Security researcher 'SandboxEscaper' returns with new Windows LPE zero-day.
Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running last year's Windows 10, the new update could install automatically within weeks.
Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 has just been released to the general public after a lengthy round of extra testing. Should you install the new update or wait?
The Windows Server complement to the Windows 10 May 2019 update, a k a Server 1903, is available for download. Here's what's new.
Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too.
Microsoft's new Windows Terminal terminal emulator causes jitters among Windows developers.
Microsoft officially has released the 'Canary' version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for MacOS. Developer and beta previews for MacOS are 'coming soon.'
The keyboard is now a fully supported input mode for Microsoft Paint.
It looks like Chromebooks won't be getting an option to run Windows and Linux apps natively via the 'Project Campfire' effort, after all.
How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to watch out for.
Microsoft offers a new snapshot of the data that feeds into its Intelligence Security Graph.
Windows 10 users report latest cumulative update installs twice, but updates have different build numbers.
Don't forget these configurations when moving to Office 365 in the cloud, says Department of Homeland Security's CISA.
Microsoft has improved the scalability of its ION bitcoin blockchain-based distributed identity system. But it's still early days.
Microsoft has created a group called EPIC tasked with improving how smartphone users interact with Windows 10.
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
macOS is a great platform, but there are times when some Mac users still need access to Windows and Windows apps.
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
Make the operating system work for you and your device.
Like the look of Apple's new iMac Pro workstation, but you're a Windows user so macOS is a no-go zone for you? No worries! You can get all the power and performance of the iMac Pro while still being able to run Windows.
While many are switching to Mac to break free of Windows, some of us still need to have access to the operating system to run specific applications or to carry out testing and development. Whatever your reason for wanting to run Windows 10 on your Mac, you have a number of options available to you.
As Microsoft Edge adoption increases, critical extensions are starting to show up for the promising new browser. We spotlight ten of them.
Windows 10 comes with a whole bunch of helpful apps. Unfortunately, some of them aren't as powerful as you might like. Fear not, for we have 15 power tools that will help you supercharge your Windows install.
Sometimes, Windows can be very frustrating. These are my 15 go-to tools for eliminating annoyances.
Not every wants to throw down thousands of dollars for a new laptop. Here are a handful of systems, all priced under $350.
With the end of support for Windows 7 looming, four tech chiefs share their tips for making the switch to Windows 10.
Microsoft aims to cut the hassle of arranging meetings for Office 365 users with AI email and calendar suggestions. Read more: https://zd.net/2FZDSC1
Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. Read more: https://zd.net/2HLtL6f
TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with ZDNet's Steve Ranger about the latest happenings regarding the shift to Windows 10 as the clock continues ticking on Windows 7. Read more: https://zd.net/2OkJj1c
Update Intel Windows graphics drivers, and stop using Intel Matrix Storage Manager and USB 3.0 Creator Utility.
Microsoft offers Windows 10 users a look at how they use data to improve the quality of Windows 10 updates.
In its annual security intelligence report, Microsoft offers up its top tips for blocking out hackers.
Eight Windows 10 apps removed from the Microsoft Store after getting caught mining Monero behind users' backs.
With Windows 7 security upgrades about to go poof in less than a year, there are still some Windows 7 diehards who refuse to upgrade. Read more: https://zd.net/2T3lxv8
Microsoft wants to make it easier for organizations to deal with new privacy regulations like EU's GDPR.
The 'reserved storage' coming with the next Windows 10 version is another reason to avoid PCs with little storage.
Microsoft could face more complaints after a ruling says it's liable for damages caused by an unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade.
It could include Windows 10, Office 365, Skype, Cortana, Outlook Mobile and/or other services.