Microsoft has announced "Windows 10 in cloud configuration," which is a way of provisioning Windows 10 PCs for end users.
Intel's Optane memory technology can significantly improve the performance of your Windows 10 system -- provided you enable it correctly. A single mistake can render the system unbootable. Here's how to do it the right way.
Windows 10 comes with built-in tools that can help users get the most out of their sound and video hardware.
Planning to run Hyper-V VMs on your Windows desktop? Here's how to ensure that you don't deplete Windows of the resources it needs to run smoothly.
Windows includes a built-in tool that can help you spot correlations between recent changes and current system problems. Here's how to use it.
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Microsoft is suspending the delivery of the Windows 10 Team 2020 Update for Surface Hub 2S conference devices via the Windows Update service due to problems.
The Windows indexing feature doesn't always deliver the correct results of a file search. Here are five troubleshooting steps you can take whenever Windows indexing acts up.
Content indexing works well for finding files that contain text, but it's no help when searching for non-text data. Brien's workaround is to take advantage of Windows 10's file metadata feature.
Microsoft this week announced that the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Extended Security Update (ESU) program is approaching Year 2.
Accessing Windows 10 drivers classified as "optional updates" will be more of a manual seek-and-install type of experience, starting on Nov. 5, 2020, Microsoft explained in a Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft last week announced that users of Surface Hub 2S videoconference screens soon will be getting the latest Windows 10 feature update.
Microsoft last week explained that IT pros can use an Update Compliance application addition to the Azure Portal to tell when Windows 10 feature updates get blocked.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the "semiannual channel" release of Windows 10 version 20H2, otherwise known as the "October 2020 Update," and it also released Windows Server version 20H2.
Something about Satya Nadella's opening keynote makes Brien wonder if Microsoft thinks we'd all be better off doing everything -- including conferences like Ignite -- remotely, even after the pandemic is over.
Microsoft flooded virtual attendees of its Ignite conference with general availability announcements ranging from the high-profile Project Cortex to Azure SQL to major and minor components of Microsoft's three clouds.
Microsoft on Tuesday released security patches to address 129 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) this month in its software products.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the ability to run Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise operating systems on Surface Hub 2S conference devices.
Microsoft this week announced a more simplified way to add security baseline settings for Windows 10 PCs used by Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscribers.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced it has extended the service life of Windows 10 version 1803 by about six months, but just for certain editions that are typically used by organizations and schools.
Microsoft has backported support for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) version 2 into Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that Windows 10 version 20H2 has been released for testing in preparation for a coming commercial release in the fall, known as the "general availability" release.
Microsoft has hired the Romanian operations of software engineering and design services company Movial to develop an Android-based operating system solution for the Microsoft Devices business segment.
Microsoft last week described the confusion it is attempting to avoid by removing the client graphical user interface (GUI)-based controls to defer Windows 10 feature updates, starting with version 2004.
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