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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. […]

Virobot Ransomware with Botnet spreading via Microsoft Outlook

Despite efforts to sniff it out, Spams continue to live. Microsoft Outlook supports some features that help to slow it down. Still, this menace continues to grow and expand its reach furthermore. The new Virobot ransomware-botnet is a case in […]

CCleaner version 5.35 auto updates without permission

There seems to be a problem with CCleaner when it comes down to Firefox and possibly other web browsers. A user made the report on the Piriform Community Forums, and what he had to say is quite disturbing. According to […]

Bing update brings Visual Search, Math Solver and more

The Bing team at Microsoft has been on their toes on making Bing a better search engine than its competition and shown an excellent growth. Every month, the team releases some major features for their search engine that makes it […]

New vulnerability allows hackers to access your computer when in Sleep mode

F-Secure has recently discovered and reported a new vulnerability for Windows as well as Mac OS based laptops. This vulnerability will allow hackers to steal encryption keys and other sensitive data when your computer is in Sleep mode. And there is no […]

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Microsoft Office 365 is now more secure thanks to AMSI

Office 365 is now more secure than ever before due to recent changes by Microsoft. The changes are very welcomed because they make for a more secure experience. Therefore, users should have little to worry about. OK, so here’s the […]

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 Defender consistently achieving high scores in independent AV tests

Advances in technology have enabled security researchers to build intelligent security software to protect the modern workplace. Microsoft too ensures that its customers have control over their devices and experiences from the latest threats. Its unified endpoint security platform, Windows […]

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 […]

Microsoft makes its Office 365 consumer subscriptions more attractive

There’s good news for Office 365 subscribers. Coming October 2nd, 2018, Microsoft will remove the install limit on devices. Moreover, the company will add a greater number of users permissible under a single Office 365 Home plan without charging any […]

Windows 10 stable users seeing Insider Build notifications

Soon after the release of Windows 10 Insider Fast ring build 17751, there was a bit of outrage over a notification prompting users to update their Windows 10 device. Why? The toast notification for Windows 10 Insider Update wasn’t just […]

Windows 10 users will soon be able to login using Google account

Until now Windows 10 users had to compulsorily login to their systems by using Microsoft credentials or by using a local username and password. This is set to change as Microsoft is likely to allow Windows 10 users to log […]

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Intel annouces new 8th Generation Intel Core Processors

At IFA, Intel announced two new Intel Core Processors of 8th Generation. They are the U Series processors and the Y Series, processors. The U Series Processors were internally code-named Whiskey Lake and the other Y Series Processors were internally code-named Amber […]

Xbox Customer Support gets new features and capabilities

Team Xbox has come up with some new features and functionality improvements for the gamers. These new features reportedly will bring new ways to enjoy the gameplay and better ways to connect with friends. Xbox Customer Support The newly announced […]

Microsoft announces Bing Spotlight

Microsoft looks to be hard at work to make Bing better than its competitions. A few weeks ago, we reported that Bing was updated with a whole lot of consumer-focused features. And now today, they highlighted another feature focused on […]

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Local privilege escalation vulnerability found in Windows Task Scheduler

A recent finding published by CERT  (Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University) in its Vulnerability Notes Database highlights a worrying situation. The report suggests the Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler contains a vulnerability in the handling of ALPC that can allow […]

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Skype for Business is now a central part of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams in its current form is quite capable, and since it’s free, it now has a leg up on several of its competitors. But that’s not the end of the road because Teams have become much better than before […]

Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool; Redirects to new page

Google Chrome Cleanup Tool was great for use whenever the browser fails to work as it should in some instances. Folks could easily download the tool, run it, and watch as it fixes several problems. Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool […]

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Google Chrome reporting Bitdefender Total Security is incompatible

As a measure to curb instances of crashing and abrupt closing of the browser, Google Chrome has rolled out a feature that alerts users about ‘Incompatible applications’. The same feature is now evoking a strong response from users as it lists […]

Avast Online Security is a brand new extension for Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has been showing a steady growth in gaining extensions. Currently, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers have been leading to having most extensions. Microsoft is really behind these after Microsoft introduced the support for extensions with the release […]

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 […]