Windows

Trusted Cyber Physical Systems looks to protect your critical infrastructure from modern threats in the world of IoT

April 27, 2018

This week at Hannover Messe 2018 in Germany, we are excited to demonstrate how Microsoft is utilizing its more than 25 years of embedded and hardware security experience with a new project codenamed Trusted Cyber Physical Systems (TCPS). This solution seeks to provide end-to-end security that is resilient to today’s cyber-attacks so our industrial customers […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with more proactive Windows Update

April 18, 2018

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with a small but important change to Windows Update. This build is from the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce (but is likely to ship soon). There is no new build from the RS5 branch. Windows 10 is a […]

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Windows 10 Spring Creators Update: How to get it early

April 7, 2018

If you can’t wait for the latest major feature update to Windows 10, these are the options available to you. The Spring Creators Update, the next big upgrade to Windows 10, is expected to start rolling out later this month, but you could still be in for a long wait. If you want to get […]

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Windows 7 takes the brunt of March patching problems

March 30, 2018

With a smattering of bugs reported in this month’s massive patching trove, Windows 7 has taken one – make that two – on the chin. It’s a classic Win7 damned-if-you-do, clammed-if-you-don’t situation. An enormous number of patches spewed out of Microsoft this month, with two ponderous cumulative updates for each version of Windows 10, a […]

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Windows 10 on ARM will have these limitations

March 22, 2018

Microsoft announced Windows 10 for ARM-based devices back in December, but little information was provided about its limitations. Spotted by Paul Thurrott, Microsoft accidentally published a full list of its limitations last week. The list has since been removed, but not before it was cached. Windows 10 on ARM has the following limitations: Only ARM64 drivers […]

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Turn Automatic Update off, temporarily, in anticipation of another round of pernicious patches

March 13, 2018

January’s patches were horrible. February’s were a little better. Take a moment now to make sure you aren’t tossed in with the cannon fodder, and wait to see what tomorrow will bring. Microsoft has given us two messed-up patching months back to back, with January leaving blue screens and pandemonium in its wake, and February hitting the latest […]

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Windows 10S will live on as S-mode in all Windows 10 versions

March 8, 2018

Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore revealed this in a tweet replying to tweet by the Senior Editor of PCWorld It was rumored that Microsoft could soon be rebranding it’s Windows 10S operating system as a Windows 10S mode. The plans to do so now have been confirmed by Microsoft’s VP Joe Belfiore who revealed this information while replying back […]

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