Microsoft will ask you for feedback while using the Windows 10 Technical Preview

microsoft will ask you for feedback while using windows 10
One of the new features in Windows 10 is the Windows Feedback app, which you can use to submit comments and complaints about specific parts of the OS directly to Microsoft. The idea behind Windows Feedback, in theory, is that it would loosely connect users with Microsoft engineers, and help the tech giant polish the Technical Preview’s rough edges to help get it ready for its grand release sometime in the middle of 2015.

As part of this campaign, Windows 10 may also generate pop-up notifications asking you about certain parts of your Win 10 experience. To answer the question, simply click on the notification, which will bring up a window asking you to rate a specific feature or experience. After that, just hit “Submit,” and you’re done. Of course, you can also choose to ignore it.

Windows Feedback 3

Unfortunately, these feedback pop-ups only ask for a rating, and don’t include a text box that allows you to type in comments that pertain to whatever Microsoft is asking you about. This could impede the company’s ability to receive precise feedback, and rectify issues with Windows 10, which is currently in an early stage of development.

Fortunately, as an alternative, you can open the Windows Feedback app and provide Microsoft with your thought and feelings on the app itself. You’ll find the section of the app dedicated to giving feedback about Windows Feedback under Apps-Windows Feedback.

Windows Feedback Location

It should also appear in the “Recent Applications” category if you use Windows Feedback on a regular basis.

Computing

Here’s how to install Windows on a Chromebook

If you want to push the functionality of your new Chromebook to another level, and Linux isn't really your deal, you can try installing Windows on a Chromebook. Here's how to do so, just in case you're looking to nab some Windows-only…
Web

Be at your most productive with these Slack tips and tricks

Slack is an common means of communication in the workplace, but how do you use some of the app's lesser-known features to get the most out of your experience? Here's what you need to know to stay organized, efficient, and entertained.
Computing

Windows 10 notifications driving you crazy? Here's how to better manage them

Are the notifications on Windows 10 annoying you? Here's our guide on how to turn off notifications in Windows and how to manage alerts so that the important stuff still gets through.
Computing

Sending SMS messages from your PC is easier than you might think

Texting is a fact of life, but what to do when you're in the middle of something on your laptop or just don't have your phone handy? Here's how to send a text message from a computer, whether you prefer to use an email client or Windows 10.
Computing

Should you buy the affordable MacBook Air, or is the MacBook Pro worth the price?

Though they both share Retina Displays and similar keyboards, there are still some specs differences and other changes which distinguish the new 2018 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. In this guide, we stack the two up against each other.
Computing

Want to save a webpage as a PDF? Just follow these steps

Need to quickly save and share a webpage? The best way is to learn how to save a webpage as a PDF file, as they're fully featured and can handle images and text with ease. Here's how.
Computing

After a month of bugs, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is finally here

After more thoroughly investigating and resolving all bugs and related issues, Microsoft is announcing the Windows 10 October 2018 is again rolling out to consumers starting today, November 13. 
Computing

Installing fonts in Windows 10 is quick and easy -- just follow these steps

Want to know how to install fonts in Windows 10? Here's our guide on two easy ways to get the job done, no matter how many you want to add to your existing catalog, plus instructions for deleting fonts in the process.
Computing

Changing file associations in Windows 10 is quick and easy with these steps

Learning how to change file associations can make editing certain file types much quicker than manually selecting your preferred application every time you open them. Just follow these short steps and you'll be on your way in no time.
Emerging Tech

New simulation shows how Elon Musk’s internet satellite network might work

Elon Musk has the dream of building a network for conveying internet traffic via thousands of satellites. A new simulation created by a computer scientist looks at how feasible the idea is.
Computing

A dead pixel doesn't mean a dead display. Here's how to repair it

Dead pixel got you down? We don't blame you. Check out our guide on how to fix a dead pixel and save yourself that costly screen replacement, or an unwanted trip to your local repair shop.
Computing

Great PC speakers don't need to break the bank. These are our favorites

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here are the best computer speakers on the market, whether you're working with a tight budget or looking to rattle your workstation with top-of-the-line audio components.
Computing

Printing to PDF in Windows is easy, no matter which method you use

Microsoft's latest operating system makes it easier than ever to print to PDF in Windows, but there are alternative methods for doing so, even if you want to forgo Adobe Acrobat. Here's how.
Computing

These are the 5 best free antivirus apps to protect your MacBook

Malware protection is more important than ever, even if you eschew Windows in favor of Apple's desktop platform. Thankfully, protecting your machine is as easy as picking from the best free antivirus apps for Mac suites.