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7 Windows 10 fixes you'll wish you knew sooner...
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Nearly a billion computers around the world run Windows 10. Critics have praised it. Some users love it while others hate it. Some experts estimate that Windows 10 dominates nearly 40 percent of the desktop OS market, handily surpassing the popularity of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-01 17:32 UTC
Linux Mint vs Windows 10 -- which is best for small business productivity?...
If you're using an old computer in your small business, the likelihood is that you don't have a great deal of money to splash on powerful hardware. You might therefore be tempted to look for extra performance by using Linux -- and save on the cost
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:10 UTC
Almost one million Windows systems vulnerable to BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708)...
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New research puts an initial estimation of 7.6 million vulnerable systems into more context.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-28 20:54 UTC
How to Block Windows 10 May 2019 Update...
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Windows 10 May 2019 Update is just around the corner, and Microsoft says the public rollout would kick off late next month to production devices across the world.As compared to the previous feature updates for Windows 10, the May 2019 Update will make its
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-16 13:34 UTC
Microsoft is reportedly blocking the 'Right To Repair' bill through lobbying...
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Because why replace a motherboard when you can buy a new ruddy lappy?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 16:24 UTC
Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday's Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446...
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Patch Tuesday seemed uneventful until loads of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 machines, as well as Win8.1 and Server 2012 R2 machines, rebooted overnight. Looks like we have another throat-clutching bad round of patches to contend with. Sophos Anti-Virus ap
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:08 UTC
Microsoft Store Shutting Down Its Ebooks Category, Refunds to Be Issued...
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Microsoft is shutting down the ebooks category at the Microsoft Store, and purchased books won't be accessible from July 2019.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 13:49 UTC
Windows 7 message alerts users to the end of security updates...
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Microsoft really, really wants you to know that Windows 7's security updates will end soon. A newly deployed update will warn users that Microsoft will stop providing security updates for the operating system after January 14th, 2020, with a not-so-..
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-21 01:24 UTC
Microsoft will pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 with pop-up notifications...
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Anyone who is still using Windows 7 doesn't have much longer until the operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft. Come January 14, 2020 only those enterprise customers who are willing to pay for Extended Security Updates will receive any ki
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:23 UTC
Killing Off Windows 7 Won't Be Easy, New Data Shows...
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Windows 7 is projected to be retired in January 2020, but all the data seems to indicate that doing this won't be easy for Microsoft.Last month, for example, instead of going down, Windows 7 actually increased its market share, getting closer to leade
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:22 UTC
Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 Extended Security Updates from April 1...
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While Windows 10 enjoys a significant and growing userbase, there are still many Windows 7 users out there. This includes a large number of enterprise users, and for these customers security is of paramount importance. Last month we learned about the pric
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-11 16:50 UTC
Defence finally ditches XP for Windows 10...
100,000 Defence users have made the migration from the operating system that Microsoft officially stopped delivering support for in 2014.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-22 07:01 UTC
Windows 7's support deadline may expire in July, if you don't apply this patch...
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Windows users still running Windows 7 already face a deadline of Jan. 14, 2020, when Windows 7 support expires. But if you routinely block updates, break that habit briefly to allow an upcoming March patch. Otherwise, Windows 7 support will effectively st
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:23 UTC
Microsoft's web browser now warns users about untrustworthy news: Here's how your favorite publications stack up...
Microsoft's new version of its popular web browser now warns users about potentially untrustworthy news sources. The service it uses is called NewsGuard — a third-party application that's run by journalists (including a Business Insider boar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-23 20:48 UTC
Microsoft Pledges $500 Million to Boost Affordable Housing...
(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. said it will spend $500 million to develop affordable housing in the Seattle area, responding to a growing regional housing crisis that has strained the finances of many lower- and middle-income residents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-17 03:16 UTC
Windows 10 Becomes the World's Number One Desktop Operating System...
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Santa brought Microsoft the biggest achievement in a long time, as Windows 10 managed to overtake Windows 7 and become the world's number one desktop operating system.Figures provided by NetMarketShare reveal that Windows 10 is now the leading desktop
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 08:11 UTC
Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here...
A series of bugs left millions of Microsoft accounts - Office, Outlook, Onedrive, etc - vulnerable to attacks. They stemmed from a Microsoft-owned subdomain and were capable of handing login access tokens to a malicious attacker - giving him direct access to accounts. But, the risk has been averted.
By shubham400 on 2018-12-12 07:58 UTC
Microsoft Reportedly Developing A New Web Browser Based On Chromium To Replace Edge...
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Microsoft Edge might soon be going away. The company is apparently developing a new web browser based on Chromium, and it might arrive as soon as the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle.
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:51 UTC
Microsoft Might Have Killed Off Windows Hotfixes...
Microsoft is believed to have retired Windows hotfixes, as the company now directs users to the latest updates and patches published for their version of the operating system.While an announcement in this regard isn't available just yet, there are sig
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:55 UTC

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