BetaNews: Windows 10 has a built-in free screen recorder that you might not know about

BetaNews: Windows 10 has a built-in free screen recorder that you might not know about. “You’ve very probably been using Windows 10 for a long time now, but that doesn’t mean that you’ve discovered everything it has to offer. The operating system is packed with features, but there are some that are hidden away to the extent that they could be considered secrets. One such gem is the screen recording tool.”

Neowin: Windows 10 logs your activities to the cloud even when you tell it not to

Neowin: Windows 10 logs your activities to the cloud even when you tell it not to . “Although Microsoft appeared to answer critics, and even lawmakers at the beginning of the year by incorporating even more privacy controls into Windows 10 (which really just adds to the flood of settings you now have to be mindful of) it would appear that the toggles do little to nothing in reality.”

If at first or second you don’t succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update (The Register)

The Register: If at first or second you don’t succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update. “The 1809 build of Windows 10 and Windows Server is fast becoming infamous, after Redmond pulled it shortly after release when it started deleting people’s files and stumbling in other ways. Redmond reissued the software on Tuesday, and today it’s clear you shouldn’t rush into deploying it, if installing it at all, in its present state.”

PC World: Microsoft re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, admitting its testing needs to improve

PC World: Microsoft re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, admitting its testing needs to improve. “Microsoft said Tuesday that it’s begun slowly releasing the postponed Windows 10 October 2018 Update once again to the general public, having put in place additional ‘signals’ that will allow users to flag instances where data loss might occur.”

Ars Technica: Windows 10 users finding their legit installs are being deactivated

Ars Technica: Windows 10 users finding their legit installs are being deactivated. “On systems affected by the issue, Windows is complaining that a Windows 10 Home license key is being used with a Windows 10 Pro installation. To fix things, the system needs to be wiped and Windows 10 Home installed. Otherwise, a genuine Windows 10 Pro key needs to be used.”

The Verge: Microsoft begins re-releasing Windows 10 October update after fixing file deletion bug

The Verge: Microsoft begins re-releasing Windows 10 October update after fixing file deletion bug. “Microsoft is re-releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update today, following the company pulling it offline due to data deletion issues over the weekend. The software giant says there were only a few reports of data loss, at a rate of one one-hundredth of one percent. ‘We have fully investigated all reports of data loss, identified and fixed all known issues in the update, and conducted internal validation,’ says Microsoft’s John Cable, director of program management for Windows Servicing and Delivery.”