New Windows Game Bar Does Spotify, Friends And Memes

New Windows Game Bar Does Spotify, Friends And Memes

New Windows Game Bar Does Spotify, Friends And Memes

The team is also splitting Feature Updates (such as the May 2019 Update) from the usual day-to-day patching malarkey that occurs when users hit the "Check for Updates" button.

"While regular updates are critical to keeping modern devices secure and running smoothly ... we have heard clear feedback that the Windows update process itself can be disruptive, particularly that Windows users would like more control over when updates happen", Fortin wrote.

So say you purchase a laptop well that laptop's OEM has to vett/certify the laptops Software/Drivers for the current iteration of the Windows 10 OS only.

Microsoft plans to release the May 2019 Update at the end of May 2019 and make major changes to feature updates for Windows 10.

Lastly, Microsoft will now use AI to make sure it's installing updates when you're not actually using your computer. Administrators may pause updates for a period of up to 35 days separated into chunks of seven days at a time.

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It will do that by no longer shoving monthly and biannual updates down the throats of Windows 10 users, starting with the next big one.

Windows 10 has become famous (or perhaps infamous) for installing updates whenever it wants, often getting in the way of what you're doing.

The latest update to Windows 10 will being new sandbox functionality and will decouple the Cortana digital assistant from Windows Search. If you're using Windows 10 build 17763 or higher, you'll be automatically enrolled to access the Game Bar beta features. By default, this is set at 8 am to 5 pm. To further enhance active hours, users will now have the option to let Windows Update intelligently adjust active hours based on their device-specific usage patterns. If you're impatient and want to test it now, go to Microsoft's Windows Insider website, sign into your Microsoft account, and click Get Started to become a Windows Insider tester. Below we have outlined some of the more notable features coming out in the update. "By carefully studying data from this expanded population and for this additional time, we will gain increased confidence in Windows quality before offering it to a broader audience later in May", Microsoft adds.

Previously, Home users had few options in avoiding feature updates. So, you can't run an old version forever, but you can probably skip several years worth of updates or install them at your leisure.

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