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Application Software, Software Category

Enrolling new devices with Windows Autopilot now works with a VPN

July 2, 2020

Via: TechRadar

At the beginning of the pandemic many enterprise workers did not have the equipment they needed to work from home and this led organizations to purchase new devices for their employees but unfortunately it proved difficult to set them up […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft Patch Alert: June 2020

July 2, 2020

Via: Computerworld

There’s never a dull moment for folks who try to keep Windows and Office patched. Windows 10 version 2004 continues to make slow inroads among the “Go ahead and kick me” crowd, in spite of its (now documented) lack of […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to choose the right Windows 10 preview and update channels

July 1, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Once upon a time, making a choice about how you updated Windows was easy: Let Microsoft decide. The company had a release cycle, and you went along for the ride. Those days seem so quaint now. Today there are multiple […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft strips manual deferrals of future feature upgrades from Windows 10, cites ‘confusion’

June 26, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft eliminated the ability to manually defer feature upgrades from reaching unmanaged PCs running Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise and Education, according to recently revised documentation. The company said it made the change in Windows 10 May 2020 Update, aka 2004, […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

After Windows 10 upgrade, do these seven things immediately

June 25, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Full version upgrades to a Windows PC used to be rare: Most people only had to deal with an upgrade once every three to five years, and then typically as part of the process of buying a new PC. Now, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is adding Linux, Android, and firmware protections to Windows

June 23, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft is moving forward with its promise to extend enterprise security protections to non-Windows platforms with the general release of a Linux version and a preview of one for Android. The software maker is also beefing up Windows security protections […]


Application Software, Software Category

Debilitating ‘Outlook needs to close’ bug linked to a bad Windows cumulative update

June 22, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Internecine conflict seems to be a recurring theme at Microsoft, but this one takes it to new levels. Somehow, somebody forgot to test the latest patched version of Outlook with the latest patched version of Windows. The result is an […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

June 19, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Need to get up to speed on the latest features in Excel? Wrestling with an old version of Word? Looking to get more out of Windows 10? Computerworld’s cheat sheets are easy-to-use guides to help you navigate Microsoft’s core productivity […]


Operating systems, Others, Windows

Windows apps are coming to Chrome OS – but there’s a catch

June 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Chrome OS devices could soon get full support for some of Microsoft’s most popular programs thanks to a new partnership revealed by Google . The online giant has teamed up with virtualisation experts Parallels, well-known for their expertise in helping […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows is coming to Chromebooks as Google partners with Parallels

June 16, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Parallels has long been known for making it easy to run Windows apps on your Mac. Now the company has partnered with Google to bring Windows apps to another major platform: Chrome OS. Or at least, the enterprise version of […]