Windows 10 news recap: OneNote receives new features, Surface Pro’s randomly hibernating and more

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap. We are continuing the trend of our weekly “Windows 10 news recap” series where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

VBScript now disabled by default on Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 build 16237, security patch coming to other Windows versions

On the latest build for Windows 10 Insiders on build 16237, Internet Explorer 11 now has VBScript disabled by default. Additionally, those on older versions of Windows will see VBScript disabled by default in a future security patch. For many, this will help make Internet Explorer 11 that little bit securer, as VBScript is often an attack vector.

Custom pens, multi-window support, and more come to the standard OneNote app on Windows 10

OneNote on Windows 10 has received quite a hefty update, which adds a number of new features, such as:

  • See multiple notes at the same time
  • Pen customisation
  • Immersive Reading

Take a first look at the Acer Mixed Reality headset (video)

Sean Ong has given us a first real look at Acer’s attempt at a Mixed Reality headset, showing off the unboxing, set-up and actual use of the headset.

Some new Surface Pros are randomly hibernating, Microsoft is investigating

An annoying issue has cropped up on some new Surface Pro devices whereby the device will simply hibernate randomly. Microsoft has said that it is investigating the issue. Around 300 users have reported the issue, with some reports of data loss.

Surface Pro

That’s it for this week – we’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!