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Microsoft to Remove WordPad from Upcoming Windows Update: Complete Information

WordPad will no longer receive any updates, as the firm intends to stop supporting it in a future Windows release, namely Windows 12. The app only allows basic editing and does not enable additional editing features like creating numbered lists, inserting tables, changing the colour of text or the background of text, or linking to URLs, among others. 

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According to tech giant Microsoft, it will be WordPad will be removed from its upcoming Windows update. As the WordPad gets dropped from Windows, Microsoft is advising PC users to make use of Windows Notepad and Microsoft Word for editing text instead. For those who are unaware it first came out in 1995.

In a later Windows version, namely Windows 12, Microsoft will remove WordPad. In its most recent list of deprecated features, the firm has indicated that it would remove the part. Notably, upgrades to the software will no longer be made.

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The company said, “WordPad is no longer being updated and will be removed in a future release of Windows. We recommend Microsoft Word for rich text documents like .doc and .rtf and Windows Notepad for plain text documents like .txt.”

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Documents are saved in the.rtf format by the application. Basically, it uses simple formatting for editing text. So now users are advised to edit content using Windows Notepad and Microsoft Word for documents in the.doc and .rtf formats, according to Microsoft. The app only allows basic editing and does not enable additional editing features like creating numbered lists, inserting tables, changing the colour of text or the background of text, or linking to URLs, among others. 

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While this is going on, Bing Chat and Bing Chat Enterprise support has now been made available to Google Chrome users. With this inclusion, Google Chrome users will be able to use Bing Chat on Windows, macOS, and Linux. The company has also added Bing Chat Enterprise support for Google Chrome for desktop and Edge for mobile devices. Bing Chat Enterprise users may now use the functionality by opening Microsoft Edge on their smartphones.

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Komila is one of the most spirited tech writers at Gadget Bridge. Always up for a new challenge, she is an expert at dissecting technology and getting to its core. She loves to tinker with new mobile phones, tablets and headphones.
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