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Windows 10

How to speed up Windows 10
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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
19 Aug 2021
Microsoft launches new layered group policy feature
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft launches new layered group policy feature

Layered feature makes it easier to selectively block USB devices in Windows
5 Aug 2021
Microsoft suspends Windows 365 trials
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft suspends Windows 365 trials

Overwhelming demand shuts the door to new users, for now
4 Aug 2021
Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 in 2025
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operating systems

Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 in 2025

The confirmation adds weight to the rumours that Windows 11 is coming
14 Jun 2021
Microsoft begins rollout of refreshed Windows 10 taskbar
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft begins rollout of refreshed Windows 10 taskbar

The highly customisable taskbar will appear for all users over the next few weeks
23 Apr 2021
Parallels Desktop 16.5 review: Windows comes to Apple Silicon (sort of)
Parallels Desktop 16.5
virtualisation

Parallels Desktop 16.5 review: Windows comes to Apple Silicon (sort of)

The best way to run Windows apps on an M1 Mac – but it’s not yet a fully stable proposition
19 Apr 2021
Best Windows 10 tips and tricks for power users
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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
Managing a late migration
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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
Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1: which is best for you?
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operating systems

Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1: which is best for you?

We rate Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 in a number of key categories for professional users
29 Jan 2021
Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 forced-reboot bug
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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
How to fix a blue screen of death error in Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to fix a blue screen of death error in Windows 10

There’s a handful of ways to counter Windows 10’s most infamous system error
11 Dec 2020
Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10

Not ready to shell out for a new SSD? Here are some free tips you can try to speed up Windows 10
26 Oct 2020
Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix
Microsoft Windows

Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix

A faulty Windows patch is forcing ThinkPads into an endless boot loop
21 Sep 2020
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
16 Sep 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
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software development

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020
Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions
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Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions

Firm backports updated architecture to enterprise customers still relying on pre-2020 versions of Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
20 new features in Windows 10
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20 new features in Windows 10

This spring’s big update and a host of add-ons have brought a wealth of new features to Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
Windows 10 needs to go back to basics
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Windows 10 needs to go back to basics

Remote tech support brings home how appalling Windows is when it comes to the fundamentals
11 Jul 2020
Windows 10 update is causing forced reboots
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operating systems

Windows 10 update is causing forced reboots

LSASS failure is affecting computers running Windows 10 version 1809 and later
24 Jun 2020
Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes
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Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes

Advanced volume controls and a smaller search bar are included in early previews
23 Jun 2020
Windows 10 2004 bug breaks Storage Spaces
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Windows 10 2004 bug breaks Storage Spaces

Microsoft’s latest features update misses some glitches in certain configurations
19 Jun 2020
Linux GUI apps coming to Windows 10
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Linux GUI apps coming to Windows 10

Soon you’ll be able to run your favorite GUI apps directly on Windows.
22 May 2020
Windows 10 May 2020 Update delayed after zero-day discovery
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Windows 10 May 2020 Update delayed after zero-day discovery

The corruption-reporting bug is among a set of vulnerabilities being ironed out by developers
4 May 2020
Meet the new Windows PowerToys
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Meet the new Windows PowerToys

Originally an add-on for Windows 95, PowerToys are back for Windows 10. Here’s how you can use them to tweak Windows to suit your preferences and work…
15 Apr 2020