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Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates

June 19, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft also took the time to remind […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 Mobile gets probably its last update

May 15, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Are there any Windows 10 Mobile, or any Windows Mobile, users out there? In October of 2017 Microsoft announced that it would stop working on new Windows 10 Mobile features and devices moving forward, committing though to releasing bugfixes. A […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn’t want to retire

May 3, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Windows 7 will remain a widely-used OS for at least the next half-decade if its predecessor Windows XP serves as even a crude yardstick. Five years ago last month, Microsoft moved Windows XP onto its do-not-support list. The company retired […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is still not on 30% of PCs – and will soon be irrelevant

April 30, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has slowed down once again in terms of the pace of its rollout. This is according to the latest figures for April from AdDuplex, which show that the October 2018 Update is now running […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft decides expiring passwords are no longer useful for Windows 10

April 25, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Microsoft apparently now believes that having passwords expire – in other words, a system whereby the user is forced to change their login password every, say, six months – is not a useful security measure. In a new draft piece […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft surrenders control over Windows 10 upgrades: What you need to know

April 15, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Every few months, the Redmond, Wash. company switches up scheduling or support or something about Window 10, just to make sure everyone is paying attention. Earlier this month, Microsoft again reshaped Windows 10’s delivery. Or maybe the change wasn’t about […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft just fixed one of the most annoying things about Windows

April 9, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

One of the most annoying Windows features ever, one that lasted through many iterations of Microsoft’s popular operating system, was the prompt to safely remove a storage drive before actually yanking it out of the USB port. I know I’ve […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft is finally fixing one of the worst things about Windows 10

April 5, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

Ever since Microsoft launched the first Windows 10 version into the wild, the company chased market share at the expense of user experience. Many PC owners found their systems upgraded to Windows 10 out of the blue, as Microsoft would […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 April 2019 Update: Key enterprise features

March 27, 2019

Via: Computerworld

It’s almost time for the next big Windows 10 update. Code-named “19H1” (for 2019, first half), the release is expected to arrive in April as version 1903, with “April 2019 Update” as its official name. At first glance, there doesn’t […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 7 end is coming – and Microsoft wants to make it easier to upgrade

March 21, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Microsoft has reassured Windows 7 users they still have time to migrate to Windows 10 before support for the former ends soon. With the official Windows 7 End of Life set for January 14 2020, companies and consumers still running […]