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Operating System, Windows

Microsoft Windows 11 official, you can now upgrade if your PC is eligible

October 5, 2021

Via: Pocket Now

Microsoft Windows 11 is now officially available to download. Windows 11 is a free upgrade for all devices running Windows 10. It’ll be delivered through Windows Update in much the same way as Windows 10 updates have been made available […]


News and Press, Operating System, Windows

Windows 11: Here’s how to get Microsoft’s free operating system update

September 3, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft plans to release Windows 11 to the general public on October 5, but fans can get at least a taste of it now if they really can’t wait. Windows 11 is just around the corner and will be available […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 365: Can you install Windows 11 on a Cloud PC?

August 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

I’ve been testing Microsoft’s new Windows 365 service all week. The most remarkable thing about this new Cloud PC is how much it feels like a thoroughly modern Windows 10 device. And given that it’s running on brand-new, squeaky-clean hardware […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10: Now you can selectively block USB devices from connecting to your PCs

August 5, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Windows 10 admins haven’t been able to selectively block USB devices in the past, but now they can thanks to Microsoft’s new layered Group Policy feature. Windows 10 Group Policies are a way for admins to control the Settings app […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft: Use deadline policies and a ‘cloud cadence mindset’ for faster patching

August 3, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft last week said the most important Windows policies enterprises can set to speed up Windows servicing are those configuring deadlines. “Setting Compliance Deadlines is the most important policy that every enterprise who cares about achieving reliable update velocity should […]


Operating System, Windows

Don’t worry, Microsoft DirectStorage won’t be exclusive to Windows 11

July 19, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June 2021, it said the DirectStorage API, which would give gaming PCs next-gen loading times, would be exclusive to the new operating system. But it appears that is no longer the case. Microsoft has […]


Operating System, Others, Windows

Parallels Desktop 16.5 runs Windows 10 on an M1 chip much faster than an Intel MacBook

April 14, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac has been launched, adding a feature that owners of M1-powered Macs have been keenly awaiting – namely support for Apple’s own silicon. Parallels Desktop allows Mac users to run Windows 10 on their Apple device […]


Operating System, Windows

Upcoming Windows 10 update may finally crack down on bloatware

March 12, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

One of the most annoying things about getting a new PC or laptop is undoubtedly having to go through and uninstall the bloatware that many OEMs still package with their devices. However a new Windows 10 update may be about […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 bug – but you’re going to have to wait

March 1, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

A recently-found bug in Windows 10 has just been fixed by Microsoft, but at the moment it’s only available to people who signed up to the Windows Insider program. The bug itself is particularly nasty, so it’s good that Microsoft […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft is testing out this new way of delivering Windows 10 features

January 27, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is testing a new way of delivering features to Windows 10 machines via the Windows Feature Experience Pack. Microsoft started experimenting with the Windows Feature Experience Pack along with the release of the May 2020 Windows 10 update last […]