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Windows Subsystem for Linux is now available in Microsoft Store

Windows Subsystem for Linux is now available in Microsoft Store

Microsoft announced that Windows Subsystem for Linux is now available in the Microsoft Store for Windows 11 and Windows 10. Windows Subsystem for Linux allows users to run Linux binaries on Windows through PowerShell or other command prompts. Until now, the tool (WSL-1) was offered as an optiona... Read more

date4 days ago
Windows 11 makes it possible to reinstall favorite apps

Windows 11 makes it possible to reinstall favorite apps

Microsoft is providing the option to restore previously installed apps from the Microsoft Store to a new Windows PC in Windows 11. The functionality should make setting up a new Windows PC considerably easier for Windows 11 users. Instead of searching for and reinstalling previously installed ap... Read more

date6 months ago
Many apps will now bypass Microsoft’s new store for updates

Many apps will now bypass Microsoft’s new store for updates

The developers have to use their own methods to deliver updates. When Microsoft introduced Windows 11, the company confirmed there would be a new Microsoft Store, backported also to Windows 10. The company said that all the content in the store will be "tested for security, family safety and dev... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft Stores for Business and Education will lose paid apps

Microsoft Stores for Business and Education will lose paid apps

The company plans to block users from obtaining paid apps through the stores starting in April. Microsoft this week started notifying customers of some major changes to the Microsoft Stores for Business and Education. As @hoyty reported on Twitter, Microsoft Store for Business customers repo... Read more

date2 years ago
New Windows Terminal available as free download

New Windows Terminal available as free download

Microsoft has released an early preview version of its updated Windows Terminal through the Microsoft Store. The app is free to download and install on Windows 10. Microsoft unveiled the new Windows Terminal at its last Build conference last month. The code to compile the terminal itself was already... Read more

date3 years ago
Cryptominers found in Microsoft Store

Cryptominers found in Microsoft Store

Symantec security researchers have found about eight potentially unwanted applications in the Microsoft Store that use a victim's computer to mine cryptic currency. That's what IT Pro says. The apps set include battery and computer optimization. They also act as search engines and browsers. These in... Read more

date4 years ago