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Microsoft details more privacy tweaks coming in next Windows 10 update

October 10, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

WITH JUST over a month until the release of Windows 10’s third major update, the company has revealed some more tweaks to privacy settings as it continues its quest to appease the public. The Autumn Creators Update will start to roll […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Microsoft patches Windows zero-day being used to spread FinSpy spyware

September 13, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS UNLEASHED its September Patch Tuesday bug fix bonanza, patching 82 flaws in total. Among the 82 fixes, 26 of which have been rated ‘critical’, includes a patch for an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability tied to Microsoft’s .NET framework. Security outfit […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro upgrade offer extended by three months

September 7, 2017

Via: TechSpot

When Microsoft launched Windows 10 S – its stripped-down version of Windows – earlier this year, it assured people that anyone buying a device with the OS could upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free until the end of 2017. […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to get Windows 10 for free

August 31, 2017

Via: PC Advisor

While the generous offer from Microsoft of a free copy of Windows 10 for anyone who wants to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1 has now expired, it’s still possible to make the transition without spending £120 on the Microsoft […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to factory reset a Windows PC, laptop or tablet

August 29, 2017

Via: PC Advisor

Restoring your computer or tablet to the state it came out of the factory can be handy for a number of different reasons. Perhaps you’re having problems with performance, it’s picked up a virus, or you simply want to sell it […]


Operating systems, Windows

Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

July 17, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s new continuous-delivery model, with Windows releases every six months or so, makes sense for the desktop. But does it work for Windows Server? Certainly, Microsoft didn’t think so at first. Windows Server 2016 comes from the Long-Term Servicing Build […]


Operating systems, Windows

The 10 most exciting new features in Microsoft’s Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

June 16, 2017

Via: BGR

Microsoft just released a fresh new preview build of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and to say that it’s a huge update is an understatement. The company packed tons of new features into this just-released build, which is dubbed Windows […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft might be planning a Workstation edition of Windows 10 Pro

June 5, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS set to bring back an edition of Windows for Workstations, following a discovery in a borked update. As we reported last week, a version of Windows 10 not meant for the public was sent out to Windows Insiders […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft accidentally releases test build of Windows 10 to Insiders

June 2, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS warned members of its Insider Program to watch out for a build of Windows 10 that was accidentally made available for update in error in an “inadvertent deployment”. The build entitled (from RS_EDGE_CASE) is said to “include issues […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 is coming to Snapdragon 835

May 31, 2017

Via: PC Advisor

Qualcomm and Microsoft have announced a partnership at Computex that means Windows 10 devices running on the Snapdragon 835 are coming. The first manufacturers have been announced and we have an idea of things like release date, prices and features. […]