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Microsoft urges Windows 11 users to switch to the beta – but there are already problems

July 30, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Many people are already using an early version of Windows 11, Microsoft’s eagerly-anticipated upcoming operating system, and now the company is suggesting people move to the newly-released beta version. However, some people are reporting issues when trying to switch. Up […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft’s latest update fixes printer smart card bug

July 28, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released an out of band non-security update to fix a bug in some business printers and scanners that use a smart card for authentication. The update, KB5005394, addresses an issue in Windows 10 version 1809 — Windows 10 […]


Operating systems, Windows

If Windows 11 really wants to compete with iOS and Android, it’s doing it wrong

July 26, 2021

Via: TechRadar

When Windows 11 launches later this year, it will be bringing an overhauled Microsoft Store with it, but while it looks like there will be some welcome fixes and new features, it looks like Microsoft is still failing to nail […]


Operating systems, Windows

Hold up – the app that lets you run Windows 3.1 on your iPad is being removed

July 23, 2021

Via: TechRadar

In a blogpost, iDOS 2 developer Litchie has revealed it has received an email from Apple, recommending changes that restrict the app from running environments such as Windows 3.1. Instead of acquiescing to Apple’s demands, Litchie will be removing the […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to fix a frozen Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

July 23, 2021

Via: Computerworld

From time to time, certain key elements in the Windows 10 user interface go dormant. You click on or touch the Start menu icon, or other icons in the taskbar, and nothing happens. Keep trying, and nothing keeps happening. This […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft rolls out first Windows 10 21H2 test build

July 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

As company officials said a couple of weeks ago, Microsoft will be delivering Windows 10’s second feature update for 2021, known as Windows 10 21H2, this fall. Today, July 15, Microsoft made available to Insider testers in the Release Preview […]


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Windows 11: Everything you need to know

July 12, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft took the wraps off of Windows 11 in a 45-minute online event, titled “What’s next for Windows,” held on June 24, 2021. A few days later, the company released the first preview of the new operating system for members […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 updated with new features and fixes – here’s how to get it

July 9, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Insider build testers got a surprise in the form of a new update to Windows 11, bringing many bug fixes and some new features as well. It’s been two weeks since the test build was released to Insiders on the […]


Operating systems, Windows

You can upgrade to Windows 11 for free from Windows 7, but it’ll be a bit of a pain

July 7, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is ramping up the different ways for users to update their old machines to Windows 11, even before we’ve seen an official release date. There’s been plenty of discussion about what the latest update to Windows is bringing, such […]


Operating systems, Windows

The real reason for Windows 11

July 6, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’ve been puzzling over the “why” of Windows 11 for a while now. I’m not the only one. As Computerworld’s Preston Gralla wrote, the Windows 11 release news “was often flat-out wrong or misleading. It may well have been the […]