Category: Windows

Windows 10 Warning: 250M Account Takeover Trojan Disables Windows Defender

Windows 10 Warning: 250M Account Takeover Troja...

July 31, 2019 By King

New Trojan variant evolves to disable Windows 10 security protection GETTY Trickbot is not a new threat, but it is an evolving one. The latest twist of the banking Trojan knife as far as Windows 10 users are concerned is the addition of new methods to not only evade but actually disable Windows Defender security

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Microsoft Windows 10 Major New Versions to be R...

July 27, 2019 By King

Microsoft has announced that it is slowing down the pace at which it releases major new versions of Windows 10. The twice-yearly Windows 10 updates, which have until now introduced significant new features but have also caused some backlash for being disruptive, will turn into alternate major and minor releases. The company is also changing how

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Microsoft Windows 10 Major New Versions to be Released Only Once per Year
Microsoft is making Windows 10 passwordless

Microsoft is making Windows 10 passwordless

July 12, 2019 By King

Microsoft is planning to make Windows 10 PCs work without passwords. While the company has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and its Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now, the next major update to Windows 10 next year will go one step further. You’ll soon be able to enable a passwordless

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Update Block For ...

July 3, 2019 By King

Microsoft has confirmed by way of a Windows Support advisory that Apple Mac users have been blocked from updating to Windows 10 version 1903. According to the Windows Latest site the support page in question has been made difficult to find, courtesy of Microsoft blocking web crawlers from indexing the document. Whether this was deliberate or an

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Update Block For Apple Mac Users
Windows 10 Users Are Doing Their Best To Avoid The May Update

Windows 10 Users Are Doing Their Best To Avoid ...

July 1, 2019 By King

Microsoft has a consistent track record of pushing out major updates for Windows 10 that create serious and sometimes catastrophic problems. At first, Windows users seemed happy to give Microsoft the benefit of the doubt. AdDuplex found that the April 2018 (A18U 1803) feature update appeared on 54% of computers running Windows 10 a month after it

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Windows 10 updates: We’re now using AI to...

June 19, 2019 By King

In May, Microsoft announced that come June it would begin updating PCs running these versions automatically. Version 1803 reaches end of service on November 12, 2019. Microsoft’s @WindowsUpdate Twitter account has now flagged a new machine-learning approach to updating devices running the Windows 10 version 1803 aka the April 2018 Update and prior to version 1903. “We are

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Windows 10 updates: We’re now using AI to push 1803 users to 1903, says Microsoft
Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Best New Features

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Best New Features

June 2, 2019 By King

About every six months, Microsoft starts rolling out what it calls a “Feature Update” to its popular desktop operating system. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update (known to beta testers as 19H1—meaning 2019, first half of the year) has started rolling out to users. If your PC hasn’t received the update yet, read our story on how

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Microsoft hints at new modern Windows OS with ‘...

May 31, 2019 By King

Microsoft still hasn’t officially confirmed the existence of its rumored Windows Lite operating system, but the software giant is dropping some pretty big hints about the future of Windows today. Nick Parker, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of consumer and device sales, appeared on stage at Computex today to detail the company’s vision for a modern

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Microsoft hints at new modern Windows OS with ‘invisible’ background updates