Windows 10

Windows 11 Arrives As Free Update, But Users Should Check Compatibility

Microsoft on Tuesday made available its Windows 11 operating system, but users are advised to check their computer satisfies its…

2 months ago

Microsoft Launches ‘Cloud PC’ Service With Windows 365

True device independence? Microsoft users can now stream their Windows operating system onto an Apple Mac, tablet, or smartphone

5 months ago

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For PrintNightmare Flaw

Emergency patch issued for “PrintNightmare” vulnerability that could allow hackers to remotely seize control of a PC via Print Spooler

5 months ago

Windows 11 Slated To Arrive Before Year End

Microsoft unveils its next operating system Windows 11, and promises Windows 10 users a free upgrade, if the PC is…

5 months ago

Windows 10 To Be Retired In 2025, As Windows 11 Leaks

Microsoft web document shows it will stop supporting Windows 10 in October 2025, as it readies major revamp of operating…

6 months ago

Microsoft’s New Version Of Windows To Arrive 24 June

Microsoft is to unveil its 'significant' Windows update on 24 June, in an event that includes Redmond's Surface executive

6 months ago

Microsoft’s Nadella Hints At Significant Windows Update

Major update is coming for the veteran Windows 10 operating system, CEO Satya Nadella teases at Microsoft Build conference

6 months ago

Microsoft Confirms Internet Explorer To End On 15 June 2022

Redmond will cease support for Internet Explorer 11 in mid June next year, over a quarter of a century since…

7 months ago

Microsoft Combines Windows 10 Update To Ease Installation

Redmond for the first time is trying a different process with its Patch Tueday monthly updates, to make the updating…

9 months ago

Windows 10 ‘Sun Valley’ Promises Major Overhaul

OS refresh. Major update to six year old Windows 10 operating system, dubbed Sun Valley, is expected in October/November this…

9 months ago

Google Discloses Unpatched Windows Bug Under Active Exploitation

Google's Project Zero publishes details and exploit code for unpatched Windows kernel bug it says is being actively used in…

1 year ago

Microsoft To ‘Reinvigorate’ Windows 10 User Interface – Report

New look and feel for Windows 10 is reportedly on the way, as part of a major revamp of the…

1 year ago

Microsoft Adds ‘Meet Now’ Feature To Windows 10 Taskbar

Windows 10 taskbar to get launch button for new Skype feature for creating instant online meetings, amidst pandemic videoconferencing surge

1 year ago

Microsoft Issues Two Emergency Windows Patches

Microsoft publishes out-of-band patches for bugs in Visual Studio Code and Windows Codecs Library that could allow attackers to take…

1 year ago

Microsoft To Enables TLS 1.3 By Default In Windows 10 Test Builds

Windows 10 Insider Preview test builds to have TLS 1.3 enabled by default, as Microsoft begins broad Windows 10 rollout…

1 year ago

Windows 10 Update Removes Cortana Consumer Features

Microsoft removes Cortana home and third-party capabilities, amongst other Windows 10 features removed or deprecated in latest release

2 years ago

Microsoft Confirms 4G Modem Issue With Latest Windows 10 Update

No patch as yet for problem with Windows 10 update that cuts off internet for systems linked to mobile data…

2 years ago

Windows 10 VPN Flaw Gets Emergency Fix Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for VPN connectivity bug as large portions of workforce work remotely due to Covid-19 pandemic

2 years ago

Microsoft Adds Automatic Updates To Custom Linux Kernel

Latest version of Windows Subsystem for Linux uses Windows Update for automatic installation and updates of Microsoft's custom-built Linux kernel

2 years ago

Microsoft Shuts Down Cortana Consumer Features

Cortana consumer capabilities pared back as Microsoft seeks to turn the virtual assistant into a chat interface for business-oriented commands

2 years ago

Dell To Permit Apple Users To Control iPhone From Laptop

Dell's Mobile Connect will soon mirror a user's iPhone screen on their Dell laptop, Texas-based computer maker has confirmed

2 years ago

Windows 10 Preview Build Adds Security, Smartphone Features

Users can now log into Safe Mode with a PIN, Your Phone features roll out to newer Samsung devices and…

2 years ago

Microsoft Previews Folding Phone, Refreshes Surface Portfolio

But software giant faces big hurdle in convincing both consumers and developer community to back its idea

2 years ago

Intel Driver Compatibility Issue Blocks Latest Windows 10 Update

'Compatibility hold' bars update for users with certain Intel storage drivers installed, while latest cumulative update fixes latency problem

2 years ago

Skype To Lose SMS Connect Feature In August

Ability of Android users to receive and respond to SMS messages in Skype to be phased out next month

2 years ago

Microsoft Puts Amazon’s Alexa On Windows 10 Lock Screen

Feature arrives in a test Windows 10 build aimed for final release later this year, along with enterprise and security…

2 years ago

Microsoft To Open Retail Store In Central London

Redmond finally remembers the consumer market, as it readies opening of new retail outlet in heart of London

2 years ago

Windows 10 Preview Build Reveals ‘Core OS’ Features

Test build indicates Microsoft may be working on upcoming Windows architecture that breaks out user interface into separate component

2 years ago

Microsoft Warns Malicious Adverts Being Displayed By Native Windows 10 Apps

The hack affects the News app built into Windows 10 and some built-in games, and can lead to unwanted purchases…

3 years ago

Build 2019: Microsoft To Ship Linux Kernel With Windows 10

The move marks the first time a full-blown Linux kernel has been included as a component of Windows

3 years ago