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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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Microsoft publishes Microsoft Launcher preview for an inside look at its phone future

Microsoft has published a preview version of its Microsoft Launcher app for Android, offering a way for Microsoft fans to test out its new features before the launch of the Microsoft Surface Duo.

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Google promises to support Chrome on Windows 7 until July 2021

Although Microsoft support for the aging OS ends this week, Google plans to continue updating its popular browser for Windows 7 until July 2021.

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Microsoft will begin replacing Microsoft Edge with its Chromium-based browser next week

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15, Microsoft will begin quietly replacing the Edge browser on your PC with an entirely new version, running on top of Chrome, with a new look and feel.

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Attention! Microsoft Teams will add push-to-talk Walkie Talkie feature

Microsoft says it will add push-to-talk features to Microsoft Teams with Walkie Talkie, one of several new Teams features for front-line workers like cashiers.

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As Microsoft kills off its Remix3D 3D art repository tomorrow, let's hope that Magic Select survives

Microsoft's Remix3D repository of 3D art will be shut off tomorrow, leaving Windows 10's Paint 3D users without any access to the 3D models they created.

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This Ryzen 3000 laptop is a ridiculous $259 at Walmart

Walmart is selling a 15.6-inch Ryzen 3200U laptop for $259 today, nearly $100 off its already great price.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 resumes march towards endless dominance

With support for Windows 7 ending in less than two weeks, the Windows 10 upgrade push continues.

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Tech that died in 2019: We bid farewell to...

2019 was the end of the line for products from Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others. We mourn the departed here.

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Microsoft's wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2019

We Mark Microsoft's successes and failures in 2019, plus a few things that baffled us. But Microsoft's best moment wasn't a product at all.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

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This speedy Core i3 'Ice Lake' HP laptop is just $269 after a massive $200 discount

This laptop is rocking an Ice Lake Core i3 and 128GB of solid-state storage for under $300.

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Microsoft dissolves links between features and Windows 10 releases

The company this week made more changes to its Windows 10 development model, changes that have implications for future releases.

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How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

How to set Windows 10's themes, configure your Start menu and taskbar, and understand the privacy features—all to make your new PC feel like home.

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Microsoft offers tools to block Chromium-Edge from silently downloading to Windows 10 PCs

When deployed and run, the Blocker Toolkit will leave the old version of Edge in place. Microsoft released similar toolkits for IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and IE11 before the public release of those browsers.

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Just because Microsoft sells Windows 7 support doesn't mean you can buy it

What good is extended support for an aging OS if you can't find a reseller to sell it to your company?

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Microsoft begins Windows 10's 1809-to-1909 compulsory upgrade

This marks the second time Microsoft has taken the upgrade reins since changing its servicing model and means some users may be upgraded after running 1809 less than a year.

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Office 365 on Windows 7 gets free patches until 2023

The end of support in January for Windows 7 does not mean the end of support for Office 365 ProPlus. Users of the latter will get security updates, but no new features.

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