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Operating System, Windows

New Windows 10 bug hits home working: Outlook, O365, Teams can’t access internet

March 27, 2020

Via: ZDnet

As if working from home wasn’t challenging enough, Microsoft has now warned that a Windows 10 bug is preventing Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, and other critical work apps from reaching the internet. The Windows 10 connectivity bug couldn’t come […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft could finally update an essential Windows 10 feature

March 10, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

One of the most essential features of Windows 10 – the operating system’s volume controls – could be getting a big overhaul in the near future. As Windows Latest reports, a new preview build of Windows 10, Build 19577, contains […]


Operating System, Windows

New Windows 10 update: Microsoft tries again to fix Search bugs

February 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released an optional Windows 10 update that it says fixes some lingering Search box bugs. The update for Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909 “updates an issue that prevents the Windows Search box from rendering properly”. Earlier this […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10: How long will your next feature update take to install?

February 19, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s original promise for Windows 10 was that “Windows as a service” would make life with your PC simpler. Instead of the disruption (and cost) associated with a major upgrade every three years, you could expect those big changes to […]


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 […]