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Smaller updates remove 'last significant barrier' to commercial Windows 10 adoption, argues expert

Frequent, large updates may have stopped companies with limited bandwidth from upgrading to Windows 10.

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Windows on Chromebooks? Stay tuned.

Could you soon see Windows running on a Chromebook? Clues are pointing that way. But why would Google do it? Here’s my take.

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MicroWorld eScan Total Security Suite review: A suite not big on change

MicroWorld's eScan Total Security Suite offers enough features for most people, but the interface needs some work.

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How Windows 10's new smaller monthly updates work

A "back-then-forward" model will govern patches starting with Windows 10 version 1809.

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Windows 95 is now downloadable as a nostalgic 'app'

Windows 95 has been rewritten as a free, Electron app for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Try it for yourself!

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Microsoft to slash size of Windows 10's monthly updates

The smaller updates will make their debut with the release of Windows 10 version 1809, due in September.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

The browser, launched July 24, uses the OS's own notification center to post messages; users must be running Windows 10 1607 or later.

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Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.

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IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace

More than three-quarters of the admins surveyed want Microsoft to release feature upgrades just once a year – or even once every other year. One admin decried an upgrade pace that 'never ends.'

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Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

IT admins surveyed by Susan Bradley, who moderates the PatchMangement.org mailing list, said Microsoft's current strategy is failing. So she took their concerns to Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, and asked them to make...

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Microsoft's decision to rejoin Movies Anywhere is a single step toward regaining consumer trust

Movies Anywhere allows you to buy movies on services like Google Play and watch them within Windows 10's Movies & TV app. Microsoft's decision is an overdue one, but a step toward regaining consumer trust.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft is revamping the subscription offerings by recalibrating prices and renaming the per device/per user offers so they're more aligned with Microsoft 365.

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Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Based on the current progress for Windows 10 version 1903, due to arrive next spring, it now looks like the fall update for the OS will arrive around Sept. 10 or Sept. 24.

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At T-minus 18 months, Windows 7 still powers 184M commercial PCs

The aging operating system, still in wide use, leaves support in January 2020.

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With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?

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How Windows 10 will prevent updates from randomly rebooting your PC: Machine learning

The latest Windows 10 Insider preview builds predict when to install updates by using machine learning to determine if you're at your PC.

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How Microsoft will stop autoplay videos in Microsoft Edge

Here's how to stop videos from autoplaying within Microsoft Edge, within the beta version of Edge that should be rolling out to all Windows 10 users this fall.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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