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Operating systems, Windows

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, 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

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 […]


Software Security

Microsoft slaps down Kaspersky’s Windows 10 antitrust complaint

June 7, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS SPOKEN OUT following the news that Kaspersky has filed an antitrust complaint with the European Union over the firm’s Windows 10 operating system. After first filing a complaint with Russian regulators from the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Kaspersky […]


Operating systems, Windows

Reddit debates the Windows 10 Group Policy settings debacle

May 26, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

WE LOVE it when our stories go viral. When we reported on the discovery that Windows 10 is ignoring Group Policy settings for some users, Redditors went batshit crazy. And they said some very angry, insightful and funny things. Here’s […]


Operating systems, Windows

5 Ways to Access a Locked Windows Account

May 15, 2017

Via: TechSpot

Coming to the aid of a fellow forum member, TSers recently shared around a dozen ways to handle a lost Windows password. We were so impressed with the list that we’ve decided to editorialize some of it for easier access. […]


Operating systems, Windows

Why Windows 10 S is like giving babies cigarettes

May 5, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

OH MICROSOFT, I really don’t want to hate you. Really, I don’t. You’ve given the world so much. Zune. Windows Vista, DOS 4.0…. and then there’s the good stuff. But it just seems lately that every time you seem to […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 usage inches up—but gap with Android widens

May 2, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s charge to modernize its products can be described as lethargic, at best. April saw tiny gains in Windows 10 usage, while Edge flatlined. The bigger news is that since overtaking Windows in popularity last month, Android has since increased its […]


Operating systems, Windows

KB 4016240 confirms: Microsoft’s ‘new’ Windows update option changes little

May 1, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft desperately needs to simplify its patching process, but the latest change to how it rolls out updates for Windows 10 adds little to the mix except more confusion. Earlier this week Microsoft patching honcho Michael Niehaus published details of new update options […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft commits to twice-yearly Windows 10 updates

April 27, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS committed to banal updates to the Windows Operating System in March and September. Sorry. That should read ‘biannual updates’. The company has basically been doing this for a while and we knew that after the Creators Update (Redstone […]