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How to install Windows 11
Windows 11 on a HP laptop
Microsoft Windows

How to install Windows 11

You'll need to check your system requirements before you upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft's OS
6 Apr 2022
Microsoft's Windows Autopatch brings automated updates for IT admins
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft's Windows Autopatch brings automated updates for IT admins

Endpoint Manager updates also include targeted IT messages for organisations and more security controls
5 Apr 2022
Microsoft launches Windows 365 Boot and Switch apps
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft launches Windows 365 Boot and Switch apps

Cloud PC service gets additional security and productivity features that include an offline mode
5 Apr 2022
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
4 Apr 2022
Windows 11 growth slows in March
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 growth slows in March

Windows 10 21H2 experienced the main growth this month, increasing its share of the market by 7.5%
30 Mar 2022
Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Simple one-click operation to come via an update after criticism from rivals
30 Mar 2022
The ten biggest threats to your Windows PC in 2022
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Hardware

The ten biggest threats to your Windows PC in 2022

From malware to a man with a screwdriver called Steve, we round up the biggest dangers to your machine this year
29 Mar 2022
How to run Windows on a Mac
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Microsoft Windows

How to run Windows on a Mac

Get the best of both operating systems on one computer
24 Mar 2022
Microsoft presses ahead with plans to watermark Windows 11 on older PCs
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft presses ahead with plans to watermark Windows 11 on older PCs

Windows Insiders noticed the watermark, first tested in February, in the latest build that will roll out to the wider Windows user base
22 Mar 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Job losses at Arm, warnings over Kaspersky software, Microsoft using ads
IT Pro News In Review: Job losses at Arm, warnings over Kaspersky software, Microsoft using adsvideo
cyber security

IT Pro News In Review: Job losses at Arm, warnings over Kaspersky software, Microsoft using ads

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
18 Mar 2022
Microsoft rebrands Partner Network to strengthen cloud focus
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft rebrands Partner Network to strengthen cloud focus

However, Microsoft's contentious New Commerce Experience scheme went unmentioned during Wednesday's announcement
17 Mar 2022
Microsoft Defender drops "downpour" of false ransomware alerts on customers
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Defender drops "downpour" of false ransomware alerts on customers

System administrators made numerous reports of false-positive results being flagged for seemingly innocuous files and behaviours on Wednesday
17 Mar 2022
Microsoft has been caught testing ads in the Windows 11 File Explorer
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft has been caught testing ads in the Windows 11 File Explorer

Windows users threaten to make the switch to Linux after an Insider flagged new adverts in File Explorer
15 Mar 2022
Clipchamp video editor to be installed on Windows 11 by default
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Microsoft Windows

Clipchamp video editor to be installed on Windows 11 by default

The new inbox app offers Adobe-like features and Azure-powered functions for all video editors
10 Mar 2022
Microsoft PowerToys update delivers better window management
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operating systems

Microsoft PowerToys update delivers better window management

The open source tool also makes a key step in its journey to ARM support
1 Mar 2022
MWC 2022: Lenovo unveils its first Arm-based ThinkPad boasting 29 hour battery life
Lenovo ThinkPad X13s with Qualcomm Snapdragon chip
Laptops

MWC 2022: Lenovo unveils its first Arm-based ThinkPad boasting 29 hour battery life

The Qualcomm-powered Windows 11 machine also features baked-in 5G and is built using 90% recycled magnesium
28 Feb 2022
Resetting Windows 11 might not delete every file, Microsoft warns
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Microsoft Windows

Resetting Windows 11 might not delete every file, Microsoft warns

The problem is linked to the way Windows handles OneDrive data
25 Feb 2022
Windows 11 preview build brings changes to tablet layout and notification bar
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 preview build brings changes to tablet layout and notification bar

New Insider build also adds snappable Edge windows and changes to File Explorer search
25 Feb 2022
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
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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
23 Feb 2022
Windows 11 will soon warn users on unsupported PCs
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 will soon warn users on unsupported PCs

The warnings do not hamper PC performance or prevent users from accessing their systems
23 Feb 2022
New Windows 11 build brings a host of new features
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Microsoft Windows

New Windows 11 build brings a host of new features

Update adds features requested by the community as well as improvements to productivity, accessibility, and the UI
17 Feb 2022
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
15 Feb 2022
How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes
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Microsoft Windows

How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes

Some of Windows 10’s most useful features are mysteriously tucked away. We reveal how to find and make the most of the operating system’s hidden ‘mode…
10 Feb 2022
Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints

The move has been widely welcomed by the security industry, though concerns remain over the ease of implementation
8 Feb 2022