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Windows 10 S: It's for enterprise, too

Microsoft may have stuck to the script when it unveiled a Windows 10 spin-off aimed at education. But the new OS will be enticing to businesses as well.

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Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

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Microsoft will separate Edge from OS updates

Edge updates will now come from the Windows Store, if the rumors are true.

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Microsoft to cut update ties between Edge and Windows 10

Microsoft will sever the update ties between Windows 10 and its default browser, Edge to make it easier to refresh the browser more often than twice a year.

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Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to its stable of devices

Microsoft's added a new laptop to its growing stable of Surface devices, and its amazingly thin and fast.

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Microsoft announces a Surface laptop that won’t run Call of Duty

Only approved apps will run and only from the Windows Store. Is that the right way to do this?

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Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

ChromeBooks have been very popular devices within certain markets like education. Can Microsoft grab a share of this market with its own WinBook?

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FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

Corporate users of Windows 10 may have as little as two months to deploy a feature upgrade after passing on the one prior.

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Microsoft adds another layer to the Windows 10 patching onion

A new update will occur monthly, or sometimes more often.

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Old Windows Server machines can still fend off hacks. Here's how

Keeping a computer up to date, with the latest OS and software patch, is one of the best things you can do to stay safe from cyber threats.

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Microsoft’s Edge browser is pretty dull

It underperforms in almost all benchmarks and fails in real world use.

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Microsoft fixes Windows 10 upgrade tempo and timing to placate enterprises

This helps mitigate a major pain point for enterprises. Under the old schedule, without a clear idea when an upgrade would appear, customers would constantly be surprised, and waste months they needed to conduct the roll-out.

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Developer lifts Windows 7's update blockade with unsanctioned patch

An anonymous developer created the patch, which negates Microsoft's barring of security updates from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs equipped with the very newest processors.

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Microsoft plugs new power savings in Windows 10

Microsoft is touting operating system-wide power savings in a recent preview of Windows 10, claiming it can reduce notebook battery consumption by 11% on some newer laptops.

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Experts contend Microsoft canceled Feb. updates to patch NSA exploits

Microsoft may have delayed its February security update slate to finish patching critical flaws in Windows that a hacker gang tried to sell.

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Microsoft confirms it's patched most of the NSA's Windows exploits

Microsoft said it's patched most of the Windows vulnerabilities purportedly exploited by the NSA using tools leaked last week.

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Microsoft begins denying updates to some Windows 7 users

Microsoft has begun blocking Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs equipped with the very newest processors from receiving security updates, making good on a policy it announced last year.

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Massive change to a moderate Patch Tuesday

Last month, we had the largest ever release of patches and updates from Microsoft. This month, we see the biggest change to Patch Tuesday since October 2003.

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Microsoft sets May 9 as original Windows 10's retirement date

As expected, Microsoft has named May 9 as the date it will issue the final updates for 2015's debut edition of Windows 10.

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Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad

Microsoft this week again claimed that its Edge browser uses much less power than rivals, an apparent move to salvage the struggling Edge on Windows 10.

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