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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
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Why should Mac users pay for Windows?

Microsoft's Windows 10 pricing is baffling
16 Feb 2020
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How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
12 Feb 2020
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Apple Mac malware detections overtake Windows for the first time

MacOS is no longer a bastion against cyber threats
11 Feb 2020
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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
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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
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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
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How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state disk will make your Windows PC faster
30 Jan 2020
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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
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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
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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
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What to do if you're still running Windows 7

Windows 7 is no longer supported, so you better upgrade, sharpish...
14 Jan 2020
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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
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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
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17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips covering everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
13 Jan 2020
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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
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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
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Best Linux distros 2019

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
24 Dec 2019
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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
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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

Everything you need to know for a successful transition
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