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More Windows patches, primarily previews, point to escalating problems this month

Never give a sucker an even break. Yesterday, on a very out-of-band Wednesday, Microsoft released preview patches for Windows 8.1 (but not 7!), Server 2012, and Windows 10 1709 (for bricked AMD machines only), with preview cumulative updates for Win10 1703 and 1607. There are also nine different .NET preview patches. What should you do? Nothing. More accurately, make sure ...

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More Windows patches, primarily previews, point to escalating problems this month

Never give a sucker an even break. Yesterday, on a very out-of-band Wednesday, Microsoft released preview patches for Windows 8.1 (but not 7!), Server 2012, and Windows 10 1709 (for bricked AMD machines only), with preview cumulative updates for Win10 1703 and 1607. There are also nine different .NET preview patches. What should you do? Nothing. More accurately, make sure ...

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How to Access Your Contacts in Windows 10

Do you want fast and easy access to your contacts in Windows 10? The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers a new hub called My People through which you can tap into any contact. You can see all the contact details on any person, easily email people through the hub, edit the contact details, pin a contact to the taskbar for quicker ...

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New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way

Just under a year ago, Microsoft announced it would once again bring ARM-based laptops and mobile devices to market running Windows 10. The last time MS tried to bridge the gap between its x86 OS and ARM CPUs it didn’t end well. Windows RT shipped on an underpowered tablet and consumers were confused by Windows RT’s seemingly identical appearance to standard Windows, ...

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Microsoft shows off Windows PCs that run on Qualcomm chips

Intel’s stumbles in the mobile arena grew to become Qualcomm’s gains with its Snapdragon platform, but now it appears that Qualcomm intends to upend their dominance in entry-level PCs as well. Today, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced that Windows would begin running on systems powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile chipsets. This isn’t entirely earth-shattering given that these are mobile chipsets running ...

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Microsoft Blocks Google Search from Cortana in Windows 10

Microsoft announced in his blog that today blocked the ability to perform searches with the Google Search in digital assistant Cortana. The move comes in response to a number of recent solutions with which users can use extensions to set Google as the default search engine for Cortana, instead of Bing. Starting today, to ensure we can deliver the integrated ...

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Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update is coming August 2nd

The first major update of Windows 10 will be released at the beginning of August or at least such is the information that Microsoft release and later remove from his blog. First the company publish material without text, but with a title that says “Microsoft announces Windows 10 Anniversary Update available Aug. 2,” then the post was removed. The date ...

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Developer Gets Windows 95 Running on an Apple Watch

Lately we have witnessed a series of interesting ports on older operating systems and even console emulators for smart watches, so you would hardly be surprised if I say that Windows 95 is another thing that can run on Apple Watch. Apple Watch had the ability to run one of the most revered desktop operating systems Redmond has ever produced. ...

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