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Test Driving Windows 11 Copilot, Part 2: Pushing Limits

As Microsoft's new AI assistant gets into more hands this week, let's break down some of my impressions.

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 23H2 Preview

The new update, rolling out for some, includes a preview of Microsoft's AI-powered Windows Copilot.

Test Driving Windows 11 Copilot, Part 1: Getting Started

Ahead of its full release, let me share some of my thoughts on the preview version of Microsoft's AI-powered assistant.

How To Get Windows 11 Copilot Today

Jump the line by becoming a Windows Insider in just a few clicks.

Microsoft Reveals Unified AI Platform Copilot Availability

Copilot for Windows 11 will be available on Sept. 26.

Microsoft Adds SMB Security Controls for Windows Insider Program Testers

Microsoft has added Server Message Block security measures for IT pros, which are now available as part of an early Windows preview release.

Simplifying the Process of Working with Large Excel Spreadsheets

Here are a few tips that will improve your efficiency and get you out of that massive data spreadsheet as soon as possible.

Microsoft Kills WordPad After 23 Years

Along with the end of the long-running text editor, Microsoft will also be cutting support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1, starting this month.

Microsoft Releases Group Policy Analytics Tool for Assessing MDM Migrations

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of a Group Policy analytics tool that's designed to show which on-premises policies for Windows 10 and Windows 11 clients will have support when using mobile device management tools.

Microsoft Previews Multitenant Collaborations on Teams Windows Clients

Microsoft on Monday announced a preview of a new administrative setting that synchronizes multitenant access for users of the Microsoft Teams Windows desktop application.

Microsoft Adds New Controls for Windows 11 Optional Updates

Microsoft this week announced the availability of a new policy that gives IT pros more control over the delivery of monthly Windows 11 optional updates, including nonsecurity patches and new features.

Microsoft Switching Windows 11 to the Azure Attestation Service This Month

Microsoft gave public notice this week that boot attestation reporting for Windows 11 clients is getting switched to the Microsoft Azure Attestation service, "starting in mid-August 2023."

Microsoft Targets TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Disablement in Windows

Microsoft on Tuesday announced plans to disable the use of the Transport Layer Security 1.0 and TLS 1.1 security protocols in Windows.

Microsoft To End Its Managed Desktop Service Next Year

Microsoft is planning to end the Microsoft Managed Desktop service on July 31, 2024, according to a note in this Microsoft Learn document landing page.

How To Use the Windows System File Checker

The time will come for any PC when the only fix is to reset the whole thing.

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