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Microsoft explains why Windows 7 Update KB3177467 failed

Microsoft regularly releases major updates for its popular operating system – Windows. However, such frequent releases often create confusion among users. To avoid this, Microsoft will release future Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) as part of its monthly update rollups. […]

Microsoft to deprecate Disk Clean Up Tool in Windows 10

Microsoft will be soon removing the Disk Cleanup Tool from Windows 10 PCs since Storage Sense does the same work. The Storage Sense feature came with the recent Windows 10 builds almost replicates the Disk Cleanup Tool and thus the […]

Cumulative Update KB4457128 for Windows 10 1803 installing twice!

It has been a while now since Microsoft has started pushing cumulative updates to its supported operating systems on the second Tuesdays of every month. Following this tradition, Microsoft recently released KB4457128 cumulative update for Windows 10 v1803 this patch Tuesday. However, […]

Windows 10 ‘warns’ users to use Edge instead of other browsers

It appears Microsoft has come up with a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to use Microsoft Edge instead of rival browsers from Google, Mozilla, etc. This inference rests on the premise that the new Insider Build 17744 for […]

Kingsoft’s free WPS Office Suite comes to the Microsoft Store

Kingsoft released their popular WPS Office Suite of applications on the Microsoft Store. WPS Office is not only an alternative to Microsoft’s Office Suite of applications but also to Google’s Office Suite of applications not only on Windows ecosystem but […]

Windows Desktop Analytics & Desktop App Assure introduced

Microsoft wants their customers to make Windows 10 and Office 365 their default modern desktop experience. First, the aggressive push to deploy Windows 10 to users running Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 and now a variety of tools and services […]

Windows 7 to get paid Extended Security Updates until January 2023

Microsoft today announced that it would be offering a paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates support to such customers. This extended support will be valid until January of 2023. This will be financially costly as it will be delivered on […]

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Support for Windows 10 Education and Enterprise extended

With the new Windows as a Service model for Windows 10, Microsoft has been really successful in delivering their latest offerings for Windows 10 to the users. Many of their customers in the Education as well as the Enterprise sector […]

Cortana is now getting a major UI update globally

Microsoft has been long silent about the consumer-focused major features for Cortana that would give her an edge over the competition. But this does not mean that Cortana is no longer in development internally at Microsoft. Windows Insiders have been […]

What’s next for Windows 10 and Windows Server quality updates

Microsoft will be launching a new update package for Windows 10 and Windows Server later this year, Maliha Qureshi from Microsoft tech community confirmed via a blog post. As per the blog post, Microsoft is working on reducing the size […]

Windows 10 Update Gets Better

With each new release, Windows 10 gets much better

Windows 10 is the best operating system Microsoft has released since Windows 7, and this despite the many privacy issues a lot of users complained about. The operating system brought to the table several new features along with security improvements, […]

Windows 10 IoT Core Services

Windows 10 IoT Core Services: The future of Internet of Things

Internet of Things or IoT is one of the most trending topics in today’s world. Windows 10 brings some of the most futuristic products and services when it comes to IoT. Aligned to this, on June 5th, 2018, Windows announced […]

Microsoft’s latest Cumulative Update is bricking Windows 10 computers

Microsoft recently released new Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, KB4103721 (1803), KB4103727 (1709), KB4103731 (1703), KB4103723 (1607), KB4103728 (1511), and KB4103716 (RTM). The update addresses a lot of problems Windows 10 has faced over the past couple of months. For example, […]

Windows 10 April 2018 Update SDK is now available for download

Windows 10 April 2018 Update a.k.a Windows 10 v1803 (build 17134.1) SDK is now available. After being in Preview for days, it is now available for download. You can now download it and start using the latest features and APIs […]

Windows Server v1803 will be generally available on May 7, 2018

Windows 10 Server, v1803 will be made available for customers on May 7, says Microsoft Official blog post. To be able to install and use it, you will, however, have to make sure that you have the Software Assurance on […]

Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2019 is here – Features and new advancements

The wait is over! Windows Server 2019 is here and is available in preview. The Microsoft Windows Server Team recently mentioned the launch of Windows Server 2019 in a blog. According to this blog, the new Windows Server will be […]

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All editions of Windows 10 will now get Windows 10 S

Recently, the Windows team disclosed its plans for Windows 10 S on Twitter. According to these tweets, Windows 10 in S mode will be offered to all Windows 10 editions very soon. You will now be to buy a new […]

After Crash Reports, Microsoft Stops Updates For AMD PC's

After crash reports, Microsoft stops Updates for AMD PCs

Microsoft has stopped its Meltdown and Spectre patch updates on machines with AMD processors due to reports from users that it has caused crashes on their machines. It has been claimed that the patch has sent some systems into a […]

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Microsoft extends Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer till January 16, 2018

Microsoft has left open a loophole that allows users of assistive technologies to download Windows 10 free of charge. The Redmond giant had closed its other avenues to get the latest version of the ever-popular operating system for free, but […]

Microsoft to retire HomeGroup feature permanently

The latest Windows Insider build 17063 happens to be 9th Insider Preview build of Windows 10 released after the Fall Creators Update. It comes via new “RS4” (RedStone3) development branch and includes tons of new features. For instance, improved gestures […]