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MS Paint back by popular demand

MS Paint back by popular demand

The company said Paint will - for now, at least - be moving to the Windows Store, where it will be available for users to download for free.

Some considerable tinkering has been done with Cortana, too, with the digital assistant getting new voice commands enabling you to sign out of your PC, lock it, or indeed restart or shutdown the machine.

One of the more visible aspects of Windows as a Service is that Microsoft has been learning as it goes along, and didn't come straight out the gate with a clear vision of precisely how Windows updates would be delivered, or when.

Contrary to exaggerated reports of Windows axing MS Paint from its latest OS updates, the legendary program is not going anywhere and will continue to be available in the Windows Store.

Lastly, click on "Continue now" to open the website immediately on your PC or press "Continue later" to open it later from the "Action Centre". Make sure you are logged in to your Microsoft Account on both devices for a smoother and quicker experience.

When you link your phone to your Windows PC, Microsoft sends you an SMS to your device to install the Microsoft Apps application.

This is a really cool feature from Microsoft.

"Are you an Windows Insider who is loving the convenience of Continuum by carrying your PC in your pocket?"

Some Android users may wonder why the idea of web-page sharing is a big deal, however.

Microsoft has also added extra functionality for Cortana, allowing it to show web results without having to launch a web browser. It's still a basic yet functional tool that users of any interest and ability - from your toddler on Take Your Kid to Work Day sitting at your desktop to a blogger needing to resize an image for a post - can find use for. Microsoft has also fixed the bug which was causing Caller ID mismatch problem in Japan or Denmark.

We fixed an issue where Groove Music's mini view player would reset its position to default if you used File Explorer to open and start playing a new mp3 in Groove Music.

Microsoft also released Build 15235 for Windows 10 Mobile. Mobile insiders only received the builds from Feature2 branch with only fixes and very few improvements.