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1,500 Windows 10 Insiders may have been bitten by file-deletion bug

The bug, which forced Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 1809 feature upgrade from distribution, showed up during Insider testing before the OS was released.

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Critics warn Microsoft it needs to fix broken update process

Microsoft's decision this month to stop distribution of the fall feature upgrade to Windows 10 is only the latest sign of a broken update process. Upset users want that fixed.

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Microsoft offers to kill more (of its own) bloatware with a new Windows 10 build

An Insider build of Windows 10 for next year's "19H1" update includes a way for Windows users to get rid of more Windows apps that they may never use.

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Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies at 65

'Personal computing would not have existed without him,' Bill Gates said of his one-time colleague.

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Best new Windows 10 security features: More patching, updating flexibility

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 1809 feature release.

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3..., 2..., 1? How complaints tamed Microsoft's aggressive feature upgrade strategy

Microsoft has constantly shifted its release and support timeline for Windows 10, responding to concerns and complaints from users. Here's how the OS strategy has changed, and what may be coming next.

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Microsoft cautiously restarts Windows 10 1809 upgrade distribution

The rollout was halted after a bug wiped out some users' files; Microsoft ackowledged that the lost data may not be recoverable.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 11 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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What the heck is it with Windows updates?

Lately, it’s been difficult to update Windows systems without running into some showstopping bugs. WTH is going on?

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update rereleased to Insiders, data loss blamed on misdirected folders

Microsoft has restarted the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to Windows Insiders, ascribing the reports of data loss to folders that had been misdirected between a user's PC and another drive.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4464330 (OS Build 17763.55), released Oct. 9, 2018.

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Microsoft has added $20 to the price of Windows 10 Home, but there are sales elsewhere

Microsoft has quietly raised the price of Windows 10 Home by $20, from $119 to $139, on its own site. Fortunately, there are cheaper (and reputable) options available elsewhere.

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Microsoft ships the final security updates for Windows 10 Home, Pro 1703

Users running one of those editions of Windows 10 will need to upgrade to a newer version if they want to continue getting security and non-security bug fixes.

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Lab rats, Windows 10 and the importance of being last

The file-deletion flaw that plagued last week's rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update shows how Microsoft uses consumers to test out the OS so its important customers – businesses – are protected.

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The best day-to-day improvements you'll find in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update offers new ways to secure your PC from ransomware, Bluetooth battery gauges, and automatic Storage Sense cloud cleanup, to name a few handy improvements.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update includes a few nifty tricks, such as the PC-to-PC cut and paste, and the Your Phone app to grab photos from your phone. But there's more under the hood than on the surface.

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After the October Update fiasco, Microsoft needs to warn users about the risks of Windows 10 upgrades

Performing a major operating system upgrade can result in disaster, as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update proves. But you wouldn't know it from reading Microsoft's upgrade prompts.

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How to get the Windows 10 October 2018 Update right now

Microsoft's big Windows 10 October 2018 Update will start rolling out new features to the masses on October 9, but you can get it today. We'll show you how.

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