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Microsoft to scrap Security Essentials when Windows 7 reaches end-of-life

Businesses will have to seek out an alternative to the free antivirus platform by Jan 2020
13 Dec 2019
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This exploit could give users free Windows 7 updates beyond 2020

The tool, built to bypass extended support eligibility checks, was successfully tested on a dummy Windows 7 update
9 Dec 2019
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The IT Pro guide to Windows 10 migration

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4 Dec 2019
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Here is every major Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2019

Microsoft's Orlando conference brings streamlined sign-in and powerful developer tools
6 Nov 2019
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Microsoft U-turns on ‘completely insane’ self-service scheme

Policy to bypass IT admins has been tweaked and delayed to 2020 following customer backlash
1 Nov 2019
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Device as a service (DaaS): The future of business hardware

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31 Oct 2019
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Microsoft 365 might bypass IT admins with 'self-service'

From 19 November, users can purchase Power Platform licenses without consulting their IT departments
29 Oct 2019
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Windows 10's buggy updates blamed on toxic work culture

Former engineer calls Microsoft workplace a 'herd of made-men protected by henchmen'
25 Oct 2019
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23 Oct 2019
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Avast Business Patch Management review

Good Windows patch management services but a work in progress
8 Oct 2019
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Microsoft gives SMBs reprieve on Windows 7 support

Now all businesses can pay to receive Windows 7 updates through to 2023
2 Oct 2019
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What to do if you're still running Windows 7

The legacy OS has an end date of 14 January 2020, so it's time to move on
1 Oct 2019
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PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell, and why it's a worthy successor to the command line crown
30 Sep 2019
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5 things to consider when planning your Windows 10 migration

Whatever stage your migration strategy is at, here are some tips to smooth the journey
27 Sep 2019
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Microsoft gives Exchange Server 2010 customers EOL extension

Users are given a nine-month lifeline as Microsoft recognises they’ve been slow to upgrade
17 Sep 2019
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Microsoft breaks more Windows 10 features with latest patch

Users report issues with Start menu, Cortana search and USB devices with 'KB4515384' patch
13 Sep 2019
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You'll soon be able to make calls from inside Windows 10

The 'Your Phone' desktop app is getting call support, making it a serious rival to Apple's macOS iMessage and FaceTime
9 Sep 2019
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Users warn of massive CPU spikes with latest Windows update

Buggy process can be gobbling up as much as 90% of processor use
2 Sep 2019
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Microsoft plots major Windows 10 UI refresh for 2-in-1s

The Spring 2020 update features a more desktop-like experience for convertibles in 'tablet mode'
30 Aug 2019
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48% of businesses still reliant on older Windows versions

Kaspersky warns the cost of a security incident is likely to be substantially higher than the cost of an upgrade
27 Aug 2019
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Microsoft offers select Windows 7 users extended support

Lifeline gives sluggish enterprise customers an additional 12 months of free security updates
27 Aug 2019
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What is Windows 10 LTSB?

If you’re running critical infrastructure, then Microsoft’s Long-Term Servicing Branch may be the best option for your devices
8 Aug 2019
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Microsoft leak reveals fresh look for Windows 10 Start menu

Configuration change blamed for accidental release of build 18947
25 Jul 2019