Microsoft Windows

Microsoft puts Windows development on lockdown

The tech giant will only work on essential security updates for all Windows iterations from May onwards
25 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows Defender bug causes files to be skipped during malware scans

Early investigations suggest the issue may relate to a recent botched Windows 10 update
23 Mar 2020

Microsoft Edge branded as ‘worrisome’ for user privacy

Research claims the web browser sends telemetry data and URLs to back-end servers
18 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 hits one billion active devices

Microsoft reaches its target two years later, after the death of its mobile OS and Windows 7
17 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft's board of directors

Looking back at the Harvard dropout who changed the world of business
16 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

How to screenshot in Windows 10

Windows 10 offers eight ways to take a screenshot. Which do you prefer?
13 Mar 2020

Microsoft Build shifts to a virtual setting amid coronavirus scare

A little late to the virtualization party, Microsoft Build finally joins Facebook F8 and Google I/O in moving online
13 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft quickly releases patch for wormable SMB flaw

Flaw was leaked yesterday and fixed today
12 Mar 2020
Microsoft Office

How to password protect a Word document

Protect your sensitive Word documents with a password.
6 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

The autopsy of Windows 7

Report of a postmortem examination
29 Feb 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft pulls disastrous Windows 10 security update

Users who applied the KB4524244 patch experienced problems ranging from file deletion to installation problems
17 Feb 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 bug blocks users from shutting down their PCs

The legacy OS has been hit with a serious flaw just weeks after Microsoft stopped issuing updates
10 Feb 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft will roll Windows client and hardware teams into one

Microsoft is reportedly aiming to streamline the development of its hardware and software to facilitate better user experiences
6 Feb 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 market share remains healthy despite end-of-life status

A quarter of all machines are still running the legacy OS, although the numbers are falling
4 Feb 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft to patch Windows 7 wallpaper bug

So much for end of support: Microsoft to fix bug in last update to Windows 7
29 Jan 2020

Windows 10 and the tools for agile working

The shift to Windows 10 is the perfect time to get your agile workforce moving
20 Jan 2020
Microsoft Windows

The IT Pro Podcast: Farewell Windows 7

We reflect on the legacy of one of Microsoft's most enduringly popular operating systems
17 Jan 2020
Windows 7
Microsoft Windows

What to do if you're still running Windows 7

Windows 7 is no longer supported, so you better upgrade, sharpish...
14 Jan 2020
Microsoft Windows

Memes and Viking funerals: The internet reacts to the death of Windows 7

Although official support has been withdrawn, the ghost of Windows 7 is likely to linger for many years to come
14 Jan 2020

Microsoft to patch ‘extraordinarily serious’ cryptographic flaw

The fix has already been shipped to high-value organisations like the US military, according to reports
14 Jan 2020
Microsoft Windows

GCHQ warns against Windows 7 for email, banking

Windows 7 shouldn't be used for sensitive tasks once it hits end of life, says the NCSC
13 Jan 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 ends: what do you do next?

From SMBs to big business and individuals, after 10 years it's time to move on from Windows 7
4 Jan 2020
operating systems

Microsoft unexpectedly extends Windows 10 Mobile support

The all-but-dead mobile OS reached its end-of-life last week before Microsoft granted users a 30-day reprieve
16 Dec 2019