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Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 vs. Windows 10 S: What’s the difference?

February 13, 2020

Via: CNET

You may be hearing a lot of talk about Microsoft’s Windows 10 ( $90 at Walmart ) operating system lately, since the tech giant recently ended support for its predecessor Windows 7 ( $4.79 at Walmart ) and is encouraging […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft forced to create a free Windows 7 update just days after updates ended

January 27, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft released its final public security updates for Windows 7 earlier this month, ending support for the operating system after more than 10 years. While the final updates looked pretty routine, Microsoft has now revealed that one is causing wallpaper […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10’s latest troublesome update is now reportedly causing boot failures

January 24, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Microsoft has run into more trouble with Windows 10 updates, as a recent important security patch which had previously been problematic by failing to install for some folks, is now causing serious crashes – and even boot failures – in […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 Your Phone app could get a nifty feature for swapping files between PC and phone

January 21, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Microsoft has been beefing up Your Phone with new features on a regular basis, and a further fresh piece of functionality is apparently incoming – namely the ability to easily transfer content from your Android phone to PC (or vice […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 7 end of life: Security risks and what you should do next

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Windows 7 has reached end of life and now isn’t supported by Microsoft. It means businesses and consumers with PCs running on Windows 7 – which was introduced in 2009 – will no longer receive technical assistance, software patches and […]


Operating System, Windows

It’s 2020: How many PCs are still running Windows 7?

January 7, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has said for years that its customer base includes 1.5 billion Windows users. Among pundits and analysts, this number is often treated as authoritative and precise. It is not. It is, rather, an aspirational bit of rhetoric, called forth […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft dissolves links between features and Windows 10 releases

December 20, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft this week reworked its Windows 10 development model, severing links between features and specific releases so that it can deliver the former “when they are ready.” “While features in the active development branch may be slated for a future […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 Mobile is over: Prepare for final security patches as support ends

December 9, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Tuesday marks the end of Microsoft’s failed bid to get the world on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone or Windows 10 Phone. Come December 2019 Patch Tuesday, it will be the last time Microsoft ever offers security updates for devices running […]


Operating System, Windows

5 hidden Windows 10 features you should be using

November 13, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

If you’ve been using Windows 10 for a while, you probably know about Cortana and OneDrive. But there are other, powerful features built into Windows 10 that you might not know about or have thought to use. These tools can […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 updates: Microsoft kills off Skip Ahead ring for Insiders

November 6, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Ahead of the upcoming Windows 10 November 2019 Update release, Microsoft has shuffled its preview rings and will now no longer offer Skip Ahead. Previously, Microsoft offered the Fast Ring (less stable), Slow Ring (more stable), the Skip Ahead ring, […]