mood posted a topic in Software News,Microsoft tests sharing Edge browsing data with Windows
A web browser saves browsing data such as sites you visited, bookmarks you saved, and recent tabs to your profile on your device. Microsoft Edge going to make this data available to Windows features such as Search box and others for you to access when you enable the new Profiles setting in the Edge browser.
Karlston posted a topic in Guides & Tutorials,How to enable Tab Scrolling in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge is a Chromium-based web browser, and as such limited to the same default tab handling mechanics as other Chromium-based browsers. By default, tabs get smaller and smaller the more you open, but there is no option to scroll them.
Microsoft did introduce support for vertical tabs in the recent release of Edge 89 Stable, and the feature is suggested to users when too many tabs are opened. If you prefer to use a horizontal tab bar on the other hand, you are left with little when it comes to managing lots of tabs in Edge. You could install a browser extension to improve tab management, or, if you run the Canary version, enable tab scrolling.
mood posted a topic in Software News,Microsoft fixes Windows 10 drive corruption bug — what you need to know
Microsoft has fixed a Windows 10 bug that could cause NTFS volumes to become corrupted by merely accessing a particular path or viewing a specially crafted file.
Last month, BleepingComputer reported on a new Windows bug that allows any users, including those with low privileges, to mark an NTFS volume as dirty. All a Windows user had to do to trigger the bug was to try to access a special path, shown in the image below.
Karlston posted a topic in Software News,Windows 10 gets a fix for annoying stuttering in some games
Patch KB4601382 is a preview update, though, with the usual caveats
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Windows 10 has received a preview version of a cumulative update, and it’s one that gamers might want to apply if they’ve been having any kind of trouble with stuttering or flickering (or indeed other rendering issues) when playing certain games.
As Microsoft states, patch KB4601382 (for Windows 10 May 2020 Update and October 2020 Update) applies the following fix: “Updates an issue with screen rendering after opening games with certain hardware configurations.”
mood posted a topic in Software News,Mozilla to disable backspace key in Firefox to stop data loss
Google and Microsoft both disabled the Backspace key in Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers that allows users to go back to a previous web page when pressed by citing data loss. Mozilla has now joined them, the company has disabled the Backspace and Shift+ Backspace keyboard shortcuts for forward/backward page navigations in Firefox 86.
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