- April 27, 2016
Analytics.usa.gov shows how user OSes break out for government websites, with interesting trends for OS use on web, especially Windows 10.
- April 25, 2016
The next release of Windows 10 includes driver update controls via Group Policy, shown in a new item added to Insider Preview 14328.
- April 18, 2016
Apple quit providing security updates for QuickTime on Windows PCs. Discovery of 2 zero day exploits makes it time to uninstall QuickTime for Windows NOW.
- April 15, 2016
Right after Microsoft moved the build for the Current Business Branch (CBB) to 10586, they started updating Win10 CBB with a cumulative update.
- April 13, 2016
The Windows 10 Tech Bench provides resources, image files, and info for IT pros. It's a professional alternative to the Media Creation Tool.
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- April 12, 2016
More businesses plan to take advantage of Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer before it expires in July, but IT pros still have concerns about cost and privacy.
- April 11, 2016
Microsoft has announced the first update to its Current Branch for Business release for Windows 10 (Win10 CBB Update 1).
- April 08, 2016
By default Windows 10 can download updates from or share updates with nearby peer PCs on the Internet. Is it right that Windows 10 Updates Internet PCs?
- April 04, 2016
Windows 10 marketshare finds the OS in the number slot, vis-à-vis the other desktop OSes. Win10 still has a long way to go to pass Windows 7.
- March 28, 2016
Even when Windows goes to sleep, certain events can wake it up. Here are tips to keep it sleeping when that's what's wanted.
- March 14, 2016
For years Windows sleep has been a troubled topic, beset with problems during wake-up. Recent firmware and OS updates have apparently fixed these issues.
- March 07, 2016
The Windows 10 desktopshare continues to rise, while Windows 8 versions fall faster than XP. Go figure!
- March 04, 2016
With release of the free eBook "Deploying Windows 10..." Microsoft Press describes how to use System Center Configuration Manager to handle this task.
- March 02, 2016
Cumulative update KB 3140743 brings great reliability improvements to network discovery in Windows 10, along with numerous other OS features and functions.
- February 19, 2016
The US Department of Defense mandates all arms to undertake Windows 10 deployment, to conclude by January 2016. 4 million devices will be involved.