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PC sales expected to fall after Windows 10 sales bump ends

Gartner predicts that sales of PCs, tablets, and smartphones will slowly drop through 2022, as the Windows 7 to Windows 10 transition ends. 5G smartphone sales will help a bit.

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FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained

Microsoft's Chromium-based browser has officially arrived, no doubt bringing questions from users about what it means for them. We've got answers.

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New Windows 10 Insider build 19546 adds a nifty graphing calculator

Windows 10 Build 19546 includes a special Graphing Mode for Windows Calculator that looks surprisingly nice.

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Windows PCs push back against Chromebooks in schools with LTE, Gemini Lake Refresh chips

Microsoft is marching in to the BETT education show with a plan to usurp Chromebooks with Connected PCs and more powerful processors.

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What to expect from Microsoft's 'new Edge' browser, rolling out to you soon

Microsoft offered more detail of how it will roll out the new Edge browser to consumer PCs, a process that will take several months to complete.

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Microsoft 'new' Edge review: Microsoft's Chromium-based browser gets the job done

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge will show up soon on your Windows 10 PC. It performs adequately and has a few unique features, but it faces an uphill battle against Chrome.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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How Microsoft could improve Windows by being more like Apple

As Microsoft shuts down Windows 7, it has an opportunity to move Windows into a new era—and it could take a few lessons from Apple on how to do that.

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Microsoft shuts down Remix3D, and an era of consumer-focused Windows creativity quietly dies

There was a time when Microsoft dared to be crazy and creative with Windows. Those days feel like they're over.

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Microsoft, NSA confirm killer Windows 10 bug, but a patch is available

Microsoft and the NSA have confirmed that a flaw in the Windows 10 cryptography system could allow malware to pose as legitimate applications. A patch is available today, however.

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Microsoft to Windows 7: Beat it, you bum

In case the message isn't clear, Windows 7 PCs will soon show a full-page nag screen reminding users that they could fall victim to cyber criminals by running unpatched software.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4528760, released Jan. 14, 2020.

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Rumors mount that a major bug could be disclosed on the day Microsoft ends support for Windows 7

Researcher Brian Krebs is reporting that a major vulnerability affecting Windows' CryptoAPI service could allow malware to hide as a legitimate app. The NSA is also reportedly involved.

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Tip: You can still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free

Windows 7 went end-of-life today, but you can still take advantage of Microsoft's offer of a free Windows 10 upgrade, even though it officially ended years ago.

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Seven high points of Windows 7

What a long ride it's been for Microsoft's popular OS. Support for Windows 7 ends today, making this a good time to look at the highs and lows of its lifetime.

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Windows 7 is dead: How to stay as safe as possible after the security updates stop

Windows 7 is officially end of life, meaning it will no longer receive security updates. If you're going to keep using it, here's how to stay as safe as possible.

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Saying goodbye to Windows 7 isn’t easy, but you must

One in five Windows users is still using Windows 7. That’s one too many. It’s time to move on.

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Windows 7 dies January 14: How to move from Windows 7 to Windows 10

PCs running Microsoft's Windows 7 exit support in January 2020. Here are your options, from staying put to upgrading.

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