Microsoft wants Windows 10 to run on every PC worldwide, which is why they're offering it as a free upgrade to everyone running Windows 7 or 8.1. But the company's obsession with "genuine" Windows threatens to scuttle that grand plan.
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The company's recent results suggest a slowdown in firms leaving the ancient OS behind and upgrading to new systems. Why won't they update?
Redmond has said that the FREAK security flaw is found in versions of its Windows operating system from Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and higher.
Did she do anything wrong? Were federal record-keeping laws broken? Was security compromised? Email expert and presidential scholar David Gewirtz deconstructs Hillary Clinton's emailgate.
Let's go behind the specs and find out everything you need to know about getting Windows 10 running on a PC, but were too afraid (or confused) to ask.
New leaks reveal a new 'zero footprint' Nano Server and a shielded virtual-machine role are likely to be part of Microsoft's Windows Server 2016 release.
If you've ever bought a Windows PC or Android smartphone or tablet from one of the big name vendors then chances are that you are familiar - perhaps even intimately familiar if you've ever tried removing it - with crapware.
With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003's end of support date looming, will those still using the operating system decide to play custom-patch roulette?
Have an iPhone, Android device, Windows Phone, or BlackBerry? Need to jump ship to another network? Now you can, thanks to a law change. Here's what you need to know.
This month's Patch Tuesday release includes three updates rated Critical, including a massive security update that fixes more than 40 flaws in Internet Explorer. A recently disclosed XSS vulnerability remains unpatched, however, and one Windows Server 2003 bug won't be fixed.
Microsoft is doing more to turn Windows Server 2016 into a 'cloud optimized server,' moving forward, officials say. Here's what that means.
Matthew is excited for his Seahawks today, but was up early to talk about Samsung, the iPhone, Windows 10, and the functional Outlook app on other platforms.
UPDATED. Microsoft officials have revealed the next release of Windows Server won't ship until some time in 2016. The next public preview of the product will be this spring.
Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 available to its PC partners for anywhere from 'zero dollars' to $15 per copy, according to recently disclosed OEM licensing information.
The PC-on-a-stick will come pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 for $149, or Linux for just $89, when it starts shipping in March.
The computer giant wants to bring Windows to the masses again -- in the form of a tiny desktop box.
Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
With software-defined storage in Windows Server, you can get SAN features without paying SAN prices -- and the next release will challenge more high-end storage features.
Microsoft has released a new public preview of Azure Active Directory Connect, a tool for connecting Windows Server AD to Azure AD. It will replace DirSync and the standalone Azure AD Sync tools.
Windows 10 tablets can be a success, but OEMs need to think harder about how they implement security on them, especially if they want to sell to enterprise.