Windows 10


Windows 10 and Windows Server Updates Come with Some Caveats

Organizations must change some settings in their deployment tools before rolling out version 1903 of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

Microsoft Rolls Out Latest Versions of Windows 10, Windows Server

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the general availability of the latest "semiannual channel release" versions of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

Google Cloud Boosts Support for Windows, Active Directory and SQL Server

Organizations running Windows and other Microsoft applications can now take advantage of improved integrations with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Next Windows 10 Update To Address User Control Issues

Microsoft is building new and improved user controls into the next major Windows 10 feature update, which is set to arrive in late May.

Microsoft Deems Windows 10 Version 1809 Ready for 'Broad' Use

Microsoft this week signaled to organizations that they should now be running Windows 10 version 1809.

Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop Solution Hits Preview

Windows Virtual Desktop, Microsoft's new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service hosted from Azure datacenters, was released as a public preview this week.

Microsoft To Warn Windows 7 Stragglers of Support Cliff

With Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) falling out of support in less than a year, users of that operating system will begin seeing regular notices from Microsoft warning of the impending deadline starting in April.

Microsoft Selling Windows 7 Support Extensions Starting April

Starting April 1, organizations can purchase Microsoft's Windows 7 Extended Security Updates plan to extend the life of their Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) implementations.

Windows 7 and 8.1 Now Support Windows Defender ATP

Microsoft on Friday announced the "general availability" of Windows Defender ATP support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Replacing Windows 10 MyOffice with New Office App

A new Windows 10 Office app is set to arrive for business and consumer users in the next few weeks, according to a Microsoft announcement on Wednesday, effectively "replacing" the current MyOffice app that comes preinstalled on Windows 10 systems.

Microsoft To Phase Out Windows 10 'Semiannual Channel Targeted' Soon

The next Windows 10 feature update release, due this spring, will mark a few changes to Microsoft's Windows servicing lingo and management behavior.

Older Windows 10 Versions Get Support for MSIX Format

Windows 10 versions 1803 and 1709 now have support, with some limitations, for Microsoft's MSIX packaging format.

Microsoft Talks Up Its Efforts Around Windows 10 Compatibility

Microsoft this week assured organizations that they're not likely to face application compatibility issues if they move to Windows 10.

Key Microsoft Products, Including Windows 7, Losing Support Next Year

Windows 7 entered its final year of support on Jan. 14, as did Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. The two products are due to fall out of "extended support" on Jan. 14, 2020.

CES 2019: As Windows Users Evolve, So Does the PC

A gallery of the most interesting Windows 10 offerings from this year's event.

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