Windows 10

Microsoft Updates Windows 7 with 'Convenience Rollup'

The first of Microsoft's new "convenience rollup" method for delivering OS updates rolled out on Tuesday for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Broadens Preview of Windows 10 Security Service

Windows 10's new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service, which Microsoft unveiled in March, is now available to a larger audience to try out.

Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Holdouts of Upgrade Deadline

Microsoft will terminate Windows 10's free upgrade offer on July 29, one year after its initial launch, the company confirmed this week.

Microsoft Limits Windows Store Management in Windows 10 Pro

The Windows 10 Pro edition imposes limits to the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access, according to a report this week by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.

Microsoft's Q3 Earnings Miss Despite Surge in Cloud Business

Microsoft's transition to the cloud hit some speed bumps the third quarter of its fiscal 2016.

Microsoft Posts Roadmap of Upcoming Windows 10 Features

A new Windows 10 resource page from Microsoft gives some insight on current capabilities of the operating system, as well as features currently in development.

Microsoft Readies New 'Business Ready' Version of Windows 10 for Orgs

Microsoft has upgraded build 1511 of Windows 10, which was originally issued to testers last November, from a "current branch" (CB) release to a "current branch for business" (CBB) release.

Microsoft Releases Early Look at Windows 10 'Anniversary Update'

Microsoft on Wednesday released a new Windows 10 test build that includes previews of features coming in this summer's Windows 10 "Anniversary Update" (code-named "Redstone 1").

Microsoft Confirms Summer Release for Windows 10 'Redstone'

The first of two major Windows 10 updates, code-named "Redstone," will become generally available this summer, Microsoft announced Wednesday at its Build conference in San Francisco.

Microsoft Gives 1-Year Reprieve for Windows PCs Running Skylake

Microsoft is adding one more year to the support lifetimes of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices running Intel Skylake, the company said Friday.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview Build with Edge Extensions

A new preview build of Windows 10 introduces the long-anticipated extensions capability for Microsoft's Edge Web browser.

Report: Second Windows 10 'Redstone' Update Delayed to 2017

The second of Microsoft's two planned Windows 10 updates this year has been delayed until the spring of 2017, according to media reports.

New Windows 10 Security Service Taps Big Data, Machine Learning

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off a new anti-malware solution for Windows 10 called Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

Microsoft Brings Some Transparency to Windows 10 Updates

Starting Tuesday, Microsoft is giving administrators more visibility into how and when it updates Windows 10.

Microsoft Previews New Windows 10 Roaming Feature

Microsoft this week took the wraps off a new service that gives organizations more control over roaming Windows 10 settings.

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