Windows 10


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."

Microsoft Extends Windows 10 S Upgrade Offer to March 2018

Windows 10 S users now have three extra months to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro at no cost.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Gets Release Date

The Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update" will be released on Oct. 17 with support for next-gen PCs and mixed-reality headsets, according to a recent Microsoft announcement.

VMware Extends Its MDM Solution to Windows 10

VMware now lets organizations connect Windows 10 PCs to their enterprise networks using its AirWatch mobile device management (MDM) system.

Microsoft Makes Windows Debugging More User-Friendly

A new Windows debug (WinDbg) console that Microsoft touts as being "less intimidating" and "a bit easier for beginners" is now in preview.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update To Cut ReFS Support

Some editions of Windows 10 will lose file and disk creation capabilities using the Resilient File System (ReFS) later this year, Microsoft said recently.

Engineer Makes Case for 'Windows as a Service' in Treatise

A recent article by a Microsoft engineer attempts to nail down the Windows 10 update process that Microsoft has been explaining in dribs and drabs over the last two years.

Microsoft Clarifies Its EMET Plans for Windows 10

Microsoft recently shared more of its plans for its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), which will take a somewhat different form in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.