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The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

April 16, 2021

Via: Computerworld

On Tuesday, MIcrosoft rolled out another broad series of updates across its Windows ecosystems, including four vulnerabilities affecting Windows that have been publicly disclosed and one security flaw — reportedly exploited already — that affects the Windows kernel. That means […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft restricts uploads to Timeline in latest preview

April 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has made a notable change to its Timeline activity history feature in the latest preview of Windows 10. Timeline, which Microsoft introduced with the Fall Creators Update in 2018, shows users what they’ve been up to on their local […]


Operating systems, Windows

Why 16 is the new 8 for Windows 10

April 12, 2021

Via: Computerworld

The other day, the topic of RAM — and what’s the minimum amount needed now for a Windows 10 computer — came up in a Facebook IT consultant-based group I’m part of. Not long ago, for a nicely functioning Windows […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 is finally getting a 64-bit version of Microsoft’s OneDrive syncing app

April 9, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released a 64-bit version of its OneDrive file-syncing app for Windows 10, bringing it up to par with the 64-bit version that’s available for Apple’s MacBooks. The OneDrive 64-bit syncing app is available in for now as a […]


Operating systems, Others, Windows

Windows and Linux devices are under attack by a new cryptomining worm

April 9, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

A newly discovered cryptomining worm is stepping up its targeting of Windows and Linux devices with a batch of new exploits and capabilities, a researcher said. Research company Juniper started monitoring what it’s calling the Sysrv botnet in December. One […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Paint and Snipping Tool now update from the Microsoft Store

April 8, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released a new preview of Windows 10 with a personalization feature for its News and Interests taskbar widget and announced updates on its classic Paint app and Snipping Tool. The latest preview of Windows 10 doesn’t add much […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows Update for Business: details, details

April 5, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Here’s something many Windows 10 users may not know: If you select options to control your updates in the local group policy settings better known as “Windows Update for Business,” you end up controlling optional updates. And what if you […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

March 31, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has begun rolling out its Windows release health dashboard to the Microsoft 365 admin portal, a move the company previewed earlier this month at its all-virtual Ignite conference. “This will be a phased rollout and we expect this information […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft urges enterprise to test Windows 10 21H1 as May launch looms

March 23, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft is now telling commercial customers that Windows 10 21H1 is ready for “commercial pre-release validation,” a phrase it first used in August 2020 prior to the launch of that year’s minor fall upgrade. “Windows 10, version 21H1, is now […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 21H1 now available for ‘commercial pre-release validation’

March 18, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s mainstream rollout of the next feature update for Windows 10 is continuing to inch closer to the goal line. On March 18, Microsoft officials announced Windows 10 21H1 is now available for “commercial pre-release validation” by business users. This […]