Microsoft may soon deliver one of the most highly demanded improvements for Teams: a Linux client.
Microsoft's new command-line tool, Terminal, gets its biggest update ever.
Windows 7 and Windows 8 updates scheduled for next Patch Tuesday will disable VBScript in Internet Explorer 11.
The bottom line is that you probably need more RAM than you think you can get away with!
He also says Microsoft rules the Windows antivirus world, with Defender on over half a billion PCs.
Microsoft releases a new preview build showing off improvements to its new snipping tool.
New Windows Calculator "Always on Top" mode to be rolled out to users in the coming weeks.
Microsoft continues to face data-privacy obstacles in Europe over its core cloud-based products.
Microsoft is planning to make it easier to recover a Windows 10 machine with a new cloud download option.
If you can't update to Windows 10 1903, it might be because of an outdated Intel RST driver.
Ed Bott's curated list of the best sites for support information about Windows 10.
Microsoft's updated Cortana app is supported in its latest Windows 10 20H1 test build, No. 18945, and available to Fast Ring testers, starting with those in the U.S.
Will Microsoft finally get rid of the Live Tiles from the Windows 10 desktop Start menu?
This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's how to respond if an unwanted update appears on your PC.
Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how to play the game, you're likely to be surprised with unexpected updates.
A clean install is the perfect way to get a fresh start with a Windows PC. Use this checklist to make sure you take care of the small details that make a big difference in productivity
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.
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.
Microsoft baffles Windows 10 users by apparently collecting data about recently opened websites and apps when users have opted against sharing that information.
Microsoft Teams is on course to become the top business chat app by 2020.
Microsoft unblocks the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for one group, but several other blocks remain in place.
Microsoft's back-end activation issues which caused a number of Windows users to get false product-activation-error messages seems to be nearly fixed.
Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update on October 2, then pulled it days later. The update has still not been re-released. Where's the problem? And will it happen again? Read more: https://zd.net/2RhmsDH
Recent antitrust developments in the EU could present an opportunity for a third mobile platform that never really had a chance to mature and develop an ecosystem when it first released. Read more: https://zd.net/2OJKCtR
Back up files before upgrading to Windows 10 1809, and if you get a warning about Intel drivers, do not proceed.
ZDNet's Ed Bott and Mary Jo Foley make some proposals that could help Microsoft solve for its Windows 10 version 1809 issues in the future. We should have charged Microsoft a consulting day rate.
Microsoft cites problems with the latest update package deleting user files.