Category: Microsoft News

Microsoft to retire original Windows 10 on March 26

Microsoft has set March 26 as the end date for support of the original Windows 10 edition. "After March 26, 2017, Windows 10, version 1507 will no longer be serviced, as only the two most Current Branch for Business (CBB) versions are actively serviced," Nathan Mercer, a Microsoft senior product marketing manager, wrote in a post to a company blog Thursday. Version 1507 was the original...
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Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has Very Serious Problems

In a new post on the official Microsoft Newsroom, the company has warned Windows 7 users the ageing platform suffers from a number of serious failings including security deficiencies and hardware restrictions while reiterating all support for the platform is ending. It’s scary stuff. “Today, [Windows 7] does not meet the requirements of modern technology, nor the high security requirements of...
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Microsoft slates end to security bulletins in February

Microsoft next month will stop issuing detailed security bulletins, which for nearly 20 years have provided individual users and IT professionals information about vulnerabilities and their patches.   One patching expert crossed his fingers that Microsoft would make good on its pledge to publish the same information when it switches to a new online database. "I'm on the fence right now," said...
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Microsoft’s dropped a huge Windows 10 Preview Build 15002 ahead of the Creators Update

Windows 10's Creators Update is due early this year, and Microsoft served up what you might call a hearty appetizer Monday morning: its massive Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002, with so many improvements that we’ve broken out the back-end ones, which include pauseable updates, app throttling and even a new Green Screen of Death, into a separate article.   Build 15002 is being released...
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Microsoft Confirms Massive Windows 10 Upgrade Changes

Microsoft has just revealed arguably its biggest Windows 10 upgrade so far and the irony is it is all about making things smaller…Speaking on the official Windows blog, Windows program manager Bill Karagounis explained that Windows 10 is going to get much smarter about how it downloads updates:"We are announcing the next generation of our delivery technologies incorporated into our latest...
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