windows 11 adoption rate is stagnant Upon analyzing the rate of adoption, the report by AdDuplex found out that only 19.4% of the users are on latest Windows installment. It has been more than six months since Windows 11 made its launched. It reported a hike of 10% as of March 2022 in terms of…

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Valve has added a string of new features and more on Steam Deck. Turns out it’s not just one but the developer has released two updates on the gaming console via stable and beta channels each. The USP of one of the incoming updates is its Windows 11 support. More on that in the story ahead. Valve extends Windows 11 support to Steam Deck Valve has added a beta update on Steam Deck that enables fTPM. For those who don’t know, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a must-have hardware requirement for Windows 11. With the fTPM support, Steam Deck users…

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Microsoft will now let you use single click to change default browser on Windows 11

Looks like Microsoft has now heard Windows 11 users about choosing the default web browser. It has retracting this feature in a previous update. We are talking about Windows 11’s default web browser settings that have been revamped with the new non-security KB5011563 update that has started rolling out this week allowing a single-click change in the default browser. Windows 11 adds a single click ability to change the default browser According to the latest update, Microsoft has released a new update on Windows 11 this week dubbed KB5011563. It lets users use a single click to change their default…

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Win7 update KB5013438 makes recovery discs unusable due to a glitch

Although Microsoft has officially stopped providing security updates to Windows 7, it is still the most popular Windows OS version out there with billions of devices on board thanks to its traditional Windows look and feels. It does run into issues and this time around, it has affected its Backup and Restore functionality where the recovery discs are unusable. Here’s more. Windows 7 Update KB5013438 is the culprit According to the reports, Windows 7 update KB5013438 is the culprit behind the said issue. It was released in January 2022 and any devices that have installed the said update are facing…

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fake windows 10 activator

A new threat is circling the world of Windows users. Dubbed as a new BitRAT malware distribution campaign, here the hackers are trying to persuade Windows users to use their activator program on a pirated Windows OS version without needing to buy it from the market. The BitRAT is available on the cybercrime forums for as little as $20 with lifetime access and that’s pushing the envelope a lot. The New BitRAT distribution campaign is raising security concerns According to the reports, the new BitRAT malware distribution campaign uses the BitRAT program which is a powerful remote access trojan virus.…

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windows-security

Microsoft failed to fix a local privilege escalation zero-day vulnerability dubbed as CVE-2021-34484 and that’s where a third-party platform 0patch has come to the rescue, the second time around. The vulnerability allowed attackers with administrator privileges on the affected system. Fixing the vulnerability with a micropatch This is the second time 0patch has come to the rescue after the first unofficial fix was destroyed when Microsoft tried to fix the vulnerability with an update. The latest patch works on March 2022 editions on Windows 10v21H1, v20H2, v1909, as well as Windows Server 2019. It also works on Windows versions that…

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Microsoft' upcoming Windows 10 update will put an end to legacy Internet Explorer

Microsoft is finally phasing out Internet Explorer on June 15th as in reaching its end of life with an update that will trigger the same. The tech juggernaut will send out a Windows 10 update that will disable the browser from working and remove it from the devices where it is installed. Internet Explorer is going away with this update Microsoft mentioned a thorough plan of phasing out the almighty Internet Explorer back in May 2021. The tech juggernaut didn’t want to uproot it at once but rather push the IE users towards its predominant Microsoft Edge which is a…

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Windows will now put a watermark on unsupported PCs running on Windows 11

Windows 11 has a stringent hardware requirement including TPM 2.0 and 8th or newer generation of processors to be eligible. Although you cannot officially install Windows 11 on older and unsupported devices, you can still install it using workarounds within the Registry Editor. Cut to now, Microsoft has released a feature that puts a watermark on such devices. Microsoft puts a watermark on your Win11 unsupported PCs According to the latest update, Microsoft has been A/B testing a feature that puts a watermark on devices that don’t support Windows 11 and yet run on it. After a few weeks of…

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