Windows 10

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 'Delivery Optimization'

Microsoft this week shared more details about its new Delivery Optimization update service for Windows 10 clients.

Windows 7 and 8.1 To Follow Windows 10's Model of Monthly Updates

Starting this fall, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs will switch to a monthly update model that's similar to what Microsoft has implemented with Windows 10.

Microsoft Restores Original Support Policies for Windows 7/8.1 PCs

Microsoft this week said that it is reinstating its original support policies for Intel "Skylake"-based Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 systems, adding several years to their respective support lifecycles.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bringing 'Delivery Optimization'

Microsoft is changing its client update scheme with the release of the Windows 10 "anniversary update," also known as version 1607.

Microsoft Touts Edge Improvements in Windows 10 Update

Microsoft refreshed its Edge browser last week when it released the Windows 10 "anniversary update," also known as version 1607 (build 14393.10).

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Has Shorter Rollback Period

Microsoft has narrowed the timeframe that users have to reset their operating systems after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, also known as version 1607.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Release: Parsing the Fine Print

The official launch of Windows 10's newest major update on Tuesday came with a number of caveats, as well as some unexpected perks for IT.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Rollout Begins

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday began rolling out Windows 10's "Anniversary Update," the operating system's first major upgrade since its release last year.

Windows 10 Update Bringing More Cortana, New Education SKU

Microsoft recently shared more details about the changes coming to Windows 10 with the release of the "anniversary update" on Aug. 2.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Upgrade Tool as Preview

A new Microsoft upgrade-planning tool called "Upgrade Analytics" has been released to public preview, promising support for organizations considering a move to Windows 10.

Windows 10 Dinged over Privacy Concerns in France

Windows 10 has come under fire in France over concerns that the operating system doesn't comply with the country's data privacy laws.

Microsoft Walks Back '1 Billion' Device Goal for Windows 10

Microsoft isn't likely to hit its stated goal of putting Windows 10 on 1 billion devices by its fiscal 2018, company executives admitted recently.

Microsoft Bringing Subscription Options to Windows, Surface

The pay-as-you-go revolution is coming to Microsoft's crown jewels -- the Windows client operating system and its golden child, the Surface device line.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Release Set for August

With one month left before the free Windows 10 upgrade offer expires, Microsoft on Wednesday announced that the next major update to Windows 10 will arrive on Aug. 2.

Microsoft Retools Its Controversial Windows 10 Upgrade App

Microsoft is planning a new, "clearer" version of its Get Windows 10 (GWX) application, the company said this week.

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