Erik Moreau

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New Windows Build not showing up?

Running the previous build of Windows 11 or Windows 10 and the new build is not showing up for you? Checked updates in setting with no new build available? This might be due to policies set on your device trough Group policies or Intune set by you company admin. If those are not interfering with …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25290

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25290 to the Dev Channel. The new Widgets are great, Messenger, Spotify,… quick access like never before, they do tend to get unpinnend from the widgets pane after a reboot, but that’s being worked on: https://aka.ms/AAjhst7 What’s new New Widgets: Spotify and Phone Link Last week, …

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Splitting Audio from a Video File – ClipChamp

Need to split audio from a video file or just remove the sound track? This has become quite easy with the new inbox Windows 11 app ‘Clipchamp – Video editor’ If the app has not landed on your device yet or was removed, you can grab it in the Microsoft Store > here < lots …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25284

Hi all, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25284 to the Dev Channel. Be sure to test out the messenger widget, it’s a great one! (it does seem to decide to remove itself from my widgets pane at random) Snipping Tool still gets tricked by different DPI scaled monitors. ( Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAj9qlk) Happy …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25281

Hi all, last Thusday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25281 to the Dev Channel. Notepad is getting Tabs, currently rolling out to devices in the dev channel. Dedicated Blog Post Snipping Tool is running into a strange issue when using deffent DPI scaled monitors, the resulting snip might be missing a part in the resulting …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25276

Hi all, Last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25276 to the Dev Channel. A strange issue affecting only a few upgrades is a very long wait at a little over 64% complete, is feels like the update is just stuck but if you give it time the upgrade completes without error. It happened to …

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Deleted shortcuts by Attack Surface Reduction rule

Yesterday, January 13th an unintentional impact was triggered by a pattern update (1.381.2140.0) to users that had the ASR rule “Block Win32 API calls from Office macro” set to block mode. The impact was hard to miss, shortcuts pinned to taskbar & in the start menu went missing. The best thing to do was change …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25272

Hi all, Happy 2023 !, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25272 to the Dev Channel, the 1st Insider release of the new year! My 1st impression after upgrade was ‘this feels faster’ than before… hard to quantify but overall performance & response seems even faster than with previous builds Startup pane in Task …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25267

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25267 to the Dev Channel. [Changes and Improvements] [Search on the Taskbar] [Windows Security] Fixes [General] [Taskbar & System Tray] [Search on the Taskbar] The fixes only apply for Windows Insiders who received one of the different treatments for how search looks on the taskbar that …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25262

Hi all, Last Friday Microsoft Released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25262 to the Dev Channel. At 1st only my devices not connected to a Domain or Azure AD got the update, by Saturday morning that issue was resolved The December Bug Bash is on (through to 11:59pm PST December 12th), check your Feedback Hub / …

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