Search for events, people and locations in Windows 10 Calendar app
Calendar lets you search for names, locations, and anything included in an event. Plus, the renamed Microsoft Defender expands to other platforms.
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offers crazy powerful search, letting you find names, locations and events you've added to your calendar events. Now, in the Calendar app on
, you can now perform similar searches and hunt for events, names, locations and more.
You can search through old and upcoming events by name, location and words that are part of the event. The
Calendar app will highlight events that match your search and dim ones that don't. Searching on Outlook.com works the same way.
Microsoft Defender expands beyond Windows
You may have missed this -- I did -- but Microsoft changed the name of Windows Defender to Microsoft Defender in March. Microsoft said it renamed the antivirus and security tool to better reflect its expanded role in protecting platforms beyond Windows.