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Microsoft is reportedly blocking the 'Right To Repair' bill through lobbying...
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Because why replace a motherboard when you can buy a new ruddy lappy?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 16:24 UTC
Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday's Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446...
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Patch Tuesday seemed uneventful until loads of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 machines, as well as Win8.1 and Server 2012 R2 machines, rebooted overnight. Looks like we have another throat-clutching bad round of patches to contend with. Sophos Anti-Virus ap
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:08 UTC
Microsoft Store Shutting Down Its Ebooks Category, Refunds to Be Issued...
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Microsoft is shutting down the ebooks category at the Microsoft Store, and purchased books won't be accessible from July 2019.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 13:49 UTC
Windows 7 message alerts users to the end of security updates...
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Microsoft really, really wants you to know that Windows 7's security updates will end soon. A newly deployed update will warn users that Microsoft will stop providing security updates for the operating system after January 14th, 2020, with a not-so-..
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-21 01:24 UTC
Microsoft will pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 with pop-up notifications...
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Anyone who is still using Windows 7 doesn't have much longer until the operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft. Come January 14, 2020 only those enterprise customers who are willing to pay for Extended Security Updates will receive any ki
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:23 UTC
Killing Off Windows 7 Won't Be Easy, New Data Shows...
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Windows 7 is projected to be retired in January 2020, but all the data seems to indicate that doing this won't be easy for Microsoft.Last month, for example, instead of going down, Windows 7 actually increased its market share, getting closer to leade
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:22 UTC
Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 Extended Security Updates from April 1...
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While Windows 10 enjoys a significant and growing userbase, there are still many Windows 7 users out there. This includes a large number of enterprise users, and for these customers security is of paramount importance. Last month we learned about the pric
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-11 16:50 UTC
Defence finally ditches XP for Windows 10...
100,000 Defence users have made the migration from the operating system that Microsoft officially stopped delivering support for in 2014.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-22 07:01 UTC
Windows 7's support deadline may expire in July, if you don't apply this patch...
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Windows users still running Windows 7 already face a deadline of Jan. 14, 2020, when Windows 7 support expires. But if you routinely block updates, break that habit briefly to allow an upcoming March patch. Otherwise, Windows 7 support will effectively st
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:23 UTC
Microsoft's web browser now warns users about untrustworthy news: Here's how your favorite publications stack up...
Microsoft's new version of its popular web browser now warns users about potentially untrustworthy news sources. The service it uses is called NewsGuard — a third-party application that's run by journalists (including a Business Insider boar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-23 20:48 UTC
Microsoft Pledges $500 Million to Boost Affordable Housing...
(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. said it will spend $500 million to develop affordable housing in the Seattle area, responding to a growing regional housing crisis that has strained the finances of many lower- and middle-income residents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-17 03:16 UTC
Windows 10 Becomes the World's Number One Desktop Operating System...
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Santa brought Microsoft the biggest achievement in a long time, as Windows 10 managed to overtake Windows 7 and become the world's number one desktop operating system.Figures provided by NetMarketShare reveal that Windows 10 is now the leading desktop
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 08:11 UTC
Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here...
A series of bugs left millions of Microsoft accounts - Office, Outlook, Onedrive, etc - vulnerable to attacks. They stemmed from a Microsoft-owned subdomain and were capable of handing login access tokens to a malicious attacker - giving him direct access to accounts. But, the risk has been averted.
By shubham400 on 2018-12-12 07:58 UTC
Microsoft Reportedly Developing A New Web Browser Based On Chromium To Replace Edge...
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Microsoft Edge might soon be going away. The company is apparently developing a new web browser based on Chromium, and it might arrive as soon as the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle.
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:51 UTC
Microsoft Might Have Killed Off Windows Hotfixes...
Microsoft is believed to have retired Windows hotfixes, as the company now directs users to the latest updates and patches published for their version of the operating system.While an announcement in this regard isn't available just yet, there are sig
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:55 UTC
I Used Windows 7 for One Week and Now I Like It More than Windows 10...
Depending on who you ask, Windows 10 is very close to overtaking Windows 7 or it has already managed to do it, with its market share increasing every single month.And while there's no doubt that more and more users move to Windows 10, many still consi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:40 UTC
Microsoft has added $20 to the price of Windows 10 Home, but there are sales elsewhere...
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Microsoft may have quietly raised the price of Windows 10 Home by $20 just over a month ago, but don't worry, you can find cheaper prices from some legitimate retailers. Microsoft confirmed that in August it started charging $139 for Windows 10 Home R
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:10 UTC
Windows 10's latest update is deleting some users' documents...
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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update is wreaking havoc on some users' documents by deleting them. Microsoft is currently investigating the issues
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-05 16:47 UTC
#Windows10: Features to be ditched after October 2018 Update...
Over the years, Microsoft has fine-tuned its OS with some interesting upgrades, giving us a clean Settings section, new Paint 3D app, et al. However, the company also has a knack for ditching things, with some key features being removed with the Oct 2018 Update of Windows 10. Here are the details.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-20 04:39 UTC
Microsoft Released the Windows 7 & 8.1 KB4343901 & KB4343898 Cumulative Updates...
In this article we will outline the cumulative updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008. There are numerous fixes and security updates resolved with these updates, so it is strongly advised that everyone install them as soon as possible
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:14 UTC
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