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Microsoft Support now available for Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds

We have great news! Windows Insider Program for Business customers can now request Microsoft Support for Windows 10 Version 1909 (19H2) builds in the Release Preview and Slow rings.1 If you run into a severe issue that prevents you or other users in your organization from  using a device or compromises security or personal data, you can use our online….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—August 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….

Announcing the first preview and code release of PowerToys

Editorial Note: I am publishing this on behalf of the Dev Platform Team.  PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with utilities to squeeze more efficiency out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for….

Insiders do great things at the Microsoft global Hackathon

«This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,» says Windows Insider, Stefan Malter as he attends the Microsoft global Hackathon—the largest private hackathon on the planet. A hackathon is a mishmash of two terms: “hacking” (that is, coming up with innovative new ways of doing things) and “marathon.” Typically known as a coding competition for engineers, Microsoft’s Hackathon is a….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—July 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….

Discuss Microsoft Edge and OneNote directly with Windows engineers

If you use Microsoft Edge or OneNote, our engineers would like to invite you to an upcoming customer research session. Organized by Microsoft User Research, this voluntarily, online session is a unique opportunity to talk directly with the engineers who design and develop these technologies. Our engineers are excited to hear from you! Tell them what you like about Microsoft….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—May 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….

Windows Insiders talk directly with engineers about the taskbar

Microsoft engineers recently stepped out of the work lab and on to the phone to talk to Windows Insiders like you. The objective was to have conversations with customers who actively use the taskbar in Windows. The engineering team is continuously improving the discoverability of taskbar settings and choosing better defaults based on how Insiders interact with the taskbar. That….

New Microsoft Paint Accessibility Features

Note from Brandon: I am publishing this on behalf of the team responsible for MSPaint.  We know that Microsoft Paint (MSPaint) is well-loved by customers and we’re pleased to announce new accessibility features coming to Microsoft Paint with the release of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. We’ve introduced the keyboard as a primary input mechanism. Microsoft Paint is already….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—April 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….