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Windows 10 S and S Mode rumors

When Microsoft revealed Windows 10 S in mid-2017, some believed that it was a return of the dead-before-it-shipped operating system Windows RT. It was a low-cost version of Windows 10 designed for low-end […]

Microsoft announces harder stance against programs with coercive messaging

Quick, our trustworthy program found issues that you need to address right now. Look, you have malware on your system which you need to remove asap. All you have to do is […]

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Windows Update KB4078130 deactivates Spectre Patch

Microsoft released the Windows Update KB4078130 yesterday. It disables the mitigation against Spectre, Variant 2 on all supported versions of the company's Windows operating system when installed. Microsoft released updates for Windows […]

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View the Telemetry Data that Microsoft collects on Windows 10

Microsoft plans to launch the Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer app in the next feature update for Windows 10. The company added placeholders for the new feature in previous Windows 10 version 1803 […]

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Windows 7 Internet Games Error 0x80041004

Internet games that Microsoft distributed with its Windows 7 operating system throw the error code 0x80041004 right now when you try to play them. Microsoft distributed local and Internet games with the […]

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You may soon view and delete diagnostic data in Windows 10

Recent Insider Builds of the upcoming Windows 10 version 1803 suggest that the system includes options to view and delete diagnostic data. Microsoft's stance on privacy has been criticized by privacy advocates […]

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Microsoft releases KB4073291, KB4075199 and KB4075200 for Windows 10

Microsoft released another batch of updates for various versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system. This is the third batch of patches that address the AMD boot loop bug directly caused […]


Windows 10 version 1803: privacy improvements

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, will feature new privacy settings and improvements that give users and administrators more control over data on the device. Windows 10 […]

Windows 10 KB4057142, KB4057144 and KB4073290 released

Microsoft released the updates  KB4057142, KB4057144 and KB4073290 on January 17th, 2017 for the company's Windows 10 operating system. One of the updates, KB4073290, addresses the unbootable state issue for select AMD […]

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Microsoft releases AMD-specific Windows 7 and 8.1 updates to fix unbootable state issue

Microsoft released updates for AMD devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 designed to fix the unbootable state issue that some AMD devices ran into after installing the out-of-band security updates that […]

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Microsoft moves Fonts management to Settings and downloads to Store

Microsoft plans to move Fonts management from the Control Panel to the Settings application in future versions of the Windows 10 operating system. Paul Thurott managed to get a sneak peak of […]

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PowerShell vs. PowerShell Core, what you need to know

Microsoft announced the general availability of PowerShell Core 6.0 on January 10, 2018. PowerShell Core is a new version of PowerShell, a command-line shell and scripting language that ships with Microsoft Windows. […]

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update reaches final rollout phase

Microsoft announced yesterday that the most recent update for Windows 10, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, reached its final rollout phase. Microsoft released the Fall Creators Update on October 17, 2017 […]

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Windows 8.1 End of Mainstream Support

Mainstream support for Windows 8.1 ended on January 9, 2018. Yesterday's Patch Day marked the end of mainstream support for the two operating systems and the beginning of extended support. Microsoft distinguishes […]

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Microsoft halts security updates for select AMD devices

Microsoft released an out-of-band security update for Windows on January 4, 2018, to fix vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown. It turns out that the update caused a blue screen of Death […]

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Fix Windows 7 BSOD 0x000000c4 after installing KB4056894

Microsoft published security updates for all supported versions of Windows recently that protect systems running Windows from Meltdown and Spectre attacks. The company released updates for Windows 10 via Windows Update. Cumulative […]

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Find out if your Windows PC is affected by Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities

Meltdown and Spectre are designed vulnerabilities in modern processors that allow attackers to read virtual memory arbitrarily. What this means is that attackers may read the memory of computer systems to steal […]

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You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free in 2018

Ever since Microsoft released Windows 10, users and administrators had options to upgrade Windows 7 or Windows 8 systems to Windows 10 for free. Microsoft lost a lot of trust in the […]