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Operating System, Windows

One year later, enterprises still wrestle with Windows 7’s cumulative updates

December 8, 2017

Via: Computerworld

More than a year after Microsoft changed its decades-long security updating practices, enterprises running Windows 7 continue to struggle with the new system, patch experts said today. “I still see people asking for individual updates, even on the [Windows] 10 […]


Operating System, Windows

7 free and cheap ways to learn about Windows administration

November 15, 2017

Via: Computerworld

In most areas of IT, you can learn only so much from school or certification courses; eventually, it’s crucial to get hands-on experience. And so it is with Windows administration. Most fields have an experience conundrum to some degree: You […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 Insider: What’s in it for us?

November 6, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s motivation for pushing customers to run Windows 10 previews is obvious: It gains a huge pool of testers and millions of amateur quality control workers who help shake out software bugs before the code reaches the wild. But is […]


iOS, Operating System, Windows

Windows fade as business develops a taste for Apple

October 26, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Apple has set the table and arranged an array of partnerships to help encourage enterprise customers to sit down and eat what’s there. And the plan is working. That’s what happens when hell freezes over Way back at the turn […]


Operating System, Windows

Still using a Windows 10 version from 2015? You must upgrade now

October 10, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Come the end of today, Microsoft is dropping support for those folks who are still running Windows 10 version 1511, the first major update for the OS which was released back in November 2015. This means that people still using […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows Phone has been dead for years, but Microsoft finally just admitted it

October 9, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

When Windows Phone was first unveiled back in 2010 as “Windows Phone Series 7,” its ambitions were lofty but its prospects were bleak. Many people covering the mobile market at the time were rooting for Microsoft to succeed, but we […]


Operating System, Windows

How Windows 10 S is different from the Windows 10 you know

September 21, 2017

Via: Computerworld

The sleek new Surface Laptop comes with it, and so do $300 two-in-one tablet PCs for education. But exactly what is Windows 10 S, and how is it different from other versions of Windows 10? The “S” in Windows 10 […]


Operating System, Windows

How Windows to Go can protect data for business travelers

August 28, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Often, Microsoft presents technological solutions to problems experienced by only a tiny percentage of its customer base. Windows to Go was like that — a nice solution to a problem that was virtually non-existent back when it was first released in 2011. […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft to Enable Eye Control in Windows 10

August 28, 2017

Via: Anandtech

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella this past week announced plans to add support for eye tracking to one of the upcoming Windows 10 versions, in a bid to enable disabled people to use computers. The head of Microsoft did not say […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft releases fix for botched Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093

August 23, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Late last night, Microsoft released a new Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093. According to the KB article, it fixes a bug in the Aug. 1 Office 2016 non-security patch KB 4011051, which left hyperlinks in Excel 2016 non-functional. It also […]