Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 in a range of colours
Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options

The firm claims the machine, which has been designed for hybrid working, is up to 70% faster than the Surface Laptop 3
13 Apr 2021
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
Abstract image showing logos for Microsoft Windows and Linux going head-to-head
operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
9 Apr 2021
How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10
Automatic repair screen
Microsoft Windows

How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10

Discover ways to break free from endless Windows automatic repair loops
1 Apr 2021
Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app
A screenshot displaying the words "Hey Cortana" on dark screen
voice assistant

Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app

Cortana is to continue 'its evolution as a productivity assistant'
1 Apr 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
The Cortona screen on Windows 10
operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
30 Mar 2021
Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams
The Microsoft Teams app logo displayed on a smartphone
bugs

Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams

The programme will award bug hunters up to $30,000 for the most severe exploits
25 Mar 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
Windows 10
operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
19 Mar 2021
How to speed up Windows 10
The main Windows 10 desktop screen
Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Does Windows 10 feel a bit sluggish for you? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS
12 Mar 2021
Best Windows 10 tips and tricks for power users
Command prompt
operating systems

Best Windows 10 tips and tricks for power users

A roundup of some of the most sophisticated Windows tweaks designed for power users in mind
11 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
Microsoft Edge browser logo displayed on a laptop
web browser

Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?
A computer screen displaying the Start menu in Windows 10
operating systems

How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?

If your Start menu stops working in Windows 10, here’s what you can do to fix it
5 Mar 2021
Microsoft ports free RPA tools to Windows 10 with Power Platform updates
The Windows (start menu) key on a keyboard
automation

Microsoft ports free RPA tools to Windows 10 with Power Platform updates

Improvements across Microsoft’s RPA suite aim to boost the firm’s low code ecosystem
3 Mar 2021
Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?
Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
19 Feb 2021
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
Take command
Microsoft Windows

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 interface
12 Feb 2021
Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch
The Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error screen as shown on a Samsung monitor in an office
bugs

Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch

Users report BSOD system crashes when trying to connect to Wi-Fi through WPA3
12 Feb 2021
Managing a late migration
A Windows 10 Pro box lying on top of a Windows 7 Ultimate box, which is sitting on a table
Microsoft Windows

Managing a late migration

When it comes to moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10, it's better late than never
11 Feb 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw
Plasters over a hard disc drive to symbolise patch management
vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw

The threat has been fixed alongside 55 other bugs in the latest Patch Tuesday round of fixes
10 Feb 2021
What is Windows 10 as a Service?
The Windows (start menu) key on a keyboard
Microsoft Windows

What is Windows 10 as a Service?

Details about Microsoft’s long-rumoured Azure-powered Cloud PC are beginning to emerge
2 Feb 2021
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
Graphic showcasing a showdown between Ubuntu and Mint
operating systems

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
29 Jan 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Apple, SonicWall, Linux Sudo
Graphic showing a red unlocked padlock surrounded by blue locked padlocks
vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Apple, SonicWall, Linux Sudo

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
28 Jan 2021
Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 forced-reboot bug
Windows logo displayed on a laptop screen
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 forced-reboot bug

The bug triggers forced reboots in affected systems, with no option to stop or delay it
11 Jan 2021
Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows
A finger on the Windows user interface
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows

The company is also said to be working on a new Outlook app to replace the built-in Mail and Calendar apps on Windows 10
5 Jan 2021
How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data
Windows 10 startup screen on a monitor
Microsoft Windows

How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data

Reinstalling Windows 10 can wipe your system clean; here’s how to keep your files intact
24 Dec 2020