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Newly spotted Windows 10 and 11 vulnerability lets any user have admin privileges

Microsoft|Jul 23, 2021

Windows 11 preview testers have discovered an early security bug, one that seems to have carried over from Windows 10. This new Windows 10 and Windows 11 vulnerability creates a path for any local user to gain admin privileges. [more]

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Windows in the cloud comes August 2, this is Windows 365

Microsoft|Jul 20, 2021

Windows 10 and Windows 11 will now be streamed, and primarily companies will benefit from this. [more]

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Install Windows 3.1 on your iPad, because why not?

Microsoft|Jul 15, 2021

Ben-Edwards from How-To Geek has an excellent guide on how to install Microsoft's classic OS, Windows 3.1 from 1992, on a modern iPad. [more]

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Download Windows 11 for free here and install fresh without a product key

Microsoft|Jul 13, 2021

Uupdump serves official UUP files, extracted from Windows Update. [more]

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Now Office looks like this - rolled out to testers

Microsoft|Jul 9, 2021

Testing of the new graphical user interface has begun to roll out. [more]

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Therefore, the app store in Windows 11 is already much better

Microsoft|Jul 8, 2021

Finally, apps there that people need. [more]

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Windows 11 is coming to Mac

Microsoft|Jul 2, 2021

Parallels confirms above iMore that they will do what they can to bring Microsoft's new OS to Mac. [more]

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Why do you need TPM? How to bypass TPM requirement and install Windows 11?

Windows|Jun 30, 2021

In this post, we first explain why you need TPM (Trusted Platform Module) for Windows 11 and then tell you how to bypass the TPM requirement and install Windows 11. [more]

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The Windows 11 health check finally says what is missing

Microsoft|Jun 28, 2021

Windows 11 comes with an updated user interface, performance, and productivity improvements. The system requirements for Windows 11 include Secure Boot and TPM 2.0, but there is a detour regarding the latter, see tweet at the bottom of the article. [more]

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How to Fix Enable Memory Integrity Core Isolation in Windows 10

Windows|Jun 27, 2021

This issue can apply to any number of computers, but in my case, it was an issue on my Windows 10 laptop. [more]

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Microsoft with handshake to Apple

Microsoft|Jun 26, 2021

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks about the new operating system, he has also announced app stores and invited iMessage to the Microsoft Store. [more]

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Windows 11 can get support for third party widgets

Microsoft|Jun 23, 2021

Earlier this week leaked Windows 11 online and we have looked at the upcoming OS update. [more]

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Installing Windows 11 Home requires internet, but there is a backdoor

Microsoft|Jun 21, 2021

Windows 11 ISO was leaked this week. It has tempted dexterous people to take a look at the changes and appearance of the "building", and it turns out to have some peculiarities. An interesting and surprising aspect of Windows 11 Home is pointed out by Adam (warwagon). He also tells us... [more]

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Windows 11 may be a free upgrade from Windows 7

Microsoft|Jun 19, 2021

Windows 11 is the next generation of Windows and is scheduled to be a free upgrade from Windows 10. [more]

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Microsoft will not support Windows 10 after 2025

Microsoft|Jun 14, 2021

Microsoft states in its updated fact sheet for Windows' life cycle that they will not support Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations and Pro Education after October 14, 2025. [more]

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They work together! Google, Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla will standardize browser extensions

IT|Jun 6, 2021

The major browser providers yesterday announced a WebExtensions Community Group in the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). There, they will "collaborate to develop a common extension platform for browsers". [more]

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This is the date they reveal the next generation of Windows

Microsoft|Jun 3, 2021

Microsoft has revealed that June 24 at 17:00 is the date we will see new Windows. [more]

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Microsoft confirms: they are developing the next generation of Windows and we will see soon

Microsoft|May 26, 2021

Satya Nadella has just revealed that the company is developing a completely new version of Windows. [more]

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Windows 10 update causes beeps

Microsoft|May 19, 2021

Microsoft's KB5000842 update of Windows 10 has caused as many issues as it resolved. First, along with the KB5001330 update, it caused gaming performance issues. [more]

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They have not changed these Windows icons since 1995, but NOW it's happening - change font to new version

Microsoft|May 7, 2021

Sun Valley is expected to arrive this fall with a new visual design. A number of icons have lived carefree since Windows 95, but most of the old icons are not iconic enough not to be retired in Sun Valley. [more]

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Flash is not gone yet, but it will happen in July

General|May 5, 2021

Finally, after many years of talk, and a tool (KB4577586) to remove Adobe Flash from Windows, it finally happens this summer. [more]

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Bluetooth is now easier and AirPods better in Windows 10

IT|May 2, 2021

Windows 10 will support AAC, or Advanced Audio Coding, over Bluetooth in an upcoming update later this year. [more]

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Microsoft Releases Urgent Fix for Game Issues in Windows 10

Microsoft|Apr 28, 2021

If you have experienced performance issues while playing after installing the updates that came in late March and early April then it may be that the fix Microsoft is now rolling out solves your issues. [more]

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Finally fixes bugs that could herp Windows 10 disks

Microsoft|Apr 19, 2021

Earlier this year, a file path was spread which, in the worst case, could destroy disks. [more]

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Are you running this version of Windows? Now you need to update - new Windows update released

Microsoft|Apr 14, 2021

Avoid creases on your device by checking which version of Windows 10 you have. [more]

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Microsoft provides Exchange Server defensive tool to help SMBs stymie zero-day attacks

Microsoft|Apr 5, 2021

The one-click tool is intended as a stopgap measure to protect vulnerable on-premises Exchange servers, deployed mainly by small and midsize businesses. [more]

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Microsoft elevates Teams' importance by offering top-dollar bug bounties

Microsoft|Apr 4, 2021

The company has launched a new bug bounty program for Teams that offers as much as $30,000 to security researchers for previously-unknown vulnerabilities. It's a sign of the software's growing importance. [more]

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Now they have started the work of making Windows 10 new

Microsoft|Mar 26, 2021

Windows 10 Insider Preview version 21343 reveals the first signs that Microsoft is preparing for a major design overhaul of the OS. [more]

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Why Microsoft would want to acquire Discord, which is reportedly exploring a $10B-plus sale

Microsoft|Mar 25, 2021

The gaming-focused VoIP app Discord is reportedly on the market, and it’s possible that Microsoft might be the buyer. VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi reported Monday that Discord is in final negotiations about a sale with an unspecified buyer, and has been in “active... [more]

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The new Windows 10 update is almost complete

Microsoft|Mar 19, 2021

Microsoft is so confident in its 21H1 update that they let companies test a near-finished version. [more]

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Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

Microsoft|Feb 24, 2021

Windows 10 LTSC, the version once pitched to enterprises as the OS that didn't need constant updating will only get five years of support now. [more]

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On April 13, Microsoft will do this on your PC

Microsoft|Feb 9, 2021

In 2019, Microsoft announced that it was dropping its own browser engine, EdgeHTML, in favor of Chromium. [more]

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Microsoft turns after massive price increase - free games become free

Microsoft|Jan 24, 2021

Just hours after Microsoft announced a major price increase, they have chosen to drop it all. [more]

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DO NOT do this - this is all it takes to herpe Windows 10

Microsoft|Jan 19, 2021

It is amazing that security is so weakThis error has existed in Windows 10 for three years, and is very serious as it is not just a matter of the computer hanging (we will return to that error) - no: here we are talking about data loss if you are unlucky. [more]

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Microsoft tried to trade Nintendo: then they broke out in laughter

Microsoft|Jan 9, 2021

Nintendo has always done its own thing, they are Japanese. We should probably be happy that they were not traded by Microsoft. [more]

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Microsoft must completely change Outlook

Microsoft|Jan 5, 2021

The code name for Microsoft's brand new Outlook platform is Monarch. [more]

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Microsoft is developing its own ARM chips - will they finally be able to challenge Apple again?

Microsoft|Dec 21, 2020

Bloomberg reveals that Microsoft is developing its own ARM chips, exactly what we have been calling for since Apple's M1 chips were launched because they crush Intel and Qualcomm. [more]

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This goes faster than we thought: Office and Firefox Apple Silicon-upgraded

IT|Dec 17, 2020

Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote have already been upgraded to support Apple Silicon, or rather the M1 chip in Air, Pro and mini. The same is Firefox. [more]

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Hacked USA with Office 365 error

IT|Dec 15, 2020

It is to be Russian hackers who hacked into "U.S. Treasury ”and“ Commerce Department National Telecommunications and Information Administration ”systems. [more]

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Edge is much more battery friendly and you can test now

Microsoft|Dec 12, 2020

Microsoft should finally do something smart that makes sense: hibernate tabs that are not active. [more]

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Windows runs fast on Apple Silicon, developer shows

General|Dec 1, 2020

Apple’s M1 Macs don’t officially support Windows, but a developer has managed to get Microsoft’s OS running on an ARM-based MacBook anyway. [more]

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Microsoft may have solved customers' console chaos if they did this

Microsoft|Nov 27, 2020

During a lengthy interview with The Verge, Phil Spencer reveals that the Xbox team has been thinking about how to solve the pre-order chaos. [more]

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Microsoft discounts M365 Business Premium by 25%

Microsoft|Nov 26, 2020

Citing "Small Business Saturday," an upcoming American Express-created promotional event, Microsoft is cutting Business Premium's per-user per-month cost to $15. [more]

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How to migrate to a new Windows PC

Windows|Nov 16, 2020

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Windows PC, from either Windows or macOS. [more]

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How Microsoft Teams is keeping Suffolk Construction workers connected

Microsoft|Nov 11, 2020

Boston-based Suffolk Construction used Teams to keep operations moving ahead as it — like companies worldwide — scrambled to deal with a pandemic-related shutdown this year. Now, some workers are essentially 'living on it,' says a company official. [more]

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Windows Compulsory Updates is now starting

Microsoft|Nov 10, 2020

Microsoft has begun forcibly downloading and updating version 1909 to users who are still using 1903. [more]

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Microsoft’s Cloud PC plan for Apple Silicon and iOS

Microsoft|Nov 9, 2020

As Apple’s major Mac event looms, more information about Microsoft’s cunning plan that lets Apple devices run Windows leaks…. [more]

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Microsoft gets ready for Apple Silicon Macs

Microsoft|Nov 7, 2020

Microsoft seems focused on delivering on its promise to bring Office to Apple Silicon Macs. [more]

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Windows 7 to 10 have holes exploited by hackers

Microsoft|Oct 31, 2020

No bug fix before November 10th. [more]

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Microsoft expands anti-IE tack, compels 1,000 sites to open in Edge

Microsoft|Oct 28, 2020

Beginning with the release of Edge 87 in November, Microsoft plans to push more than 1,000 websites away from Internet Explorer to the much newer Edge browser. [more]

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This is how Microsoft will bring the Xbox to the TV, without the Xbox

Microsoft|Oct 27, 2020

xCloud directly in the HDMI port. [more]

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Microsoft ends support for Office 2010, bangs the Office 365

Microsoft|Oct 18, 2020

Microsoft on Tuesday reminded customers that Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac have received their final security updates, as the suites have now dropped off the company's support list. [more]

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Windows will soon offer this, but what does it really mean?

Microsoft|Oct 9, 2020

There are many opportunities here. [more]

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Microsoft's Brad Anderson on Apple in the enterprise

Microsoft|Oct 5, 2020

During this week's JNUC event, the Microsoft VP talked about enabling enterprise-class security for Macs. [more]

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This costs 1TB of storage for the Xbox Series and you need to know about it

General|Sep 25, 2020

The latest games need to be installed on the fast internal disks. [more]

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This is how Microsoft's server stunt went to sea

General|Sep 15, 2020

Now they have picked up 864 of them. [more]

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How Jamf plans to let Microsoft Endpoint manage enterprise iPhones

Microsoft|Sep 12, 2020

A new solution due out soon will allow IT to use Microsoft Endpoint Manager to manage iOS devices as well as Macs. [more]

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Microsoft puts Application Guard for Office into public preview

Microsoft|Sep 11, 2020

The defensive technology walls off untrusted Office documents to prevent attack code carried by malicious files from reaching the operating system or its apps. [more]

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Microsoft adds 6 months support to Windows 10 1803, again cites pandemic

Microsoft|Aug 29, 2020

The company extended security support for Windows 10 Enterprise 1803 and Windows 10 Education 1803 until May 11. The original end-of-support date was to be Nov. 10. [more]

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Microsoft is changing everything

Microsoft|Aug 7, 2020

Major reorganization should change Windows. [more]