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Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft released an update for the malware scanning engine bundled with most of its Windows security products to fix a highly critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to hack computers.

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New Windows build brings more new features

Build 16188 of Windows has two major new features of note—both centered around the Microsoft Edge browser.

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How to use PowerShell with DISM

DISM is the Swiss Army Knife of Windows 10 maintenance and with the Windows 10 Creators Update it gained a helpful collection of PowerShell scripts. Here's how to put them to use.

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The real-world guide to Windows 10 migration

Our deployment guide preps you and your organization for the final upgrade to Windows

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7 things Microsoft left out of Windows 10

As usual in the tech industry, not everything that’s previewed by a vendor shows up in the final product. That’s what happened with the latest update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which was released last month. Microsoft showed...

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Chromebook shipments surge by 38 percent, cutting into Windows 10 PCs

In a slowing PC market, Chromebooks siphoned market share away from Windows PCs in 2016 as its popularity grew outside the education market.

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PC makers will ship Windows 10 mixed reality headsets in Q4

Microsoft's hardware partners will flood the market with Windows Mixed Reality headsets by holiday season, bringing a new way to enjoy Windows 10.

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How upgrading from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro could cost you

What it will cost (if anything) to move from Microsoft's Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro depends on what you buy and where you bought it.

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Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Windows 10 S forces users to run the Edge browser and Bing search. You can install third-party browsers, such as Chrome, but you can’t change the default browser.

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New Windows build adds two significant features

Microsoft adds two significant features to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16184: My People and Focused Inbox support for Gmail accounts.

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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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Microsoft Research boss headed back to academia

Columbia University has announced that Jeannette Wing, who has led Microsoft Research since the start of 2013, will be circling back to the world of academia in July as director of Columbia’s Data Science Institute and professor of...

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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 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's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will not only knock Chromebook's domination in education, but also provide a better way for students to learn.

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Microsoft reportedly will separate Edge from OS updates

Updates for the Microsoft Edge browser will now come from the Windows Store, if the rumors are true.

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Microsoft to host Windows as a Service AMA chat

On May 4, Microsoft will host an Ask Me Anything chat, giving customers a chance to ask questions about Windows as a Service.

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Windows 10 adoption faster than any previous OS

As much as 85% of businesses will have migrated to Windows 10 before the year ends. Security improvements drive the move.

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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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Avoid manually installing Windows 10 Creators Update

Problems have emerged with Update Assistant, forcing Microsoft to issue a warning about manually upgrading to Windows 10 Creators Update.

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