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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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Microsoft will discontinue Groove Music Pass and music purchase

Microsoft announced plans today to discontinue the company's Groove Music Pass music streaming service, and music purchases in the Windows Store. The company partnered up with the music streaming service Spotify to […]

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Ignite 2017: big list of OneDrive changes announced

Microsoft announced a big list of changes that it plans to launch to the company's file synchronization and storage service OneDrive. The upcoming improvements were revealed during the 2017 Microsoft Ignite conference. […]

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Microsoft launches three new Microsoft 365 solutions

Microsoft unveiled the three Microsoft 365 solutions Microsoft 365 F1, Microsoft 365 Education and Microsoft 365 for Nonprofits today at the Ingite 2017 conference. The company launched Microsoft 365 back in July […]

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Microsoft Security Updates September 2017 release

Security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft products have been released on September 12, 2017. This guide offers extensive information on the release; important to get a […]

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Microsoft Office September 2017 Non-Security Updates overview

Microsoft released a whole batch of non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2016 on September 5, 2017. The updates are available via Windows Update, and also as individual downloads […]

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Microsoft Security Updates August 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on August 8, 2017. This guide provides you with detailed information on these updates. It lists the […]

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Windows 10 Version 1703 KB4032188 Cumulative Update

Microsoft released KB4032188 today, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703, the Creators Update version of the Windows 10 operating system. The cumulative update is already distributed through Windows Update, […]

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Microsoft extends support of Windows 10 version 1607 to 2023

Microsoft confirmed to Zdnet yesterday that it will support PCs with Intel's Clover Trail processor with security updates until 2023. We revealed on Tuesday that devices with Intel Clover Trail processors cannot […]

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OneDrive Version History for all file types

Microsoft announced today that it is expanding support for OneDrive's version history feature to all file types stored by the service. OneDrive supported the restoration of document file formats by using the […]

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Microsoft is giving away truckloads of ebooks

Microsoft is doing it again; the company is giving away (for free) an entire collection of ebooks covering major Microsoft products such as Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft Office, Exchange Server, and a […]

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Microsoft Security Updates July 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on July 11, 2017. The following guide provides you with in-depth information on the July 2017 Microsoft […]

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Microsoft releases July 2017 Non-Security Office updates

Microsoft has just released non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016; a day later than anticipated because of 4th of July in the US. Only non-security Office updates get released by […]

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Too many Windows 10 feature updates?

Microsoft announced a while ago that it plans to release two feature updates for its Windows 10 operating system per year. This year -- 2017 -- saw the release of the Windows […]

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OneDrive blocks all non-NTFS locations

OneDrive users who have picked a non-NTFS location as the file storage for Microsoft's cloud synchronization and storage service OneDrive, receive notifications currently that using OneDrive on any non-NTFS location does not […]

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Windows 10 KB4022716 for Creators Update

Microsoft released the update KB4022716 for the Windows 10 Creators Update version of Windows 10 yesterday evening. The cumulative update brings the version of the operating system to 15063.447, and is available […]

Office 2007 support ends on October 10, 2017

Microsoft announced that the company's support for Microsoft Office 2007 will end on October 10, 2017, a little over three months from now. Office 2007 was the first version of the office […]

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Microsoft Security Updates June 2017 release

Microsoft released updates, security and non-security, on June 13, 2017 for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows, and other products.The number of supported operating system versions shrank by one as Vista support […]

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Microsoft to shut down docs.com on December 15, 2017

Microsoft announced today that it plans to shut down the company's Docs.com Office document sharing service on December 15, 2017. Docs.com started out as a cooperation between Microsoft and Facebook in April […]

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Major Skype update moves it closer to Snapchat and WhatsApp

Microsoft announced a moment ago that it has released a preview version of the "next generation of Skype" which changes the software dramatically. Released initially only for Android, but promised to land […]

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Microsoft Security Updates May 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates, and non-security updates, for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on the May 2017's Patch Day. Windows Vista support ended last month, and this […]

Microsoft Security Updates April 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates, and non security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products today. The April 2017 Patch Tuesday is special. First, because it marks the […]

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Microsoft releases .NET Framework 4.7

Microsoft released the .NET Framework 4.7 on April 6th, 2017 for all supported operating systems featuring bug fixes and improvements. The new version of the Microsoft .NET Framework is included in the […]

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Don't use Microsoft's Security Update Guide (yet)

Microsoft announced a while ago that it plans to do away with the two-decade old security bulletin release scheme, and switch over to the Security Update Guide service instead for update information. […]

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Microsoft Security Updates March 2017 release

Our Microsoft Security Updates March 2017 overview informs you about Windows and other Microsoft product updates the company released this month. Microsoft postponed all February 2017 security releases. You can read more […]

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Microsoft publishes long-awaited February 2017 Flash update KB4010250

Microsoft announced last week that it would not release security patches on February's Patch Day. In fact, the February Patch Day was canceled completely by the company; a first in the Patch […]

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No February 2017 Patch Tuesday

In case you have been wondering what is going on with the February 2017 Patch Tuesday that did not happen. Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it would postpone the Patch Day, but […]

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Microsoft: February 2017 Non-Security Office Update Release

February 2017 Non-Security Office Update Release. Microsoft released non-security patches for Microsoft Office yesterday. The first Tuesday of any month is Office patch day, or more precisely, patch day for non-security patches […]

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Microsoft Security Updates January 2017

It is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means it is once again Patch Day over at Microsoft. The company has released security updates and non-security updates for client and […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins December 2016

Microsoft released a batch of updates for company products today as part of the company's monthly Patch Tuesday event. The December 2016 overview of Microsoft's Bulletins provides you with detailed information on […]

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Microsoft publishes December 2016 Patch Previews

Microsoft has just released preview patches for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 which interested users and administrators can download for preview testing before they are pushed out via Windows Update on the […]

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Microsoft to retire Security Bulletins in January 2017

Microsoft announced on yesterday's Patch Tuesday for November that it plans to retire the publication of Security Bulletins in January 2017. Security bulletins like MS16-129 reveal information about patched vulnerabilities. This includes […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins November 2016

Yes, it is this time of the month again. Microsoft just released updates for all client and server versions of Windows and other company products. Our Microsoft Security Bulletins November 2016 provides […]

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KB3192403, KB3192404, and KB3192406: Quality Rollup previews

Microsoft has released the three new updates KB3192403, KB3192404, and KB3192406 as optional for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows […]

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Microsoft Update Catalog works with any browser now

Just a quick heads up for those users and system administrators who are tired of accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog in Internet Explorer or using the workaround to use other browsers: the […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins October 2016

Microsoft released updates for supported operating systems and other company products on today's patch day. This guide provides you with information on the patches and related information. It covers all security and […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins September 2016

The following guide provides you with information about Microsoft's September 2016 Patch Day covering all security updates and non-security patches. Microsoft publishes security patches on the second Tuesday of each month that […]

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Download updates from Microsoft's Update Catalog without IE

The following guide provides you with information on how to download updates from Microsoft's Update Catalog service without using Internet Explorer. Microsoft made several changes to updates and how updates are delivered […]

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OneDrive for Desktop gets Pause feature

Microsoft released an update for its OneDrive for Windows desktop client yesterday that introduces a new pause feature for home and business versions of OneDrive. The OneDrive desktop client offered no options […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins August 2016

The following overview provides you with information on all security bulletins and updates that Microsoft released in August 2016. Microsoft releases security patches on the second Tuesday of each month. This month, […]


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