Woody Leonhard

Columnist

Woody Leonhard is a columnist at Computerworld and author of dozens of Windows books, including "Windows 10 All-in-One for Dummies." Get the latest on and vent your spleen about Windows at AskWoody.com.

Top 30 free apps for Windows 10

5 fatal flaws that dog the new Windows 10

5 fatal flaws that dog the new Windows 10

Microsoft's forthcoming Creators Update offers a mixed bag of fixes for Win10's biggest knocks

How to hang on to Windows 7 for the long run

How to hang on to Windows 7 for the long run

Not sold on Windows 10? We have the keys to keeping your Win7 system running the way you like it

How to speed up Windows 7 Update scans—forever

How to speed up Windows 7 Update scans—forever

Win7 Update scans got you fuming? Here’s how to make the most of Microsoft’s 'magic' speed-up patch

How to prepare for the Windows 7/8.1 ‘patchocalypse’

How to prepare for the Windows 7/8.1 ‘patchocalypse’

Microsoft is changing the way it patches Windows 7 and 8.1. Here’s what we know -- and what to do to keep having Windows your way

Still searching for a killer app in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Still searching for a killer app in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Or have we reached the point where killer apps just don’t matter?

How to roll back your Windows 10 upgrade

How to roll back your Windows 10 upgrade

Windows 10 not your cup of tea? Here's how to get back to your previous version of Win7 or Win8.1

Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

With Win10 slated to drop July 29, we give you the straight dope on support, upgrades, and the state of the bits

Windows 10 reality check: Separating fact from fiction

Windows 10 reality check: Separating fact from fiction

Licensing, upgrade paths, ‘Windows as a Service’ -- here’s the lowdown on common Win10 misconceptions

Where Windows 10 stands right now

Where Windows 10 stands right now

Windows 10 betas are coming fast and furious. Discover what Microsoft has released so far

Widespread outages hit Windows 8/8.1 Metro Mail, Windows Live Mail, Windows Phone 8.1 mail

Widespread outages hit Windows 8/8.1 Metro Mail, Windows Live Mail, Windows Phone 8.1 mail

Microsoft confirms that the mail has been experiencing problems for at least six hours

Microsoft's CEO at one year: Grading Satya Nadella

Microsoft's CEO at one year: Grading Satya Nadella

Nadella's first year at the Microsoft helm has brought both stunning successes and surprising lapses

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