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Operating System, Windows

Microsoft starts nagging Windows 7 Pro users about end of support

October 18, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft will soon begin nagging users running Windows 7 Professional to remind them that the operating system is soon to be shelved. “We are now extending the notifications … to Windows 7 Pro[fessional] devices to ensure our customers are aware […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10: It’s complicated

October 15, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

It was a far, far simpler time. There was just the one iPad. Iron Man was only up to 2. And Windows 7 scratched its way onto about a quarter of all Windows PCs. The year: 2010. Somewhere in the […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft prods customers with Windows 10 retirement dates

October 11, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft is reminding customers that one version of Windows 10 received its final security update this week and that another will fall off the support list around this time next month. The concluding update for Windows 10 Enterprise 1703 and […]


Operating System, Windows

5 unanswered questions about Windows 10 1909

September 24, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Since Microsoft gave its Windows 10 update model another violent shake on July 1, Computerworld has tried to parse Microsoft’s meanings and motivations for demoting this fall’s intended feature upgrade – Windows 10 1909 – to little more than a […]


Android, iPhone, Windows

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too

September 2, 2019

Via: Gizmodo

Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to Forbes, in what some reports are calling a possibly state-backed effort […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 May 2019 Update looks to be a hit as users flock to the upgrade

August 29, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Windows 10 May 2019 Update has experienced a huge spike in adoption, and has already overtaken the October 2018 Update with a seriously speedy rollout, at least according to one set of stats. These are the monthly figures from AdDuplex, […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

August 13, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft on Monday touted the assistance it will give organizations transitioning from the soon-to-be-expired Windows 7 to its successor, Windows 10. Dubbed “FastTrack Center Benefit,” aka just FastTrack, the assistance comes free of charge with the purchase of at least […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10, Office Online users get new warning over data privacy

July 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A new report for the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security warns the country’s agencies that using Microsoft Office Online, Office mobile apps, and Windows 10 Enterprise carries privacy risks. The report comes from EU-based Privacy Company, which carried out […]


Operating System, Windows

Here are the real reasons Windows Phone failed, reveals ex-Nokia engineer

July 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A Reddit user who claims to have been a Nokia engineer at the time Microsoft acquired the Finnish company’s struggling mobile business has outlined four main factors behind the failure of Windows Phone. There are a ton of reasons why […]


Operating System, Windows

What Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update upheaval means

July 24, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft’s latest update upheaval will have long-term impact on Windows 10, affecting enterprise and small business upgrade scheduling and pushing consumers to continue working as free testers for the company. The biggest news from Microsoft’s July 1 announcement about the-until-then-ignored […]