• Microsoft Installer is causing huge problems for some apps in Windows 11 and other OS versions

    15 days ago - By Beta News

    Microsoft has acknowledged a new issue affecting numerous versions of Windows. Everything from Windows 7 to Windows 11 on the client side of things, and Windows Sever 2008 to Windows Server 2022 may experience issues relating to the Microsoft Installer. The problem causes the installer to run into issues updating or repairing apps, and it has been connected to KB5007215 or later updates. See also: Windows 11 is drawing inspiration from PowerToys utilities Microsoft releases KB5007253 update to fix problems in Windows 10 Microsoft is only going to release feature updates for Windows 10 once...
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  • Best Windows apps this week

    15 days ago - By Beta News

    Four-hundred-sixty-five in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days. Microsoft released the Windows 10 November 2021 update this week. The new version of Windows 10 can be downloaded right now. The company announced plans to release a single feature update per year for Windows 10 going forward; this syncs the release cycle with Windows 11. As always, if I've missed an app or game that has been released this week that...
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  • Microsoft releases KB5007253 update to fix problems in Windows 10

    16 days ago - By Beta News

    For Windows 10 users on the Release Preview channel, Microsoft has an important new update. The KB5007253 update is available to testers of Windows 10 21H2 and Windows 10 21H1. It will be of interest to business and enterprise users thanks to a fix for a Window Hello issue. See also: How to enable the Windows 11 look in Chrome 96 Microsoft is only going to release feature updates for Windows 10 once a year Microsoft is accelerating the rollout of Windows 11 Microsoft says of the update: "We fixed an issue that might affect devices that use Windows Hello...
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  • Microsoft promises Windows 11 will be faster in 2022

    Microsoft promises Windows 11 will be faster in 2022

    16 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Windows 11 has core elements of the desktop interface which are performing disappointingly sluggishly for some users, with Microsoft working on fixes for well-documented issues with File Explorer - and the software giant further promising that it'll concentrate on improving performance levels in the OS next year. In a Reddit AMA (‘Ask Me Anything', meaning a Q&A session) with the Windows Developer team, spotted by Windows Latest , one user commented on a trend towards UI sluggishness continued in Windows 11, to which the Microsoft team responded : “Performance will be an area of focus for...
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