Windows 10 news recap: Insiders preparing for a busy few days, Windows Store to become Microsoft Store and more

Jack Wilkinson

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.

Windows 10’s Windows Store to be renamed Microsoft Store

In what may seem like an unexpected move, Microsoft is set to change the name of the Store on Windows 10 from the Windows Store to the Microsoft Store, potentially creating confusion between the Microsoft Store on Windows 10, the retail Microsoft Store and the online Microsoft Store at

Windows Insiders: get ready for a very busy next few days

As the next big update for Windows 10 gets closer, Windows Insiders are being told to brace themselves for a busy few days, with builds coming in faster than normal, with a larger number of bug fixes.

Windows Insider team

Microsoft holding Windows Mixed Reality event on October 3rd in San Francisco, Alex Kipman to speak

On October 3rd in San Francisco, Microsoft will be holding a Windows Mixed Reality event. At the event, the HoloLens creators, Alex Kipman, will deliver a speech.

Recent versions of utility program CCleaner shipped with a hidden backdoor

CCleaner, a piece of software commonly promoted as a way to speed up a Windows-based PC and to optimise storage, has been found to be hosting a hidden backdoor which could leak potentially sensitive information.

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