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NewsWindows Subsystem for Linux 2 moving into general availability with improved update process Pin
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NewsStretched to its limits, could the internet break? Pin
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NewsWindows 10: The new hidden features found in preview builds Pin
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I'd question their definition of "long-awaited".  It appears to be "unwanted and unasked for".
Quote:
[the media controls] can cause Windows to not work properly
Yes, because starting and stopping a song is such an integral part of the core, the very heart, of an operating system that you can expect it to make your machine blow up. 

And have you looked at their "release notes" image[^]?
  • Add emoji from your keyboard
    Wow!  That's everything everyone ever wanted from a computer!

  • Automatically back up precious folders
    Yes, my precious!
    I mean, Who in the world of IT uses words like "precious" to describe folders?
    One of the marketing morons asked for this, betcha, saying that it's needed for people who aren't computer-savvy.
    The problem is that all it will do is make people who aren't computer-savvy wonder why they keep getting low-disc-space warnings.

  • Bring microsoft to your android phone
    This is blatant advertising.

  • Create events quickly
    Woo-Hoo!
    Just what everyone needs baked into an operating system, because no-one has Zoom or any other kind of meeting software installed.

Whatever happened to the microsoft that at least tried to make computers useful and usable?

Oh yeah.  He retired.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!

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NewsEnd of an era: Microsoft Word now flagging two spaces after period as an error Pin
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