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Microsoft proclaims Windows 10 1803 enterprise-ready in record time

The 45-day interval between the launch of the latest feature upgrade to Windows 10 and the announcement that it's ready for business is the shortest yet.

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Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Valve announced that Steam is ending support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019.

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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 KB4284835 (OS Build 17134.112), released June 12, 2018.

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Microsoft walks away from Windows 7, Office 2013 support forums

Beginning in July, the company will stop participating in several Microsoft Community forums; business-oriented TechNet support discussion forums, however, will remain unchanged.

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How to choose the right Windows 10 release channel

Individual users and IT administrators alike are confused by the options Microsoft offers for Windows 10 updates. Here’s help choosing the best update method for yourself or your business.

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Windows by the numbers: Sanity returns as Windows 7 sheds user share

Migration watch: Windows 10's user share is rising again, and Windows 7 resumed shedding users in May.

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Top web browsers 2018: Firefox sits on slippery slope, Chrome grows even bigger

If past is prologue, Mozilla's Firefox, Microsoft's Edge and Internet Explorer, and Apple's Safari are all in trouble. Analytics vendor Net Applications' data shows all three web browsers slipping in May as Google Chrome continued to...

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The Microsoft Store is selling the Core i5 Surface Laptop for $200 off today

The Core i5 version of the Surface Laptop is the same price as the Core m3 version at the Microsoft Store

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Microsoft lost its antitrust suit almost two decades ago. What would be different if it had won?

A lot has changed in the tech sector since 1998. How much of that change is due to the landmark decision against Microsoft?

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Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for the enterprise, Gartner says

Recent changes by Microsoft to the Windows 10 support schedule underline why Windows 10 Pro is an ill fit for most companies.

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Gartner: Enterprises should demand 2 full years of Windows 10 support

Two analysts said corporate users should push Microsoft to turn a temporary 24-month Windows 10 support lifecycle into a permanent fixture.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 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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Microsoft locks down Windows 10 with the S edition

New security features and limits on what you can load and customize promise to make Microsoft Windows 10 S the more secure version ever. It might not be for everyone, though.

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FAQ: Microsoft 365 explained

Microsoft has bundled together Windows 10, Office 365 and a variety of management tools to create its newest subscription suite, Microsoft 365 (M365). Here's what the bundle includes, how much it costs and what it means for the...

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Microsoft may release a tiny $400 Surface tablet to challenge the iPad

Microsoft's working on a $400 Surface tablet with USB-C and Intel inside to take on Apple's iPad, Bloomberg reports.

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What to expect with Microsoft's Windows 10 'Redstone 5' release this fall

Microsoft has begun rolling out new features as part of its Windows 10 Redstone 5 release, due this fall. Here are the flagship features, from Sets to Timeline to Cloud Clipboard.

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Best new Windows 10 security features: The privacy edition

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 1803 feature release.

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Microsoft lets you gift digital PC games now, but the Xbox experience still sucks on computers

You can now gift PC games, DLC, and Xbox One games in the Microsoft Store, a feature Steam has had since before the Microsoft Store launched five years ago.

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