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Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2018 release overview

Today is the second Tuesday of the month and that means that Microsoft has just released security updates for all supported company products. The August 2018 Patch Day was rather uneventful, especially […]

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Microsoft releases September 2018 non-security Office updates

Microsoft released a batch of updates for supported versions of Microsoft Office yesterday. The released updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 are non-security updates only. Microsoft will release security updates […]

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WallpaperHub: one stop shop for Microsoft wallpapers

WallpaperHub is a new site for wallpapers. While that is not super spectacular in itself, considering that wallpaper sites are a dime a dozen on the Internet, the focus on official and […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2018 release overview

Microsoft released security updates for Windows, Office, and other company products on the August 2018 Patch Tuesday (Update Tuesday). Last month's Patch Day was not the the smoothest of them all as […]

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Microsoft releases August 2018 non-security Office updates

Microsoft released non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2016 on August 7, 2018. The non-security releases for Office follow a monthly schedule; Microsoft publishes the updates on the first […]

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Microsoft expects to make a lot of money in 2020

January 14, 2020 is a special day for Microsoft and millions of computer users and organizations around the world. It is the day that Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system will receive the […]

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Microsoft retires Skype Classic on September 1 2018

The Microsoft Skype team announced today that it started to roll out an updated version of Skype 8.25.0.5 that will replace Skype Classic (version 7.0). Microsoft reveals in the announcement that any […]

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Microsoft already working on next-gen operating system?

Windows 10 is a fundamental shift from Microsoft's previous practice of developing and releasing operating systems for client and server devices. Windows as a Service changes the development and release model by […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2018 release overview

It is July 10, 2018 today and that means it is time for our monthly Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for company products on the second Tuesday of each […]

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The Microsoft Office July 2018 non-security updates are out

It is the first Tuesday of July 2018 and that means it is Microsoft Office Patch Day; more precisely, it is Office non-security patch day as this happens on the first Tuesday […]

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Here is what is wrong with the new Microsoft News app

Microsoft launched an updated news application called Microsoft News for Google Android and Apple iOS devices today. The company revealed that it has "completed redesigned" the application "into a modern and beautiful […]

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Bing's World Cup Predictions are only for English regions

Companies like Microsoft showcase computer technologies that can be used to predict outcomes of events regularly. The football World Cup 2018 starts today and it should not come as a surprise that […]

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Office 365 interface redesign to roll out in coming months

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to roll out an interface redesign for Office 365 in the coming months. Probably the biggest change the redesign introduces is a new smaller ribbon bar […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overview

It is June 12, 2018 and that means it is time for another Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for its products on the second Tuesday of every month. The […]

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Microsoft pulls agents from Windows 7, 8.1 and other forums

Microsoft announced on Friday that Microsoft Community forum support will be discontinued for several company products including Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Microsoft's Answers Community is operated by Microsoft. It has forums […]

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Microsoft Office June 2018 Non-Security Updates overview

Microsoft released updates for Office 2013 and Office 2016 on yesterday's Office non-security Patch Day. The company releases non-security updates for Microsoft Office on the first Tuesday of the month; security updates […]

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Why you should always read Microsoft's English update notes

Microsoft publishes update notes, support articles, and other information in English and in other languages. The main language for all content is English but content may also get translated into other languages […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates May 2018 release overview

Welcome to our Microsoft Windows Patch Day overview for the month of May 2018. Our overview lists all released security and non-security updates, and known issues for Microsoft's Windows operating system and […]

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Microsoft Office May 2018 non-security updates overview

Yesterday was the first Tuesday of the month and that means Microsoft Office patch day at Microsoft. The May 2018 non-security updates for Microsoft Office include patches for Microsoft Office 2016, 2013 […]

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Microsoft retires Office Mix on May 1, 2018

A notification that Office Mix is retiring on May 1, 2018 is displayed when you open the official Office Mix website right now (I'm writing this in April 2018). Microsoft made the […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2018 release overview

Welcome to our monthly overview of Microsoft's Windows security updates. We provide you with full details of all released security and non-security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products. Check out the […]

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Microsoft Security Updates March 2018 release overview

Today is Microsoft's Security Patch Day for March 2018. The company released security updates for all supported client and server versions of Windows, and other company products such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Office March 2018 Patch Day

Microsoft released non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 yesterday. The company releases non-security updates for Office on the first Tuesday of each month, and security updates along with security […]

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Chronological list of all updated Microsoft KB support articles

It is difficult to keep up with Microsoft. If you administrate Windows server or client systems or are responsible for maintaining PCs in a home network or even individual PCs of friends […]

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Microsoft Security Updates February 2018 release

Microsoft released updates for the company's Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and other company products on today's February 2018 Patch Day. Our overview lists all important information to make it as easy […]

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How to disable the Microsoft Office Upload Center

If you install a recent copy of Microsoft Office on your Windows PC, you may notice that something that the Microsoft Office Upload Center gets installed with that copy. You may notice […]

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Microsoft Office February 2018 Patch Day

Microsoft released non-security updates for the Office suites Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 on the February 2018 Office Patch Day. The first Tuesday of each month is […]

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Office 2019 will be Windows 10 exclusive

Microsoft's General Manager for Windows, Bernardo Caldas, and General Manager for Office, Jared Spataro announced changes to Office and Windows servicing and support today. Microsoft revealed that Office 2019, the next version […]

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Microsoft Security Updates January 2018 release

Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day review of the year 2018. Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Windows and other company products on January 9, 2018. This overview […]

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Microsoft releases out-of-band security updates to address Intel bug

Microsoft released out-of-band security updates for Windows yesterdays that address a recently revealed major security bug in Intel, AMD and ARM processors. The updates are filed under the IDs KB4056888 , KB4056890. […]

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Microsoft Office January 2018 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 yesterday on the January 2018 Office non-security Patch Day. Microsoft reserves the first Tuesday of the month for the release of non-security patches […]

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Microsoft Security Updates December 2017 release

This overview offers information on security updates and non-security updates that Microsoft released for Windows, Office and other company products in December 2017. The guide is divided into different parts: it starts […]

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Microsoft Office December 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 on the December 2017 Microsoft Office Patch Day. The company releases non-security updates for supported versions of Office on the first Tuesday […]

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Word, Excel and PowerPoint Viewers are being retired

Microsoft maintains a list of viewer applications for some of its Microsoft Office applications that Windows users may run to read documents without having Office or a compatible third-party Office solution installed […]

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Microsoft Security Updates November 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and other company products on the November 2017 Patch Day. This guide provides end users and system administrators with information on all security […]

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Microsoft Office November 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released non-security updates for all supported versions of the company's Microsoft Office software product yesterday to the public. The company publishes non-security Office updates on the first Tuesday of each month, […]

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Search the Group Policy with Microsoft's GPSearch web service

The Windows Group Policy is a powerful tool in the arsenal of Windows administrators and also individual users who run professional editions of the operating system. It can be used to configure […]

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Microsoft discontinues Outlook.com Premium offer

Microsoft introduced Outlook.com Premium in 2016 as a paid upgrade for existing Outlook customers to take advantage of additional functionality. Outlook.com Premium was available for $19.99 for a limited promotional period, and […]

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Microsoft Security Updates October 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for the company's Windows operating system, and other company products on the October 2017 Patch Tuesday. Our monthly series provides you with information on Microsoft's Patch Day. It […]

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Microsoft Office October 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released a batch of non-security patches for Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2016 on the October 2017 Office Patch day. The following guide provides a list of all patches that […]


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