Windows 10


Microsoft Readies Windows Subsystem for Linux for Fall

Microsoft will make its Windows Subsystem for Linux generally available this fall to coincide with the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Microsoft Refines Its Windows 10 Update Release Model

Microsoft this week described its Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) as being "fully available" for commercial deployments worldwide.

PowerShell 2.0, Other Features Get Cut from Fall Windows 10 Update

Microsoft recently posted a list of features that will get removed or deprecated in the Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update" that's expected to arrive in September or October.

Some Intel PCs Can't Support Windows 10 Creators Update

PCs running Intel's "Clover Trail" Atom processors are effectively blocked from running the Windows 10 "Creators Update."

Microsoft Enables Windows 10 Virtualization Through CSP

Microsoft recently announced several licensing and product changes affecting Software Assurance benefits, App-V deployments, Exchange Online Unified Messaging and even Microsoft Office and Nano Server.

Microsoft Mega-Partner Accenture Plans Largest Windows 10 Migration

Accenture, the world's largest independent global IT consulting and systems integration firm, is also set to become the world's largest adopter of Windows 10.

Microsoft Unveils PC Provisioning Service for Windows 10

Microsoft last week took the wraps off the Windows AutoPilot service, which is designed to help end users easily provision new Windows 10 PCs.

Microsoft Resurrecting EMET for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The upcoming Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update" will include the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), which had been slated for the chopping block not long ago.

Survey: Windows 10 Migrations Are on Right Track

A recent survey by Adaptiva indicates that organizations are generally receptive to migrating their environments to Windows 10.

In Wake of Kaspersky Suit, Microsoft Explains Windows 10 Security Approach

In an apparent response to recent allegations made by security software vendor Kaspersky Lab, Microsoft on Tuesday detailed its approach to third-party anti-virus software, particularly in Windows 10.

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Security Compliance Manager

Microsoft has pulled the plug on its long-running Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool, the company recently announced.

Microsoft Expands Availability of Surface Lineup

Microsoft's Surface family of devices -- including the Surface Laptop, Surface Pro and Surface Studio -- is coming to more markets worldwide, the company said this week.

Microsoft Addresses Nation-State Attacks in Security Release

Microsoft's latest round of security updates took the unusual step of releasing "critical" updates for older Windows systems to protect against "potential nation-state activity."

Microsoft Talks Up Ransomware Defenses in Windows 10

A month after the "WannCry"/"WannaCrypt" outbreak, Microsoft is touting the ways that the Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) protects users against ransomware.

Intel Poses Patent Infringement Challenge to Microsoft's ARM Plans

Recent intellectual property claims made by Intel Corp. are posing a potential roadblock to Microsoft and Qualcomm's plans to bring Windows 10 to ARM-based devices.

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