As exactly no one has requested, Microsoft is testing out a new feature for its built-in WordPad application that will give you advertisements for the company's free Office web apps.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
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Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
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The latest 20H1 Insider build released to the Fast ring shows Microsoft is planning on making both the classic Paint app and WordPad as optional features, allowing them to be uninstalled.
After Store listings showed up last month, Microsoft has begun offering WordPad, XPS Viewer, Microsoft Character Map, and Windows Fax and Scan through the Windows Store using Project Centennial.
Microsoft has begun using Project Centennial to compile some of its own Win32 apps into UWP apps, which now have listings in the Store. These apps include WordPad, XPS Viewer, and more.
Microsoft has updated its security advisory for a recently announced exploit found in versions of Word, stating that it does not affect the free WordPad word processor.