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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.

Microsoft Loses Lawsuit over Unwanted Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft has paid out $10,000 after losing a lawsuit blaming unauthorized Windows 10 upgrades for disrupting a California business.

Windows 10 'Enterprise State Roaming' Feature Launches

Microsoft's new Azure Active Directory (AD) Enterprise State Roaming service for Windows 10 clients became generally available on Wednesday.

Microsoft Posts Windows 10 App Compatibility Resource for ISVs

Microsoft has launched a new Web site to help independent software developers (ISVs) broadcast their applications' compatibility with Windows 10.

Microsoft Readies Windows 10 Remote Desktop App

Microsoft's Remote Desktop application for Windows 10 clients will reach general availability in "the next couple of weeks," the company said recently.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Getting Malware Scanning

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 "anniversary update" release will include a new security feature called "limited periodic scanning."

Microsoft's New Windows 10 Upgrade Tactic Irks Users

Microsoft's new method for upgrading users to Windows 10 has been met with largely negative reviews.

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 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.