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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is working on mitigating an entire Windows bug class

April 1, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is working on developing comprehensive mitigation for a class of Windows bugs that have plagued the operating system for more than two decades. Israeli security researcher Gil Dabah told ZDNet that a fix is currently in the works. Earlier […]


Application Software, Software Category

Give Chrome a time-saving tab switcher

March 31, 2020

Via: Computerworld

When I’m working on a computer these days, I tend to think of Chrome as my desktop. And really, it’s no wonder: Regardless of whether I’m using Chrome OS or Windows, nearly everything I do now takes place in the […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft to stop serving non-security monthly updates to Windows

March 25, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Beginning in May, Microsoft plans to halt the delivery of all non-security updates to Windows, another step in its suspension of non-essential revisions to the OS and other important products. The optional updates, which Microsoft designates as Windows’ C and […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft warns of Windows zero-day exploited in the wild

March 23, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Hackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows OS to take over systems, Microsoft said in a security alert today. The zero-day is located in the Adobe Type Manager Library (atmfd.dll), a library that Microsoft uses to render PostScript […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft postpones end of support for some Windows 10 1709 versions

March 19, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Citing the impact of ‘the public health situation’ on customers, Microsoft is going to continue to issue security updates for some flavors of Windows 10 1709 for six additional months. Microsoft’s planned end of support cut-off date for Windows 10 […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft starts to beat Windows 10 2004 drum for biz

March 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft must be getting this close to delivering the latest Windows 10 upgrade. Last week the company began what will likely be a long-running pitch of 2004, the four-digit label, to enterprises. Joe Lurie, a Microsoft senior product marketing manager, […]


Operating systems, Windows

One and a half years late, Microsoft finally puts Windows 10 over the 1 billion mark

March 16, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft today claimed that Windows 10 powered a billion devices, a milestone the company originally said it would meet between one and a half and two and a half years ago. “Over one billion people have chosen Windows 10 across […]


Operating systems, Others, Windows

Microsoft: WSL2’s Linux kernel will be delivered to Windows 10 users via Windows Update

March 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is expected to begin rolling out Windows 10 2004 (the Windows 10 20H1 feature update) any day now. One of that release’s biggest new features is the second version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL2. Just before release […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft discontinues RDCMan app following security bug

March 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has discontinued this week its Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) application following the discovery of a security flaw. As its name suggests, the app allows users to connect remotely to other Windows computers via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). The […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Microsoft’s Project xCloud could arrive on Windows 10 any day now

March 12, 2020

Via: TechRadar

It looks like Microsoft is gearing up to release Project xCloud for PC devices, with an announcement potentially scheduled for as early as next week. Though Microsoft confirmed last year that its game streaming service will be coming to Windows […]