Windows 10


Microsoft: Meltdown and Spectre Patches Could Cause Slowdowns

Microsoft this week warned users that its fixes for the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws could slow down their systems.

Microsoft Adds 6 Months to Windows 10 Version 1511 Support

Users of the Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 version 1511 just got a six-month support reprieve, Microsoft said on Tuesday.

For Orgs Planning Windows 10 Moves, Microsoft Talks Up Analytics Tools

Organizations preparing to deploy Windows 10 can turn to Microsoft's "free" Windows Analytics tools for help, the company said this week in a Web presentation.

Microsoft Touts New Features in Windows 10 for IoT

Microsoft this week turned the spotlight on the "Fall Creators Update" edition of Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT), previously known as Windows Embedded.

Microsoft Earnings Top Expectations as Cloud Exceeds Goals

Microsoft's new fiscal year got off to a much better start than expected, with the company reporting $24.5 billion in revenues for its first FY18 quarter, more than $1 billion higher than analysts had forecast.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: What's New, What's Improved and What's Gone

When it rolled out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update earlier this week, Microsoft gave much of the limelight to its support for mixed reality headsets and various user interface improvements. However, Microsoft's latest operating system update offers a vast array of other practical features.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Rolls Out; New Surface Book Debuts

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off the new Surface Book 2, in addition to announcing the general availability of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (previously code-named "Redstone 3").

Microsoft Brings Console Changes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The upcoming Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update," expected to arrive on Oct. 17, will feature some major Windows and Linux Console improvements.

Windows 10 Runs Afoul of Dutch Privacy Regulations

Microsoft's privacy features in the Home and Pro editions of the Windows 10 "Anniversary Update" and the "Creators Update" were found to violate privacy laws set forth by the the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA).

Microsoft Breaks Down Windows 10's 'Dual-Scan' Feature

Microsoft shed a little more light this week on Windows 10's so-called "dual-scan" behavior, which has been the source of some consternation among organizations.

Microsoft Describes Changes to Windows 10 Deployment Model

Microsoft outlined its evolving approach to Windows 10 deployments in an Ignite session last week called "Deploying Windows 10: An Overview of What's New and Future Direction."

More Microsoft 365 Options Coming in October

Microsoft 365 will be a licensing option for a broader swath of potential Microsoft customers starting next week.

Microsoft Aims New Windows 10 S Lineup at 'Firstline Workers'

Microsoft has unveiled a new line of low-cost Windows 10 S devices designed for those at the very front of the customer service experience.

Two Years After IE Switch, Microsoft Talks Edge Browser Progress

Microsoft gave a progress report of its Edge browser, including new security and development improvements, at its third-annual Edge Web Summit event in Seattle this week.

Microsoft Launches 'Olympia' Test Lab for Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft has launched a Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise (WILE) test network called "Olympia Corp."