Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 08:40

"I have had to install new passwords onto sites I use regularly as they won't accept the old ones"

That would have nothing to do with Windows.

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 12:20

"Microsoft has promised a Windows Media Center replacement sometime in the future"

Wait, what? I know they promised a DVD app, but I don't recall this promise at all. Can you provide a...

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 08:40

You're thinking of "html5test" which isn't a speed test but an assessment of supported features.

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 19:25

What are you talking about? This is not-even-beta software. Microsoft doesn't want people bricking their phones and then whining about it.

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 18:27

In "A new vision for Windows Update":

"We’ve seen a few forum posts talking about changing registry keys to alter the update experience we shipped in Technical Preview build 9926. There are...

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:30

The Windows Insider app's post about Windows Update warns against changing the registry, fyi.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 15:12

Are there other comments to support this? I read those as "IE will be around if you want it", and it may be that businesses with legacy web apps/ActiveX controls/plugins will want to stick with it...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 23:32

This functionality was previously reported by Paul and/or maybe Rafael Rivera in earlier builds. It could always be turned on but never allowed any choices. A new build would be welcome though--...

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 10:24

How are you adjusting brightness? I can't find it.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 18:29

I've had the same problem intermittently with both sides. It's like it gets stuck down too far and doesn't come back up, right? I got my cover replaced by the MS store, but the new one has the...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 09:22

Yes, because Microsoft's inflexibility (which is tied to software development and end user concerns) is more important an issue than Google's (which has no backing other than principle). /s

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 13:50

By "domain" think "Active Directory". Meaning that you need an account assigned by Microsoft, quite possibly the same one Microsoft employees use to authenticate to their internal network.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 13:45

I'm good with this, and glad to see they've explained the full rationale. The initial explanation sounded like an excuse, because there were other ways to solve the confusion issue. But this makes...

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 12:08

Hmm... I don't recall getting any tool when I first signed up for the Windows Insider program, I just got the installer.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 22:17

Paul, do you know of any reason why they couldn't introduce some kind of 'overlay' in Explorer to functionally replicate the placeholders, without having actual placeholder files on the disk? I...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 22:00

Oops, nevermind that last one. You know, I've seen this a bunch of times with the Technical Preview. The November SP3 updates didn't seem to take immediately either.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 21:58

I had something weird happen with it too--did the restart, but still showed as available in Windows Update. But then when I clicked Install, it did something and said it was done, no extra restart...

Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 21:41

To be fair, Paul didn't say that was good, just that it was happening.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 21:39

Additionally, in a large multi-monitor setup with lots of windows, when you click an app icon in the taskbar to bring it to the foreground, a subtle animation is incredibly useful to bring your...

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 15:14

Open the Command Prompt:

"Microsoft Windows [Version 6.4.9879]"

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 17:21

So the whole Fast/Slow ring thing--was that really just for a single build?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:27

It doesn't seem to be in the Store's search index yet, but the web link works.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 15:29

That would be an excellent idea, and would bring the Explorer interface and OneDrive interfaces into line.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 22:48

That's a very specific use case, but a fair point. That said, I see no reason why Microsoft couldn't have both modes coexist.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 22:46

I had the same issue, but realized it's just a quirk of its programming. All of the folders from OneDrive exist locally, regardless of whether the files were ever synced. Anything you don't select...

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 16:16

Also worth noting is the overall price with the 2-year contract. Assuming you have a 3-6GB Mobile Share Value plan, which gives a $15/mo discount for BYOD and Next, but not for 2-year contract,...

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 13:04

It seems that hot water and soap are harder to protect against.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 09:09

Of course, right now there are *two* Action Centers: The new notification one and the system notifications one (the flag icon).

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 07:22

I personally would much rather have a single app that runs on all devices which uses different interfaces as needed and modifies its behavior based on the device it is running on.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:34

Can you expand on why particular this may become the next phone you will buy, vs. waiting for a 1020/1520 replacement? Do you not expect those to be out for a rather long time?

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