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.
Karlston posted a topic in Software News,How to disable Edge’s new URL copy and paste feature
Stop Microsoft’s browser from copying page titles rather than URLs
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If you’re using a recent version of Microsoft’s Edge browser, you might have noticed that the way URLs copy and paste has changed. As of Edge version 87 for Windows or 88 for macOS, you’ll find that by default trying to copy and paste a URL from an address bar will paste the title of a webpage as a hyperlink rather than its URL directly.
Karlston posted a topic in Software News,Microsoft Edge 86 is out for everyone with a bunch of improvements
Microsoft does publish the release schedule for its Edge browser, and Edge 86 is here right on schedule. Build 86.0.622.38 is out in the Stable channel, meaning that it's available for everyone. As usual, it's chock full of new features.
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